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The last of the 1990s, Herath to retire in Galle

The left-arm spinner will play the first Test at Galle where he needs one wicket to reach 100 at the venue


India v West Indies

1st ODI, Guwahati

Kohli, Rohit chase down 323 with ridiculous ease

Shimron Hetmyer scored a brilliant 106, but West Indies still finished about 40 short of a truly challenging total

Yet another Virat Kohli special in a successful chase

Stats highlights from the Guwahati ODI, where Kohli and Rohit brought up their fifth double-century partnership in the format

You never know what the par score is against a team like India - Holder

Jason Holder is pleased with his team's efforts despite India chasing down 322 with ease


No assistance from the pitch for bowlers - Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja spoke to the media after India's eight wicket win over West Indies in the first ODI


Simmons: Soft dismissals cost West Indies

West Indies were 50 or 60 runs short in their batting due to some players being dismissed too easily, says Phil Simmons


Agarkar: India has the best top three in ODIs

Ajit Agarkar feels India has got the best top-order batsmen in ODI cricket in the world


Simmons: Hetmyer's range of shots stood out

While Hetmyer was more dominant through the leg side, Simmons felt that the centurion showed a lot of versatility in the way that he struck the ball through the off side as well


Agarkar: Picking Jadeja was conservative

Ajit Agarkar reckons India might know Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal are their two best spinners but may have given Ravindra Jadeja a chance to see how he might fit into the team dynamic


India v West Indies

1st ODI, Guwahati

India's top three showing unprecedented superiority

Their dominance is comparable on the surface to Ricky Ponting's Australian team that demolished sides with a formidable top three

Change of format brings change in fortunes for Hetmyer

While the 21-year-old showed his class during his 78-ball 106 in the first ODI, a little more tempering will not hurt

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Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

1st ODI, Mirpur

Imrul 144 gives Bangladesh emphatic win

His 127-run stand with No. 9 Saifuddin set the tone for a competitive score before their spinners applied the choke

'Fine lines' cost Zimbabwe - Masakadza

Zimbabwe's captain rued a couple of 'turning points', including Saifuddin's reprieve from the third umpire when Ervine claimed a low catch at slip

Imrul, Saifuddin prove winning double-act

Two players with different mindsets and in different stages of their career fed off each other in a heartening display of confidence and maturity

Fresh allegations

Corruption in cricket

ICC appeals for information, England brush off new spot-fixing allegations

Al Jazeera's latest documentary has claimed that up to 15 international matches in the 2011-12 period had been subject to spot-fixing

Pakistan v Australia

3rd women's ODI, Kuala Lumpur

Super50 Cup

West Indies domestic

2023 World Cup

Road to India

Need for 'bespoke' models drives ICC's Associate pathway redesign in all formats

The game's governing body is taking a more flexible view towards individual member wants and needs in order to give each country flexibility to customize their development

Associates pathway to Men's World Cup undergoes major revamp

The increase in fixtures may help players get regular time on the field and against good-quality opponents

Fast bowling comebacks

Australia news

Cummins and Hazlewood continue build-up to Australia return

The pace bowling duo will turn out for ACT Comets in the Futures League as they work towards the one-day series against South Africa

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