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Justin Langer to lead Australia’s Twenty20 selection as remit broadens | Cricket | Cricket Bats | Australia

Tim Paine chats with Ricky Ponting and Justin Langer © Getty Images Australia’s selection panel has been formally shaved down to three members, with the new coach Justin Langer to take primary responsibility for the Twenty20 format after the resignation of Mark Waugh. Langer will act as “chair” in […]

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Standalone WBBL final to lead into day-night Test | Cricket Bats | Australia

A first standalone final in the history of the burgeoning Women’s Big Bash League, hosted by the top-ranked team, is set to be scheduled as a lunch-time fixture leading into the third day of the January day-night men’s Test between Australia and Sri Lanka in Brisbane. With the tournament to have 23 matches jointly broadcast […]

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Paine and Finch to lead, Marsh and Lyon recalled | Cricket Bats | Australia

ODIs: Tim Paine (capt & wk), Aaron Finch (vice-capt), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey (wk), Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, D’Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye T20Is: Aaron Finch (capt), Alex Carey (vice-capt & wk), Ashton Agar, Travis Head, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, […]

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Rick McCosker to lead review into Australian team culture | Cricket Bats | Australia

Former batsman Rick McCosker will lead a review of issues relating to culture and governance of the men’s national team, and set out a charter for improved on-field behaviour, in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal during the Cape Town Test that has rocked Australian cricket. McCosker, 71, played 25 Tests and 14 ODIs for […]

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Elgar and du Plessis build SA lead on stop-start morning | Cricket Bats | Australia

Lunch South Africa 488 and 202 for 3 (Du Plessis 81*, Elgar 59*) lead Australia 221 by 469 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details The umpires check the light even as groundstaff brings the covers on AFP First, do no harm. That appeared to be the mindset of Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar on the fourth […]

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Paine battles fractured thumb to lead Australian fightback | Cricket Bats | Australia

Lunch Australia 201 for 7 (Paine 47*, Lyon 4*) trail South Africa 488 by 287 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Tim Paine cops one in the mid-riff AFP Pat Cummins and Tim Paine fought hard to produce Australia’s biggest partnership of the series as South Africa struggled to finish off Australia’s tail on the third day […]

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Ben Stokes fights, but New Zealand eke closer to series lead | Cricket | Cricket Bats | England

Tea: England 217 for 6 (Stokes 26*) trail New Zealand 427 for 8 dec. by 152 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details © Getty Images Ben Stokes defied New Zealand with an atypical, but necessary display of staunch defense on the final afternoon at Eden Park. However, such was New Zealand’s […]

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Markram steady as South Africa extend lead | Cricket | Cricket Bats | Australia

Pat Cummins made the breakthrough with the new ball © Getty Images Lunch South Africa 311 and 65 for 1 (Markram 36*, Amla 15*) lead Australia 255 (Bancroft 77, Morkel 4-87, Rabada 4-91) by 121 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details South Africa strengthened their already solid grip on the […]

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Morgan to lead World XI in fundraising T20I | Cricket Bats | England

Eoin Morgan, England’s white-ball captain, will lead the World XI in a T20I against West Indies at Lord’s on May 31. The match will raise funds towards restoration efforts in parts of the Caribbean hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year. In particular, the proceeds will go towards restoring the cricket grounds […]

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De Villiers’ 126* propels South Africa lead to 139 | Cricket Bats | Australia

Lunch South Africa 382 (De Villiers 126*, Elgar 57, Amla 56, Cummins 3-79) lead Australia 243 (Warner 63, Rabada 5-96) by 139 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details AB de Villiers scored his first Test century in more than three years, and one of the finest of his Test career, as South Africa extended their lead […]

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