Cricket

  • Rogers survives nets session, set to make 3rd Ashes test

    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Australia opener Chris Rogers came through a testing session Monday in the nets at the hands of his own teammates and is set to play in the third test against England at Edgbaston, starting Wednesday.

    Associated Press
  • South Africa set for long India cricket tour this year

    South Africa will undertake their longest cricket tour of India later this year to contest all three formats over a nine-week period, the Indian board announced on Monday.

    AFP
  • Sri Lanka wins 5th ODI but Pakistan wins series

    HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Kusal Perera smashed a 109-ball 116 to lead Sri Lanka to a crushing 165-run win over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international on Sunday.

    Associated Press
  • England's Bell eager for Ashes turnaround

    England batsman Ian Bell accepts his form in the "brutal environment" of Test cricket hasn't been good enough lately but believes a promotion to number three on his home ground will help him come good in the third Ashes Test. England's most experienced batsman, having made his Test debut 11 years…

    AFP
  • Cricket-One Day International Sri Lanka v Pakistan scoreboard

    July 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at close of play in the fifth and final One Day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Sunday in Hambantota, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Innings K. Perera run out (An. Ali, Irfan) 116 T. Dilshan run out (Shehzad) 62 L. Thirimanne c Rizwan b R. Ali 30 D.…

    Reuters
  • Starc pitches into England

    Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc weighed into the ongoing row over the state of pitches for the Ashes series on Monday by accusing England of not knowing what they want. Following the tourists' crushing 405-run win in the second Test at Lord's, which levelled the five-match series at 1-1,…

    AFP
  • Cricket-England will bowl short to dizzy Rogers, says Wood

    England will continue to bowl bouncers at Australian batsman Chris Rogers if the opener is passed fit for this week's third Ashes test at Edgbaston after suffering from dizziness, seamer Mark Wood has said. Rogers was forced to retire on 49 not out on the fourth day of Australia's 405-run second…

    Reuters
  • Sri Lanka's Dilshan completes 10,000 ODI runs

    Tillakaratne Dilshan Sunday became the 11th batsman and the fourth Sri Lankan to compile 10,000 runs in one-day cricket, achieving the feat against Pakistan in Hambantota.

    AFP