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'There is nothing called natural game' - Rishabh Pant

"The team management has told me to calm myself and keep improving the game and fitness, basically in all aspects"


People watching on TV cannot dictate the game - Kohli on Jadeja wicket

"We could have been 15-20 runs ahead had something not happened out there in the end," says India captain

India v West Indies

ODI series

Hope drops anchor, India's top order flops

What aided West Indies, and what hampered India? Here's our take


Opposites Hetmyer and Hope find the perfect balance

A near-unstoppable force combined with an almost-immovable object at Chepauk

Star Sports Match Point: Hope-Hetmyer chemistry impresses Bishop

Ian Bishop and Gautam Gambhir on West Indies' impressive win in the first ODI against India


Hope and I keep it simple while batting - Hetmyer


New Zealand in Australia

In the news

Labuschagne, Starc break into top five after Perth heroics

The two achieved their career-best rankings after big performances in the win over New Zealand

Workload not a worry for Lyon, Paine's trump card

"If I have to bowl a lot of overs, I'll do whatever it takes for the team"

Keeping Smith below-average 'a good thing' - Stead

New Zealand coach also weighed in on the worrisome depletion of pace-bowling resources in his squad due to injury


Australia v New Zealand, Perth Test

Australia take 5 wickets in 6 overs to seal Perth Test


Wade and Lyon collide in an attempt to get to the ball

Matthew Wade and Nathan Lyon go down in a hilarious collision in pursuit of the ball


De Grandhomme off the mark with big six

Colin de Grandhomme hits massive six after tea, sending the ball into the crowd at long-on


Lyon snatches another wicket

Nathan Lyon sends Henry Nicholls back to the pavilion just before tea.


Latham dismissed on review

Tom Latham was out lbw to Nathan Lyon after Australia called for a review


BBL 2019-20

All sports in Australia look at BBL 'with a degree of envy'

The regular season has been compressed this year, and the finals series expanded to allow for five teams to be in contention

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ABD, the five finals, and everything else you need to know about #BBL09

Australia's Big Bash League is into its ninth edition. Will it turn out to be among its most memorable?

Team-first Stoinis committed to play whatever role is needed

Allrounder set to open the batting for the Melbourne Stars again this season

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Rawalpindi

The day all of Pakistan was hoping for

The draw was inevitable but Babar Azam and Abid Ali had the Rawalpindi crowd on its feet

Abid, Babar provide rousing finish to dank Test

In front of a capacity crowd, the batsmen brought up tons after a sporting declaration from Sri Lanka

Why the PCB had to pick Rawalpindi to host Sri Lanka

Most of the other major venues have been updated well enough to host international cricket again

Cricket returns home: A decade in the making

A brief timeline of international cricket in Pakistan since the terror attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in March 2009


Javed: Best way to develop players is to hand debuts at home

The former Pakistan bowling coach talks about the impact that the lack of Test cricket had on Pakistan


Top Headlines

South Africa News

England in SA 2019-20

SA call up van der Dussen, Pretorius among six uncapped players

Beuran Hendricks, Dane Peterson, Pieter Malan and Rudi Second also in squad for England Tests

Injured Ngidi set to miss Boxing Day Test against England

Fast bowler out of MSL final, in doubt for Test series with hamstring tear

Ireland Cricket

Fixtures cancelled

Ireland cancel planned Bangladesh Test for 2020

Afghanistan T20I series also shelved as Cricket Ireland deals with "financial headwinds"

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