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The two-match Twenty20 series between the West Indies and India is a tough one to predict, because there are many ‘firsts’ for the sides as they clash in the USA. Number one: India have never played an international in the USA. Then, the sides have never played a T20 series against each other, and have […]

Dilshan retires after nearly 17 years

Dilshan retires after nearly 17 years

Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan, has announced that he will retire and play his last ODI in Dambulla on Sunday and his last T20I on September 9th in Colombo. the 39 year old has played 87 Tests, 329 ODIs and 78 T20Is for his country, and is renowned for inventing the reverse scoop known as […]

Coulter-Nile out of Sri Lanka tour

Australia fast-bowler, Nathan Coulter-Nile, has been ruled out of the remainder of the tour of Sri Lanka with a lower back injury. Coulter-Nile has not featured in any of the international matches on the current tour, with Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc carrying the pace attack. Bupa support team Physiotherapist David Beakley said: “Nathan had […]

Pakistan become No 1 test team

Pakistan become No 1 test team

Pakistan supplanted arch rivals India to become the world’s No 1 test side on Monday for the first time since the International Cricket Council (ICC) introduced the rankings system in 2003. A waterlogged outfield in Trinidad forced a draw in the fourth and final test between the West Indies and India, a match the tourists […]

Pakistan fined for slow over rate at Oval

Pakistan fined for slow over rate at Oval

Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in the fourth Test against England, which concluded at The Oval on Monday. Match referee Richie Richardson imposed the fine after Misbah-ul-Haq’s side was ruled to be one over short of their target of 158 overs when time allowances were taken into consideration. Time allowances include […]

Pakistan on top after Azhar Ali century

Pakistan on top after Azhar Ali century

Pakistan are threatening to take control of the third Test at Edgbaston after ending day two on 257/3 in pursuit of England’s first-innings total of 297. England were bouyed by a wicket in the very first over of the day, as Mohammad Hafeez made the mistake of going at a short and wide one from […]