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NZ 74/2  (11.0 ov, LRPL Taylor 1*, GH Worker 33*, SS Cottrell 2/36) – Live | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

NZ 74/2 (11.0 ov, LRPL Taylor 1*, GH Worker 33*, SS Cottrell 2/36)...

West Indies opt to bowl v New Zealand nLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Doug Bracewell found Chris Gayle's outside edge off his first ball Getty ImagesWest Indies won the toss and chose to bowl on a Hagley Oval track they believed would characteristically favour seam bowling. The big news from their camp, however, is that Chris…
2nd T20I (N), Sri Lanka tour of India at Indore, Dec 22 2017 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo

2nd T20I (N), Sri Lanka tour of India at Indore, Dec 22 2017 |...

Big Picture Trying to get your novel published. Receiving venture capital funding for your business. Getting some sleep after recently becoming a parent. Even getting Steven Smith out. Tough? Try providing context to this series. That too, India have rested some of their stars, with the main focus on the series against South Africa next…
Ellyse Perry declared ICC’s Women’s Cricketer of the Year

Ellyse Perry declared ICC’s Women’s Cricketer of the Year

Ellyse Perry has cemented her status as the leading women's cricketer in the world by winning the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year award. The Australian allrounder beat New Zealand's Amy Satterthwaite and India's Harmanpreet Kaur to the title. The award, named in honour of the pioneering Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was established following her death in…
Players safe after Melbourne incident

Players safe after Melbourne incident

Australia and England's players are safe and accounted for, after a car drove into a crowd close to Flinders Street Station in Melbourne on Thursday evening. According to reports, between 14 and 16 people were injured as a result of what police are calling a "deliberate act". The incident took place around 4.45pm local time…
3rd Match, Big Bash League at Hobart, Dec 21 2017 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

3rd Match, Big Bash League at Hobart, Dec 21 2017 | Match Report |...

3:00 AM ET Alex MalcolmESPN CloseAlex Malcolm is a Melbourne-based sports journalist and broadcaster. He has been a long-time contributor to ESPNcricinfo and reported for the AFL website for four seasons. He has also worked as a television commentator calling Australian Rules Football, Athletics and Tennis for a number of networks. 1:30 Dwayne Bravo took…
‘Protect our fast bowlers from burn-out’ – Malan

‘Protect our fast bowlers from burn-out’ – Malan

Dawid Malan has called upon the ECB and the first-class counties to offer more protection to promising fast bowlers in England. Malan, England's top run-scorer in the Ashes campaign with 302 runs in six innings, has seen at first hand the value of pace as Australia's attack have hurried and harried England's batsmen on surfaces…
All England want for Christmas…is a win

All England want for Christmas…is a win

The Ashes are gone and the prospect of another whitewash looms for England. There will be a huge number of visiting supporters in Melbourne for the Boxing Day Test, so what do they need to do to bring some festive cheer? Stick or twist One of the most obvious differences between the sides has been…
CSA loses $14m over GLT20 postponement

CSA loses $14m over GLT20 postponement

Cricket South Africa has recorded losses of approximately R180 million (US$14.16 million approx) over the posptoned T20 Global League (GLT20), ESPNcricinfo has learned. Though the amount is significant, it is just over half the US$25 million the organisation was forecast to lose if the event had gone ahead. A little less than half the losses…
Dean and Daz make merry in Mebourne

Dean and Daz make merry in Mebourne

England embarked upon the 1998-99 Ashes tour having beaten South Africa at home that summer, and arrived in Australia relatively upbeat. Or at least, they ought to have done… Alec Stewart: The South Africa series was the first time we'd beaten a major team in a four- or five-match series for 13 years, I think.…
1st T20I (N), Sri Lanka tour of India at Cuttack, Dec 20 2017 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

1st T20I (N), Sri Lanka tour of India at Cuttack, Dec 20 2017 |...

India 180 for 3 (Rahul 61, Dhoni 39*, Pandey 32*) beat Sri Lanka 87 (Chahal 4-23, Pandya 3-29) by 93 runsnScorecard and ball-by-ball details Dew was always going to play a role in the first T20I at the Barabati Stadium, and both teams knew it. Sri Lanka picked just one specialist spinner, packed their side…
SLC promises new coach Hathurusingha autonomy

SLC promises new coach Hathurusingha autonomy

Chandika Hathurusingha will have a free hand as Sri Lanka's head coach, or so, at least, the board has promised. During his two-and-a-half-year stint as Bangladesh's coach, Hathurusingha had wielded substantial influence in the system, and had been a selector besides. Though he will not be a selector in the Sri Lanka set-up for now,…
2nd Match, Big Bash League at Brisbane, Dec 20 2017 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

2nd Match, Big Bash League at Brisbane, Dec 20 2017 | Match Report |...

1:30 Brisbane Heat's 206 proved just out of reach for Melbourne Stars at the Gabba, despite Marcus Stoinis' 99 Brisbane Heat 7 for 206 (Ross 51, Burns 50, Stoinis 3-38) beat Melbourne Stars 6 for 191 (Stoinis 99, Faulkner 47*, Shadab 2-41) by 15 runsnScorecard and ball-by-ball details No Chris Lynn, no worries for Brisbane…