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Jan 19

Australia v England: second one-day international – live!

Updates from the match at the Gabba in BrisbaneThe Recap: sign up and get our email every FridayGet in touch on email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 5.25am GMT 30th over: Australia 161-3 (Finch 81, Marsh 15) He’s playing the spinners well now, Finch. Backs …

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Jan 18

Paul Downton: Kent name ex-England wicketkeeper as director of cricket

Kent appoint Paul Downton, who spent 18 months as managing director of the ECB, as their new director of cricket.

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Jan 18

Ben Stokes’ court date clashes with England Twenty20 comeback match

• Stokes must attend affray charge hearing on day of NZ game• Trevor Bayliss says Stokes not guaranteed to regain place in sideThe England all-rounder Ben Stokes is due to appear in court on an affray charge on the same day he was supposed to be making…

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Jan 18

Angelo Mathews currently being treated for a right hamstring tightness

Media Release
18th January, 2018
Sri Lankan White-Ball Captain Angelo Mathews is currently being treated for a right hamstring tightness.
The hamstring tightness has occurred, while Mathews was batting in yesterday’s Sri Lanka – Zimbabwe Match of the o…

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Jan 18

ගුවන් හමුදාව ‘බී’ කොටසේ තරගයේ දී ඉනිමකින් ජයගනී

ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය මෙහෙයවන මේජර්ලීග් බී කොටසේ ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ දී ගුවන් හමුදා කණ්ඩායම ඉනිමකින් හා ලකුණු 97කින් පානදුර ක්‍රීඩා සමාජය පරදා ජය ලැබීය.  පානදුර ක්‍රීඩා සමාජය මුල් ඉනිමේ දී ලකුණු 176කටත් දෙවන ඉනිමේ දී ලකුණු 36කටත් දැවී ගිය අතර, ගුවන් හමුදාව මුල් ඉනිමේ දී ලකුණු 309ක් ලැබීය.  ගුවන් හමුදා කණ්ඩායමේ ඩබ්ලිව්. එස්. රංගික මුල් ඉනිමේ දී ලකුණු 36ක ට කඩුලු පහක් ද දෙවන ඉනිමේ දී ලකුණුක්වත් ලබානොදී කඩුලු හතරක් ද දවාලීමට සමත්විය. මීගමුව – නාවික හමුදා තරගයත් කලුතර නගර කණ්ඩායම – ගාල්ල ක්‍රිකට් සමාජය අතර තරගයත් කුරුණෑගල තරුණ – පොලිසිය අතර තරගයත් ජයපැරදුමින් තොරව නිමාවට පත්විණි. ගුවන් හමුදාව ඉනිමකින් හා ලකුණු 97කින් පාන්දුර ක්‍රීඩා සමාජය පරාජය කළේය. පාන්දුර මුල් ඉනිම 176යි.  එස්. පීරිස් 30, එම්. ප්‍රියනාත් 443ට 3, ඩබ්ලිව්…. Read More →

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Jan 18

Sri Lanka goes down fighting to Zimbabwe

A cameo late rally innings by Thisara Perera of 64 off 37 balls packed with 5 boundaries and 3 sixes saw Sri Lanka lose by a narrow 12 runs chasing 291 to win in their opening match against Zimbabwe in the Tri Nation Series in Dhaka yesterday. Having taken strike with Sri Lanka on 157 for 4 wickets at the fall of skipper Angelo Mathews for 42, Perera rallied Sri Lanka through a fifth wicket partnership of 27 with Dinesh Chandimal (34). But from there he fought a virtual lone battle after Asela Gunaratne had departed for 4 with the total on 194. The hard hitting all-rounder forged a seventh wicket alliance of 30 runs with Wanidu Hasaranga as Sri… Read More →

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Jan 18

Great loss to cricket: Len Hutton to retire – archive, 1956

18 January 1956: Poor health has forced the England and Yorkshire cricketer, noted for his superb technique, to retire from the gameLen Hutton, the England and Yorkshire opening batsman and England’s professional captain in 23 Test matches, announced y…

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Jan 18

සිම්බාබ්වේ ලකුණු 12කින් ජයගනී

ශ්‍රී ලංකාව හා සිම්බාබ්වේ අතර බංග්ලාදේශයේ මීර්පූර් පිටියේ පැවැති තියුණු එක්දින සීමිත ඕවර ක්‍රිකට් තරගයෙන් සිම්බාබ්වේ ලකුණු 12ක ජයක් ලැබීය.  සිම්බාබ්වේ ඕවර 50 අවසානයේ කඩුලු හයකට ලබාගත් ලකුණු 290ට පිළිතුරු ලෙස ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ඕවර 48.1ක දී සියලු ක්‍රීඩකයන් දැවී ලබාගත්තේ ලකුණු 278කි. තිසර පෙරේරා කඩුල්ලේ රැඳී සිටින තෙක් ම ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ජයග්‍රහණය කරා යන අයුරු පෙන්නුම් කළත්, තරගය නිමවීමට පන්දු 20ක් ඉතිරිව තිබියදී නව වන කඩුල්ල ලෙස තිසර, මුළු ලකුණු 275 දී දැවී යාමත් සමඟ සිම්බාබ්වේ පිලට ජය මාවත විවෘත විණි.  තිසර පෙරේරා පන්දු 36ක දී හතරේ පහක්, හයේ තුනක් සමඟ අගනා ලකුණු 64ක් ලැබීය.  මෙය මීර්පූර් ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේ 100 වන එක්දින තරගයයි. ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ලකුණු 291ක ජයග්‍රාහී ඉලක්කයක් කරා යාමට පැමිණි අවස්ථාවේ ආරම්භක පිතිකරුවන් දෙදෙනා, කුසල් ජනිත් පෙරේරා සහ උපුල්… Read More →

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Jan 18

The Final Word: how to make an Ashes summer more compelling – podcast

Now the dust has settled on the Ashes series, Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins welcome broadcaster Daniel Norcross to dissect the last few months of cricketWith Geoff now recovered from a stint in a Sydney hospital – where he kindly gave up his bed for Joe…

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Jan 17

Jonny Bairstow and England return to Gabba in lighter mood for second ODI

• England aim to take 2-0 lead over Australia in one-day series• Bairstow happy with form as opener since shift last summerJonny Bairstow returned to familiar surroundings in Brisbane on Wednesday. It was in the Gabba’s press conference hall, moments a…

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Jan 17

Ben Stokes: ECB ruling raises more questions over their decision-making | Vic Marks

Decision to reinstate England all-rounder for series in New Zealand despite pending trial for affray has puzzling aspectsBen Stokes will be back in the fold and playing for England within four weeks. During the period when Stokes had not been charged b…

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Jan 17

Nathan Lyon: Nottinghamshire considering Australia spinner

Nottinghamshire are considering Australia spinner Nathan Lyon as their overseas player for the coming season.

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Jan 17

Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

Alex Hepburn appeared in court in Worcester to plead not guilty to an attack on a woman in the city.

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Jan 17

Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

Alex Hepburn appeared in court in Worcester to plead not guilty to an attack on a woman in the city.

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Jan 17

Joe Mennie: Lancashire sign Australian pace bowler

Lancashire sign Australian pace bowler Joe Mennie for the 2018 season as the club’s overseas player.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/42718719

Jan 17

Sam Billings: England limited-overs player replaces Sam Northeast as Kent captain

Kent announce Sam Billings as their new club captain for all formats of the game, replacing Sam Northeast.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/42718988