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‘We haven’t picked the wrong ‘uns’ – Duminy

South Africa’s inability to pick the variations of India’s wristspinners, in particular the googly, is the chief cause of their woes in the series so far, according to JP Duminy. As the senior-most batsman in the squad in match terms and the top run-scorer on an otherwise dismal card in Cape Town, Duminy was tasked with explaining what went wrong ...

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England one-day captain Morgan postpones wedding

Eoin Morgan has been forced to rearrange his wedding later this year  Sri Lanka have changed dates for the Test and limited-overs matches in autumn The 31-year-old was due to marry Australian fiancée Tara Ridgway in October  By Richard Gibson for the Daily Mail Published: 22:31 GMT, 7 February 2018 | Updated: 23:48 GMT, 7 February 2018 Eoin Morgan has ...

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Hampshire set for coveted Ashes Test

Hampshire look set to be one of the main beneficiaries when the ECB announce their major match allocation next week. They are expected to be awarded one of the most coveted games in the schedule – an Ashes Test in 2023. While the club hosted their first Test against Sri Lanka in 2011 and a second against India in 2014, ...

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Mandhana, spinners smash South Africa to seal series win

India women 302 for 3 (Mandhana 135, Kaur 55*, Krishnamurthy 51*) beat South Africa women 124 (Lee 73, Poonam 4-24, Gayakwad 2-24) by 178 runsScorecard Smriti Mandhana goes through the off side IDI/Getty Images Opener Smriti Mandhana smashed a career-best 135, and seamer Jhulan Goswami became the first bowler to 200 ODI wickets in women’s cricket, as India soared to a ...

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Australia beat England in T20 with Glenn Maxwell century

Cricket’s unsatisfactory relationship with technology cost England dear in their first game of this Twenty20 tri-series when Glenn Maxwell survived a controversial umpiring decision to blast Australia to victory in Hobart. Maxwell, who had taken three wickets with his part-time off-spin in England’s below-par 155 for nine, seemed to be caught low by Jason Roy off Adil Rashid with Australia ...

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Sri Lanka pick Asitha for T20 series, Jeevan Mendis returns

The first T20 squad of Chandika Hathurusingha’s tenure features a preponderance of youth. Seam bowlers Asitha Fernando and Shehan Madushanka (20 and 22 respectively), inexperienced spinners Jeffrey Vandersay and Amila Aponso, and seam-bowling allrounder Dasun Shanaka, all feature for the two-match series. One old hand did return, however. Three years after he played his last international, legspinning allrounder Jeevan Mendis, ...

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Sussex pull off Rashid Khan coup

Rashid Khan‘s whirlwind career will blow him into Hove for the T20 Blast. Rashid, the Afghan legspinner who has become one of the hottest properties in T20 cricket and lifted the stature of Afghanistan cricket in the process, will play for Sussex for the first half of the tournament. Rashid will join Sussex with confidence because he teams up again ...

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Ben Duckett ruled out for up to three months after surgery

Ben Duckett underwent surgery on a long-standing injury to his left hand The problem first surfaced at the back end of last season but did not stop him  The 23-year-old aggravated the injury during training last month He is now likely to miss the North vs South series in Barbados next month By Press Association Reporter Published: 23:51 GMT, 6 ...

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Zampa joins the legspin influx

Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa has signed for English county Essex for their entire T20 Blast campaign. He became the second legspinner to be secured by an English county on a T20 deal, Sussex having confirmed earlier that Rashid Khan would join them for the first half of their T20 season. Zampa brings considerable T20 experience, having represented Melbourne Stars in ...

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