The former England batsman James Taylor has been named as a full-time selector to work alongside recently appointed national selector Ed Smith. Taylor, who was forced to retire in 2016 having been diagnosed with the heart condition ARVC, played seven Tests and 27 ODIs. He was already one of the scouts appointed by the ECB
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India A 192 (Bawne 43, Nair 42, Reifer 5-50) and 321 for 5 (Vihari 68, Pant 67*. Nair 55) beat West Indies A 302 (Brooks 122, Siraj 4-68) and 210 (Blackwood 67, Campbell 61, Siraj 4-64) by five wickets Rishabh Pant‘s counter-attacking unbeaten 71-ball 67 helped India A complete a stirring come-from-behind win in the
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Toss Zimbabwe chose to bowl v Pakistan Hamilton Masakadza and Sarfraz Ahmed shake hands at the toss AFP Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bowl first. Rain in the morning in Bulawayo meant cloudy conditions for the start of the first ODI, making the decision to insert Pakistan in a fairly simple one for Zimbabwe
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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha have accepted they will not participate in the Test series against South Africa, after the ICC concluded its hearing on the trio, who had pleaded guilty to a level three spirit of cricket offence. The ICC tweeted ten hours before the start of
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12:37 PM ET Mohammad IsamESPN The BCB has appointed Ryan Cook as the senior team’s fielding coach until the 2019 World Cup. He will join the team during the second Test against West Indies in Jamaica on Friday. Cook will effectively take over from Sohel Islam, who is with the team as a stop-gap fielding
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Big picture After the first Test in Antigua ended a couple of hours before the Brazil-Belgium World Cup quarterfinal last week, there was some mock appreciation from Bangladeshi fans; at least their cricket team didn’t clash with the football. Some even suggested that if the second Test ends by the third afternoon, they could all
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Big picture If England’s long-term ODI project needed one last tryout ahead of next year’s World Cup, there can hardly be a better dress rehearsal than facing cricket’s other formidable ODI team at home. There’s a plethora of staggering batting and bowling numbers around both England and India, but the larger picture is that this
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Zimbabwe have called up three uncapped players – Liam Roche, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe and Ryan Murray – for the five-match ODI series against Pakistan, which begins on Friday in Bulawayo. Injuries, meanwhile, have ruled out Solomon Mire and Kyle Jarvis. With a number of senior players unavailable in the backdrop of friction between the players and
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