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Spot-fixing allegations

Australia and England news

Spot-fixing claims made against England, Australia Tests; boards say no evidence

The Tests in question are England-India in Chennai in December 2016, and Australia-India in Ranchi in March 2017

Watch - Alleged spot-fixing in the India-Australia Ranchi Test

A clip from the Al Jazeera documentary which shows an alleged spot-fixing incident in the 2016 India-Australia Test in Ranchi


'I've been told to strongly deny the allegations' - Root

Following England's defeat to Pakistan, captain Joe Root was asked about the spot-fixing allegations that were made in a recent documentary.


England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Sarfraz proud of Pakistan after Lord's win

Sarfraz Ahmed praises the efforts of his Pakistan team after they toppled England in four days at Lord's


Abbas and Amir lead Pakistan to nine-wicket win

Another batting collapse condemns England to humiliation in first Test of summer

Abbas dominates and Pakistan love London

Stats highlights from Pakistan's comprehensive win at Lord's

Top headlines

Corruption allegations

TV documentary

Hasan Raza caught on camera in alleged spot-fixing sting

The ex-Pakistan batsman was in the room when a former cricketer from Mumbai, Robin Morris, spoke to an undercover Al Jazeera reporter

WATCH: Alleged spot-fixing plot explained


SLC to support investigation into pitch-fixing allegations

The ICC is looking into a report alleging that an individual made surfaces in Galle according to instructions from bettors

IPL final 2018

How CSK can win the IPL final

Chennai Super Kings' win-loss record in the summit clash is 2-4. What can they do to turn things around?


On the road: Talking to Rohit Sharma's hair stylist


Gloves off: What's better in the IPL - consistency or success?

Is it title wins or consistent playoff appearances? Graeme Swann and Ajit Agarkar debate


'Disappointed we couldn't play in Chennai' - Dhoni

The CSK captain also focusses on how his team needs to be careful while fielding


'IPL captaincy different from other experiences' - Williamson

He also talks about how Sunrisers have handled missing key players during the season


Swann: Rashid and Ngidi, the players to watch

Ajit Agarkar thinks CSK start as slight favourites


Who is the best captain in the IPL?


CSK's journey studded with individual brilliance

Returning after a two-year ban, the team has waltzed into the final on the back of several last-over heists


How Sunrisers got to the IPL final


England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Dobell: Recriminations due as revival masks dire day

A late stand raised spirits, but England's failings have not been masked

Getty Images

"No nervousness" as tricky fourth-innings chase looms - Shafiq

Pakistan were on course for an innings win but a three-figure partnership between Jos Buttler and debutant Dominic Bess has set up a nervy fourth day

'Bess played shots like Joe Root' - Buttler

Jos Buttler praised England debutant Dom Bess following the third day of the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's.


England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

#PoliteEnquiries: Freaky Friday at Lord's?

Osman Samiuddin joins Jarrod Kimber to take your questions on dropped catches, fielding positions and retro haircuts


Kimber: Stokes makes it happen but England still flounder

England weren't poor by any means, but what they tried didn't seem to come off for them the way it did for Pakistan

Everyone fought for the team cause - Azhar

Pakistan have moved into a strong position at Lord's, but both Azhar Ali and Jonny Bairstow are cautious when it comes to predicting the final outcome


KKR v Sunrisers

IPL 2018, Qualifier 2

Rashid Khan found out? Not a chance

The Sunrisers legspinner's skill was questioned in April. By the end of May, he had put to rest all doubts

Top five reasons why Sunrisers beat KKR

From Rashid's cameo to Prasidh Krishna's costly over, here are five reasons for KKR's season-ending defeat


Swann: Narine as batsman was a revelation


Justin Langer's message

Australia news

Australia's goals: No. 1 in professionalism, humility, and ranking

The new coach Justin Langer set down ground rules for his team ahead of Australia's departure for England

IPL v First-class cricket

England news

Andy Flower: IPL opportunity hinders players' first-class development

Flower also said there should be a review of the England Lions programme after poor results

Royal London Cup

Latest matches

Kent v Glam: Denly stars in record Kent innings

Denly collected 4 for 56 to restrict Glamorgan to 274 then picked up his bat to hit an unbeaten 150 from 143 balls

Sus v Mid: Stirling shows value with battling hundred

Ireland batsman defies injury to set up emphatic victory at Hove

Derb v Leic: Godleman makes the difference as Derbyshire go top

Derbyshire survived a late assault from Tom Wells to go top of the Royal London Cup North Group with a five-run victory

Leadership upheaval

County news

Carberry axed as Leicestershire captain following review

Paul Horton has been named as his replacement across all formats

Smith's comeback?

Canada T20 league

Steven Smith named as a marquee player for Canada T20 tournament

It would mark Smith's first cricket since being stripped of the Australia captaincy and suspended for 12 months

West Indies v Sri Lanka

Squad news

Dhananjaya withdraws from WI tour after father killed by gunman

Sri Lankan Police confirmed that Ranjan de Silva was shot dead in Rathmalana, just south of Colombo

Devon Smith returns to West Indies squad after three years

The uncapped wicketkeeper Jahmar Hamilton has also been called up, while Sunil Ambris, Jermaine Blackwood and Raymon Reifer have been left out

England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Another collapse in the age of white ball first

On Thursday England were out-Englanded, done in by seam and swing and perhaps their own emphasis on short-form cricket

#Abbasif - too soon? Yes. Probably. Maybe.

The working over of Mark Stoneman was a masterclass in seam and swing bowling which set Pakistan on their way to a dominant day

Alastair Cook: Farmer, nurdler, hunter, and Test-match survivor

Even at his most fluent, Cook cannot avoid being ungainly. But without him on the first day at Lord's, England would have been sunk without trace

Fitness concerns

India news

Kohli ruled out of Surrey stint with neck injury

The India captain will not be training for three weeks, but the BCCI is confident he will regain fitness in time for the England tour

Chopra: Missing Surrey stint won't hamper Kohli's form in England

The former India opener believes Virat Kohli will score at least two centuries in the Tests against England


Joyce calls time

Ireland news

Ed Joyce retires and turns his mind to Ireland's future

After achieving that long-cherished Test cap, he will now turn his attention to a coaching and leadership role

Pakistan v England

1st Test, Lord's

Sarfraz Ahmed: The Pakistan captain who's yet to take the lead

He was widely credited for his role in the Champions Trophy win, but Pakistan's wicketkeeper has struggled to make his mark on the Test team

'Yasir's like a brother to me' - Shadab

Shadab Khan revealed that he will try and speak with Yasir Shah for advice ahead of his maiden Lord's appearance


What do Pakistan need to do to beat England (or not lose, at least)?

Pakistan are a far less experienced side than the one which drew 2-2 in England in 2016

KKR v Royals

IPL Eliminator, Kolkata

Shetty: A Royal lesson in how not to T20

In the age of real-time data and out-of-the-box thinking, Ajinkya Rahane and his team seem to be stuck in the past with only each other for company

Five reasons why Knight Riders beat Royals


Talking Points - What was Ajinkya Rahane thinking?

Trying to understand Rajasthan Royals' baffling approach to the chase, and how they lost even though they had the best of the conditions

End of a great career

South Africa news

Stats - A genius in two formats

Ten numbers that illustrate AB de Villiers' greatness in Tests and ODIs

AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

"It's not about earning more somewhere else, it's about running out of gas," the South Africa batsman said

Royal London Cup

South Group

Jacks adds his name to Surrey's bright young things

Will Jacks scored a maiden Surrey century in only his third first-team match to add to the sense of feelgood about Surrey's crop of young stars

Low-risk Rossouw logs hundred as Hampshire go top

Rilee Rossouw secured his first Hampshire century and as the pitch flattened out it all looked remarkably unhurried

Middlesex just hold off Lloyd's retort

Glamorgan fell a metre short of forcing a tie, but such narrow margins left them without a point after three matches and at the foot of South Group

Royal London Cup

North Group

Patel hundred takes Notts to new Grace Road record

Samit Patel's 62-ball hundred heaped untold levels of suffering upon the Leicester crowd as Notts raced to new batting heights on the ground

Procter's finale sinks former county with a ball to spare

A wonderfully fluctuating encounter at Wantage Road saw Northants sink Lancashire by two wickets with a ball to spare - thanks to a Red Rose old boy

Hodd rescue just fails after Whiteley's blast hurts Yorkshire

Andrew Hodd needed successive sixes off the last two balls to thwart Worcestershire: he could only manage one

England news

Team director speaks

'Embrace radical change or accept also-ran status'

England teams haven't been good enough overseas for 40 years, says ECB director

Strauss takes break from ECB to look after family

England director to support wife in cancer treatment; Andy Flower steps up in interim role

England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Bess talks dreams, Lord's lunches and IKEA


Bess takes rapid rise in his stride as Lord's Test debut beckons

Somerset spinner set to be England's third debutant spinner in four Tests and youngest specialist finger-spinner in their history

Former England captains' advice for Root

Past England captains David Gower, Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain assess Joe Root's first year in the role


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