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Australia vs Bangladesh, AUS vs BAN, australia vs bangladesh test series, Bangladesh Cricket Board
August 19, 2017 2:52 pm

Australia will begin their tour with a two-day warm-up match on August 22 and 23, followed by their first Test of the series at Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on August 27. The second Test between the two will be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

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August 19, 2017 2:38 pm

The two-match Test series begins on August 27 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The second Test will be played on September 4 at Chittagong.

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August 19, 2017 2:09 pm

On Friday, PCB issued a show cause notice to Umar Akmal, and his recent claims on coach Mickey Arthur have been described as ‘bogus attempt’ to divert attention from his own failings. Pakistan coach Arthur did not agree with Akmal's allegations.

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August 19, 2017 1:55 pm

Cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Robin Uthappa appealed for parents to be patient with their children after seeing a video of a little girl being slapped for making mistakes while studying.

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August 19, 2017 1:18 pm

Virat Kohli-captained India look to continue their dominance from the Test matches into the 50 over matches with a new look squad and a wholesale of changes with eye on 2019 World Cup.

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August 19, 2017 12:33 pm

Currently, Sri Lanka have 88 points that makes them eighth in the ICC ODI team standings and they can book a direct slot at the 2019 World Cup should they win at least two matches.

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August 19, 2017 10:02 am

South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn is all set to return to competitive cricket. He announced on Friday that he will be part of the Multiply Titans in the 2017-18 domestic season.

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August 19, 2017 3:16 am

Wriddhiman Saha, who returned from Sri Lanka after the Test series, said that he did not find Anil Kumble, who resigned after a fallout with captain Virat Kohli, strict as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.

Jason Gillespie, Australia, Indian Express
August 19, 2017 10:16 am

Jason Gillespie has been part of the IPL in the past, after having been roped in as the bowling coach for Kings XI Punjab in 2011. Sources at the Delhi franchise, meanwhile, confirmed that talks are indeed on, but nothing has been finalised yet.

August 19, 2017 10:27 am

Sri Lanka, after the defeat to Zimbabwe, are No. 8 in the ICC rankings with 88 points. If they lose the ODI series against India 5-0, their points will come down to 86.

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August 19, 2017 10:25 am

Yuvraj Singh’s ouster from the ODI team makes it explicit that this Indian team will make no compromises on physical fitness. The aim is to become the top fielding side going into the 2019 World Cup.

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August 19, 2017 1:50 am

Alastair Cook scored a superb 243 on the second day of the first Test against West Indies in a 10-hour knock which led the hosts to a first-innings total of 514 for eight declared and James Anderson dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite as West Indies 44/1 before rain.

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August 18, 2017 11:15 pm

Cricketer S Sreesanth on Friday moved the Kerala High Court seeking its direction to the BCCI to grant a no objection certificate (NOC) to participate in Premier league matches of Glenrothes Cricket Club at Scotland.

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August 18, 2017 9:24 pm

Last year's coach KP Bhaskar has also been shortlisted for the senior team's job along with former coaches Vijay Dahiya, Manoj Prabhakar and Sanjeev Sharma. Another notable name is former left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi, who coached Assam last year.

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August 18, 2017 9:22 pm

England and West Indies cricketers and other present at the Edgbaston stadium observed a minute's silence before the start of play on the second day of the Day-Night Test for the victims of the Barcelona attack that happened on Thursday.

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August 18, 2017 8:03 pm

Australia will get better wickets in the one-day international series than the Test series against India but it will still be tough for them in India as the home team is always a tough opponent in their own backyard, former Australia skipper Michael Clarke said.

Stuart MacGill, BCB, Australia tour of Bangladesh, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 18, 2017 6:38 pm

Australia will play two Tests against Bangladesh, a series being held after 11 years. They were supposed to visit Bangladesh in 2015 but due to security reasons, they declined to visit. The first Test between Bangladesh and Australia begins in Dhaka on August 27 and the second begins in Chittagong from September 4.

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August 18, 2017 6:12 pm

Two days before the first match, BCCI tweeted about Virat Kohli's nostalgic moment when he made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka nine years back in 2008 and he sat on the same chair during his debut match.

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August 18, 2017 6:09 pm

India move to Dambulla where Kohli and co. will lock horns with hosts Sri Lanka in first ODI of the five-match series. India last played a five-match ODI series against West Indies away from home and defeated them 3-1. 

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August 19, 2017 2:01 am

Alastair Cook scored a superb 243 on the second day of the first Test against West Indies in a 10-hour knock which led the hosts to a first-innings total of 514 for eight declared and James Anderson dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite as West Indies 44/1 before rain.

August 18, 2017 5:59 pm

Alastair Cook proved his mettle with the willow as he notched up a fine hundred. However, playing in his first day-night Test, Cook admitted that he is still getting accustomed to the style of pla

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August 18, 2017 4:40 pm

Having 873 points in his kitty, Kohli will have a chance to increase the 12-point lead over second-placed Australian David Warner at the upcoming five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, starting in Dambulla on Sunday.

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August 18, 2017 4:26 pm

Earlier, there were several reports were swirling stating that Australian think-tank might do so in the quest for an extra spinner on sub continent wickets. Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist had put in a suggestion of handing over the wicketkeeping responsibilities to young Peter Handscomb during the upcoming tour to Bangladesh.

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Indian Express
August 18, 2017 4:05 pm

After an emphatic performance in Test series against Sri Lanka, India are now set to take on the hosts in 5-match ODI series beginning from Sunday in Dambulla. Team India were seen sweating it out in nets ahead of their first clash.

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August 18, 2017 3:51 pm

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has called on former players to pass on their experience to help Australia succeed in the near future. He also hoped that he could clear some of the misconceptions surrounding workloads and availability.

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August 18, 2017 2:55 pm

England take on Australia in the Ashes series towards the end of the year. However, before the start of the series, the Australian women's team has faced a blow as skipper Meg Lanning has been ruled out of action due to a surgery on her shoulder.

Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Australia vs Bangladesh, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 18, 2017 2:38 pm

Australian skipper Steve Smith has backed the selection of left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja. Khawaja was selected in the squad that will face Bangladesh in a two-match away series. 

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August 18, 2017 2:00 pm

Yorkshire batsman Adam Lyth scored a record-breaking 161 off just 73 balls during their NatWest T20 Blast game against Northamptonshire. Lyth scored the third highest T20 score.

England vs West Indies, Alastair Cook, Joe Root, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 18, 2017 1:18 pm

England ended first day's play of day-night Test against West Indies at 348/3 after skipper Joe Root and former captain Alstair Cook scored individual hundreds at Edgbaston. While Root was dismissed by Roach for 136, Cook is still at the crease at 153.

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August 18, 2017 12:04 pm

Sanath Jayasuriya has revealed that Angelo Mathews will fulfill the duties of an all-rounder in the upcoming one-day series against India. This means that ODI skipper Upul Tharanga will have his services as a bowler.

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August 18, 2017 11:17 am

Cricket Australia on Friday announced the respective squads for their tour of India which will take place September-October. The ODI squad consists of 14 members while the T20I squad has 13 players.

August 18, 2017 11:11 am

In an interview on BCCI tv the duo of Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul spoke about the atmosphere in the Indian dressing room talk and much more. KL Rahul also spoke about his sessions at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and also said he sometimes has to face banter from his seniors.

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August 18, 2017 2:41 am

England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook crafted superb centuries to lead the hosts to a commanding 348 for three on the opening day of their first day-night Test against West Indies on Thursday. Captain Root mastered the pink ball to make 136 and Cook was unbeaten on 153.

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August 18, 2017 10:10 am

It's not just infrastructural incompetence or decades of geographical alienation that has stymied Jaffna cricket, in the pre-war days, Jaffna was a cricketing powerhouse, but also societal and class disparities.

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August 18, 2017 1:14 am

Bangladesh were hoping to get some inside knowledge from MacGill, who took 208 wickets in 44 Tests for Australia, before the crucial home series against Steven Smith's team beginning later this month.

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August 18, 2017 1:27 am

Former batting great Vivian Richards has insisted England are beatable as he urged the West Indies to restore a sense of pride during their Test series against Joe Root's men. West Indies have not won a Test in England since 2000.

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