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Deepti Sharma sets up clean sweep for India

Deepti Sharma took six wickets and then hit 28 to help India Women beat Sri Lanka Women by seven wickets in the third and final One-Day International in Ranchi and claim a 3-0 series win.
19 February 2016

Sale CC pay tribute to Neil Fitton CBE - one of their finest bowlers

Neil Fitton, one of the finest bowlers to play for Sale CC, died recently aged 78. His funeral in Chester on 11th February was attended by four people from the club who knew him well from his playing days in the 1970s - Jim Younger, Glyn Roberts, Bob Remond and Roger Lee.
19 February 2016

New Zealand pick Matt Henry in place of injured Doug Bracewell

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has confirmed that fast bowler Matt Henry is in line to replace the injured Doug Bracewell for the second Test against Australia.
19 February 2016

AB de Villiers will open the batting in T20Is - Faf du Plessis

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis confirmed that AB de Villiers will continue to open the batting in the shortest form of the game, including the upcoming series against England.
19 February 2016

James Pattinson replaces injured Peter Siddle for second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been selected in place of the injured Peter Siddle in the playing XI for the second Test match against New Zealand in Christchurch.
19 February 2016

Sarah Taylor leads England to win with an unbeaten fifty

Sarah Taylor smashed an unbeaten 74 as England Women went on to post 147 for seven before restricting South Africa Women to 132 for six to complete a 15-run win in the first Twenty20 International in Paarl.
18 February 2016

Experienced players return for Sri Lanka World T20 campaign

Premier fast bowler Lasith Malinga and all-rounder Angelo Mathews have been named in the Sri Lankan squad for the Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 campaigns which are scheduled to be played in Bangladesh and India respectively.
18 February 2016

Back injury forces Peter Siddle out of second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle will not be taking part in the second Test against New Zealand due to a back injury he picked during the first game in Wellington.
18 February 2016

South Africa appoint Neil McKenzie as batting coach

Cricket South Africa has confirmed the appointment of Neil McKenzie as the batting coach of the South African team till the end of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 ­tournament in India.
18 February 2016

Brian Vitori suspended from bowling in international cricket

The International Cricket Council has suspended Zimbabwe fast bowler Brian Vitori with immediate effect after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be illegal.
18 February 2016

Hales, Morgan star in England's warm-up win over South Africa A

Alex Hales continued his rich vein of form with another fifty while Eoin Morgan scored a blistering knock of 42 as England XI defeated South Africa A in the Twenty 20 tour match by 44 runs in Paarl.
18 February 2016

Haddin, Misbah knocks seal semi-final berth for Islamabad United

Brad Haddin and Misbah-ul-Haq played fluent knocks following a three-wicket haul from Mohammad Irfan as Islamabad United reached the semi-finals of the Pakistan Super League after defeating Lahore Qalandars by five wickets in game 20 in Dubai.
17 February 2016

PSL umpires report Kevon Cooper for suspect bowling action

West Indies all-rounder Kevon Cooper has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the game against Quetta Gladiators in the ongoing Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
17 February 2016

Brad Hodge blitz boosts Peshawar Zalmi to top of table

A blistering knock of 85 runs from just 45 balls from Brad Hodge gave Peshawar Zalmi a five-wicket win against Karachi Kings in the 19th match of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai and also took the team to the pole position of the points table.
17 February 2016

India complete series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka

Indian Women captain Mithali Raj led the way with a splendid unbeaten fifty, helping the team beat Sri Lanka Women by six wickets in the second One-Day International in Ranchi giving them an unbeaten 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
17 February 2016

Farrant named in England's WWT20 squad

Natasha Farrant has earned her first call-up for an ICC global event as 2009 champions England have included her in their squad for the ICC Women's World T20.
17 February 2016

New Zealand appoint Shane Jurgensen as interim bowling coach

New Zealand Cricket has announced that Shane Jurgensen will take over as the interim bowling coach of the national team after Dimitri Mascarenhas decided to quit from the post.
17 February 2016

Shoulder injury forces Doug Bracewell out of second Test against Australia

New Zealand fast bowler Doug Bracewell has been ruled out of the second Test against Australia in Christchurch with a shoulder injury.
17 February 2016

Ravi Bopara disappointed after missing out on ICC World T20 selection

England all-rounder Ravi Bopara expressed his disappointment after he failed to make it into the 15-man squad for the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.
17 February 2016

Krishna go clear at top of MCA Winter League table

Game 6 of the Malta Cricket Association Winter League saw Krishna CC win a thrilling encounter against Melita CC and take a clear lead at the top of the table.
16 February 2016