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Captain Faiz Fazal believes Vidarbha’s first match of the season, which they won against Punjab by an innings and 117 runs, “set the tone” for their victorious Ranji Trophy campaign. Vidarbha lifted the prestigious domestic trophy for the first time in their 61st attempt by beating Delhi comprehensively in Indore on the first day of
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Mason Crane looks set to make his Test debut in the final match of the Ashes series in Sydney. Crane, the 20-year-old leg-spinner, is set to come into the team in place of either Moeen Ali or Tom Curran as England take the opportunity to blood a new player with the series already decided and
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Hobart Hurricanes 3 for 189 (Short 97, McDermott 49) beat Sydney Thunder 8 for 180 (Buttler 81, Boyce 2-14) by nine runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details D’Arcy Short lit up the Sydney Showground Stadium on New Year Getty Images Hobart Hurricanes put themselves on the map in the seventh edition of the Big Bash League by outpointing
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James Anderson believes England will need “a 90mph bowler” and “big hundreds” from their batsmen if they are to win the next Ashes series in Australia. Anderson said he felt the relative lack of pace in England’s attack and their failure to post imposing first-innings totals has contributed to their defeat this time around. And
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Phil Simmons is Afghanistan’s new head coach. He takes over the role that was left vacant when the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) terminated the contract of Lalchand Rajput, barely three months after the former Indian batsman was appointed. Simmons starts work from January 8, and will join the Afghanistan squad in Dubai as it prepares
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It’s a goddamn beast of a shot. Dale Steyn is steaming in; he’s already been flicked for six. Steyn doesn’t like batsmen when they’re playing and missing, who knows what vicious thoughts are going through his brain after the six. He goes fast at the body, but the body moves back, and slaps – more
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