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Cricket-Australia captain Smith backs Khawaja for recall

MELBOURNE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Australia captain Steve Smith has backed discarded batsman Usman Khawaja for a recall and a "big" home summer against England after he was overlooked for the test series in India.

Cricket-Australia spearhead Starc to miss India white-ball tour

MELBOURNE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Starc will miss the limited-overs tour of India starting next month as he continues his recovery from a foot injury.

UPDATE 1-Cricket-Ruthless Root, Cook put England in control

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Joe Root and Alastair Cook played sublimely to lead England to a commanding 215 for two at tea on the opening day of their first day-night test against the West Indies at Edgbaston on Thursday...

Cricket-Cook, Root lead England recovery

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 17 (Reuters) - England recovered from a typically stuttering start with the bat in their first day-night test to move on to 108 for two at lunch on the opening day of the series against West Indies on Thursd...

Cricket-Test Series England v West Indies scoreboard

Aug 17 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at lunch on the first day in the first Test between England and West Indies on Thursday in Birmingham, England England 1st innings A. Cook not out 50 M. Stoneman b Roach 8 T. Westley lbw b Cummins 8 J. Root not out 40 Extras (w-2) 2 Total (for 2 wickets, 27

Cricket-England win toss and bat in their first day-night test

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - English cricket took a plunge into the future -- and also into the unknown -- on Thursday as it launched into its first day-night test match against the West Indies at Edgbaston.

Cricket-Test Series England v West Indies line-ups

Aug 17 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the first Test between England and West Indies on Thursday in Birmingham, England England won toss and decided to bat England: Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, Tom Westley, Joe Root (capt), Dawid Malan,...Show More Summary

Cricket-Pakistan's Akmal in trouble over Arthur outburst

LAHORE, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Umar Akmal faces sanction from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) following the out-of-favour batsman's public outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur.

Cricket-Sri Lanka transition grinds to halt at India roadblock

Aug 17 (Reuters) - Two years have passed since Sri Lanka bid farewell to the last of their batting greats yet the South Asian side appears no nearer to ending what has been a difficult period of transition.

Cricket-Stoneman selected as Cook's latest partner for England

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Opening batsman Mark Stoneman has been selected to make his debut for England in their first day-night test match against the West Indies, starting at Edgbaston on Thursday.

Cricket-Lehmann says batsman Warner recovering from neck blow

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Australia opening batsman David Warner is recovering well after being struck in the neck by a bouncer from team mate Josh Hazlewood and should be fit for the upcoming two-test series in Bangladesh, coach Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday.

Cricket-Tharanga pleads for patience ahead of India ODIs

COLOMBO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - A day after Sri Lanka's test captain Dinesh Chandimal apologised for a 3-0 series whitewash against India, limited-overs captain Upul Tharanga has asked fans for patience ahead of their upcoming ODIs and Twenty20 matches.

Cricket-England unsure what to expect as pink-ball cricket arrives

Aug 15 (Reuters) - England's cricketers admit they will be taking a leap in the dark when the country hosts its first day-night test, with a pink ball, against the West Indies this week.

Cricket-Warner downed by friendly fire in Darwin squad match

MELBOURNE, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Australia opening batsman David Warner was a victim of friendly fire when he was struck in the neck by a bouncer from team mate Josh Hazlewood and retired hurt during an intra-squad match in Darwin on Tuesday.

Cricket-Dhoni no automatic choice, says India chief selector

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in one-day internationals and the former India captain needs to keep performing to be involved in the 2019 World Cup, chief selector MSK Prasad has said.

Cricket-India whitewash worst loss for Sri Lanka captain Chandimal

Aug 15 (Reuters) - The 3-0 whitewash to India at home was the worst series loss Dinesh Chandimal has ever experienced, Sri Lanka's new test captain has said while apologising to the fans for the team's performance.

Cricket-Indian pair to play for English counties

LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Ravi Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara will play English county cricket this year ahead of India's tour next summer, India's chairman of selectors MSK Prasad said on Monday.

Cricket-India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 14 (Reuters) - India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs inside three days in the third and final test to complete a 3-0 whitewash on Monday.

Cricket-India close in on series sweep after Shami strikes

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Paceman Mohammed Shami struck twice as India closed in on a massive win on day three of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday.

Cricket-Test Series Sri Lanka v India scoreboard

Aug 14 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at lunch on the third day in the third and final Test between Sri Lanka and India on Monday in Pallekele, Sri Lanka India 1st innings 487 (S. Dhawan 119, H. Pandya 108, L. Rahul 85; L. Sandakan 5-132) Sri Lanka 1st innings 135 (K. Show More Summary

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