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Fiery Stokes revives England but South Africa build good lead

Reuters in London | 19 August, 2022

Stokes removed Sarel Erwee for 73 and the dangerous Rassie van der Dussen (19) just as the game was drifting away from the home side, but South Africa lead by 124 runs after taking the attack to the wilting home bowlers late in the day

Dhawan, Gill lead India to 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in first ODI

Reuters in Harare | 18 August, 2022

Set a target of 190 to win, the visitors got there without the loss of a wicket in 30.5 overs

South Africa reduce England to 116-6 before rain ends first day

Reuters in London | 18 August, 2022

England looked as though they would be bowled out for a low total before the weather intervened just six overs after the lunch interval and no more play was possible

Stokes wants England to stick to their guns over 'Bazball'

Reuters in London | 16 August, 2022

There has been a lot of chatter about England's attacking style of play, nicknamed 'Bazball' because of new coach Brendon McCullum

'ICC must protect Test, ODI formats amid rise of T20 leagues'

Reuters in Mumbai | 16 August, 2022

The proliferation of T20 leagues has further strained cricket's already-bloated calendar, with new competitions in the United Arab Emirates and South Africa set to begin early next year

UAE T20 league organisers hoping to minimise schedule clashes

Reuters in New Delhi | 15 August, 2022

The inaugural edition of the six-team competition, however, coincides with another new Twenty20 league in South Africa, Cricket Australia (CA)'s Big Bash League and the Bangladesh Premier League

England's 'Bazball' faces new Test from South Africa seam attack

Reuters in London | 15 August, 2022

Stokes has said how he wants to change the way Test cricket is played, calling for his team to score quick runs and always look for wickets in an aggressive approach

Australia targets cricket's inclusion at 2032 Olympics

Reuters in Sydney | 15 August, 2022

The ambitious "Where the Game Grows" plan released on Monday aims to double the number of children aged five to 12 playing the game to 210,000 over the next five years, with girls making up 60,000 of that tally.

Shakib named Bangladesh T20 captain for Asia Cup, World Cup

Reuters in Dhaka | 14 August, 2022

The BCB also named a 17-man squad for the Asia Cup that gets underway in the United Arab Emirates on August 27

Players prioritising T20 leagues hardly a Boult from the blue

Reuters in New Delhi | 11 August, 2022

The left-arm quick requested the release from his contract so he could spend more time with his young family but, a New Zealand Cricket (NZC) statement said, the 33-year-old also wanted to make himself available for "domestic leagues"