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The Club Captain's Dilemma: Winning While Giving Everyone A Game

32 minutes agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Your team is full of talented all-rounders. Someone needs to fill the final place. What do you do? This is a common question in club and school cricket. Good players tend to have two or three skills meaning your top six batsmen are likely...Show More Summary

Gunaratne in doubt for rest of India Tests

39 minutes agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The Sri Lanka allrounder has fractured his left thumb and has been taken to Colombo to see a specialist

Cricket-Dhawan half-century steers India to 115-1 at lunch

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 26 (Reuters) - Shikhar Dhawan's fluent unbeaten half-century helped India overcome the early loss of Abhinav Mukund and reach 115 for one at lunch on the opening day of the first test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

Cricket-Test Series Sri Lanka v India scoreboard

July 26 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at lunch on the first day in the first Test between Sri Lanka and India on Wednesday in Galle, Sri Lanka India 1st innings S. Dhawan not out 64 A. Mukund c Dickwella b Pradeep 12 C. Pujara not out 37 Extras (nb-1 w-1) 2 Total (for 1 wickets, 27 overs) 115 Fall of

Cricket-Pandya debuts as India bat in Galle against Sri Lanka

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 26 (Reuters) - India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat in the first of the three-test series against hosts Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium on Wednesday.

Cricket-Test Series Sri Lanka v India line-ups

July 26 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the first Test between Sri Lanka and India on Wednesday in Galle, Sri Lanka India won toss and decided to bat Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo...Show More Summary

India bat first; Pandya, Gunathilaka debut

4 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Hardik Pandya and Danushka Gunathilaka made their Test debuts as India chose to bat on a hard and reasonably grassy pitch in Galle

Reece best sends Derbyshire soaring

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Luis Reece left his mark on his former county with a T20 best unbeaten 97 from 55 balls as Derbyshire beat Lancashire by 35 runs in the NatWest Blast game at Derby

SA trio lead Glamorgan to victory

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Glamorgan's trio of current and former South Africa internationals, David Miller, Jacques Rudolph and Colin Ingram, led their side to a 25-run NatWest T20 Blast win over previously unbeaten Gloucestershire at Bristol

Patel, Wessels star as Durham flop again

12 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Durham are in danger of becoming the doormats of the north group in the NatWest T20 Blast after Nottinghamshire wiped the floor with them

'Spike got stuck in the pitch' - Mithali Raj

14 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The India women captain said she couldn't keep up her running momentum because a spike from her shoe got stuck as she sprinted for the single

'No question about England commitment' - Stokes

15 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Ben Stokes has branded criticism of England's performance in the Trent Bridge Test as "harsh" and "unfair"

India look to defy ghosts of past Galle defeats

17 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

India have grown in strength since their 2015 defeat in Galle, but they need to be clinical for sustained periods to take down Sri Lanka at what has become an impregnable fortress

'The bond within the team is outstanding' - Kohli

17 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The India captain feels development of a tight-knit team is the biggest success of his captaincy apart from the rise to No. 1 on the rankings

How to Scout Players for Your Cricket Club

18 hours agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

In cricket, sides are always changing. To survive, every team needs to scout and recruit players. But that's difficult. If you bring on young players - a sensible thing to do - they will take years to get to the required standard. If...Show More Summary

Galle's covered exterior sparks spectator displeasure

20 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sri Lanka Cricket have covered the outer periphery of the Galle Stadium with corrugated iron sheets and SLC branding, much to the resentment of the local spectators

Walsh wants control and consistency from Bangladesh's pacers

20 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Courtney Walsh is trying to inculcate the values of consistency, bowling in pairs and putting more thought into the game in Bangladesh's young fast bowlers in his first camp as their bowling coach

Cricket-Kohli says India ready to negate Herath threat at Galle

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 25 (Reuters) - Indian batsmen have done their homework and will not allow Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath to wreck them again at Galle, captain Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first test between the neighbours on Tuesday.

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