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7:44 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Shakib Al Hasan has been named Bangladesh’s new Test captain, and the upcoming Sri Lanka tour will be his first assignment in the new role. Mahmudullah will be the vice-captain. The BCB has not named a new coach yet. “We can’t really tell you the exact reason but we felt
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Tea West Indies 87 for 2 (Brathwaite 45*) trail New Zealand 373 (Raval 84, de Grandhomme 58, Gabriel 4-119, Roach 3-58) by 349 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Trent Boult took a sensational catch to dismiss Shimron Hetmyer Getty Images Trent Boult’s allround excellence rolled into the afternoon, as he claimed a spectacular return catch to
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Kevin Pietersen has described the batting of both England and Australia as “no good”, and questioned Alastair Cook‘s desire ahead of the third Ashes Test at the WACA. Pietersen admitted to feeling frustrated at England’s inability to capitalise on periods of competitive play during the first two Tests and expressed a belief that they could
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Nathan Lyon‘s outstanding displays this year have made him the best spin bowler in the world, and are all the more remarkable for the fact that he was “thrown under the bus” when the Australia team was not performing, his mentor John Davison has said. Public criticism of Lyon from the captain Steven Smith and
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Moeen Ali feels he has “let down the team and the captain” with his bowling in the first couple of Ashes Tests. Moeen, who has struggled with a finger injury throughout the series, has claimed only two wickets in the first two games. And with the Australian off-spinner, Nathan Lyon, both threatening and offering his
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Chandika Hathurusingha‘s first full assignment with Sri Lanka will be the tour to Bangladesh, where he will have just finished up as head coach. An SLC official also confirmed that Hathurusingha will be the highest-paid Sri Lanka coach in history. Though Hathurusingha had handed his resignation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board as early as October,
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Jonty Rhodes has been replaced as Mumbai Indians’ fielding coach, thus ending his nine-season relationship with the three-time IPL champions. New Zealand’s James Pamment replaces Rhodes as Mumbai’s new fielding coach, after the former South Africa international expressed his desire to move on from his role with the team and focus on other ‘personal business
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