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Sri Lankan ace Mahela Jayawardene enjoys win in farewell Test

An emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high on Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Aaron Finch sees more red, and reaps the benefit

By the book: Aaron Finch in action during the MCC-Rest of the World match at Lord’s in July.

Jesse Hogan  Belting an astonishing 181 not out in a one-dayer at cricket's most revered venue to outshine some of its recent champions is a feat undoubtedly among the more glittering of Aaron Finch's...

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Jacques Kallis retires from one-day cricket and gives up dream of World Cup farewell

Gerald Imray South Africa’s Jacques Kallis has retired from all international cricket, as one of the game’s greatest all-rounders admitted that a swansong at the World Cup next year was...

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Alastair Cook aiming for much-needed runs against India

England's captain Alastair Cook.

Alastair Cook says the England captaincy is not to blame for his poor run of form with the bat and he will lead from the front when the five-match test series against India begins at Nottingham on...

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Anderson admits frustration as lifeless pitch suits India

James Anderson.

Nick Hoult James Anderson summed up his frustrations over a lifeless Trent Bridge pitch by describing England as "amazing hosts" for producing a surface for the first Investec Test which neutered his...

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Jos Buttler 'Mankading' fine by MCC

England wicketkeeper's Matt Prior and Jos Buttler.

Some of cricket's greatest names insisted England's Jos Buttler had only himself to blame for his 'Mankad' dismissal against Sri Lanka.

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England out to stem losing tide against India

London England aims to avoid a third consecutive series defeat and ease the pressure on captain Alastair Cook when it hosts India in a five-Test series for the first time since 1959, starting in Nottingham...

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Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine in Lord's bicentenary match, says Shane Warne

Run machine: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.

Shane Warne believes Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine when they line up in a star-studded Rest of the World side in the Lord's bicentenary match on Saturday.

Aaron Finch stands tall among legends at Lord's

Aaron Finch led the MCC to victory.

Joe Barton In a dream Lord's debut, Australian opener Aaron Finch's unbeaten 181 propelled the MCC side to a dominant seven-wicket victory over Shane Warne's Rest of the World side on Saturday.

Brett Lee beamer breaks Shane Warne's hand

Rest of the World's captain Shane Warne waits for the presentations with teammate Virender Sehwag (L) after the cricket match against MCC to celebrate 200 years of Lord's at Lord's cricket ground in London, July 5, 2014.  REUTERS/Philip Brown (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Shane Warne suffered a broken hand after being struck by an unintentional beamer from former Australia team mate Brett Lee in the MCC's seven-wicket win over the Rest of the World at Lord's on...

Brian Lara to play Lord's bicentenary match

West Indies great is added to the star-studded list of players who will play in the MCC v Rest of the World Lord's Bicentenary match on July 5.

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Tendulkar looks ahead to partnering Lara at Lord's anniversary

Sachin Tendulkar holds a training session for young players at the Singapore Cricket Club on Tuesday.

Singapore Retired Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar says he's savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking the 200th anniversary of the home of...

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Sydney Cricket Ground poaches traditional Australia Day one-dayer from Adelaide Oval

Australia's one-day team celebrates winning the one-day international series against England at the Adelaide Oval on Australia Day earlier this year.

Chris Barrett Sydney has pinched the rights for Australia Day cricket this summer from Adelaide, with Michael Clarke's team to host India in a one-day international at the redeveloped SCG on the January public...

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Concerns over visibility of pink balls for Sheffield Shield day-night matches

Focused: Victorian captain Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau Colour-blindness of Victorian captain Matthew Wade prompts Cricket Australia to act.

Warner's honesty deserves respect

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Greg Baum If anything is disrespectful in cricket, it is the reconfiguring of the concept of respect.

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Sachin Tendulkar: the child prodigy who exceeded his potential

Huw Richards Sachin Tendulkar’s ability to generate mind-numbing numbers has survived to the very end of his prodigious career.

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Bad light stops play in South Africa

Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara shared an unbeaten century partnership for the second wicket as South Africa's bowlers were made to toil on an unresponsive pitch on the first day of the second...

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India bats on top after first day of South Africa Test

Partnership: India's Murali Vijay celebrates his fifty runs during the first day of the second Test between India and South Africa.

Colin Bryden Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara shared an unbeaten century partnership before bad light stopped play on the first day of the second and final Test against India at Kingsmead on Thursday.

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Dale Steyn dominant as South Africa edges ahead in Durban

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Dale Steyn claimed six Indian wickets as South Africa finally found some life in the Kingsmead pitch to bowl the tourists out for 334 on the second day of the second Test on Friday.

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India battling after Jacques Kallis' farewell ton

An emotional Jacques Kallis leaves the ground after being dismissed for 115 in what could probably be his final Test innings.

Durban A farewell century for South Africa from Jacques Kallis and a thumping half-century by tailender Robin Peterson left India battling to save the second Test and the series at Kingsmead on Sunday.