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Cricket-India's Kohli floors West Indies to secure T20 series win

India captain Virat Kohli led a six-hitting fest against West Indies during a blistering unbeaten knock of 70 off 29 balls, guiding his team to a 67-run series-clinching victory in the third and final Twenty20 international on Wednesday.

11 Dec 2019 11:10 pm
Cricket-India opener Dhawan to miss West Indies ODIs, Agarwal in

India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs more time to recover from a knee injury and will miss the three-match one-day international series against West Indies, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday.

11 Dec 2019 2:11 pm
FACTBOX-Cricket-Australia v New Zealand, first test

Factbox on the first test between Australia and New Zealand, which begins on Thursday:

11 Dec 2019 1:00 pm
Cricket-New Zealand spearhead Boult a doubt for first test

New Zealand's Trent Boult remains a doubt for the first test against Australia due to a side injury but captain Kane Williamson says he will give the pace spearhead every chance to prove his fitness before the match begins in Perth on Thursday.

11 Dec 2019 12:49 pm
Cricket-Australia unchanged for first test against New Zealand

Skipper Tim Paine says Australia will benefit from the oppressive conditions tipped for their series opener against New Zealand starting on Thursday, as he flagged an unchanged side for the match at Perth Stadium.

11 Dec 2019 12:33 pm
Cricket-Stokes says will be fit to bowl in South Africa

All-rounder Ben Stokes is confident he will be fit to bowl in England's upcoming five-test series in South Africa after undergoing scans on his troublesome left knee.

11 Dec 2019 11:59 am
Cricket-Sri Lanka bat as test cricket returns to Pakistan

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and opted to bat under overcast skies in the opening test against hosts Pakistan at Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

11 Dec 2019 10:29 am
UPDATE 20-Sheffield Shield Standings

Dec 11 (OPTA) - Standings of the Sheffield Shield on Wednesday P W L T BBat BBowl Ded PTS Queensland 10 6 1 3 7.40 8.60 0 55 Tasmania 10 5 3 2 5.85 9.70 0 47.55 Victoria 10 3 2 5 8.11 8.80 0 39.91 Western Australia 10 3 5 2 8.19 8.90 0 37.09 New South Wales 10 3 5 2 6.47 7.90 0 34.37 South Australia 10 2 6 2 7.04 8.00 0 29.04 Note: Ded-Deductions; BBat-Batting b

11 Dec 2019 8:20 am
UPDATE 7-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

Dec 11 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between New South Wales and Queensland on Monday at Sydney, Australia New South Wales win by 9 wickets Queensland 1st innings Bryce Street c Daniel Solway b Liam Hatcher 58 Matthew Renshaw c Sean Abbott b Liam Hatcher 36 Usman Khawaja c Peter Nevill b Trent Copeland 20 Charlie Hemphrey c Trent Copeland b Harry Conway 10 Sam Heazlett c Nick Larkin b Liam Hatcher

11 Dec 2019 8:10 am
Cricket-Pakistan's first home test in a decade a joyous occasion - Azhar

Pakistan's first test match on home soil since 2009, which starts against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, is a moment to rejoice for the whole country, Pakistan captain Azhar Ali said on Tuesday.

10 Dec 2019 9:26 pm
FACTBOX-Cricket-Pakistan v Sri Lanka, first test

Factbox on the first test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, which begins on Wednesday:

10 Dec 2019 4:34 pm
FACTBOX-Cricket-Australia v New Zealand test series

Factbox on the test series between Australia and New Zealand, which begins in Perth on Thursday (times GMT): FIXTURES First test Dec. 12-16 Perth (0500) Second test Dec. 26-30 Melbourne (2330) Third test Jan. 3-7 Sydney (2330) AUSTRALIA World ranking: 5 Captain: Tim Paine Coach: Justin Langer Top ranked batsman: Steve Smith (2) Top ranked bowler: Pat Cummins (1) Squad: David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus

10 Dec 2019 2:40 pm
PREVIEW-Cricket-Australia face stiff challenge in backyard scrap with NZ

Australia opened their home season with a cakewalk against Pakistan but New Zealand should present a much stiffer challenge when they look to end their 34-year wait for a second test series triumph in their neighbours' backyard.

10 Dec 2019 2:40 pm
Cricket-ICC Chairman Manohar will not seek third term - report

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar is to step down when his current term ends in May next year, Indian newspaper The Hindu has reported.

10 Dec 2019 1:17 pm
UPDATE 5-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

Dec 10 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between Tasmania and South Australia on Monday at Hobart, Australia South Australia win by 6 wickets Tasmania 1st innings Jordan Silk lbw Joe Mennie 23 Alex Doolan c Henry Hunt b Joe Mennie 37 Mac Wright c Alex Carey b Joe Mennie 20 George Bailey lbw Chadd Sayers 7 Ben McDermott c Jake Weatherald b Wes Agar

10 Dec 2019 9:45 am
Cricket-Former Pakistan batsman Jamshed pleads guilty to bribery offences: report

Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will be sentenced in February after pleading guilty in a British court to conspiring to bribe other players to spot-fix a Twenty20 match, the BBC has reported.

10 Dec 2019 8:54 am
UPDATE 6-Australian Sheffield Shield Scoreboard

Dec 10 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between New South Wales and Queensland on Monday at Sydney, Australia New South Wales win by 9 wickets Queensland 1st innings Bryce Street c Daniel Solway b Liam Hatcher 58 Matthew Renshaw c Sean Abbott b Liam Hatcher 36 Usman Khawaja c Peter Nevill b Trent Copeland 20 Charlie Hemphrey c Trent Copeland b Harry Conway 10 Sam Heazlett c Nick Larkin b Liam Hatcher

10 Dec 2019 8:25 am
UPDATE 19-Sheffield Shield Standings

Dec 9 (OPTA) - Standings of the Sheffield Shield on Monday P W L T BBat BBowl Ded PTS Queensland 10 6 1 3 7.40 8.60 0 55 Tasmania 10 5 3 2 5.85 9.70 0 47.55 Victoria 10 3 2 5 8.11 8.80 0 39.91 Western Australia 10 3 5 2 8.19 8.90 0 37.09 New South Wales 10 3 5 2 6.47 7.90 0 34.37 South Australia 10 2 6 2 7.04 8.00 0 29.04 Note: Ded-Deductions; BBat-Batting bonu

10 Dec 2019 5:10 am