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De Villiers quits international cricket

South African talisman AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket, saying he is tired and wants to step out while still at the top.

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The ICC is still pondering ball-tampering suspensions

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will be taking a very special interest in the ICC’s upcoming decision regarding future ball-tamperers.

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Scrap the toss to save Test cricket

Scrapping the coin toss in Test cricket and giving the visiting side choice of whether to bat or bowl would be an excellent decision by the International Cricket Council.

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Plan could leave Australia and England without Ashes toss

Next year’s Ashes may be the high-profile guinea-pig series if a proposal is agreed to ditch the coin toss for all matches in the International Cricket Council’s new Test championship.

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Mary’s Wonder Women: Summer is coming

Winter may be fast approaching, but this week there have been plenty of exciting announcements made in the cricket space which have made me feel like summer is right around the corner.

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Marsh struggling, Renshaw on fire in England

Matt Renshaw and Travis Head are having decent county seasons over in England, but current Test batsman Shaun Marsh and former Test all-rounder Hilton Cartwright are labouring.

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Warner headed back to grade cricket

Disgraced Australian opener David Warner will attempt to get his cricket career back on track by playing the start of the Sydney grade cricket season with Randwick Petersham.

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Mark Waugh claims India is holding Test cricket back

India’s refusal to play day-night Test cricket is holding back the future of the game, Mark Waugh says.

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Bill Lawry confirms retirement after 40 years

Bill Lawry is putting down the the microphone after four decades of cricket commentary for the Nine Network.

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Bancroft free to play club cricket

Banned Test opener Cameron Bancroft has won the right to play WA club cricket this year – and it all happened while he was getting his yoga fix.

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Why cancelling the Bangladesh series will hurt Australia on the field

Cricket Australia’s arrogant decision to cancel the scheduled two-Test series against Bangladesh in August is not only hugely disrespectful to the Tigers but will also hinder the Australian Test team.

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‘Dear, oh dear’: Bill Lawry to hang up mic

Bill Lawry has reportedly turned down offers to continue his cricket commentary career as broadcasters lock in more talent for the start of a new era next summer.

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Ricky Ponting reportedly inks deal to become the face of Channel Seven’s cricket coverage

Ricky Ponting has signed a deal with the Seven Network to be the face of their new cricket coverage.

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Darren Lehmann scores new role with Cricket Australia

Just six weeks after standing down as coach of the Australian team, Darren Lehmann has landed a new contract role with Cricket Australia in the national performance program.

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Australia’s ODI and T20 selections are a mess

Shaun Marsh and D’Arcy Short have golden opportunities to nail down ODI spots after the selectors opted not to pick a back-up batsman in Australia’s squad for next month’s five-match series in England.

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Nathan Lyon braces for ball-tampering tirade

Recalled Australian ODI spinner Nathan Lyon says Australia will just have to cop the banter from English cricket fans over the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

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Day-night Test cricket Adelaide Oval Australia New Zealand

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Aaron Finch plays a square drive

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West Indies’ Chris Gayle raises his bat

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Justin Langer

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Justin Langer

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Justin Langer, coach of Australia speaks to the media during a press conference on May 3, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Langer has been appointed the Team Head Coach of the Australian men's cricket team, replacing Darren Lehmann who resigned in the wake of the ball tampering scandal.

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Scorchers Coach Justin Langer

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James Sutherland

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David Peever

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Joe Root needs to stand up for England in Tests

Replacing Alastair Cook in 2017, Joe Root started his captaincy career with a bang, winning series against South Africa and West Indies.

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Sandeep Lamichhane should have replaced Glenn Maxwell in the Delhi Daredevils squad

The Delhi Daredevils had a season to forget, failing to make the playoffs again despite having big names in their ranks such as Gautam Gambhir, Ricky Ponting, Glenn Maxwell and Colin Munro.

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Who’s the favourite to win IPL 2018?

By Saurabh Gandle, 22 May 2018
Who’s the favourite to win IPL 2018?

The Rajasthan Royals have qualified for the play-offs thanks to the Kings XI Punjab failing to restrict the Chennai Super Kings to 100, meaning they’ll join the Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai in the finals.

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Shakib Al Hasan is the unsung hero of Hyderabad

By Saurabh Gandle, 22 May 2018
Shakib Al Hasan is the unsung hero of Hyderabad

Despite the Friday’s loss against Royal Challengers, Bangalore Sunrisers Hyderabad are still very well placed to finish among top two.

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Why Glenn Maxwell deserves Test selection

By Saurabh Gandle, 21 May 2018
Why Glenn Maxwell deserves Test selection

With the new captain, coach and some introspection of teams culture and attitude, Australian cricket is making waves for all the right reasons.

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Expanding the Big Bash is smart move

By Andrew Menczel, 20 May 2018
Expanding the Big Bash is smart move

The Big Bash League (BBL) is moving to a full home-and-away format next season with each team playing 14 games and the competition expanding into February.

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Ireland: A cricketing story for the ages

By Barry & Zac, 20 May 2018
Ireland: A cricketing story for the ages

On the 11-16th of May 2018, Ireland completed their journey to Test cricket, one that officially started in 1993 when they became an Associate Member of the ICC.

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Kane Williamson must be the IPL’s MVP

By Saurabh Gandle, 20 May 2018
Kane Williamson must be the IPL’s MVP

As the IPL heads towards the business end of the year, we still can’t help but wonder whether this has been the best season in terms of quality cricket being played and for the drama, excitement and fights for the last two spots among five teams.

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AB de Villiers embodies the virtue of consistency

By Saurabh Gandle, 19 May 2018
AB de Villiers embodies the virtue of consistency

“Saw #SpiderMan Live today!” tweeted Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli skipper after AB de Villiers took a single-handed diving catch to dismiss Hyderabad’s Alex Hales. Bangalore won that mate, and De Villiers had made the difference.

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The greatest IPL XI of all time

By Barry & Zac, 18 May 2018
The greatest IPL XI of all time

With the comp nearing an end, we have named an all-time great IPL XI, sticking to the IPL rules – no more or less than four overseas players.

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Pumped for the One-Day Cup

By Brad Ilott, 18 May 2018 New author!
Pumped for the One-Day Cup

With the announcement of all the updated squad lists for the upcoming 2018-19 cricket season, the focus on youth and success in the Futures League is really prominent.

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Kevin O’Brien keeps Irish eyes smiling

By Bill Peters, 17 May 2018 Video

Test cricket more than held its own in a fascinating match between Ireland and Pakistan this week at Malahide, as burly Irishman Kevin O’Brien once again showed he is the man for the big occasion.

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When the Delhi Daredevils took on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore this week, it marked an historic day for Nepal cricket, as Sandeep Lamichhane made his IPL debut.

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Ireland shines on their Test debut

By Saurabh Gandle, 17 May 2018
Ireland shines on their Test debut

Ireland put up a brave performance in their Test debut even though Pakistan managed to win.

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Lamichhane needs to keep his head and the world is his oyster

Nepal’s 17th year old spinner Sandeep Lamichhane continued his rapid rise in international cricket as he was named in the ICC World XI squad to take on the West Indies in a charity T20 International on May 31.

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Ten best uncapped Indian players of IPL 2018 so far

By Nachiket Shirolkar, 16 May 2018
Ten best uncapped Indian players of IPL 2018 so far

Twelve matches are left in this season’s IPL. Alongside a highly entertaining tournament, many lesser known players have made a mark.

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Nathan Lyon of Australia prepares to bowl

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England's Jonny Bairstow reacts as he is given out lbw as he attempts a sweep shot on 99 runs during day two of the Fourth Test at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Saturday Aug. 5, 2017.

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Ricky Ponting has a new coaching appointment

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Aaron Finch plays a square drive

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New Zealand's Kane Williamson

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Tamim Iqbal vs Australia

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Australian batsman Steve Smith

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New Zealand's Kane Williamson

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