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Lucknow and Ahmedabad become home to the two newest IPL franchises
Lucknow and Ahmedabad become home to the two newest IPL franchises

RPSG Group and CVC Capital Partners bid a staggering sum of money - over USD 1.6 billion - to bag the two new teams

Simmons: West Indies batters will 'continue to be aggressive' but shot-selection should improve 'tenfold'
Simmons: West Indies batters will 'continue to be aggressive' but shot-selection should improve 'tenfold'

Head coach admits "game-awareness was not at its best" on the day they folded for 55 against England

'I'm ready for Australia' - Ben Stokes added to England's Ashes squad
'I'm ready for Australia' - Ben Stokes added to England's Ashes squad

Allrounder admits he was in "a real dark place" before succesful surgery on injured finger

Test match skills serve Josh Hazlewood well at start of World Cup
Test match skills serve Josh Hazlewood well at start of World Cup

The quick bowler's first delivery set the tone against South Africa in a superb powerplay display

Guptill hopes to draw confidence from 2016 T20 World Cup performance to turn UAE form around
Guptill hopes to draw confidence from 2016 T20 World Cup performance to turn UAE form around

The opener, who was New Zealand's top run-scorer in the last edition of the tournament, feeling 'not too bad' at the moment

Virat Kohli: 'They didn't let us come into the game at any stage'
Virat Kohli: 'They didn't let us come into the game at any stage'

India's captain conceded that Pakistan's powerplay bowling had left them too much catching up to do

Boxing Day Test could have upto 80,000 fans at the MCG
Boxing Day Test could have upto 80,000 fans at the MCG

Victorian government has announced further easing of Covid-19 restrictions over the coming months.

Langer says Australia will be flexible in selections depending on conditions, opposition, match-ups
Langer says Australia will be flexible in selections depending on conditions, opposition, match-ups

Head coach also shows faith and confidence in Finch and Warner after Saturday's performance

WBBL round-up: Sophie Devine century; Harmanpreet Kaur stars; Darcie Brown hat-trick in vain
WBBL round-up: Sophie Devine century; Harmanpreet Kaur stars; Darcie Brown hat-trick in vain

Devine destroyed Thunder with her third WBBL century. Harmanpreet took 2 for 17 and made 35 not out in Renegades' win against Sixers while Brown's effort wasn't enough for Strikers

Maxwell's bowling success boosts Australia's options
Maxwell's bowling success boosts Australia's options

Maxwell took 1-24 in the win over South Africa after Ashton Agar was omitted but Marcus Stoinis believes Agar will be called upon in the tournament

Pollard bemoans 'unacceptable' collapse: 'There are no words to explain it'
Pollard bemoans 'unacceptable' collapse: 'There are no words to explain it'

"These sorts of games, we just have to bin it and move on. I don't think any sort of panic will come into the camp."

Shanaka backs young SL to 'do something big' at T20 World Cup
Shanaka backs young SL to 'do something big' at T20 World Cup

"I think they'll show what they've got in the World Cup. I had a big belief that our team could go a long distance."

Virat Kohli cautions against player burnout in trying to 'cover up' for cricket lost to Covid-19
Virat Kohli cautions against player burnout in trying to 'cover up' for cricket lost to Covid-19

"If you lose players then world cricket is not going to be better off. So there has to be a balance in the future"

Sharjah pitches could be similar to those in Dhaka, and Russell Domingo is banking on that
Sharjah pitches could be similar to those in Dhaka, and Russell Domingo is banking on that

Bangladesh head coach expects Mahedi Hasan, Afif Hossain and Nurul Hasan to become key players for the team

'Can't create overnight what Hardik brings at No. 6' - Virat Kohli
'Can't create overnight what Hardik brings at No. 6' - Virat Kohli

India captain also believes pitches for T20 World Cup will be better for batting than they were in IPL

Pakistan omit Sarfaraz, Wasim and Nawaz for India match
Pakistan omit Sarfaraz, Wasim and Nawaz for India match

There are three pacers and two spinners in the 12 named on the eve of the match

Joe Mennie announces retirement from state cricket
Joe Mennie announces retirement from state cricket

The seamer, who has taken 297 first-class wickets, played one Test for Australia in 2016

WBBL round-up: Rain ruins all Saturday's matches
WBBL round-up: Rain ruins all Saturday's matches

Hurricanes were 5 for 107 when rain ended the match against Strikers and the weather did not relent

Side strain set to rule Maheesh Theekshana out of Sri Lanka-Bangladesh match
Side strain set to rule Maheesh Theekshana out of Sri Lanka-Bangladesh match

Mahela Jayawardene returns home after successful consultancy spell with team

Ryan ten Doeschate took call not to play final game before retirement - Ryan Campbell
Ryan ten Doeschate took call not to play final game before retirement - Ryan Campbell

Max O'Dowd praises "great servant to Dutch cricket" as Netherlands bow out of T20 World Cup