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Virat Kohli speaks about the best advice he has received

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli has revealed that the best advice he has received was from his coach who always asked him to follow his heart ahead of a game.
9 March 2016

Oman seal thrilling two-wicket win over Ireland with Amir Ali cameo

Amir Ali played a blistering 17-ball knock of 32 runs and shared a crucial 47-run stand with Jatinder Singh as Oman managed to sneak a thrilling two-wicket win over Ireland in a chase of 155 runs in the fourth match of the first round in Group A of the ICC World Twenty20 in Dharamsala.
9 March 2016

South Africa Women seal 2-1 series victory with thrilling four-run win

A collective bowling effort from South Africa Women bowlers saw them defend 119 against West Indies Women successfully by four runs in the third Twenty20 International in Cape Town and completed a 2-1 series victory.
9 March 2016

Bangladesh prevail over Netherlands after Tamim Iqbal heroics

An aggressive 58-ball knock of 83 runs from Tamim Iqbal pushed Bangladesh 153 for seven before they went on to restrict Netherlands to 145 for seven to claim a close eight-run victory in the third match of the first round in Group A in the ICC World Twenty20 in Dharamsala.
9 March 2016

India-Pakistan World T20 game shifted to Kolkata

The International Cricket Council has announced on Wednesday that the venue for the India-Pakistan match in the World Twenty20 has been moved to Kolkata from Dharamsala due to security concerns.
9 March 2016

Durant Cricket join forces with Bedfordshire Cricket

Clubs in Bedfordshire are poised to benefit from a new partnership between Durant Cricket and Cricket Bedfordshire.
9 March 2016

Aaron Phangiso clears bowling action reassessment

South Africa left arm orthodox spinner Aaron Phangiso has successfully cleared an independent reassessment of his bowling action and is all set to take part in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
9 March 2016

Pakistan need to play fearless cricket - Azhar Mahmood

Pakistan interim bowling coach, Azhar Mahmood reckons that Pakistan need to play fearless cricket if they are to win the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.
9 March 2016

Pakistan declines playing in Dharamsala

Pakistan have ruled out playing their ICC World Twenty20 match against India in Dharamsala on 19th March after a three-man security team expressed their dissatisfaction with the security arrangements at the venue.
8 March 2016

Afghanistan cruise to comfortable win riding on fifties from Shahzad, Stanikzai

On the back of a flamboyant 39-ball 61 from Mohammad Shahzad and an unbeaten fifty from Asghar Stanikzai, Afghanistan posted a target of 171 runs and went on to defeat Scotland by 14 runs in in the second match of the first round in Group B in the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
8 March 2016

Sibanda, Chigumbura get Zimbabwe off to a winning start

A maiden fifty from Vusi Sibanda and a 13-ball cameo from Elton Chigumbura helped Zimbabwe set up a target of 159 runs before going on to secure a 14-run victory against Hong Kong in the first match of the first round in Group B in the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
8 March 2016

Evin Lewis picked to replace Lendl Simmons in ICC World T20 squad

The West Indies selectors have included Evin Lewis to replace the injured Lendl Simmons in the squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
8 March 2016

Angelo Mathews named Sri Lankan captain after Lasith Malinga steps down

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga has decided to step down as the captain of the Sri Lanka Twenty20 International team and Angelo Mathews has been named as his replacement ahead of the ICC World T20.
8 March 2016

Kumar Sangakkara appointed as Sri Lanka selector

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been included in the national selection committee which was appointed by the sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara.
8 March 2016

Dave Richardson confident of Pakistan's participation in ICC World T20

The chief executive of the International Cricket Council, Dave Richardson has assured that Pakistan will not pull out of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament due to security concerns.
8 March 2016

Bookmakers reckon Finch's T20 record is under threat

Bookmakers Betway make it a 7/2 shot that somebody breaks Aaron Finch's current Twenty20 International record score of 156 during the ICC World Twenty20 2016.
7 March 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For his match-winning knocks in the games against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh leading India to their sixth Asia Cup triumph, Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
7 March 2016

Swardeston Cricket Club Wins Major New Sponsorship Deal

The Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League champions have agreed a three-year deal with Leathes Priors Solicitors to become the club’s overall sponsor. The law firm takes over from The Parson Woodforde and Aquaterra Energy, whose financial support over the past four years has seen Swardeston win four consecutive EAPL titles.
7 March 2016

India favourites for £6.5m World T20

India are the 2/1 favourites to win the ICC T20 World Cup with William Hill ahead of the tournament kicking off on Tuesday.
7 March 2016

Busy start to 2016 for total-play Ltd

Sports surface specialists total-play Ltd have been incredibly busy since the start of the year, and that is being seen as cause for celebration.
7 March 2016