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When underdogs Pakistan beat the odds

When underdogs Pakistan beat the odds

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Scotland, Ireland knew there would be no Super Over after tie

Scotland, Ireland knew there would be no Super Over after tie

10:30 AM ET Peter Della PennaCricket ClosePeter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.Follow Peter on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna Team representatives from both Ireland and Scotland camps have said there was…
Aaron Finch admits Australia have under-performed amid ODI rankings slump

Aaron Finch admits Australia have under-performed amid ODI rankings slump

Australia have "under-performed dramatically" in ODI cricket over recent months, according to Aaron Finch. Australia, who will have lost five ODI series in succession if they lose any of the final three matches in the Royal London series, have slipped to sixth position in the ICC ODI team rankings. It is their worst placing since…
Alex Hales admits he needs ‘big runs’ to reclaim first-choice England place

Alex Hales admits he needs ‘big runs’ to reclaim first-choice England place

Alex Hales has admitted he needs "big runs" if he is to force his way back into England's first-choice ODI side ahead of the World Cup. Hales, who initially lost his place in the side when he was suspended in the aftermath of the incident in Bristol in which Ben Stokes was arrested, is currently…
3rd ODI (D/N), Australia tour of England at Nottingham, Jun 19 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo

3rd ODI (D/N), Australia tour of England at Nottingham, Jun 19 2018 | Match...

Big Picture Two games gone, three to go. And England are on the brink of their second ODI series win against Australia in the space of six months. Leaving aside Australia's well-documented absentees for one moment, victory at Trent Bridge would be further confirmation of England's radical departure from their traditions in limited-overs cricket -…
Rockies vs. Rangers – Game Recap – June 17, 2018 – ESPN

Rockies vs. Rangers – Game Recap – June 17, 2018 – ESPN

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Father's Day was the crowning touch on rookie catcher Jose Trevino's wild week. Trevino blooped a two-run single to left-center field, capping a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that carried the Texas Rangers over the Colorado Rockies 13-12 on Sunday. He has been a father for only a…
Brewers P Houser vomits twice, finishes inning

Brewers P Houser vomits twice, finishes inning

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Adrian Houser made it through the top of the eighth inning of a 10-9 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday despite vomiting twice during the inning. The right-hander, who was called on to pitch in the inning with the Brewers trailing 8-5, first vomited behind the mound after finishing his warm-up…
Officials suspect arson at site of Randolph killing

Officials suspect arson at site of Randolph killing

MARION, Ind. -- Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there. The fire happened at Hop's Blues Room in Marion early Sunday -- less than 24 hours after 35-year-old Roger Randolph was found dead. Firefighters extinguished…
Big Ben values record wins, not record contract

Big Ben values record wins, not record contract

PITTSBURGH -- Two years from free agency in a robust quarterback market, Ben Roethlisberger isn't concerned with landing a record-breaking contract. "I care about record-breaking Super Bowl wins and things like that -- that's more important to me," the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback told ESPN from his football pro camp Sunday in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger taught youth…
Seismic win: ‘Chicharito’ in tears after Germany

Seismic win: ‘Chicharito’ in tears after Germany

4:05 PM ET Tom MarshallESPN FC MOSCOW -- Mexico striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez shed tears of joy after El Tri's 1-0 upset win against Germany in its opening game of the World Cup, but he won't be celebrating or dwelling on the victory for long. Mexico's leading career goal scorer was captured on TV crying…
Australia slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings

Australia slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings

Defeats in the first two ODIs against England have sent Australia tumbling to a 34-year low in the ICC rankings. They have slipped to sixth place, and will need to win at least one of the three remaining games in the series to climb back above Pakistan to fifth. According to cricket.com.au, the last time…
The men’s ODI XI of the last 25 years

The men’s ODI XI of the last 25 years

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd For a significant part of the last 25 years, Test and ODI teams did not differ radically from one another - cricket was cricket, after all, and class was class. ESPNcricinfo's mighty ODI XI of the last 25 years reflects this. Three are just three changes from the dream Test XI (Virat…