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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…
In Case You Missed it: more ball-tampering, Afghanistan’s big loss, and Scotland’s big win

In Case You Missed it: more ball-tampering, Afghanistan’s big loss, and Scotland’s big win

It's been a rather dramatic week for cricket, as India schooled Afghanistan in a punishing Test debut, Sri Lanka refused to take the field after ball-tampering allegations in St Lucia, and New Zealand women smashed records like it's going out of fashion. Here's all the news and views you may have missed. Tune in every…
Khawaja ‘extremely disappointed’ by ODI omission

Khawaja ‘extremely disappointed’ by ODI omission

Usman Khawaja was "extremely disappointed" there was no room for him in Australia's limited-overs set-up despite unavailability of Steven Smith and David Warner, and has indicated that "training hard" will be a key to his return to the team's white-ball ranks. Despite an outstanding recent record in domestic cricket and a handful of useful displays…
SL 334/8  (89.0 ov, RAS Lakmal 7*, A Dananjaya 16*, JO Holder 0/38) – Stumps | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

SL 334/8 (89.0 ov, RAS Lakmal 7*, A Dananjaya 16*, JO Holder 0/38)...

Sri Lanka 253 and 334 for 8 (Dananjaya 16*, Lakmal 7*, Gabriel 6-57, Roach 2-75) lead West Indies 300 by 287 runs play1:52 Mendis, Dickwella thrust Sri Lanka aheadFifties from the two batsmen set up a lead of 287 for the visitors on the fourth day of the St Lucia Test against West Indies Two…
Crash bang walloped

Crash bang walloped

Mohammad Ashraful hit his maiden one-day ton in Bangladesh's perfectly timed chase © Getty Images 2005"The most embarrassing defeat in our sport history" was how Sydney's Daily Telegraph summed up a performance that reverberated around the globe. Bangladesh had been 500 to 1 outsiders for their opening encounter with Australia in the NatWest Series, but…
The Stranger Things Kids Have Perfected The Art Of Red Carpet Posing

The Stranger Things Kids Have Perfected The Art Of Red Carpet Posing

At this point, the only reason to have an awards show is to invite the talented cast of Stranger Things. Our favorite Hawkins residents rolled up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards — which taped Saturday night but you can watch the big show on Monday, June 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT — looking…
Riverdale’s Vanessa Morgan Is Basically Beyoncé At The Movie & TV Awards

Riverdale’s Vanessa Morgan Is Basically Beyoncé At The Movie & TV Awards

As a loyal member of the Serpents gang, Vanessa Morgan's Toni Topaz mostly sticks to wearing knitted beanies and her trusty leather jacket. But for her debut appearance at the MTV Movie & TV Awards — which taped Saturday night but you can tune in on Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV…
Katherine Langford Rocks Her Darkest Look Yet For The Movie & TV Awards

Katherine Langford Rocks Her Darkest Look Yet For The Movie & TV Awards

And the award for most dramatic look on the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet goes to... Katherine Langford! On the carpet for the awards show — which taped Saturday night but you can tune in on Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV — the 13 Reasons Why actress rocked…
Beyoncé And Jay-Z Just Made Everyone Go ‘Ape Shit’ With A Surprise Joint Album

Beyoncé And Jay-Z Just Made Everyone Go ‘Ape Shit’ With A Surprise Joint Album

This is not a drill: Beyoncé and Jay-Z just dropped an entire joint album without any announcement or hype whatsoever. Because it's not like music's most powerful couple needs album promo anyway! Everything Is Love abruptly hit Tidal on Saturday afternoon (July 16) under the name The Carters. The collaborative album spans nine songs, clocks…
4th Match, Netherlands Tri-Nation T20I Series at Deventer, Jun 17 2018 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

4th Match, Netherlands Tri-Nation T20I Series at Deventer, Jun 17 2018 | Match Report...

Ireland 185 for 6 (Stirling 81, Sharif 2-31) tied Scotland 185 for 4 (Coetzer 54, Singh 1-34) Safyaan Sharif after claiming the final wicket Getty ImagesPaul Stirling made the most of a let-off on the second ball of the Ireland chase to break his own Ireland record for his side's highest score in T20 internationals in…
How the ball-tampering episode unfolded in St Lucia

How the ball-tampering episode unfolded in St Lucia

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been officially charged with ball tampering in the ongoing Test against West Indies - a charge he and the Sri Lanka team appear likely to contest when a hearing is held at the end of the Test. Here is the sequence that led to the state of events. Following…