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South Africa set 352 runs to win 1st test against Sri Lanka

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — South Africa was set a target of 352 runs to win the first cricket test against Sri Lanka on the third day after the hosts were bowled out for 190 runs in their second innings Saturday.Veteran Dale Steyn...

India makes England bat in ODI opener

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — India opted for the chase on Thursday after winning the toss at Trent Bridge and choosing to bowl against top-ranked England in the first of three one-day cricket internationals.Both teams go into the...

Richardson to step down as ICC chief executive next year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ICC chief executive David Richardson will step down after the Cricket World Cup in England next year.Richardson joined the ICC as general manager, cricket in 2002 and was promoted to chief...

Smith, Warner fail to fire again in Canada tournament

KING CITY, Ontario (AP) — Runs remained elusive for Steve Smith and David Warner as the former Australian captain and vice-captain played on opposing sides Monday in Canada's Global Twenty20 cricket tournament.Warner faced two balls...

Smith waits as Toronto bowls in Global T20 Canada opener

KING CITY, Ontario (AP) — The Global T20 Canada cricket tournament opened to largely empty bleachers on Thursday.The Toronto Nationals, which has recruited disgraced Australia captain Steve Smith, won the toss and choose to bowl...

Cricket: Glenn Phillips enters airspace beyond the boundary

Fasten your seatbelts, Glenn Phillips is ready for take-off.That phrase might normally apply to cricket patrons when the New Zealand Twenty20 batsman detonates his power game, like during his man-of-the-match 56 from 40 balls against...

Cricket: MCG Boxing Day test confirmed for Black Caps

New Zealand's first Boxing Day test in 32 years at the Melbourne Cricket Ground has been confirmed for the 2019-20 summer.The news comes with the release of the International Cricket Council's Future Tours Programme which governs...

Sri Lanka captain Chandimal charged with changing ball

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Cricket Council charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball on Sunday after the close of play on the third day of the second test against...

1st test: West Indies beats Sri Lanka by 226 runs

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs on the fifth and final day of the first cricket test on Sunday.___West Indies 414-8 dec.

Mendis leading Sri Lanka fightback on 4th day in West Indies

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Kusal Mendis was leading Sri Lanka's ambitious push at an unprecedented 453 runs to beat the West Indies in the first cricket test on Saturday.Mendis was 94 not out and Sri Lanka was 176-3 in its second...

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Australia blow as Hazlewood ruled out of England ODI series

Australia blow as Hazlewood ruled out of England ODI series News 28 May 2018, 15:41 IST 28 (AFP) Australia have been further weakened for next month's one-day international series in England following the withdrawal of leading paceman Josh Hazlewood, Cricket Australia said Monday.

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