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PAK 19/0 (3.1 ov, Imam-ul-Haq 13*, Fakhar Zaman 0*, R...

PAK 19/0  (3.1 ov, Imam-ul-Haq 13*, Fakhar Zaman 0*, R Ngarava 0/10) – Live | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Toss Pakistan elect to bat first v Zimbabwe On another bitterly cold day in Bulawayo, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to set a target in the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe. After Pakistan's crushing win in the third game that wrapped up the series, the visitors go into this one with an…

‘If you haven’t played a lot, it’s pretty hard to fake...

‘If you haven’t played a lot, it’s pretty hard to fake confidence’
Six years after his storied Test debut, Pat Cummins became a key member of Australia's pace bowling attack over the year from March 2017 to March 2018, shouldering an enormous workload, and then being in the thick of the disastrous tour of South Africa. Cummins spoke to ESPNcricinfo about the demands of pace bowling, entering…

Botham’s day

Botham’s day
A run-a-ball ton when following on and a match haul of seven? No prizes for guessing who the Man of the Match was Adrian Murrell / © Getty Images 1981The most amazing day of a famously amazing Headingley Test. Ian Botham scored 145 of his 149 not out to give England an outside chance of…

Harry Styles’s First Solo Tour Had A Much Bigger Impact Than...

Harry Styles’s First Solo Tour Had A Much Bigger Impact Than You Think
"TREAT PEOPLE WITH KINDNESS." That's the slogan emblazoned on shirts, pins, crewnecks, tote bags, and more merch sold at all 89 shows on Harry Styles's first solo tour. The worldwide trek came to a triumphant close last weekend in Los Angeles, but the kindness-touting tour has made an astonishing impact that's lasting long after the…

Kid Cudi Says He’s ‘Reborn’ After Going To Rehab For ‘Suicidal...

Kid Cudi Says He’s ‘Reborn’ After Going To Rehab For ‘Suicidal Urges’
Kid Cudi has gone to hell and back. Thankfully, with the release of his critically acclaimed collaborative project with Kanye West, Kids See Ghosts, the Cleveland rapper is finally receiving his flowers. It isn't easy being one of the most influential artists of the last decade. In a new Billboard cover story, Cudi opens up about…

What We Can Learn From Eighth Grade’s Anxiety-Afflicted Teen Heroine

What We Can Learn From Eighth Grade’s Anxiety-Afflicted Teen Heroine
"Sorry, sometimes I can be a little... I suffer from anxiety," blurts Ariela Barer as Gert in the Season 1 finale of Marvel's Runaways. Fans immediately took to Twitter to praise the simplicity of the admission, one that made so much sense in retrospect, but hadn't been stated in any of the nine previous episodes. "This…

M.I.A.’s New Documentary Traces Her Rise From Refugee To Pop Star

M.I.A.’s New Documentary Traces Her Rise From Refugee To Pop Star
If ever there was a pop star impossible to pigeonhole into one particular box, it's M.I.A., the musical maverick behind hits like "Paper Planes" and "Bad Girls." That's exactly why the upcoming documentary about her life, identity, and career, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A., is so eagerly anticipated — and on Thursday (July 19), the…

Only unofficial Test, India A tour of England at Worcester, Jul...

Only unofficial Test, India A tour of England at Worcester, Jul 16-19 2018 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
England Lions 423 and 194 for 5 (Malan 56, Pope 50*) beat India A 197 (Shaw 62, Pant 58, Curran 5-43) and 167 (Pant 61, Rahane 48) by 253 runsnScorecard England Lions wrapped up a comprehensive 253-run victory on the final day of their four-day unofficial Test at New Road, as India A were rolled…

Ashes schedule confirmed for 2019, along with England’s maiden Ireland Test

Ashes schedule confirmed for 2019, along with England’s maiden Ireland Test
Edgbaston will host the opening match of next year's Ashes, with Old Trafford and Headingley joining Lord's and The Oval as the other venues for a series that will be prefaced by a historic maiden Test match against Ireland at Lord's - a four-day match from July 24-27. The Ashes, which will follow the completion…

How much greyer was Dhoni’s beard at the end of the...

How much greyer was Dhoni’s beard at the end of the England ODI series than at the start?
To mark the end of the white-ball phase of the England v India summer, please enjoy the official ESPNcricinfo Stat of the Series competition. Simply choose your favourite three statistics from the shortlist below to win our star prize - the right to sit quietly in a darkened room and think about: (a) the alarmingly…

What makes the left-arm wristspinner such a threat?

What makes the left-arm wristspinner such a threat?
An admission: whenever a left-arm wristpinner comes on to bowl I take momentary pause to remind myself of the mechanics of this engagement, literally spelling it out in my head. If the right-arm leggie's stock ball breaks away from the right-hander, then the left-armer's must spin in to him. And the googly will be the…

ESPYS honor Nassar survivors with Ashe award

ESPYS honor Nassar survivors with Ashe award
The hundreds of survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse were given the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2018 ESPYS. Many of the survivors detailed their respective accounts of abuse in a video that played before the award presentation. Actress Jennifer Garner presented the award and said that while the survivors' story is difficult, it…