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Mar 22

Ishan Kishan confirms availability for IPL 2017

The 18-year-old will be aiming to make amends on his disappointing debut campaign during IPL 2016 in which he scored only 42 runs.

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/ishan-kishan-confirms-availability-ipl-220800503.html

Mar 22

Michael Clarke lashes out at Australian media for equating Virat Kohli with Donald Trump

Former Australian captain backs Kohli to score big and help India win the series in Dharamsala.

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/michael-clarke-lashes-australian-media-215900073.html

Mar 22

Why BCCI’s move to offer Grade A contracts to Test specialists deserves applause

Revamped regime sends out a strong message to aspiring cricketers as well as global detractors.

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/why-bccis-move-offer-grade-211400436.html

Mar 22

Derbyshire ditch Dubai for home from home pre-season ‘tour’

Derbyshire abandon their regular pre-season tour to sunnier climes and opt to stay closer to home to hone their skills.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39355906

Mar 22

Ish Sodhi: New Nottinghamshire recruits targets longer stay

Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi hopes playing in Nottinghamshire’s T20 campaign in 2017 will lead to a longer stay in England.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39354241

Mar 22

O’Brien leads Ireland to victory

Kevin O’Brien’s superb all-round display guided Ireland to a series-levelling three wickets win against Afghanistan in Greater Noida.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/obrien-leads-ireland-to-victory

Mar 22

Ex-Glamorgan player and coach Derrick dies at 54

Former Glamorgan coach and player John Derrick, who played over 200 matches for the county, dies at the age of 54.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39290666

Mar 22

Cricket in Sri Lanka not dead by any means, Let us be sporty and acknowledge Bangladesh

Sri Lanka did lose to Bangladesh which is lamentable. That the loss was the result of certain mistakes by the home team in a see sawing contest that the minnows of Test cricket came on top is how the game went. The costly follies by the Sri Lankans like dropped catches, poor run out throws, and four specialist batsmen getting out on the trot were contributory factors. There have been certain grey areas mainly the fielding that needs to be nipped in the bud. While the Sri Lankan camp has to get back to the drawing board and recoup addressing those grey areas, a very dismaying factor is to find a good part of the local media in a seeming… Read More →

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Mar 22

ටෙස්ට් තරගයක් පරාජය වූ පමණින් රටක ක්‍රිකට් විනාශ වන්නේ නැත

ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් කණ්ඩායම මාර්තු 19 වැනිදා ප්‍රථමවරට බංග්ලදේශය වෙතින් පරාජයට පත් වූයේ ලංකා කණ්ඩායමේ යම් යම් අඩුපාඩුකම් හා අතපසුවීම් මත බව පැහැදිලිය.  පරාජය පිළිබඳව දුකක් ඇතිවීම ස්වාභාවිකය.  ඒ පිළිබඳ සාධාරණ වූ විවේචනවලට හා උපදෙස්වලට ද අප ගෞරව කරන්නෙමු. මේ තරගයේ වාසිය වරින් වර දෙපැත්තටම දෝලනය වෙමින් තිබී අවසන් දින දිවා ආහාරයෙන් පසුව එය බංග්ලදේශය දෙසට නැඹුරුව ඔවුන් සිය සියවන තරගය ජය ලැබීය.  ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ගාල්ලේ පැවැති ප්‍රථම ටෙස්ට් තරගය ලකුණු 259ක දැවැන්ත ජයග්‍රහනයක් ලබා සිටි හෙයින් තරගාවලිය 1-1ක් ලෙස ජය පැරදුමකින් තොරව නිමාවිය.  වත්මන් බංග්ලදේශ කණ්ඩායම දැනට ප්‍රබල තත්ත්වයක පසුවන අතර ඔවුන් පසුගිය මාස කිහිපය තුළ ක්‍රිකට් දැවැන්තයන් වන එංගලන්තය හා නවසීලන්තය ද පරාජය කළ අවස්ථා තිබිණි.  ‘‘ලිලිපුට්ලා ගලිවර්ලාට” පරාජය වන ලෙස බංග්ලදේශය සැමදාම දැවැන්තයන්ට පරාජය විය යුතු යැයි… Read More →

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Mar 22

Mason Crane: Hampshire leg-spinner proud of New South Wales selection

Hampshire leg-spinner Mason Crane intends to stay level-headed after an eventful winter in Australia and UAE.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39346213

Mar 22

Dhoni’s 54, Gilchrist’s 85: 5 unforgettable IPL knocks

The whirlwind innings that have left an indelible mark on the IPL

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/dhoni-54-gilchrist-85-five-073614709.html

Mar 22

Virat Kohli falls down ICC batting rankings with Steve Smith still top

  • Kohli no longer top-ranked Indian as Cheteshwar Pujara passes him
  • Australia captain Smith remains world’s best batsman according to ICC

Captain Virat Kohli is no longer the most important wicket in India’s Test side, at least according to the International Cricket Council’s rankings.

Kohli has slipped below team-mate Cheteshwar Pujara in the latest table released by the ICC. Australia skipper Steve Smith remains the top-ranked batsman in the world with 941 rating points out of a possible 1000.

Related: Handscomb and Marsh guide Australia to draw and keep India series alive

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/mar/22/virat-kohli-falls-down-icc-batting-rankings-with-steve-smith-still-top

Mar 22

Mitchell Starc eyes Champions Trophy comeback

The Australian speedster will be seeing a specialist on Thursday.

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/mitchell-starc-eyes-champions-trophy-013400731.html

Mar 21

Michael Clarke praises resilient Virat Kohli for Ranchi heroics

Clarke is all a-praise for resilient KohliThe former Australian skipper believes the extent of Kohli’s shoulder injury was much more than what was reported.

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/michael-clarke-praises-resilient-virat-233100696.html

Mar 21

Australian media calls Virat Kohli ‘the Donald Trump of world sport’

The ongoing series had seen a lot of off field fireworks between the teams.

Permanent link to this article: http://cricket.yahoo.com/news/australian-media-calls-virat-kohli-201910037.html

Mar 21

John Hastings: Worcestershire’s Australia all-rounder reports fit for season’s duty

Australia all-rounder John Hastings reports fit ahead of his contracted full season’s duty with Worcestershire.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/39345243

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