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Cricket World Performances of the Week - 26th July

With more than 1,000 votes between them, we have named joint winners of last week's award - well done to Cirencester CC's Tom Rutter and Cherry Willingham CC. Well done also to everyone nominated, particularly Oli Whately and Zak Tunmore in third place and Finlay Rutherford in fourth.
26 July 2016

Nic Pothas to join Sri Lanka as fielding coach

Former South African wicket-keeper batsman Nic Pothas is set to leave his position as the academy director at Leicestershire County Cricket Club to take over as the fielding coach of Sri Lanka.
26 July 2016

Ashwin reclaims pole position in ICC Test rankings

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who snared seven wickets in the first Test match against West Indies in Antigua, has reclaimed the pole position in the International Cricket Council rankings for Test bowlers, displacing Pakistan’s Yasir Shah.
26 July 2016

Afghanistan to tour West Indies in June 2017

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has finalised a tour of the West Indies in June 2017 which makes it the first-ever full series played by Afghanistan against a full member nation apart from Zimbabwe.
26 July 2016

Ben Stokes in doubt for third Test due to calf injury

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently a doubtful starter for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston after suffering a calf injury on the fourth day of the second Test in Manchester.
26 July 2016

Andre Russell stressed by doping ban uncertainty

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has revealed that he is feeling stressed out and depressed by the uncertainty over the probable suspension for his alleged violation of the anti-doping code.
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Lord's hosts event to support blood cancer patients

Lord's, the home of cricket, this week hosted an event designed to save the lives of those with blood cancer in partnership with blood cancer charity DKMS.
25 July 2016

Australia pick two-man spin attack for Pallekele Test

Australian captain Steven Smith confirmed that the team will field a two-man spin attack consisting of Steve O’Keefe and Nathan Lyon for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on Tuesday.
25 July 2016

Around The Grounds - 25th July

This week's Around The Grounds features tweets from club cricket, county cricket, the Caribbean Premier League and the international game and Pokémon Go also makes another cheeky appearance.
25 July 2016

Ireland-Afghanistan bilateral series to be played in India next year

The Afghanistan Cricket Board and Cricket Ireland have confirmed a nine-match bilateral series which will be played in March 2017 in India.
25 July 2016

Blackheath Rugby CC beat Marsa Veterans in thriller

Blackheath Rugby CC were the 19th cricket team to visit Malta this year and their Veterans team took on - and beat - the local Marsa CC Veterans team in a 30-over encounter.
25 July 2016