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Cricket-Angelo out as Sri Lanka add three new faces for Pakistan test

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka all-rounder and former skipper Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the first test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi next week with a calf injury, but the uncapped Sadeera Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva and Lahiru Gamage are in the squad.

Cricket-Botham bats for transfer reform as Coughlin leaves Durham

Sept 20 (Reuters) - The England and Wales Cricket Board should introduce a transfer system that will reward counties for producing promising cricketers, former national team captain Ian Botham has said.

Cricket-Pakistan batsman Latif handed five-year fixing ban

LAHORE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Batsman Khalid Latif has been handed a five-year ban for his role in a spot-fixing scandal during this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL), the country's cricket board said on Wednesday.

Cricket-Sri Lanka grab automatic 2019 World Cup berth at Windies' expense

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka have secured an automatic berth at the 2019 Cricket World Cup at the expense of West Indies after the two-times champions lost to England in the opener of their one-day series on Tuesday.

Cricket-Napier turfed out as venue for NZ-England one-dayer

WELLINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - New Zealand has changed the venue of its second one-day international against England in February to Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui from Napier's McLean Park due to a delay in re-turfing the troubled ven...

UPDATE 1-Cricket-Bairstow ton propels England to easy ODI win over Windies

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - An unbeaten century from Jonny Bairstow helped England stroll to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies in the opening match of their one-day series at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Cricket-One Day International England v West Indies scoreboard

Sept 19 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at close of play in the first One Day International between England and West Indies on Tuesday in Manchester, England West Indies Innings C. Gayle c Root b Woakes 37 E. Lewis c Hales b Ali 11 S. Hope c Bairstow b Stokes 35 M. Samuels c Buttler b Stokes 17 J. Mohammed c Hales b Rashid 18

Cricket-One Day International England v West Indies line-ups

Sept 19 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the first One Day International between England and West Indies on Tuesday in Manchester, England West Indies won toss and decided to bat England: Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt),...Show More Summary

Cricket-Gibson targets number one ranking with South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 19 (Reuters) - New South Africa coach Ottis Gibson faces a fast bowling crisis ahead of the two-test home series against Bangladesh that starts on Sept. 28, as he plots a path to return the side to number one in the International Cricket Council's five-day rankings.

Cricket-Sri Lanka name new selection panel led by Labrooy

COLOMBO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka named a new selection committee on Tuesday, putting former test bowler Graeme Labrooy in charge of the five-member panel as they seek a reversal in the team's fortune.

Cricket-Coulter-Nile keeps test dream alive while clear of injuries

MELBOURNE, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A dreadful run of injuries prompted Australia fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile to consider packing in first class cricket to become a Twenty20 gun-for-hire but after a welcome return to fitness the 29-year-old is now eyeing a test berth.

Cricket-Pandya and spinners secure India's win against Australia

CHENNAI, India, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Hardik Pandya's all-round brilliance and some excellent bowling by the Indian spinners secured a 26-run victory against Australia under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-hit first one-day international on Sunday.

UPDATE 1-Cricket-One Day International India v Australia scoreboard

Sept 17 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at close of play in the first One Day International between India and Australia on Sunday in Chennai, India India Innings A. Rahane c Wade b Coulter-Nile 5 Ro. Sharma c Coulter-Nile b Stoinis 28 V. Kohli c Maxwell b Coulter-Nile 0 M. Pandey c Wade b Coulter-Nile 0 K. Jadhav c Cartwright b Stoinis 40 M. Dhoni

Cricket-One Day International India v Australia line-ups

Sept 17 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the first One Day International between India and Australia on Sunday in Chennai, India India won toss and decided to bat India: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (capt), Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni,...Show More Summary

Cricket-Sri Lanka ban former player Silva for misconduct

COLOMBO, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Former Sri Lanka batsman Chamara Silva has been banned for two years from all cricket-related activities for misconduct and violating 'spirit of the game' during a domestic match, the country's cricket board said on Sunday.

Cricket-Windies humble England in T20

Sept 16 (Reuters) - West Indies laid down a significant marker ahead of the ODI series as they comfortably beat England by 21 runs in their sole Twenty20 fixture at Chester-le-Street on Saturday.

Cricket-Australia engage local Indian spinner to foil Yadav threat

CHENNAI, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Australia skipper Steve Smith exuded confidence his team can dominate India's left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the one-day series beginning on Sunday after two days of facing a local bowler of similar action in the nets.

Cricket-South Africa's Duminy calls time on test career

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 16 (Reuters) - South Africa batsman JP Duminy has decided to quit test cricket but will continue to feature in the shorter formats of the game, the 33-year-old said in a statement on Saturday.

Cricket-Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of international cricket

LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Pakistan beat the touring World XI on Friday by 33 runs in the final Twenty20 fixture in Lahore to win the three match series 2-1 and thrill home fans excited by the return of international cric...

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