Hugh Morris has described as “incredibly difficult” the decision to end Robert Croft’s 30-year career with Glamorgan. Morris, the club’s chief executive, acknowledged Croft’s “incredible contribution” to Glamorgan but conceded that, after a grim year, this was “the right time for a change”. Croft had been head coach at Glamorgan for the last three years.
Australia 91 for 7 (Labuschagne 10*, Abbas 4-29, Bilal 2-7) trail Pakistan 282 by 191 runs Haris Sohail takes a catch at first slip to dismiss Shaun Marsh Getty Images For the second time in as many Tests, Pakistan punched big holes in Australia’s middle order, establishing firm control in the morning session in Abu Dhabi.
Australia 20 for 2 trail Pakistan 282 (Fakhar 94, Sarfraz 94, Lyon 4-78, Labuschagne 3-450) by 262 runs No one really has a clue how Tests in the UAE go. “Slow burners” seemed to be the conclusion last week. Win the toss, bat first, put up a big score, and dominate. Nathan Lyon made a
An extraordinary juggling catch at short leg by Marnus Labuschagne recalled classic efforts by Mark Taylor and David Boon while setting the scene for a dominant morning for Australia in the second Test against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi. The Test was only three overs old when Mohammad Hafeez flicked a straight delivery from Mitchell Starc
Tasmania 5 for 257 (Doolan 115, Webster 43, George 3-42) v Queensland Alex Doolan scored his tenth first-class hundred Getty Images Australia coach Justin Langer asked for more centuries in the Sheffield Shield this season and veteran Tasmania batsman Alex Doolan provided the first on a tightly contested opening day against Queensland at the Gabba. Doolan
Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the ICC’s anti-corruption code. The charges relate to failure or refusal to cooperate with an Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) investigation and obstructing or delaying an investigation, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information which may be relevant. Jayasuriya, a former Sri Lanka
Results summary Cape Cobras moved to the top of the table after the second round of the 4-Day Franchise Series, beating Lions by an innings and 71 runs at the Wanderers in Johannesburg for their second win in two games. Their victory was set up by hundreds from Janneman Malan and David Bedingham in Cobras’
In “idol” Chris Gayle, Hazratullah Zazai had the perfect audience for his six-sixes-in-an-over show for Kabul Zwanan against Balkh Legends in an Afghanistan Premier League clash at Sharjah. Whether it was Gayle’s presence in the opposition or the target of 245 – it is irrelevant – Zazai went on a rampage in the fourth over
3:39 PM ET Sharda UgraSenior Editor BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary is expected to represent the board at the ICC’s chief executives’ meeting to be held in Singapore this week, a task that would normally have fallen to its CEO Rahul Johri. The decision follows #MeToo allegations, made public on Friday, around Johri’s conduct with a
Match abandoned South Africa v Zimbabwe Rain interrupted South Africa’s charge AFP Zimbabwe’s limited-overs tour of South Africa came to a soggy end as a persistent highveld storm settled over Benoni and ruled out any chance of play in the third and final T20I. Two pitch inspections were postponed as repeated showers crossed the ground, and