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CA warns of six-month bans for playing unsanctioned matches

Australia's players face a ban from this summer's Ashes series should they take part in any kind of "disapproved cricket" in the event of an extended pay dispute beyond the July 1 expiry of the current MOU between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association(ACA).

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Gary Kirsten says he is not in race to become India coach again

Former South African batsman Gary Kirsten has said he is not in a "position currently, to consider a full time post across all formats" after his name was linked as one of the possible choices for India's next coach following Anil Kumble's resignation.

Kirsten had coached India from 2008 to …

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Hong Kong Sixes back after five-year impasse

The popular Hong Kong Sixes, last held in 2012, will be making a triumphant return with the two-day tournament set to be played at Kowloon Cricket Club on October 28 and 29, 2017.

The action-packed fast-nature of the game had been a viewers delight ever since it was first played …

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Kohli-Kumble episode should have been handled better - Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said that the differences between former coach Anil Kumble and captain Virat Kohli had not been handled properly. Ganguly is a member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) that is tasked by the BCCI with identifying India's new coach, and had zeroed in on …

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Sabbir Rahman achieves career-best T20I ranking

Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has broken into the ICC's top 10 rankings for T20I batsmen for the first time. He is currently tenth with 627 points, after the rankings were updated following the T20I series between England and South Africa.

Sabbir, 25, rose in the rankings despite scoring only 117 …

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👩WWC🏆: RSA🆚NZ Washed⛈ Out😟

Today's World Cup game between New Zealand & South Africa at Derby was abandoned without a ball being bowled. The two teams split points (1 each).

Both teams won their opening matches. The Proteas defeated Pakistan by 3 wickets while the Kiwis eased past Sri Lanka, winning by 9 wickets.

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Zimbabwe schedule makes player retention hard, says Streak

Zimbabwe's consistent spells as the bottom-ranked team, 25 years after being granted Test status, are down to sporadic scheduling and the subsequent migration of players, said their head coach Heath Streak. Speaking to the media ahead of the first match of their Sri Lanka tour, Streak highlighted the difficulty of …

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Ball's knee injury leaves England and Notts on tenterhooks

With doubts lingering over Stuart Broad's fitness for Saturday's Royal London One-Day Cup final at Lord's, Nottinghamshire face another anxious couple of days assessing the fitness of a second key bowling asset after injury forced Jake Ball to leave the field during the final session here.

The England fast bowler …

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BCCI offers Kochi Tuskers a 'pittance'

At a time when the BCCI received ₹2,199 crore for the naming rights if the IPL, they offered terminated franchise Kochi Tuskers a `pittance' of a settlement offer in Mumbai on Monday (June 26).

In a meeting held between BCCI's office-bearers and the Kochi franchise to arrive at a …

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Kyle Hope, Ambris earn maiden ODI call-ups

Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have earned call-ups to West Indies' one-day international squad for the final three ODIs of their ongoing home series against India. The duo came in at the expense of Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams in Cricket West Indies' 13-man squad named on Tuesday.

"Sunil Ambris …

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Lasith Malinga fined for outburst

Sri Lanka Cricket found Lasith Malinga to have breached his contract and fined him half of his match fee on Tuesday (June 26) after he criticised Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara.

A three member panel set up by SLC found Malinga guilty of breach of conduct. SLC in a media release …

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Left-arm spinner Wellington named in ODI squad

Wellington Masakadza, who last played an international match in March 2016, has been included in Zimbabwe's ODI squad for the series against Sri Lanka. The left-arm spinner, who has 15 wickets from 10 ODIs, last appeared in a 50-over international fixture in 2015, against Afghanistan in Sharjah.

The squad for …

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Pothas takes over as interim SL coach following Ford's exit

Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has been appointed Sri Lanka's interim coach days after Graham Ford quit the job, following the team's group-stage exit at the Champions Trophy this month.

Pothas, who has served as Sri Lanka's fielding coach since August last year, will oversee the team until the …

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Runs in IPL don't guarantee India berth: Sanju Samson

Kerala's Sanju Samson wh lost his form in the Ranji Trophy, was troubled by a knee injury and faced disciplinary issues with Kerala Cricket Association. But Samson bounced back in style in the IPL this year, finishing as Delhi Daredevils' highest scorer with 386 runs.

However, the Kerala youngster is …

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