Cricket

One benefit of the multi-format Women’s Ashes system is that it takes quite a lot for a rubber to be truly dead. So now, despite the series, at large, having been determined on Friday with the trophy in Australia’s safe-keeping for another two years, both sides still have something to play for. The remainder of
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Khulna Titans164 for 5 (Rossouw 49, Mahmudullah 48*) beat Chittagong Vikings 160 for 5 (Anamul Haque 62, Jayed 3-26) by five wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Abu Jayed is thrilled after dismissing Luke Ronchi BCB Khulna Titans ran down a 161-run target with 10 balls to spare to rise to second position in the 2017-18 Bangladesh Premier
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Jake Ball is giving himself “a great chance to play” in the first Ashes Test, according to England’s assistant coach, Paul Farbrace. Ball looked as if he had slipped out of contention after he sustained a sprained ankle while bowling in the first innings of England’s warm-up match in Adelaide last week. He subsequently left
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Wicketkeeper Tim Paine has earned a shock recall to the Australia side for the opening Ashes Test against England, seven years after his last cap and having endured a torrid run of finger injuries. ESPNcricinfo picks out a few other surprising selection calls. Peter Taylor England had wrapped up in the 1986-87 Ashes with a
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Sri Lanka chose to bowl v India Live scorecard and ball-by-ball details play 1:28 Sri Lanka’s hopes rest heavily on the shoulders of the veteran spinner, who has taken 36% of their wickets since January 2016 As if to continue with the “South Africa arrives early” theme, India were put in on a green pitch
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England have suffered a fresh injury concern ahead of the Ashes after Jonny Bairstow was forced off the field on the first day of the warm-up match in Townsville. Bairstow, England’s wicketkeeper, appeared to hurt the middle-finer finger on his left hand after struggling to collect a delivery from Chris Woakes that bounced just in
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Saeed Ajmal will bring to an end one of the most illustrious modern Pakistan careers at the end of this month, once the National T20 Cup – the other Pakistan domestic T20 tournament – ends. Ajmal, 40, is leading Faisalabad and news of his impending end came on a fitting day in which he played
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Victoria 4 for 103 (Harris 61*, Bell 4-22) trail Tasmania 172 (Bailey 106, Ahmed 4-68) by 69 runs George Bailey goes after one Getty Images Glenn Maxwell could make only four in his penultimate chance to impress the national selectors before Australia’s squad for the first Ashes Test is named, but the former international batsman George
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