Vinay Kumar is mobbed after taking a wicket

Ranji Trophy 2014-15

Karnataka, TN upbeat ahead of Ranji final

Karnataka enter the Ranji Trophy final as slight favourites according to their batting coach, but will have their work cut out against a Tamil Nadu side beaming with confidence and playing in their first final after two seasons

James Anderson will hope to swing England to a surprise against Australia

England news

England urged to get in the swing

England must keep faith in their ability to swing the Kookaburra ball and risk a fuller, attacking length against Bangladesh, according to two coaches not involved with the set-up

Mitchell Johnson picks up Lahiru Thirimanne

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

Jayawardene unfazed by Australia's pace attack

Sri Lanka's away matches against Australia have always loomed as a trial-by-pace for the top order, but although the opposition bowlers are quick, that does not necessarily make them menacing, according to Mahela Jayawardene

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Queensland v WA, Sheffield Shield, Brisbane, 2nd day

Marsh and Whiteman's epic powers WA

Shaun Marsh and Sam Whiteman both raised hundreds during a 255-run stand for the fifth wicket, as Western Australia compiled a mammoth 7 for 417 against Queensland before declaring

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NSW v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield, Sydney, 2nd day

NSW recover from mini-collapse

A 94-run partnership between Steve O'Keefe and Peter Nevill guided New South Wales to within 11 runs of Tasmania's first-innings score of 237

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David Hussey raises his 44th first-class century

Victoria v SA, Sheffield Shield, Adelaide, 2nd day

Hussey, Siddle leave South Australia reeling

A century from David Hussey, followed by a four-wicket burst from Peter Siddle helped Victoria take firm control of their clash against South Australia in Adelaide

AB de Villers steers the ball into the off side

Pakistan v South Africa, Group B, Auckland

Pakistan target runs, de Villiers

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has admitted that his team will need to get rid of AB de Villiers early if they are to triumph against South Africa in Auckland

Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed for 4

World Cup 2015: Australia

Finch batting from memory

If it has only been three matches since Aaron Finch made a compelling century against England in the World Cup opener at the MCG, it has also been three weeks