South Africa lose three cheaply after West Indies opt to bowl in wet St Lucia

South Africa totter to 44/3 after rain-interrupted first session
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, St Lucia, West Indies

Katherine Brunt snares Smriti Mandhana cheaply as India follow on

The visitors were bowled out for 231 in their first-innings, a deficit of 165
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Katherine Brunt, Smriti Mandhana

England wait on Jonny Bairstow ankle injury with Phil Salt potential back-up

Dawid Malan set to miss Yorkshire's next Blast game as he manages Achilles problem
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Yorkshire, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Phil Salt

Shafali Verma's follow-on fifty helps India cling on against England's might

The final session on day three was washed out after Sophie Ecclestone's four-for gave the hosts a 165-run first-innings lead
Tags: England, India, Sport, Cricket, Sophie Ecclestone, Shafali Verma

Durham hit by positive Covid-19 test, 'a number' of players and staff forced to self-isolate

Thursday's Blast fixture against Lancashire to go ahead despite withdrawals
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Lancashire, Durham

Joe Clarke to face trial for affray following Powys incident

Nottinghamshire batter to attend hearing in July following not guilty plea
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Live Report - India vs New Zealand, WTC final, Southampton, 1st day

All the stats, analysis and colour from the title bout of the inaugural World Test Championship
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Southampton, New Zealand WTC

South Africa close in on rare away win as West Indies seek response to 97 all out

West Indies includes Shannon Gabriel and Darren Bravo in squad, while Temba Bavuma could return to for South Africa
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, West Indies, Temba Bavuma, Darren Bravo, Shannon Gabriel

Kevin O'Brien, Ireland's hero of Bangalore, retires from ODI cricket

Allrounder steps down from 50-over format but will continue in Tests and T20Is
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Cricket, Bangalore, Kevin O Brien

Virat Kohli vs Kane Williamson, two all-star line-ups, and the Ultimate Test

Amid weather concerns, India and New Zealand fight for a taste of silverware after near-misses in recent ICC campaigns
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli

Northamptonshire lose fourth on the spin as Leus du Plooy sees Derbyshire home

Two-time champions slip to 81 for 7 and lose heavily despite lower-order's recovery
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Leus du Plooy

Sultans smoke Qalandars on the back of Shahnawaz Dhani's 4 for 5

Qalandars' playoff hopes now hinge on result of Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Quetta Gladiators, Shahnawaz Dhani

'I'll remember this day for a long time' - Sophia Dunkley on debut feat

England batter reflects on "crazy day" as hosts hit back after Shafali Verma fireworks
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sophia Dunkley, Shafali Verma

Kyle Verreynne learning to go against his instincts in the Test match long game

In just his second Test, Verryenne was grateful to have Dean Elgar alongside him when South Africa were in early trouble
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Dean Elgar, Kyle Verreynne, Verryenne

Archie Lenham and Will Jacks show promise of youth before Oval washout

Only five overs possible as unbeaten South Group sides have to share points
Tags: Sport, Cricket, South Group, Archie Lenham

16-year-old Noor Ahmad leads Karachi Kings to nail-biting win

Karachi Kings were given a scare at the death by James Faulkner and Tim David, but held on to keep their qualification hopes alive
Tags: Sport, Cricket, James Faulkner, Noor Ahmad, Tim David, Karachi Kings

Virat Kohli: 'Win or lose this game, cricket does not stop for us'

India captain says WTC final is part of India's 'quest for excellence'
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Virat Kohli, WTC

JP Duminy appointed head of the Lions' batting department for 2021/22 season

Piet Botha and Prasanna Agoram are the other additions in the Lions backroom staff
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Lions, JP Duminy, Prasanna Agoram, Piet Botha

Perth Scorchers sign Marizanne Kapp, Chamari Athapaththu for upcoming WBBL season

Kapp has moved from the Sydney Sixers while Athapaththu has previous experience in the WBBL with Melbourne Renegades
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Melbourne, WBBL, Sydney Sixers, Kapp, Marizanne Kapp Chamari Athapaththu, Athapaththu

Dean Elgar reaches fifty, but Kyle Verreynne wicket ensures even second session

Verreynne fell to Shannon Gabriel in the final over before tea after adding 87 with Elga
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Elgar, Shannon Gabriel, Kyle Verreynne

BCB fines Sabbir Rahman and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club manager BDT 50,000 each for DPL incident

The technical committee also warned Elias Sunny after a hearing on Wednesday evening
Tags: Sport, Cricket, DPL, BDT, Sabbir Rahman, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Elias Sunny

Shannon Gabriel returns, West Indies ask South Africa to bat first

Temba Bavuma and Nkrumah Bonner ruled out, Kyle Verreynne and Kieran Powell keep their places
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, West Indies, Temba Bavuma, Shannon Gabriel, Kieran Powell, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Verreynne

Colin Ingram 75 from 48 sets up Glamorgan as Middlesex stay bottom of South Group

Steve Finn takes 4 for 19 but Middlesex stumble in run chase for fourth defeat out of five
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Middlesex, Glamorgan, Steve Finn, Colin Ingram, South Group

Mickey Arthur wants top-heavy Sri Lanka to find middle-order balance in England

"We can't be top-heavy and have no one who can bat in the middle and finish for us," he says
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Mickey Arthur

Durham hit by positive Covid-19 test, 'a number' of player and staff forced to self-isolate

Thursday's Blast fixture against Lancashire to go ahead despite withdrawals
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Lancashire, Durham

India's XI 'takes the pitch and conditions out of the equation' - India fielding coach R Sridhar

Indications are both teams aren't tweaking plans yet, given they still have five days available to them, but India will take a call on their XI 'if needed' at toss time
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, R Sridhar

Smriti Mandhana: More Test experience will help avoid late-session collapses

She praised the performances of India's debutants in Bristol, especially fellow opener Shafali Verma
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Bristol

Sophie Ecclestone aiming to 'win the battle' with Shafali Verma as England push for victory

Spinner says "whoever breaks first will lose battle" ahead of final day
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sophie Ecclestone, Shafali Verma

BCB launches Bangladesh Tigers programme for top out-of-favour cricketers

Akram Khan, BCB's cricket operations chairman, "confused about the new programme" as it clashes with a 'A' team set-up
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Akram Khan, Bangladesh Tigers

Sophia Dunkley hits half-century on debut as England look at 400-plus total

Jhulan Goswami and Deepti Sharma strike on second morning but England get to solid 357/8
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Deepti Sharma, Jhulan Goswami, Sophia Dunkley

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