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Cricket – Chandimal to miss third Windies test after appeal fails

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final test against West Indies after his appeal against a ball-tampering ban was dismissed by a judicial commissioner.

Assistant Farbrace to coach England’s T20 side against Australia, India

England's assistant coach Paul Farbrace will hold the team's reins for Twenty20 internationals against Australia and India while head coach Trevor Bayliss takes a break from his duties, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Friday.

India perfectly placed for success in England, says Kohli

Ideal scheduling and a month growing accustomed to English conditions mean India will have a strong chance against the hosts in the test series, captain Virat Kohli said on Friday.

Cricket: England beat Australia by six wickets, lead ODI series 4-0

CHESTER-LE-STREET: England beat Australia by six wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Chester-le-Street on Thursday (Jun 21) as they went 4-0 up in the series with one to play.

England call up Curran, Overton for Australia one-dayers

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Cricket: Sri Lanka captain Chandimal banned for ball tampering

PARIS: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss his side's third Test against the West Indies after being found guilty of ball tampering by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday (Jun 19).

Injured Stokes left out of England’s T20 squad

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been left out the Twenty20 squad to face Australia and India due to injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday.

Cricket: Chandimal pleads not guilty to ball-tampering

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has denied ball-tampering by using sweets and will face a hearing at the conclusion of the ongoing second Test against the West Indies, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Sunday (Jun 17).

India bat in Afghanistan’s debut test

Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bat against Afghanistan who make their test debut in the one-off match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Thursday.


CA secures $918m for broadcast rights

SYDNEY: Pay-TV company Foxtel and the free-to-air Seven Network on Friday won a bidding war for television and digital cricket rights in Australia, signing a deal worth almost Aus$1.2 billion (US$918 million).