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India, Australia to play two 'fantastic' five-Test series

AFP in Sydney | 17 August, 2022

The two heavyweights have long competed for the Border-Gavaskar trophy in a maximum of four Tests in one series, but Australia will host India for five Tests in 2024-2025 and they will meet again in India in 2027

South Africa skipper Elgar sick of 'Bazball' talk ahead of England Tests

AFP in London | 17 August, 2022

England have won all four of their Tests under a new leadership pairing of skipper Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum

Pakistan post 314-6 in first ODI against Netherlands

AFP in Rotterdam | 16 August, 2022

Left-hand opener Fakhar Zaman carved out a run-a-ball 109 — his seventh ODI century — while captain Babar Azam hit 74

Shaheen fitness and World Cup key as Pakistan tackle Netherlands

AFP in Amstelveen | 15 August, 2022

The 22-year-old paceman suffered a knee injury on the recent tour of Sri Lanka, a worrying setback with the Asia Cup -- and a meeting with old rivals India -- coming up at the end of the month

Santner stars as New Zealand beat West Indies in T20 series opener

AFP in Kingston | 11 August, 2022

Black Caps posted a formidable 185 for five batting first in a rain-interrupted innings before their premier bowlers combined to limit the Caribbean side to 172 for seven in reply

Former South African umpire Rudi Koertzen dies in car accident

AFP in Johannesburg | 10 August, 2022

Rudi suffered fatal injuries after an accident near Stilbaai between Cape Town and Gqeberha

NZ's Trent Boult to step back from international cricket for franchise leagues

AFP in Wellington | 10 August, 2022

The 33-year-old wants to spend more time with his family and make himself available to play in the domestic leagues

Sikandar Raza stars in great run chase as Zimbabwe win Bangladesh ODI series

AFP in Harare | 08 August, 2022

The Pakistan-born batsman hit four sixes and eight fours off 127 deliveries and his 201-run fifth-wicket partnership with captain Regis Chakabva turned the tide after Bangladesh posted 290-9 in Harare

Australia edge India to make Commonwealth Games cricket history

AFP in Birmingham | 08 August, 2022

Victory underlined the dominance of Australia's women, who are also the reigning world champions in the 20-over and 50-over formats

Richard Thompson appointed as new chairman of ECB

AFP in London | 07 August, 2022

The ECB had been without a permanent chairman since the resignation of Ian Watmore in October following the controversial cancellation of England's scheduled tour of Pakistan