Month: January 2018

A window for the sixth edition of the Caribbean Premier League has been finalised, with the tournament to take place between August 8 and September 16. The schedule for the CPL has been set to avoid matches coinciding with West Indies’ international games, allowing marquee players to submit their names for this year’s draft. Graphic:
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Bolstered by his experience of Perth Stadium’s first official cricket fixture between Australia and England on Sunday, Tim Paine is hoping that Perth Scorchers will be burdened by the expectations of a sell-out crowd of more than 50,000 spectators when the Big Bash League’s most vaunted team takes on Hobart Hurricanes in the first semi-final.
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Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif‘s five-year ban for corruption has been upheld by an independent adjudicator. Latif, 32, had filed an appeal with the adjudicator after he was banned from cricket last September by an independent tribunal, for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the second edition of the PSL in 2017. The adjudicator,
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England have retained Jake Ball with the T20 squad for their triangular series with Australia and New Zealand as cover for fellow fast bowlers Liam Plunkett and Chris Jordan. Plunkett suffered a hamstring strain during the third ODI against Australia, missing the last two games as England won the series 4-1. Jordan had been playing
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Tea Bangladesh 250 for 2 (Mominul 107*, Mushfiqur 47*)v Sri Lanka Tamim Iqbal brought up his 25th Test half-century Associated Press Mominul Haque – free and flowing – sailed to a rapid hundred in the second session, while Sri Lanka toiled – wayward, wicketless, and already struggling in the Test. Even in the periods in which
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Toss Bangladesh chose to bat v Sri Lanka Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first on a Chittagong track expected to take plenty of turn as the game wears on. In the absence of the injured Shakib Al Hasan, 28-year-old left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam makes his Test debut, entering the XI ahead of
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