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Jalal-ud-Din appointed head of Pakistan women’s selection committee

Following an extensive revamp in women’s cricket administration, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has picked former Pakistan men’s fast bowler Jalal-ud-Din as the head of the women’s selection committee which had been disbanded following Pakistan’s exit from the Women’s World Cup last year. The PCB also confirmed the full-time, two-year appointment of Mark Coles as the head coach. Coles had ...

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England aim for ‘perfect game’ says fast bowler Mark Wood

Historically, Australia Day in Adelaide tends to end in ritual humiliation for England touring teams. Take 2007, for example, when Andrew Flintoff’s decision to bat first was greeted by a cacophony of jeers from the stands, England were skittled for 110 and, having lost before the floodlights had taken effect, declined a request to play a Twenty20 beer match to ...

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Australian leg-spinner Lloyd Pope humiliates England

Lloyd Pope took an eight-wicket haul to help Australia beat England Under-19s The Australian leg-spinner was reminiscent of Shane Warne with his style England crash out of the World Cup having looked likely to progress to the semis  By Richard Gibson for the Daily Mail Published: 19:54 GMT, 23 January 2018 | Updated: 22:34 GMT, 23 January 2018 There was a ...

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Chandimal highlights gap between Bangladesh and SL

Shouldering responsibility. Bangladesh’s senior players do it. Sri Lanka’s, not so much. Just look at the tournament charts. Tamim Iqbal tops the run-scorers’ list, with an average of 122. Shakib Al Hasan is third with 155 runs at 51.66. Shakib has also been inspirational on the bowling front, taking nine wickets for 124. And look who else he has for ...

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Chris Woakes says England are targeting historic whitewash

England’s one-day team have been challenged to reach uncharted territory this week by inflicting a first home whitewash on Australia.  Determined to maintain their momentum after surging to a series victory in just three matches, Eoin Morgan and coach Trevor Bayliss set the target of a clean sweep by raining on Adelaide‘s Australia Day parade this Friday and then pooping ...

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South Africa ponder all-pace attack at the Wanderers

South Africa will seriously consider an all-pace attack as they seek to whitewash India at the Wanderers this week. The hosts have fielded four quicks in each of the first two Tests along with their sole specialist spinner, Keshav Maharaj, but may bench Maharaj in favour of a fifth seamer on what is expected to be a spicy surface. “It ...

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Sam Curran handed England call up as Root replacement

Sam Curran will join his brother Tom in England’s latest Twenty20 squad The 19-year-old will replace rested skipper Joe Root in the Trans-Tasman series Ben Stokes will be absent due to a court date set regarding charges of affray England’s T20 campaign begins with a warm-up against a Prime Minister’s XI By Rory Dollard, Press Association Sport Published: 22:44 GMT, ...

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Sam Curran joins brother Tom in T20 squad

Sam Curran could follow his older brother Tom into the England side after winning a call-up for the T20 squad for the triangular tournament against Australia and New Zealand. Curran steps in as a replacement after Joe Root was rested out of the tournament and Ben Stokes announced his arrival in New Zealand would be delayed because of a court ...

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Australia vs England third ODI scorecard at the SCG LIVE

England have claimed a 2-0 lead in one-day international series with Australia Eoin Morgan’s side will be looking to add another win at the SCG on Sunday Australia must win the third match to keep their hopes alive in the series By Sportsmail Reporter Published: 00:07 GMT, 21 January 2018 | Updated: 00:07 GMT, 21 January 2018 England’s top order ...

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