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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Mathews’ maiden double ton puts Sri Lanka in control in first test

Angelo Mathews scored a maiden test double-century as Sri Lanka took control of the first test against Zimbabwe at the close of day four at the Harare...

Stringent security arrangements in place for Bangladesh cricketers visiting Pakistan

A bevy of security and intelligence officials will accompany Bangladesh cricketers throughout the three-match T20 series in Pakistan as fool-proof security arrangements have been...

Bangladesh can do well in Pakistan despite security fears: coach

Coach Russell Domingo said Bangladesh would perform well in Pakistan despite security concerns overshadowing the tour starting later this month, with several players and coaching staff...

Domingo wants Bangladesh to follow India template in tests

Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the team to follow the example of India to grow after years of stagnation in the long format and...

Kohli open to day-night Test at Gabba or Perth

India skipper Virat Kohli said Monday that his side are ready to play a day-night Test at Australia's formidable Gabba ground or in Perth...

Saini, Thakur shine in India’s seven-wicket T20 win against Sri Lanka

Fast bowler Navdeep Saini led a disciplined Indian bowling performance to set up a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 international...

Cricketers unwilling to endorse four-day test plan: Players’ body

Players are unlikely to embrace the proposed four-day tests until administrators clarify how they plan to utilise the calendar space freed up by the...

ICC charges Sri Lanka bowler Lokuhettige over corruption

Cricket's world body on Thursday charged suspended former Sri Lanka fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige over three new match corruption accusations. The 38-year-old Lokuhettige is the...

Sri Lanka skipper fined after drink-driving crash

Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday fined captain Dimuth Karunaratne $7,000 after he was arrested for drink-driving, with the player also ordered to stand trial...

Pakistan’s Umar Akmal fined for night out in Dubai

Pakistani cricketer Umar Akmal's dancing skills off the pitch have landed him in trouble as the maverick middle-order batsman was fined 20 percent of...