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'Have to be flexible as a team' - Russell moots promotion to No.4

The big-hitting batsman said KKR could gain strategically by sending him up the order and forcing opposition captains to use their best bowlers earlier

Liam Plunkett's World Cup star wanes as David Wiese sends Surrey to another defeat

David Wiese's unbeaten 92 steered Sussex over the line as England's Liam Plunkett endured more ill treatment

Alex Hales given leave by Notts due to 'personal reasons'

Nottinghamshire say "no timetable has been set for his return" after Alex Hales pulled out of their opening Royal London Cup game

Kohli hundred gives RCB victory despite Rana, Russell scare

Andre Russell and Nitish Rana plundered a barrage of boundaries in the death overs but fell short in the last over

Rajasthan Royals need to fix batting muddle to stay alive

Royals are nearing a point of no-return, and with Buttler and Stokes set to leave next week, their task only gets tougher

Joe Clarke century, James Pattinson five-for seal spoils in 823-run match

Lancashire came within 11 runs of chasing 418 but tons from Dane Vilas and Steven Croft went in vain

New Zealand allrounder Hayley Jensen marries Australia's Nicola Hancock

The two became the third pair of active women cricketers to walk down the aisle in the last three years

Yorkshire snatch tie after vital Tattersall-Bresnan stand

Tim Bresnan and Jonny Tattersall resurrected Yorkshire, who scrambled a bye from the final ball for a share of the spoils

Another Cameron Bancroft hundred, another victory for Durham

The Australia international continued his good form in seeing his side home by six wickets

Nathan Sowter's six-for ensures Varun Chopra ton goes in vain

Dawid Malan lead the way with 95 as Middlesex's 366 for 8 proved too much for the home side to overhaul

Matt Critchley, Alex Hughes power Derbyshire past Northants

A rapid fifty from Matt Critchley and Alex Hughes' four-for set up a comfortable 53-run win

Hampshire cruise to second win on back of Tom Alsop hundred

A career-best 130 not out from Tom Alsop saw Glamorgan beaten with seven wickets and 8.1 overs to spare

Kings XI, Capitals focus on error-free cricket with playoff spot looming

Delhi Capitals have to find a way to over-turn their poor record at home, while Kings XI Punjab are still waiting on the fitness of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Tom Banton's dashing hundred sets up Somerset hammering of Kent

Young wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Banton scored his maiden Somerset ton to set up a 264-run thrashing

India's Ajinkya Rahane set for Hampshire stint

Hampshire waiting on BCCI approval for Ajinkya Rahane to fill their overseas vacancy

Monetary fines no solution for slow over-rates in IPL - AB de Villiers

The RCB batsman proposed a reduction in the duration of the innings break to ensure matches finish within the stipulated three and a half hours

IPL Central: No replacement allowed, Moises Henriques to be out 'for a period of time'

Catch all the IPL buzz on the go right here

Scotland spinner Con de Lange dies aged 38

The 38-year-old left-arm spinner, who played 21 internationals for Scotland, had been diagnosed with a brain tumour last year

West Indies recall Hayley Matthews, Stacy-Ann King for Ireland, England tours

Offspinner Anisa Mohammed and wicketkeeper-batsman Merissa Aguilleira, meanwhile, have been dropped

Who bats where in World Cup is a decision for later - Kohli

But the Indian captain backs Vijay Shankar's inclusion for the tournament in England

KKR grapple with Russell's bowling form as RCB receive Steyn boost

Also, question mark remains over Russell's fitness after blow to the shoulder during training

Pandya brothers, Chahar star in Mumbai's emphatic win

Chasing 169, Capitals laboured to 128 for 9 and suffered their third loss in four games at home this season

Former West Indies board president Pat Rousseau dies aged 85

An attorney-at-law by profession, Rousseau was considered a visionary administrator for bringing in a professional set-up and initiating the corporatisation of the West Indies board

Why Mohammad Amir isn't in Pakistan's World Cup squad (yet)

The numbers say one thing about Amir, but many a Pakistani heart is at odds with that. He has one more chance before the World Cup to beat his bowling blues

Mohammad Amir left out of Pakistan's World Cup squad

Mohammad Amir, Asif Ali and Mohammad Rizwan are key omissions, while Junaid Khan makes cut, edging out Usman Shinwari

Hashim Amla in World Cup squad; Reeza Hendricks, Chris Morris miss out

Quinton de Kock is the only specialist wicketkeeper in the squad, with David Miller available for back-up should de Kock be injured during a game

'We have match-winners down to No. 11' - Steyn on SA's World Cup chances

The fast bowler also says ODI rankings go out the window in a tournament like the World Cup, where adapting to conditions is the only thing that will set teams apart

Thirimanne, Siriwardana, Vandersay picked in World Cup squad

Not selected, meanwhile, are wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella, offspinner Akila Dananjaya, openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Upul Tharanga, as well as Dinesh Chandimal

Colin Graves seeks six-month extension to ECB chairmanship

Colin Graves' term as ECB chairman could be extended by six months, to allow him to oversee the first season of The Hundred

Hampshire coast final repeat after Sam Northeast ton against old side Kent

Kent's reply never got going as the Royal London Cup holders ran out comfortable winners

Mumbai face bogey team at bogey ground

Delhi Capitals have a great record against Rohit Sharma's side winning six out of nine IPL games at Feroz Shah Kotla

Cameron Bancroft's unbeaten 150 leads Durham to victory

New captain shares record fourth-wicket partnership of 208 with Michael Richardson

Rashid Khan, David Warner snap Sunrisers Hyderabad's losing streak

They toppled a Dhoni-less Chennai Super Kings side to secure a vital victory after three losses on the trot

In-form Gary Ballance sets up mammoth Yorkshire win over Leicestershire

Gary Ballance and Harry Brook scored centuries as Yorkshire recovered from 17 for 3 to win by 213 runs

Hamish Rutherford, Daryl Mitchell tons set up hefty Worcestershire win

Matthew Parkinson claimed a five-wicket haul but Lancashire never got close in their pursuit of 368

Surrey embarrassed by heavy opening defeat against Gloucestershire

Chris Liddle and Tom Smith claimed three wickets each as Gloucestershire skittled Surrey for just 88

PCB board meeting abandoned as five members demand MD Wasim Khan removal

The PCB's first-ever board of governors meeting in Quetta had to be adjourned after five members walked out, demanding, among other things, the removal of managing director Wasim Khan

Varun Chopra century leads Essex to resounding victory over Glamorgan

Glamorgan in need of rapid improvement to avoid repeat of hapless 2018 season

'I don't want to step on anyone's toes' - Archer primed for debut after England call-up

Focus on debut series against Ireland and Pakistan, not the prospect of forcing way into World Cup squad

England play safe over Jofra Archer inclusion but World Cup surely beckons

England's preliminary World Cup squad will keep most people happy, although the inclusion of Joe Denly might raise questions

'I would have preferred 16 players' for World Cup - Ravi Shastri

The India coach also wants the players who have missed out on making the squad to not lose heart

Karunaratne to captain Sri Lanka at World Cup

It is a left-field choice though considering the opener has not played any ODIs since the last World Cup

Jofra Archer misses initial World Cup cut but set for England debut

England have kept faith with their core squad but Jofra Archer can still make his case for inclusion over the coming weeks

Ambati Rayudu, Rishabh Pant, Navdeep Saini named standbys for World Cup

The three will be considered in case of an injury to one of the players in the main squad of 15

No vacant position up the order for Gill - Karthik

The Knight Riders captain said he had to "show faith" in Robin Uthappa and Nitish Rana too, by giving them chances at Nos. 3 and 4

Sarwan to mentor West Indies ahead of World Cup

He will spend this week working with players, especially the batsmen, ahead of their next month's tri-series in Ireland and the World Cup later on

Mitchell Marsh's rise and fall, now what next?

Selection in the Australia A squads offers the allrounder hope he can force his way back after losing his CA central contract

R Ashwin delivers the thrill as Kings XI return to winning ways

He first hit a four-ball 17 not out and then returned to dismiss the set Sanju Samson and Rahul Tripathi to choke Royals

Sunrisers Hyderabad hope for Rashid Khan magic to stop CSK

He has been the best death bowler in the IPL this season, and CSK have won most of their matches by being unflappable in that phase. What will happen when the two meet?

Philippe stays with the Sydney Sixers leaving Scorchers to look elsewhere

Josh Philippe has resisted the urge to head home to the Perth Scorchers after recommitting to the Sydney Sixers for the next three BBL seasons

Kyle Jarvis, Timycen Maruma star as Zimbabwe wrap up 4-0 whitewash

Zimbabwe chased a revised target after a two-hour rain delay and clinched a three-wicket win via the DLS method

'We've won more overs than we've lost' - Tom Moody

Sunrisers coach refuses to lay blame for mid-season meltdown to leadership change in Williamson's absence

The Jofra Archer question: rivals feel the heat

Everybody seems to have an opinion on bringing the newly qualified resident into an established squad - here's what some prominent names have had to say

Imad Wasim allowed extra time to pass fitness test

The allrounder is recovering from a knee injury, and medical staff believe the problem will clear by the time the World Cup begins

Rayudu's reaction to being (3-d)ropped

India batsman's rare twitter outburst adds to public criticism of the decision to omit him

Rahul and Karthik in, Pant and Rayudu out of India's World Cup squad

Ravindra Jadeja has been picked as a third spinning option over a fourth fast bowler

IPL 2019 mid-season review: where the teams stand and what they need to do

Halfway through IPL 2019, what are the teams' biggest strengths, and what potential strategy changes can they employ to make up for their weaknesses?

Bangladesh pick ODI newbie Abu Jayed for World Cup

Batsman Mosaddek Hossain makes a comeback to the 15 for the showpiece event

Mushtaq Ahmed, Corey Collymore in West Indies' support staff for World Cup

Roddy Estwick also named assistant coach as Floyd Reifer's support staff is announced

Langer's sympathy for Handscomb as 'all-time great' Smith pips him

The head coach has admitted the World Cup selection was "really tough" as room was made for David Warner and Steven Smith

Aussies overseas: Maxwell's career-best haul, Warner keeps on rolling

The latest round-up of how the Australians are performing in the IPL and county cricket as the World Cup and A squads are named

Lasith Malinga and Hardik Pandya hand RCB their seventh defeat

AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali hit fifties, but a series of significant contributions from Mumbai Indians' batsmen helped the hosts chase down 172 at the Wankhede

R Ashwin v Jos Buttler, Round two: who will blink first?

Both Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals will look to break away from the bottom half of the points table

Smith and Warner make World Cup return; Handscomb and Hazlewood out

Hazlewood's back injury has meant the selectors won't risk him for the World Cup while Handscomb is the unlucky batsman in the logjam for places

Pattinson, Warner, Smith handed central contracts; Mitchell Marsh dropped

Steven Smith and David Warner are back in CA's 20-man list for the next year after completing their one-year bans

James Pattinson and Matthew Wade named in strong Australia A squads

The four-day leg of the Australia A tour of England will be a final play-off for places in the Ashes squad

Decision to tinker with middle order hurt Sunrisers - David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad had left out the out-of-form Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey for the match against Delhi Capitals

Finch locks himself in to open, but with who remains unanswered

Australia face a selection headache at the World Cup with Usman Khawaja and David Warner vying to partner the captain at the top of the order.

RCB look to build on from maiden win and stay alive

Royal Challengers Bangalore finally have a victory to show for all their efforts this season, but are they being too reliant on Kohli, de Villiers and Chahal?

Rory Burns, Ollie Pope find form as Surrey bat their way to safety

The England pair shared a third-wicket stand of 127 after two early wickets had given Essex a sniff of forcing a result

Injured Alzarri Joseph likely to miss remainder of IPL

Mumbai Indians' fast bowler dislocated his right arm while fielding in Saturday's fixture against Rajasthan Royals

Sean Williams ton powers Zimbabwe to series win

UAE's top order flounders with no batsman crossing 50, legspinner Ryan Burl finishes with career-best figures

Live blog - India World Cup 2019 squad announcement

Live updates and analysis of who's in and who's out for India

The winners and losers from Australia's big day

Good news for some meant bad news for others as Australia laid down their plans for the World Cup, Ashes and beyond

Sunrisers Hyderabad lose 8 for 15 and their third successive game

Kagiso Rabada and Keemo Paul played starring roles for Delhi Capitals, claiming seven wickets and six catches between them

Tim Ambrose heroics in vain as Kent thwart Warwickshire's great escape

Warwickshire were made to follow on despite Dom Sibley's 132 and lost four second-innings wickets before the close

Glenn Maxwell claims career-best five-for as Lancashire beat Middlesex

Australian helps bowl Middlesex out for 200 as Lancashire secure seven-wicket victory

Northants criticise Glamorgan pitch as run-fest ends in a draw

Six centurions and 1390 runs scored in drawn Cardiff match

Wayne Madsen hits unbeaten double ton as Derbyshire draw with Gloucestershire

Alex Hughes chimes in with 109 not out as match closes at Bristol

Raina and Jadeja script another last-over CSK win

Chennai Super Kings extended their winning streak to four matches and lengthened their lead at the top of the table in IPL 2019

Bowlers get the job done as Yorkshire romp to victory over Hampshire

Ben Coad, Steven Patterson and Duanne Olivier bring Hampshire back down to earth as Yorkshire win by an innings and 44 runs

'Sometimes thought I might never get back' - James Pattinson puts injuries behind him, targets Ashes

Australia quick fit and firing for spell with Nottinghamshire as he seeks route back into Test side

Sussex bounce back after opening defeat as Stiaan van Zyl seals chase

Sussex knocked off the runs they needed on the fourth morning for their first win of the 2019 campaign

Seven-wicket haul to Charlie Morris leads Worcestershire to victory

Bowler runs through Lancashire line-up before lunch on final day

David Wiese, Stiaan van Zyl turn tables for Sussex against Durham

Sussex were in prime position to claim their first win of the season, requiring another 68 runs to beat Durham with seven wickets in hand

Jonathan Trott takes on short-term coaching role at Kent

Former England batsman to fill in for injured Allan Donald and could be considered as batting coach

Jos Buttler on brink of Somerset return

England star out of contract at Lancashire at end of season, having left Somerset at the end of 2013

Knight Riders wary of losses piling up as CSK come calling

They've lost their last two games and one more could see them slip from second to sixth place by the end of the weekend

Ryan ten Doeschate hundred throws down gauntlet to Surrey

Essex carved out a first-innings lead but a draw looks the likeliest outcome after Surrey's openers batted to the close

Quitting international cricket has kept me energetic - AB de Villiers

Nearly a year after retirement, AB de Villiers said his staggered schedule has worked out well

Lancashire pile pressure on Middlesex after Rob Jones hundred

Rob Jones helped Lancashire to a commanding position before James Anderson and Graham Onions struck with the ball

Yorkshire scent victory as Hampshire follow on despite Sam Northeast's 99

Steve Patterson tore through Hampshire's top order second time around as they faced up to the prospect of an innings defeat

Dom Sibley's fifth century not enough to save Warwickshire

Warwickshire were made to follow on despite Dom Sibley's 132 and lost four second-innings wickets before the close

CSA's austerity measures and it's implications - an explainer

How does CSA plan to minimise losses, what are the implications of a pruned domestic calendar?

Josh Tongue and Charlie Morris hustle Leicestershire towards innings defeat

Resistance from Azad ended before the close as visitors close in on comprehensive victory

Ricardo Vasconcelos stars but tedium reigns in record-breaking run-feast

Five centuries and 1092 runs so far, for the loss of only eight wickets, on a bland Sophia Gardens pitch

Gareth Roderick's 98 puts Gloucestershire in the box seat in Bristol

Gloucestershire scored 350 in reply to Derbyshire's 291 to gain the upper hand on day three

Jack Leach sucks out Notts resistance as Somerset claim agenda-setting scalp

Somerset spinner claims earliest five-wicket haul of career to serve reminder of talents in Ashes year

South African domestic revamp - players' body refutes CSA claims

SACA claims the cricket board has violated terms between the two bodies

From needing 20 off 24 to almost losing the game - a Royal drama

At one point they needed less than a run a ball with eight wickets in hand. But then they started wobbling. Wobbling badly

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