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Mustafizur Rahman rested for first Test against New Zealand

Bangladesh have rested pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman for the first Test against New Zealand which begins on 12th January in Wellington.
6 January 2017

Ross Taylor returns to New Zealand squad for Bangladesh Tests

Senior batsman Ross Taylor has made a return to the New Zealand Test squad for the upcoming Test series against Bangladesh which kicks-off on 12th January.
6 January 2017

Kyle Abbott signs Kolpak deal with Hampshire, ends South Africa career

Kyle Abbott has quit his South Africa career after signing a Kolpak deal with English county cricket club Hampshire.
5 January 2017

MS Dhoni - A Captain Who took India To New Heights In Limited Over Cricket

They say all good things must come to an end. After being at the helm for nine years, MS Dhoni must have said to himself, enough is enough. Captains always have a shelf life and in more ways than one, India have been lucky to have had Dhoni for such a long time.
5 January 2017

James Franklin extends Middlesex stay

New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin has signed a new deal with Middlesex County Cricket Club that will keep him with the English county club until 2018.
5 January 2017

Andre Russell ruled out of Big Bash League 2016-17

West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell will miss the remaining of the Big Bash League season for Sydney Thunder with a hamstring injury.
5 January 2017

Australia to play four-Test series in South Africa in 2018

Cricket South Africa on Wednesday announced the fixtures for the home Test series featuring Australia for the 2017-18 season.
5 January 2017

South Africa six wickets away from series victory

After setting an improbable target of 507 runs for Sri Lanka in the final innings, South African bowlers were once again impressive in restricting Sri Lanka to 130 for four at stumps on day three of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2017

MS Dhoni steps down as India's limited overs captain

Indian limited overs captain MS Dhoni has announced his decision to step down from the role ahead of the One-Day International series against England.
4 January 2017

Injury concerns for Brisbane Heat ahead of Perth Scorchers clash

Brisbane Heat will be missing the services of West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree for the upcoming Big Bash League encounter against Perth Scorchers at WACA on Thursday.
4 January 2017

Mona Meshram left out of India Women's squad for World Cup qualifiers

India Women have left out all-rounder Mona Meshram from the 14-player squad that will take part in the qualifier tournament in Colombo for Women's World Cup 2017.
4 January 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Lakshmipathy Balaji as new bowling coach

Kolkata Knight Riders have announced former India pacer Lakshmipathy Balaji as the new bowling coach of the team for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League.
4 January 2017

Around the Grounds - 3rd January 2017

This week's Around The Grounds is a Christmas and New Year special, featuring tweets from club and county cricket celebrating the occasions. From everyone here at Cricket World we hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
3 January 2017

Adam Voges sidelined for two weeks due to injury

Perth Scorchers' campaign in the ongoing Big Bash League 2016-17 has been dealt a major blow after their skipper Adam Voges has been sidelined for next two weeks.
3 January 2017

Misbah not thinking about retirement heading into Sydney Test

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has made it clear that retirement will not be in his mind when his team will take on Australia in the third and final Test in Sydney.
2 January 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Neil Broom

For recording scores of 109 and 97 in the final two One-Day Internationals against Bangladesh and leading New Zealand to 3-0 series whitewash, Black Caps batsman Neil Broom is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
2 January 2017

Hilton Cartwright to make debut for Australia in Sydney Test

Australia have made two changes to their line-up for the third Test against Pakistan in Sydney with all-rounder Hilton Cartwright set to make his debut.
2 January 2017

Ricky Ponting joins Australia coaching panel for Sri Lanka T20I series

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been included in the coaching panel for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka in February.
1 January 2017

O'Keefe, Agar added to Australia squad for Sydney Test

Australia have recalled left-arm-spinners Steve O'Keefe and Ashton Agar for the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sydney.
31 December 2016

Misbah hints retirement after series defeat against Australia

Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hinted that he is considering retirement from international cricket even before the third and final Test against Australia in Sydney.
31 December 2016