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Finch hopes to build on 'improvements' from home summer

Australia's limited-overs captain also stressed on the importance of BBL in having his squad game ready in India

The embers of the Fire in Babylon are starting to glow again

There are multiple issues still to resolve, but the signs suggest something quite special is brewing in Jason Holder's ODI team

'We never expected to do it' - Karunaratne on a high after historic win

The culture of togetherness within the squad was the main reason for the upturn in fortunes, Sri Lanka's captain has said

'Series loss a massive dent to our confidence' - Faf du Plessis

The South Africa captain has insisted pitches are not to blame, and has asked his batsmen to look inwards after the series loss

More ODIs ahead of World Cup would've been logical - Virat Kohli

The Indian captain has also sounded a warning about not slipping into 'bad habits' during the IPL, which could affect players' World Cup readiness

'Would personally hate to give them two points' - Tendulkar

What players, coaches and other voices from the cricket world have said about India potentially boycotting their World Cup meeting with Pakistan

Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando lead Sri Lanka to historic series win

They put on an unbroken 163-run stand to ensure Sri Lanka became the first Asian side to win a Test series in South Africa

Pacers, Ekta Bisht wreck England as they lose 7 for 25

Rodrigues, Raj and Goswami dragged India past 200, before the bowlers stifled England; India placed second in the championship

Bird enjoys the Dukes but South Australia lower frustrates Tasmania

Travis Head made a half-century but it needed a final-wicket stand of 64 to take a poor South Australia first innings over 250

T20 prelude to World Cup prep as India and Australia meet again

India have brought back Virat Kohli for this T20I series but the key factor could be how Australia combat the wristspinners

Bancroft stands firm on his return to first-class arena

Playing his first professional red-ball match for nearly a year, Bancroft batted throughout the day but Western Australia slipped from a strong position

'Will show BCCI security plans in place for World Cup' - Manohar

ICC chairman says BCCI's letter and the concerns expressed in it will be placed before the board

Hemphrey upstages Ashes contenders as Queensland dominate

Joe Burns and Marnus Labuschagne were both set for big scores with Labuschagne played an especially poor shot to be dismissed

Ricky Skerritt announces challenge to Cameron CWI presidency

Former West Indies team manager launches campaign against incumbent

Shimron Hetmyer century, Sheldon Cottrell five-for steer West Indies to win over England

West Indie level series with England 1-1

Sami hat-trick clinches last-over win for Islamabad

Mohammad Sami may have come away with a hat-trick, but his wickets had been set up by the efforts of 18-year old Mohammad Musa

Benkenstein unhappy with South Africa's complacency

Batting coach admits to his side being taken aback by Sri Lanka's relentless attack with the ball

Saqib Mahmood's India visa issues a 'concern' to ECB

Tom Harrison says failure to secure Lions fast bowler a visa for India tour was a "difficult and very political" issue

Suranga Lakmal, Dhananjaya de Silva set up exciting finish

As many as 18 wickets tumbled on day two at St George's Park, leaving the second Test dangling on a razor's edge

De Villiers-Wiese magic knocks down Multan Sultans

Wiese's last-ball six helped Lahore Qalandars clinch the second-highest successful chase in PSL history

BCCI wants cricket community to 'sever ties with countries from which terrorism emanates'

IPL 2019 opening ceremony to be scrapped, money will be distributed to families of victims of Pulwama terror attack instead

Ricky Bhui smashes 38-ball ton, Pujara continues to pile on runs

Gujarat nip past Rajasthan in a Super Over match, while Ishan Kishan and Ricky bhui smash quick centuries

'Will take the challenge like a good soldier' - CoA's new member

All you need to know about Lt General (retd) Ravi Thodge, the newest member of the Committee of Administrators

Jonassen trumps Satterthwaite as Australia go 1-0 up

The New Zealand captain had put her team on course for victory but they couldn't hold their nerve in the final ten overs

Sheffield Shield returns: the race for Ashes spots

While Australia are overseas playing ODIs there is much at stake for a number of domestic players in the final month of the season

Butt has learnt his lesson, is a changed man - Aaqib Javed

The Lahore Qalandars coach revealed that the decision to pick Salman Butt as a replacement for Mohammed Hafeez wasn't very tough, given Butt's consistent T20 numbers

Iyer's 147 smashes domestic T20 record, Pujara hits maiden T20 ton

A round-up of all the action from the first round of Syed Mushtaq Ali matches

SA rally after Vishwa, Rajitha brilliance

After de Kock struck a punchy half-century, Olivier and Rabada made light work of Sri Lanka's top order

De Kock rises above South Africa's besieged batsmen

After a lean couple of season, South Africa's wicketkeeper has rediscovered his touch and is holding together the batting line-up in tough conditions

Peshawar Zalmi ride the Hasan Ali wave in emphatic win

A 76-run fifth-wicket stand between Imam and Dawson gives Zalmi batting lift to defend an average score in style

Big Bash has to have more overseas stars - Andrew McDonald

The Renegades' title-winning coach believes adding extra funds for overseas names is a route the tournament has to take to stay competitive

Todd Astle recalled for Bangladesh Test series as Ajaz Patel misses out

Will Young is again the spare batsman in what is a very settled New Zealand Test squad

India players unlikely to feature in The Hundred, admits Tom Harrison

Chief executive concedes clash with 50-over competition will reduce opportunities for players to prepare for ODI cricket

Giles signals preference for new England head coach to be one role

Paul Collingwood promoted to join three-man team of assistant coaches to support Trevor Bayliss at World Cup

Counties give ECB backing for The Hundred playing conditions

ECB announces "overwhelming support" for new competition, with only Surrey understood to have voted against

Mohammad Nabi the star as Afghanistan go 1-0 up

The allrounder picked up 2 for 16 before steering the chase with an unbeaten 40-ball 49 to take his side home with five wickets to spare

BCCI mulls asking for Pakistan World Cup ban

Draft letter to ICC prepared, government ministries to be consulted after internal discussions

West Indies, England prepare for round two in battle of heavy-hitters

England flexed their muscles by pulling off their highest chase in the first match - but can they outgun the hosts again?

Embuldeniya set for surgery after thumb dislocation

The injury is serious enough that the left-arm spinner is expected to take six weeks to recover fully

CoA gets third member, BCCI gets ombudsman

Ravi Thodge, a retired lieutenant general, joins Rai and Edulji, while Justice DK Jain takes over as board's final adjudicating authority

Heather Knight talks up England's depth ahead of India ODIs

England captain hopes to exploit Mandhana's weakness, having seen her closely during the WBBL

Mizoram women: nine ducks, nine all out

Madhya Pradesh wrapped up the chase in a single over - after they were gifted five wides

PSL to open mid-season trade window for 48 hours

It's unclear who are the frontrunners to make the switch, but the new rule will be a major opportunity for every team to rejig their squad

Shammi Silva elected president of Sri Lanka Cricket

Mohan de Silva and Ravin Wickremaratne have been voted in as secretary and vice president respectively, while K Mathivanan also returns as vice president

Buttler, Stokes rested for England T20s ahead of IPL involvement

Jason Roy also absent for birth of child, meaning recalls for Sam Billings and Dawid Malan

Hardik Pandya ruled out of Australia T20s and ODIs

BCCI says Pandya suffering from 'lower back stiffness', to have rehab work at Bengaluru's National Cricket Academy

Alyssa Healy sets new catching world record

The Australia wicketkeeper caught a ball dropped from 80 metres above the MCG

Australia look to extend 20-year dominance over New Zealand

New Zealand have a temporary coach and uncertain form coming into the three-match series against a powerful home side

Rossouw, Watson power Gladiators to third consecutive win

Quetta picked up their third consecutive win after leaving Multan to play catch-up early in the match

Taylor goes past Fleming as New Zealand's highest ODI run-getter

Earlier in the day, Taylor became the second New Zealand batsman - after Fleming - to reach 8,000 runs

We know we can chase big totals - Morgan

WI captain Jason Holder felt he main cause of defeat was their inability to accept the numerous chances England's batsmen offered in the chase

Harmanpreet Kaur ruled out of England ODI series with ankle injury

The India women vice-captain didn't show up for training on Wednesday, having sustained an ankle injury

Jason Roy, Joe Root centuries lead England to six-wicket win over West Indies

England gatecrash Chris Gayle's retirement party to go 1-0 up in five-match series

Mitchell Marsh sidelined after minor groin surgery

The allrounder was struck while batting the nets and will miss the match against New South Wales

Windies sweat on Kemar Roach after 'stress reaction' rules him out of England ODIs

Chris Gayle's ODI swansong starts as West Indies bat first in Barbados

Balbirnie hopes win over Netherlands can spur Ireland to challenge Afghanistan

Ireland are on a seven-match losing streak against Afghanistan in T20Is going into the three-match series in Dehradun

'There will be bit of sideways movement' - Faf du Plessis

South Africa's captain hopes there will be more assistance for the seamers in Port Elizabeth, and less for the spinners, than there was in Durban

Karunaratne happy with Sri Lanka's preparation against short bowling

The preparations in the lead-up to the Durban Test and their consequent performance there has given his side a lift, says Sri Lanak's captain

What to expect from Thursday's Supreme Court hearing

The BCCI and its state associations are yet to fully implement the Lodha Committee's reforms. What happens now, and when will the board conduct its elections?

History beckons for Sri Lanka's miracle men

No Asian team has won a Test series in South Africa, and doing so will require overcoming the wounded hosts and a grassy surface at St George's Park

West Indies seek another upset as World Cup countdown begins

England will be looking to fine tune for the World Cup while West Indies could field two debutants as they seek a winning formula in ODIs

Salman Butt replaces Hafeez in Lahore Qalandars squad

This will be the most high-profile tournament for Butt since returning from his spot-fixing ban in January 2016

Former Sharjah cricket official Ansari banned from all cricket for ten years

Sarfaraz Ahmed had reported the former Sharjah cricket official for approaching him with a view to engaging him in corrupt conduct

New Zealand complete whitewash after Southee six-for

Sabbir Rahman's maiden ODI hundred was the only source of joy for the visitors as they went down by 88 runs

Kyle Coetzer expects Scotland to continue banging on the door for Full-Member status

After good results in Oman, the captain is high on confidence about the team's chances at the T20 World Cup qualifier later this year

Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore to kick off IPL 2019

BCCI has only released the schedule for the first two weeks, owing to a clash with the general elections in India

Blitz and Trans Group step in to fill PSL TV production void

The consortium will take over from IMG-Reliance, which pulled out of its deal following the suicide bomb attack in Kashmir that has strained relations between India and Pakistan

ICC 'monitoring' India-Pakistan situation ahead of World Cup encounter

David Richardson says 'no indications' from either board that June 16 match will not go ahead as planned

Vishwa Fernando's angle 'massively important' - Lakmal

'When he plays, at least one of us in the unit can bank on getting wickets, because the batsmen have to constantly adjust to the angle, and it's tough'

Wiaan Mulder in line for Test debut in Port Elizabeth

Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka with a grade one hamstring strain

Nasir Jamshed set to face bribery trial in December

The banned Pakistan batsman pleaded not guilty after being charged by the UK's National Crime Agency of conspiring to bribe players in the PSL

Adil Rashid returns excited by England's white-ball challenge

Back in the Caribbean after the birth of his second child, legspinner looks forward to ODIs

Hamilton Masakadza to lead Zimbabwe in all three formats through 2019-20

Peter Moor has been elevated to the vice-captain's post amid new appointments announced by Zimbabwe Cricket

Oman 24 all out after Scotland bowlers wreak havoc

Scotland's openers Coetzer and Cross finished the game with 280 balls to spare

Big Bash team of the tournament

Who makes the ESPNcricinfo XI for the Big Bash?

NZ eye series whitewash as Bangladesh battle injury concerns

Tom Latham will captain the home side in Kane Williamson's absence, while question marks remain on the fitness of Mushfiqur and Mithun

Smith, Warner left young batsmen without teachers - Hazlewood

The likes of Harris, Head and Labuschagne suffered for the lack of guidance from the other end, feels the Australia paceman

Gurney bags the BBL, now for the PSL and IPL in T20 adventure

The Nottinghamshire left-arm impressed with his variations in the Big Bash as he joins the globe-trotting T20 roadshow

Akila Dananjaya returns for South Africa ODIs after having action cleared

Chandimal, who had been dropped for Test series in a shock move, was left out of the ODI squad too

Akila Dananjaya's action cleared ahead following tests in Chennai

The Sri Lanka offspinner was officially banned from bowling in international cricket in December last year

Ajmal Shahzad can't help but smile at Mark Wood's pure pace

MCC Young Cricketers' new head coach determined to help emerging players avoid mistakes

Cameras at all DPL games to deal with poor umpiring

Allegations about biased decision-making by on-field officials continue

Chandrakant Pandit wants Irani Cup back as domestic season-opener

The Vidarbha coach is against playing the fixture after the Ranji Trophy, says it's difficult for players to 'start all over again' after the Ranji grind

PSL on lookout for TV production house after IMG-Reliance ends deal

The Indian company took the decision three days after a terrorist attack in Kashmir that killed 44 Indian paramilitary troops and severely strained relations between India and Pakistan.

Hasan Ali, Umar Amin give Qalandars a hiding

Qalandars crashed to PSL's second-lowest total batting first. From there on, the final result was never in doubt

Next BBL may spend extra money for overseas stars

Conscious of the need to compete with other T20 leagues, Cricket Australia will explore having separate funds to encourage the biggest names to sign up

New Zealand begin U-19 World Cup preparations with tour of Bangladesh

The team, coached by former international Peter Fulton, will play five 50-over contests against the home side

'I've got 15 too many' - How Christian's self-belief inspired Renegades

The allrounder was Player of the Match in both the semi and final, adding another trophy to his stellar career

Finch reprimanded for smashing chair but heads to India buoyed by BBL triumph

Finch was run out backing up for 13 when a Cameron White straight drive ricocheted off Jackson Bird's boot

Joe Root, Jason Roy hit centuries, lead England to 171-run win in warm-up

England thrash University of West Indies Vice-Chancellor's XI in one-day tour match

Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

'Universe Boss' Chris Gayle promises to put on a show as ODI career draws to a close

Hand injury casts doubt on Hafeez's PSL and World Cup

The incident took place in the 13th over of Karachi's run-chase, when Colin Ingram hammered one straight back to Hafeez, and the ball burst through his fingers

Kusal Perera jumps 58 places; Cummins the new No. 1 Test bowler

Meanwhile, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has broken into the top 10 Test batsmen for the first time in his 57-match career

South Africa storm to six-wicket win, sweep Sri Lanka series 3-0

Suné Luus, Mignon du Preez help South Africa to clinical victory over Sri Lanka

Tanvir and Watson combine to knock Islamabad down

Quetta Gladiators were able to make short work of a total that seemed challenging thanks to their top order's fire power

Scotland bowlers smother Oman, storm to T20I Quad Series title

Adrian Neill, Mark Watt claim three wickets each to clinch tournament for Scotland

'Wanted to compete every hour, every session' - Karunaratne

At different stages during the Durban Test, Sri Lanka were on the mat, but they found ways to stand up and fight

Prithvi Shaw set to return from injury in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Ajinkya Rahane will be leading Mumbai while wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha is likely to be named in the Bengal squad

Ireland break Netherlands jinx with Stuart Poynter last-ball six

A dramatic victory saw Ireland snap Netherlands' head-to-head winning streak

We needed to kill the game earlier - Glenn Maxwell on where it all went wrong

The Renegades captain Aaron Finch admitted he was an over away from throwing in the towel before the game suddenly changed

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