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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...

Kane Williamson is New Zealand’s greatest ODI player, says Daniel Vettori

New Zealand captain Kane Williamsons superb World Cup century in Wednesdays win over South Africa is proof that he is the countrys greatest one-day international (ODI) player, according to former Kiwi skipper Daniel Vettori.

Matamata cricket association proposes plan to replace dilapidated stadium

Matamata and Districts Cricket Association has put forward a plan to replace the ailing Headon Stadium at Pohlen Park.

ICC approves stricter sanctions for ball-tampering

A player guilty of ball-tampering could now be banned for up to six tests or 12 one-dayers after the International Cricket Council (ICC) introduced harsher sanctions at its five-day Annual Conference in Dublin.

Mark Graham inducted into NRL Hall of Fame

Former Kiwis captain Mark Graham has been named as one of six inductees into the NRL Hall of Fame, the first New Zealander to be included.

Cricket World Cup 2019: Politics and infighting sour Afghanistan’s dream

A few months ago, Afghanistan could claim to be entering the one-day international middle classes.

‘Tired’ South African captain AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

'Tired' South African captain AB de Villiers retires from international cricket Last updated 02:28, May 24 2018 GETTY IMAGES AB de Villiers: "It's not about earning more somewhere else, it's about running out of gas and feeling like it's time to move on.

Pakistan field hockey great Mansoor Ahmed dies at 49

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan field hockey great Mansoor Ahmed died on Saturday after suffering from a heart ailment for three years.

2019 Cricket World Cup: South Africa preparing plan to expose Black Caps batsmen

By Niall Anderson in Birmingham With absolutely no margin for error, South Africa are treating their Cricket World Cup match against New Zealand like it's an elimination game.

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...


England bowler Jofra Archer ‘grieved during cricket World Cup’ after cousin...

England bowler Jofra Archer privately grieved during the cricket World Cup after his cousin was shot dead in Barbados, his father said.