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Cricket: Edgbaston to host 2019 Ashes series opener | The Star Online

(Reuters) - England's bid to regain the Ashes next year will begin with first test against Australia at Edgbaston, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.

Cricket: India squad for first three tests against England | The Star Online

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Indian cricket board announced the following squad for the first three tests of the five-match series against England starting next month: Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Karun Nair, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur (Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Ed Osmond)

Cricket: Rashid, Willey help restrict India to 256-8 in deciding ODI | The Star...

LEEDS, England (Reuters) - England bowlers Adil Rashid and David Willey grabbed three wickets each and India captain Virat Kohli made 71 as the touring side scored 256 for eight in the deciding one-day international on Tuesday.

Cricket: South Africa appoint Moroe as permanent chief executive | The Star Online

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Cricket South Africa (CSA) have appointed Thabang Moroe as permanent chief executive on a three-year contract with immediate effect, the governing body announced on Monday.

Cricket: Cricket – Bayliss backs Farbrace to succeed him as head coach | The...

(Reuters) - England head coach Trevor Bayliss has tipped his assistant Paul Farbrace to take over at the helm when he steps down form the role after next year's Ashes series against Australia.

Cricket: Scotland hope ODI win over England boosts test status hopes | The Star...

(Reuters) - Scotland's shock one-day international win over England has boosted their chances of securing test-playing status, the country's cricket board has said.

Cricket: India’s Saha ruled out of Afghanistan test, Karthik in | The Star Online

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Wriddhiman Saha has been ruled out of this month's one-off test against Afghanistan with a thumb injury that will need up to six weeks to heal, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Saturday.

Cricket: England director of cricket Strauss to ‘step back’ from duties | The Star...

LONDON (Reuters) - Former England captain Andrew Strauss is "stepping back" from his role as director of cricket while his wife is treated for cancer, the 41-year-old confirmed on Tuesday.

Cricket: Du Plessis blitz puts Chennai in IPL final | The Star Online

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings marched into the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after Faf du Plessis smashed a blistering 67 not out to fashion their thrilling two-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Cricket: England batsman Ballance taking a break for personal reasons | The Star Online

LONDON (Reuters) - England batsman and Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance is taking a break from cricket for personal reasons, his county said on Friday.


India coach Stephen Constantine says Asian Cup performances are helping to...

India stunned Thailand 4-1 in their opening match last weekend to record their first victory at the tournament in over 50 years and despite losing 2-0 to hosts United Arab Emirates, Stephen Constantine insists football has knocked cricket of its perch -- at least for a little bit.