Cricket

Australia’s leading allrounder Ellyse Perry has joined a select group in becoming a multiple winner of the Belinda Clark award as the nation’s women’s cricketer of the year. With 116 votes, Perry finished comfortably ahead of her nearest challenger Beth Mooney, at the end of a season in which she was a pivotal part of
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Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann has conceded the national team will need a fresh, more aggressive approach to be able to contend for next year’s 50-over World Cup in England, following 12 months of poor results for the ODI set-up. As the Twenty20 team shows the benefits of fresh bodies and minds in the current triangular
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Gerhard Erasmus‘ resilient half-century resurrected a faltering Namibia chase, lifting them from 65 for 7 to a thrilling two-wicket win in their pursuit of 166 against Oman at the Wanderers Sports Club. Oman seemed well on course to victory as Bilal Khan cut through Namibia’s batting order with his maiden List A five-for. But Erasmus
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Karachi Whites 349 for 5 (Fawad 149, Danish 86*) beat Islamabad 347 for 4 (Babar 105, Shahid Yousuf 96*, Shan Masood 51) by five wickets (with three balls remaining) The Karachi Whites players celebrate their victory PCB The Regional Cup final was a high-scoring thriller, with Karachi Whites chasing down a mammoth 348 in the final
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Queensland 255 (Renshaw 56, Bell 3-43, Rainbird 3-50) and 285 (Peirson 61, Wade 3-13) beat Tasmania 115 (Bailey 25, Feldman 6-32) and 219 (Doran 95, Neser 3-47) by 206 runsScorecard Queensland vaulted past New South Wales to go to the top of the Sheffield Shield table with a comprehensive thumping of Tasmania on the final
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2:02 An analysis of how Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have combined to take 21 of the 28 South Africa wickets in the ODI series so far Big picture India only need one more win to seal the one-day series against South Africa and they have three matches to do it. Ideally, they would like
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South Africa’s inability to pick the variations of India’s wristspinners, in particular the googly, is the chief cause of their woes in the series so far, according to JP Duminy. As the senior-most batsman in the squad in match terms and the top run-scorer on an otherwise dismal card in Cape Town, Duminy was tasked
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Hampshire look set to be one of the main beneficiaries when the ECB announce their major match allocation next week. They are expected to be awarded one of the most coveted games in the schedule – an Ashes Test in 2023. While the club hosted their first Test against Sri Lanka in 2011 and a
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0:52 Glenn Maxwell survived when the TV umpire ruled Jason Roy hadn’t got his fingers under a catch, a decision that was questioned by Michael Clarke Australia 5 for 161 (Maxwell 103*, Short 30, Willey 3-28) beat England 9 for 155 (Malan 50, Maxwell 3-10, Agar 2-15) by 5 wickets An outstanding allround display by
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2:22 Apart from preparing to face the 204 cm tall Billy Stanlake, England will also hope their own bowlers are fit for the match Big Picture The tri-series began with something of a whimper, though Australia certainly roared to victory in between the Sydney showers. A team packed with Big Bash talent pinned New Zealand
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