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Runs, catches, and a five-for for Ishant Sharma as West Indies fall behind

Ishant Sharma's ninth five-wicket haul in Tests put India in the driver's seat with three more days to go

Josh Hazlewood five-for sparks England collapse to leave Ashes hopes hanging by a thread

Hazlewood claims 5 for 30 as England are bowled out for 67 and Australia close in on 300-plus lead

Moeen Ali frees shackles as Worcestershire sweep up derby spoils

An unbeaten 85 from discarded England allrounder see Blast holders to nine-wicket win over Midlands rivals

Kent suffer second batting calamity of the week in one-run loss to Surrey

Three days after being skittled for 40 in a Championship defeat to Essex, Kent grab defeat from the jaws of victory

Derbyshire remain in top-four contention after thrashing Northamptonshire

Wayne Madsen's unbeaten half-century sees Derbyshire to emphatic nine-wicket win

Alex Hales half-century steers Notts Outlaws to win over Leicestershire Foxes

Hales, Ben Duckett guide seven-wicket win to shore up push for finals place

Michael Klinger 74 keeps Gloucestershire on course for last eight

Somerset's knockout hopes take a hit after stuttering run chase, Tom Smith taking 3 for 19

Jack Shutt five-for shuts the door as Durham collapse again

Young offspinner claims career-best figures as Yorkshire keep Blast knockout hopes alive

Thorpe criticises poor shot selection but says England can still win

Batting coach calls on England do "something special" after disastrous day at Headingley

Josh Hazlewood leads way as Australia squeeze free-scoring England

Plan to 'dry up the runs and force mistakes' pays off as England skittled for 67

Mignon du Preez takes Loughborough to Finals Day

Nat Sciver, Sarah Taylor make fifties, but can't prevent Surrey's group stage exit

Alyssa Healy, Jemimah Rodrigues steer Yorkshire to Roses victory

Yorkshire hunt down testing target of 165 thanks to powerful batting displays from overseas stars

Jason Roy's woes as a Test opener epitomise a broken system

'The ECB's policies played a key part in winning the World Cup, but are about to play a key part in losing the Ashes'

Karunaratne sparkles for Sri Lanka on rain-hit day

Will Somerville and Colin de Grandhomme took a wicket each for New Zealand on a day that saw only 36.3 overs

Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan for limited-overs series in September

Karachi is set to host three ODIs while three T20Is will be staged in Lahore, marking the first international action in Pakistan in 18 months

Fitness and 'simple' action key to Trent Boult's consistency - Shane Jurgensen

Bowling coach lauds 'fantastic team man' Boult after he became the third New Zealand bowler to 250 Test wickets

Haseeb Hameed, once England's wonderkid, released by Lancashire at 22

Hameed has passed 50 twice in 33 innings over the past two Championship seasons

'Can't keep throwing away starts' - Karun Nair digs deep to make it count

With his focus firmly on a reboot, Nair found ways to make up for lost chances, making a carefully constructed 92 not out against India Blue in Alur

Uncapped Heather Graham, Erin Burns in Australia squad for West Indies tour

Senior batsmen Nicole Bolton made herself unavailable for selection while Elyse Villani was left out, as was Sophie Molineux who is recovering from her shoulder injury

RCB support staff overhaul: Kirsten and Nehra out, Hesson and Katich in

Decision taken in response to bottom-place finishes in two of the last three IPL seasons

Boult, Southee send Sri Lanka tumbling on rain-drenched day

Karunaratne's solidity offered the home side some hope, but New Zealand's strike bowlers swung the match around quickly

Former Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Peter Chingoka dies

He was one of the first black Zimbabweans to make his name in cricket, initially as a player and subsequently in administration

Vikram Rathour set to replace Sanjay Bangar as batting coach

Bowling coach B Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar are going to retain their positions for another two years

R Ashwin left out of Antigua Test XI in 'astonishing' selection call

"A man with that kind of record, especially against West Indies. He doesn't find a place in this playing XI. That is stunning."

The moment Jofra Archer revealed his instinct for greatness

Star bowler shows remarkably mature approach for a young man playing just his second Test

Klusener, Barnes, Ontong in SA support staff for India tour

As part of the team's new directive, the assistant coaches and all other technical staff will report directly to the newly-appointed interim team director Enoch Nkwe

Ajinkya Rahane's 81 saves India the blushes after top-order collapse

West Indies fought back late in the day after two half-century stands had taken India to relative safety following a fiery opening spell

Is Misbah-ul-Haq going to be Pakistan's next head coach?

ESPNcricnfo understands the former Pakistan captain has been offered the role despite lacking the necessary experience, but he is yet to make a decision

Jofra Archer claims six as Australia are rolled for 179

Playing just his second Test, Archer claims 6 for 45 as England win a rain-interrupted day

'I had a lot of luck,' admits David Warner on return to form

Australia opener would have been "happy to get out to a good ball" after working on tightening technique

Dan Lawrence, Mohammad Amir star as Essex beat South Group leaders

Sussex beaten for only the second time this season as Essex keep faint knockout hopes alive

Chris Morris, Kyle Abbott seal win for Hampshire over Middlesex

South African duo claim three apiece as Hants cruise to seven-wicket victory

James Anderson to step up Ashes comeback plan with Lancashire Second XI

Bowler has chance of winning recall from calf injury for fourth Test at Old Trafford

Lancashire sign Luke Wood from Notts for 2020

Notts "disappointed" after seamer declines contract over to make Old Trafford switch

Sam Billings criticises 'completely brainless' county fixture list

"How you can expect people to transform their game just like that?" asks Kent captain, after 26 wickets fall in a day at Canterbury

Somerset set to sign Vijay, Northants swoop for Roach

Subject to clearance from his state association, Vijay will play the final three games of Somerset's title push

Hampshire sign Tabraiz Shamsi for final four Blast group games

Left-arm wristspinner, signed after injuries to Mason Crane and Brad Taylor, goes straight into the squad to play Middlesex at Lord's

Live Report - England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley

Follow our live report for updates, stats, trivia, colour and discussion during the third Test of the 2019 Ashes from Headingley.

England quietly confident in Steven Smith's absence

Australia are unbeaten in eight Tests against England, but with their best batsman out, head to Leeds with the tide against them

Ngidi, Jansen added to South Africa A squad for India tour

The fast bowlers replaced Beuran Hendricks and Anrich Nortje in the squad for the four-day games against India A

Improved West Indies set out to show their mettle against full-strength India

The hosts will be called on to maintain their discipline and intensity for longer periods, and solve puzzles that other teams haven't posed them

India ponder the Rohit Sharma v Hanuma Vihari question

Virat Kohli has indicated that India will play six batsmen in Antigua. Who will the sixth batsman be?

Yorkshire secure fifth victory of the season with convincing win over Nottinghamshire

Keshav Maharaj claims 6-95 in Nott's second innings as hosts win by 143 runs

In-form Danni Wyatt hits half-century as Vipers hang on against Diamonds

Suzie Bates holds her nerve with the ball in final-over thriller at Southampton

Australia must stare down the monster that is Jofra Archer's bouncer

Just like getting back in the saddle after being thrown from a horse, batsmen have to confront danger

Paul Collingwood obliged to reapply for job as England assistant coach

ECB advertise for a new assistant coach for senior England men's team

James Bracey's unbeaten ton leads Gloucestershire to victory in thrilling chase against Derbyshire

Visitors time chase to perfection to win by eight wickets and boost promotion hopes

Slow progress or no progress? Root's England can ill afford to lose at Leeds

Ashes results tend to define the careers of England's captains and coaches: if Root leads England to successive series defeats, they will have to contemplate a change

Fifties for Tom Banton, George Bartlett seal win for Somerset against Warwickshire

Duo hand visitors victory that trims gap to leaders Essex to just two points

Sarah Taylor half-century in vain as Storm clinch thriller against Stars

Rachel Priest leads winners with 44, Deepti Sharma claims 3-18 as Stars fall agonisingly short

Liam Dawson fifty steers Hampshire to safety of a draw after Ollie Pope double

The visitors looked in trouble after Amar Virdi's three wickets reduced them to 175 for 5 shortly before tea, still 37 away from an innings defeat

Defiant Mark Cosgrove hundred seals draw for Leicestershire

Left-hander hits unbeaten ton as Durham fail to force win

Pace-friendly P Sara in focus as Sri Lanka eye 2-0

The conditions and history rather favour New Zealand at this venue, but then Sri Lanka often make a mockery of the expected narrative

Australia yearn to take back control at Leeds

Australia will hope to attack down the Headingley hill and keep things tight going up it as they continue their attempts to 'win boring'

Roy passes concussion test after blow to the head in the nets, Pope on standby

Opening batsman to be assessed once more before being passed fit to play at Headingley

PCB constitution tweaked to tone down prime minister's powers

It means the country's prime minister has no power to dissolve the board or remove the chairman, with that clause being removed completely

How can David Warner emerge from his batting funk?

Opener has failed to reach double figures in the Ashes so far but Tim Paine thinks Smith absence can be the 'poke and prod he needs' to rediscover his form

Karunaratne gives players 'freedom to go and express themselves 100%' - Dickwella

Need to keep 'making good decisions at crunch moments', says the wicketkeeper-batsman as Sri Lanka chase series sweep against New Zealand

England confirm Pakistan, West Indies Tests for 2020, 12 white-ball internationals

Home summer to start with West Indies Tests in June, with Ireland and Australia white-ball tours and The Hundred window all confirmed

Connecting with players, monitoring 'feeder systems' high on Domingo's agenda

Bangladesh's new coach stresses on the need to adapt to the local culture instead of expecting the players to change to his ways

'Don't think us batsmen have lived up to the standard' - Virat Kohli

The India captain also believes competition in Test cricket has gone up at least two-fold over the last couple of years

Ramprakash, Trott among candidates to be next India batting coach

Some of the Indians who have applied for the post are Pravin Amre, Amol Muzumdar, Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Vikram Rathour

Jemimah Rodrigues guides Diamonds to win over reigning champions

Surrey Stars struggle to post 121 for 6 before Alyssa Healy and Jemimah Rodrigues set up the chase

Ollie Robinson's 14-wicket haul fuels Sussex promotion challenge

Middlesex hope fade despite second-innings resistance as Alex Carey polishes off Sussex run chase

Sam Cook seven-for, Kent blown away for 40 as Essex complete outrageous comeback

Twenty-six wickets fell on the third day in Canterbury as Essex recovered a first-innings 114 to secure a vital win

Georgia Adams half-century helps Loughborough to third win in a row

Lancashire Thunder out of contention for knockouts after slipping to DLS defeat

Durham tighten grip after Brydon Carse delivers career-best

Hassan Azad scores second fifty of match but Durham seven wickets away from innings win

Centuries for Scott Borthwick, Ollie Pope leave Surrey in charge

Ollie Pope finishes the day unbeaten on 176 to send a reminder of his abilities to the England selectors

Nottinghamshire four down and facing rising tide at Scarborough

Ben Duckett carries the visitors hopes after they were set 387 to record a first win of the season

Somerset fight back but face tricky chase to maintain title pursuit

Recovery started by Steven Davies and Dom Bess is continued with the ball as Warwickshire stumble to 146 all out

Billy Godleman, Wayne Madsen help Derbyshire turn tables on Gloucestershire

Fifties from three of the top four lead visitors to 305 for 3 and a lead of 86 with one day to play

Knight-Wilson stand keeps Western Storm on winning run

Half-centuries for Heather Knight and Fran Wilson backed up by Freya Davies four-for

Brian Lara focused on sharpening West Indies' mental approach

The former West Indies captain is highly impressed by the current crop of Test cricketers and feels they can reach another level if they were mentally stronger

Lancashire strengthen grip on top spot with innings victory

Glamorgan dismissed for 138 on third day as their own promotion hopes take a hit

Riki Wessels' defiance in vain as Northants charge into promotion contention

Northants round up six wickets required before openers seal ten-wicket win

Here to win the Ashes not engage in bouncer war, says Justin Langer

Australia coach says team won't be swayed from pre-series plans for how to win in England

England women part company with Mark Robinson

Head coach leaves after almost fours years in the role, having overseen 2017 World Cup success

Jason Roy suited to middle order, says Bayliss - but change unlikely

England set to stick with same side but could consider bringing in Sam Curran for Chris Woakes

Concussed Steven Smith out of Headingley Test

The Australia batsman went to the ground with the rest of the team two days out from the Test, but did not train

Sreesanth's ban reduced to seven years, to end in September 2020

Update follows the Supreme Court of India asking the BCCI to reconsider the length of the ban in March this year

How Tim Bresnan turned down Steven Smith as rain rules the roost in the Blast

The latest snippets from the county circuit, including Delray Rawlins' Bermuda return and Middlesex's quarter-final preparations

Amy Satterthwaite to take break from cricket to have her first child

The New Zealand captain will continue to be contracted during her indefinite break under the board's new Women's Master Agreement

Rain ruins Duleep Trophy opener in Bengaluru

Persistent rain and a wet outfield at the Just Cricket Academy Ground on the outskirts of Bengaluru ensured that there was no play on the last three days

Rashid Khan to lead new-look Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test

Ibrahim Zadran and Qais Ahmad the new names in the long-format squad, while the T20I set-up also includes some fresh faces

Jason Holder, Deandra Dottin dominate CWI awards

Oshane Thomas named Emerging Player of the Year while the T20 Player of the Year award goes to Keemo Paul

Travis Head brings out the stem guard after blow to Steven Smith

Some Australia players added the stem guard - which will likely be made mandatory by CA in the next 12 months - to their helmets mid-way through the Lord's Test

FICA recommends protection for players over lost contracts

Their survey of 400 current men's and women's players conducted in 2018-19 suggests 34% of them have experienced late payment or non-payment of wages

Fernando: Sri Lanka are winning, but it's in spite of the system

From the national coaches' unending job insecurity to a bloated domestic competition, there's a lot that's not right with Sri Lankan cricket. When will this change?

Darren Lehmann, Danielle Hazell confirmed as Leeds coaches for The Hundred

Lehmann confirmed for his second job since resigning as Australia coach in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal

Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari tune up for West Indies Tests with fifties

R Ashwin, who didn't bowl in the first innings, bowled eight overs in the second, taking 1 for 18

Akila Dananjaya risks suspension after being reported for suspect action again

This is the second time the offspinner has been reported in ten months, so if he fails his assessment, he stands to be suspended for a year

'It's exciting' to fight for a spot in the Test XI - Umesh Yadav

It has been a lean phase for the Indian pacer, but he believes he has rectified his mistakes and is in the right rhythm for the West Indies Tests

Kane Williamson, Trent Boult rested for Sri Lanka T20Is; Tim Southee to lead

Squad includes fit-again big-hitting keeper-batsman Tim Seifert and three spin options in Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle and Ish Sodhi

Toby Roland-Jones takes five as Middlesex recover from nightmare first day

Ollie Robinson completes ten-for but Middlesex stay in game after poor start

Brydon Carse keeps Durham on top after mammoth first innings

Fifties for Paul Horton and Hassan Azad but Leicestershire stumble after Carse's three wickets

Moeen Ali endures tough return as Alex Wakely, Dwaine Pretorius hit tons

England allrounder resorts to bowling two overs of medium pace on return to first-class action

Dane Vilas plunders 266 as Lancashire make hay at Colwyn Bay

Lancashire skipper hits the Championship's highest score in two years to put his side in the ascendancy

'The sky is the limit' for Jofra Archer - Ben Stokes

Vice-captain says Archer's fifth spell in the first innings was "one of the best" spells of fast bowling he has seen as a player

Ben Stokes 'just finds a way' as his rediscovered authority takes on a new significance

Allrounder's hundred and Steven Smith's concussion means his could be the most prized wicket on either side at Headingley

Vijay Shankar, Samson, Rana, Thakur in A squads for one-dayers

Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer will captain the two squads for the five-match one-day series, with Yuzvendra Chahal featuring in both of them

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