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Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka's historic 2-0 test series victory over South Africa had seemed somewhat fanciful when they arrived in some disarray and on a long losing streak, but leave as the first Asian side to win a series in the country.

ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday it had banned United Arab Emirates-based coach Irfan Ansari from all cricket for 10 years after he was found guilty of corruption.

India win 5th ODI against New Zealand, take series 4-1

India win 5th ODI against New Zealand, take series 4-1

Ambati Rayudu struck a sparkling 90 in tough conditions to help India overcome the loss of four early wickets and beat New Zealand by 35 runs in the final one-day international in Wellington ...

India's cricket board lifts bans on Pandya and Rahul

India's cricket board lifts bans on Pandya and Rahul

Indian cricketers KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya, who were suspended earlier this month for making controversial comments about women, have had their bans lifted with immediate effect ...

Spin twins set up crushing victory for India over New Zealand

Spin twins set up crushing victory for India over New Zealand

A match billed as a runfest was turned upside-down by India's spin twins Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal on Wednesday, as New Zealand were crushed by eight wickets in the first one-day international in Napier.

India's Kohli sweeps all three top ICC awards

India's Kohli sweeps all three top ICC awards

India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday became the first ever player to clinch all three top honours including cricketer of the year in the International Cricket Council awards.

India praised for ‘perfect finish’ to historic Australia tour

India praised for ‘perfect finish’ to historic Australia tour

India's cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a ‘perfect finish’ to their historic Australia tour with a maiden one-day international bilateral series victory.

Australia win first one-dayer against India despite Rohit century

Australia win first one-dayer against India despite Rohit century

Paceman Jhye Richardson took four for 26 as Australia finally gave their fans something to smile about with a 34-run victory over India in the first one-day international on Saturday ...

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of women's Twenty20 in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the governing body said on Monday.

Kohli, Pandya help India level T20 series in Sydney

Kohli, Pandya help India level T20 series in Sydney

India's Virat Kohli led from the front with a sparkling 61 not out to help secure a series-levelling six-wicket victory over Australia in the third and final Twenty20 International on Sunday.

Pakistan's Hafeez hits ton as Australia toil on first day

Pakistan's Hafeez hits ton as Australia toil on first day

Mohammad Hafeez marked his return to test cricket with a century as Pakistan reached 255-3 at stumps on the first day of the series-opening test match against Australia on Sunday.

Kuldeep spins India to record win against sorry Windies

Kuldeep spins India to record win against sorry Windies

India first subjected West Indies to the ignominy of follow-on and then crushed them inside three days to record their biggest victory -- by an innings and 272 runs -- in the first match of the two-test series in Rajkot on Saturday.