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ENG in SL 2018-19

Rashid, Curran keep Sri Lanka to 150 after flyer

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ECB defends tour scheduling amid washout threat

Each of England's five matches on their tour of Sri Lanka has been affected by monsoonal weather

Kusal Mendis called up as replacement for Kusal Perera

Replacement named after incumbent is ruled out of series with a quad strain

Pakistan v Australia

2nd Test, Abu Dhabi

Abbas, Fakhar, Azhar extend Pakistan's dominance

The seamer's 5 for 33 set up a 137-run first-innings lead before the two batsmen built on it with fifties

Tim Paine seeks clarification on 3-metre rule

The rule ensured Azhar Ali survived on referral, despite ball-tracking showing the ball hitting middle and off stumps halfway up

Brettig: Australia undone by familiar challenges

Yet another abject first-innings performance against top-class opposition has left the team management with more headaches

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India v West Indies

ODI series

Lewis pulls out of limited-overs leg of India tour

The West Indies opener has withdrawn, citing personal reasons

Umesh to replace Thakur for first two West Indies ODIs

Thakur had suffered what has now been confirmed as a right abductor tendon injury on Test debut

Pakistan v Australia

2nd Test, Abu Dhabi

Samiuddin: The niche appeal of Fakhar Zaman

The Pakistan opener is an anomaly: a raging strokemaker in a country not used to the kind

Changed my game because of situation - Fakhar

Brought in for his positive batting, the Pakistan opener had to adapt to pull his team out of trouble

Former captain in spotlight

Sri Lanka news

'We are investigating several people in Sri Lanka' - ACU head

Alex Marshall explains why the ICC's efforts have been heightened in an attempt to fight corruption in Sri Lankan cricket

Sanath Jayasuriya states his 'integrity and transparency' in wake of ACU charges

The former Sri Lanka captain also said the charges do not pertain to any match or pitch-fixing

Jayasuriya charged under ICC anti-corruption code; Zimbabwe series in focus

The charges relate to failure or refusal to cooperate with an ACU investigation and obstructing or delaying an investigation

Squad announcement

South Africa in Australia

Morris, Behardien, Pretorius picked for Australia ODIs, T20I

Heinrich Klaasen and Aiden Markram have also been included in a squad that has been shorn of experience by injuries to Hashim Amla and JP Duminy

Duminy to miss Australia series to undergo surgery

The allrounder will also miss the Mzansi Super League after he aggravated a shoulder injury

Mzansi Super League

Player draft

Gayle, Rashid among overseas marquee picks for Mzansi Super League

Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi and David Miller secured million-rand contracts in the player draft

Mavuta, Raza, Williams get Mzansi Super League gigs

Surprisingly, Taylor went unpicked but he will be part of the T10 League that overlaps with the MSL

Sexual harassment in cricket

ICC news

ICC to crack down on sexual harassment in cricket

It aims to put in place 'Safeguarding Policy and Guidelines' before the Women's World T20 begins on November 9

Sanjay Manjrekar

Opinion

What's wrong with Rahul and Rahane?

Their problems seem to be bigger than one or two good innings can dispel

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