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Australia in UAE 2018-19

Abbas 10-for helps deliver Pakistan's 373-run win

The 28-year old became the first fast bowler to take a ten-wicket haul in the UAE as Pakistan sealed a 1-0 series win

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Brettig: Langer must make something of UAE jumble

Australia have to quickly review a number of strategic decisions and selection matters ahead of a high-profile home summer

Stats - Abbas' Test average best in 100 years

He became only the second Pakistan fast bowler in the last 28 years to take a 10-wicket haul against Australia

Sri Lanka v England

4th ODI, Pallekele

Confident England seek to close out rain-hit ODI series

England have taken an unassailable 2-0 series lead, and now have a rare win in Asia in their sights

Jonny Bairstow an injury doubt after damaging ankle

Opener injures right ankle during England's training session and may be replaced by Alex Hales

Samarawickrama pleads for patience as Sri Lanka seeks form resurgence

Opener seeks improvements on match-by-match basis after team's two years in the doldrums

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Pakistan v Australia

2nd Test, Abu Dhabi

'Atmosphere wasn't especially polite' - Sarfraz

In the aftermath of Sandpapergate, Australia have undergone cultural reviews for their on-field behavior, but that hasn't meant the end of the verbals

Crestfallen Paine confronts batting woes

The low quality of Australia's batting, particularly in the first innings of both Tests, reflected a wider pattern, not only for the national team but also the domestic system beneath

Abbas, Pakistan's second-fastest to 50 Test wickets

The 28-year old fast bowler has racked up some amazing numbers, and yet he's only played 10 Tests


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The Johri harassment case is an opportunity for the BCCI to pull up its socks

The board has been behind the curve in its approach to harassment in the past. Time to change that

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West Indies in India 2018-19

Khaleel Ahmed on how Zaheer Khan made him a better bowler

India's newest left-arm fast bowler says he will use his pace and extra bounce to cement a place in the starting XI


Can Marlon Samuels continue his prolific run in India?

Samuels first toured India in 2002 and has since amassed over 900 ODI runs in the country


Super50 Cup

West Indies domestic

Squad announcement

Women's World T20

Ranasinghe retained in Atapattu-led Sri Lanka squad

Imalka Mendis and Anushka Sanjeewani have been left out from the squad that played India last month

Pakistan v Australia

2nd Test, Abu Dhabi

Injured Usman Khawaja in doubt for India Test series

Scans have confirmed that the batsman has suffered a meniscal tear in his left knee and could require surgery

Injury news

New Zealand tour of UAE

Guptill out of Pakistan series with calf injury

The 32-year old opener picked up the injury while preparing for a first-class game this week and is expected to be out of action for four to six weeks

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