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South Africa 369 for 6 (du Plessis 91, de Kock 73, Markram 66, Mehidy 2-59) beat Bangladesh 169 (Shakib 63, Paterson 3-44) by 200 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details South Africa strode to a clean sweep over Bangladesh with a third dominating performance marred only by an injury to Faf du Plessis. The captain suffered
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Thisara Perera slams one into the leg side © Associated Press Allrounder Thisara Perera will lead a new-look, 16-man Sri Lankan squad to play the T20I series against Pakistan starting next Thursday. The shake-up is the result of some first-choice players – including the regular limited-overs captain Upul Tharanga –
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Fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami returned to India’s ODI squad for the first three of five-match series against Australia. India have also chosen to be without R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja – as they were in their most recent 50-over series, when they whitewashed Sri Lanka 5-0. Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad, however,
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Restricting the duration of high-value contracts to five years and being transparent in the tendering process has proved to be a fruitful exercise for the BCCI, which has raked in close to INR 20,000 crore (approx US $3.12 billion) across three mega deals sealed in the past six months – Monday’s record-breaking IPL rights deal
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Cheteshwar Pujara continued his impressive form in Sri Lanka © AFP Cheteshwar Pujara, the India batsman, has confirmed his return to Trent Bridge for the final four Specsavers County Championship games of the 2017 season, as Nottinghamshire look to seal their immediate return to the top flight following last season’s
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Peter Handscomb felt the Australian side was “able to take a lot” from his crucial 72 against India in Ranchi. © Getty Images Australia’s young batsmen have a clear blueprint they would like to adopt mentally and on the field during the two-Test series in Bangladesh: the Ranchi Test against
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Innings: India 487 (Dhawan 119, Pandya 108, Rahul 85, Sandakan 5-132, Pushpakumara 3-82) v Sri LankaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details A brilliantly paced maiden Test hundred from Hardik Pandya – also his first in first-class cricket – stretched India’s first-innings total far beyond Sri Lanka’s comfort levels over the course of the
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Morne Morkel was South Africa’s leading wicket-taker in the Test series with England © Getty Images South Africa could be dealt for another blow as Morne Morkel weighs up his future in international cricket. ESPNcricinfo understands that at least three counties are pursuing him as a Kolpak signing ahead of
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Play 00:58 Paul Farbrace, England’s assistant coach, addressed the prospect of Gibson’s departure during the Old Trafford Test Ottis Gibson is expected to be named South Africa’s new coach within days. While Gibson is currently employed as the England bowling coach and is expected to report to Birmingham
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Brad Haddin will be joining the coaching squad for Australia’s upcoming tour of Bangladesh © Getty Images Former wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin will join Australia’s coaching set-up, replacing Greg Blewett as fielding coach. Blewett has resigned to take up a role with South Australia. Haddin, who has represented Australia in 66
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