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Cricket-Cricket Australia complain about ‘disgraceful’ Newlands crowd

CAPE TOWN, March 23 (Reuters) - Cricket Australia sent a letter of complaint to their South African counterparts on Friday over what coach Darren Lehmann called “disgraceful” verbal abuse aimed at his players by the crowd in the third test at Newlands.

Australia submit official complaint over ‘disgraceful’ verbal abuse from South Africa fans

Australia coach Darren Lehmann says his team have made an official complaint to South Africa's cricket body over what he calls the "disgraceful" behaviour of home fans at Newlands on the second day of the third Test between the two sides on Friday.

Ireland vs Afghanistan | Sky Sports Live Cricket

Afghanistan have qualified for the 2019 Cricket World Cup after a five-wicket win over Ireland in the final Super Sixes game of the ICC World Cup qualifiers.

Afghanistan hold nerve to beat Ireland and reach Cricket World Cup

Afghanistan have pipped Ireland to a place at next year’s World Cup after edging home in their all-or-nothing encounter in Harare.

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Scoreboard

Mar 23 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of super sixes match 9 between Ireland and Afghanistan on Friday at Harare, Zimbabwe Afghanistan win by 5 wickets Ireland 1st innings William Porterfield c Rahmat Shah b Mohammad Nabi 20 Paul Stirling Run Out Najibullah Zadran 55 Andrew Balbirnie c Mohammad Shahzad b Rashid Khan 11 Niall O'Brien c Samiullah Shenwari b Dawlat Zadran 36 Simi Singh c Mohammad Shahzad b Rashid Khan 15 Kevin O'Brien b Rashid Khan 41 Gary Wilson c Najibullah Zadran b Dawlat Zadran 11 Andy McBrine Not Out 11 Extras 0b 3lb 1nb 0pen 5w 9 Total (50.

Kane Williamson called New Zealand’s ‘greatest’ after reeling off record hundred against England

AUCKLAND: Captain Kane Williamson scored a New Zealand-record 18th test century as New Zealand tightened its advantage in the first cricket Test against England on a rain-affected second day Friday.

Cricket-Morkel takes 300th test wicket as Australia wilt in third test

CAPE TOWN, March 23 (Reuters) - Seamer Morne Morkel claimed his 300th wicket as South Africa took control of the third test when they reduced Australia to 150 for five at tea on the second day, still 161 runs behind their hosts´ first innings score at Newlands on Friday.

Funeral for ‘voice of Yorkshire cricket’

Image caption Dave Callaghan was the former BBC Radio Leeds sports editor Sporting legends and journalists were among those who paid tribute to "voice of Yorkshire cricket" Dave Callaghan at his funeral.

Ed Sheeran visit lifted the mood in England’s dressing room – Anderson

Ed Sheeran was a left-field contender for England's highlight of a rainy day in Auckland.

England believe we can save First Test, says Anderson

James Anderson insists England can still save this First Test against New Zealand after rain washed out all but 23.1 overs of the second day at Eden Park.


Ashes 2017/18: Australia announce 13-man squad for first two Tests

Ashes 2017/18: Australia announce 13-man squad for first two Tests Maxwell, Cartwright and Renshaw miss out as selectors spring massive surprises.