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Rumana Ahmed hat-trick delivers ODI series win for Bangladesh Women

A hat-trick by Rumana Ahmed helped Bangladesh Women successful defend a total of 106 runs as they bowled Ireland Women out for 96 runs in 37.5 overs to claim a 10-run victory in the third One-Day International in Belfast, going on to claim the three-match series 1-0.
11 September 2016

Ranking gains for Maxwell after Sri Lanka series blitz

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has reached a career-best third position in the ICC Twenty20 International batsman rankings after two blistering knocks against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded series.
11 September 2016

Pakistan to be presented with ICC Test Championship Mace in Lahore

The International Cricket Council will present Pakistan with the Test Championship Mace on 21st September to the Test team captain Misbah-ul-Haq at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
11 September 2016

Wasim Bari to take over as Pakistan team manager

The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed former Test captain Wasim Bari as the manager of the national team for the upcoming series against West Indies in the United Arab Emirates.
10 September 2016

All Asian Women's team takes part in White Ribbon Trophy at Headingley

An All Asian Women’s team led by Salma Bi played for the White Ribbon Trophy against Combined Services Women team last Sunday in a campaign to "bowl out domestic violence".
10 September 2016

Greg Smith and Ben Kitt sign two-year contracts with Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club has announced that batsman Greg Smith and fast bowler Ben Kitt have signed two-year contracts with the club.
10 September 2016

Ellyse Perry named captain of Governor-General's XI

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has been selected to lead the Governor-General’s XI against South Africa on 13th November at Drummoyne Oval.
10 September 2016

Ben Stokes extends Durham stay by one-year

Durham County Cricket Club has confirmed that England all-rounder Ben Stokes has signed a one-year contract extension following the conclusion of the international summer season.
10 September 2016

Umar Akmal named in Pakistan T20I squad to face West Indies

The Pakistan selectors have included wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 International squad which will face West Indies in the United Arab Emirates later this month.
9 September 2016

Mitchell McClenaghan to miss India tour

New Zealand pacer Mitchell McClenaghan will not be a part of the One-Day International series against India to be played in October after having failed to recover in time from his pelvis injury.
9 September 2016

Delhi ODI against New Zealand set to be postponed by a day

The second One-Day International between India and New Zealand to be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on 19th October is set to be postponed by a day due to the “Karva Chauth” festival.
9 September 2016

First ODI rescheduled after heavy overnight rain forces abandonment

The first One-Day International between Ireland Women and Bangladesh Women in Bready was abandoned after overnight rain storms caused the pitch and the outfield to be rendered unfit for play.
9 September 2016

Queens's Park Oval, Kingsmead receive warning from ICC

Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain and Kingsmead in Durban were handed official warnings by the International Cricket Council for the poor outfield conditions in the respective Test matches involving India and New Zealand.
9 September 2016

ICC abandons plans for two-tier system in Test cricket

The proposal of the International Cricket Council to create a two-tier system in Test cricket has been dropped after a discussion with the members in a two-day working group meeting in Dubai on Wednesday.
8 September 2016

Aaron Beard signs contract extension with Essex

Fast bowler Aaron Beard has signed a one-year contract extension with Essex which means that he will be with the club until the end of the 2018 season. ­
8 September 2016

Former England bowler Ken Higgs passes away

Former Lancashire, Leicestershire and England seam bowler Ken Higgs has passed away aged 79 years.
8 September 2016

Senanayake fined for Warner send-off

Sri Lankan spin bowler Sachithra Senanayake has been docked 30 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for giving David Warner an aggressive send-off in the first Twenty20 International against Australia in Pallekele.
8 September 2016

Glenn Maxwell hoping to stage Test comeback

Flamboyant Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is hoping that he can eventually stage a comeback into the Test team during the upcoming home season.
8 September 2016

Sharjeel Khan to play for Leicestershire in 2017 NatWest T20 Blast

Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan has been signed up by Leicestershire for the 2017 NatWest Twenty20 Blast as the second overseas player.
7 September 2016

Is Cricket Still A Battle Between Bat And Ball?

With T20 cricket and franchise cricket posing a major threat to the traditional form of the game, the ICC is already facing an uphill task to protect test match cricket. Add to that the fact that record high totals have been set in ODIs and T20Is in a matter of few days and we can easily see where the game is going.
7 September 2016