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Lord's to host 2017 Women's World Cup final

Lord's will host the final of the Women's World Cup in 2017, with fixtures also allocated to Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire and Somerset during the tournament that takes place between June 26 and July 23.


New Zealand defend 246 on McCullum's ODI farewell

Brendon McCullum's teammates honoured him with a rousing defence of 246 at Seddon Park, ensuring their captain retired from ODI matches with the Chappell-Hadlee trophy in his keeping.

Highlights - Windies advance to U19 semi-final (3:36)
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15hDavid Hopps

Hales and Buttler send England 2-0 up

England chase down 263 to win the second ODI against South Africa by five wickets, with Alex Hales falling for 99 while Jos Buttler finished on an unbeaten 48 in Port Elizabeth.

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15hESPN Staff

Hales hopes to restate Test case

Alex Hales hopes to get another chance to succeed as Alastair Cook's Test opening partner despite an underwhelming maiden series in South Africa.

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17hUmar Farooq

Pakistan's Yasir banned for doping offence

Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah has been handed a three-month suspension after he pleaded guilty to breaching the ICC's Anti-Doping Code that relates to the presence of a banned substance in a player's sample.

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Buttler fetches 386,000 in IPL auction

The bidding for England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler in the IPL auction was much-anticipated -- and it was the Mumbai Indians who got their man.

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England thrashed in U19 World Cup quarterfinals

A fine performance by Sri Lanka's spinners was capped by a stroke-filled 95 from opener Avishka Fernando as they brushed England aside by six wickets to move into the semifinal of the Under-19 World Cup.

Highlights - Sri Lanka knock England out (3:39)
35.2 Crane to Asalanka, OUT (0:35)
32.5 Mahmood to WIA Fernando, OUT (0:48)
18.1 Lawrence to Mendis, OUT (0:37)
13.5 BJ Taylor to Bandara, OUT (0:51)
WATCH - Nimesh pulls off dazzling catch (0:43)
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2dFirdose Moonda

De Villiers targets South Africa fightback

South Africa captain AB de Villiers remains upbeat about their chances of coming back from 2-0 down in the ODI series against England.

Highlights - India cruise into semis (3:45)
WATCH - Louwrens' juggling act (0:35)
17.5 Davin to Anmolpreet Singh, OUT (0:18)
2.6 Coetzee to Ishan Kishan, OUT (0:16)
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3dDavid Hopps

Buttler takes centre stage for England

At some point in the second ODI between South Africa and England in Port Elizabeth, the bang of the hammer at the IPL auction is bound to intrude.

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Buttler-powered 399 puts England 1-0 up

England win the opening ODI by 39 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method after rain halts a valiant charge from South Africa's Quinton de Kock at Bloemfontein

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5dFirdose Moonda

De Villiers targets fast approach vs. England

Test and ODI captain AB De Villiers out to prove South Africa still on course following recent Test series defeat to England.

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