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A thrilling finale to the Big Bash League saw Michael Carberry at the crease as his Perth Scorchers defended the title.
Fit-again England paceman Stuart Broad feels he is hitting his straps just in time for the World Cup.
Yorkshire have pulled off a devastating double swoop by announcing the captures of big-hitting Australians Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell as their overseas players for the 2015 season.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced the England Development Programme squad to play three one-day 50-over matches and a one-off three-day match against Pakistan Under-17s in the UAE next month.
Paul Farbrace believes the pressure of Friday's winner-takes-all Tri-Series clash with India will stand England in good stead at the World Cup.
Stephen Parry is hoping for his first action of the England Lions tour in Wednesday’s second one-day match against South Africa A on a Kimberley pitch which has generally been perceived to favour spin.
Michael Lumb expects a “cracking game” when his Sydney Sixers meet defending champions Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League final in Canberra on Wednesday.
England Lion Adam Lyth has committed his future to county champions Yorkshire by signing a three-year contract extension.
Sunil Narine has pulled out of West Indies' World Cup squad as he continues to build confidence on his remodelled action.
Steven Smith swept the board at Australia's seasonal awards in Sydney, claiming the coveted Allan Border Medal as well as being named both Test and one-day player of the year.
England Cricket Team sponsor Waitrose has offered its support to an innovative Hampshire Cricket in the Community project at the Ageas Bowl.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali is honoured to be the new cover star of this year’s Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
Australia and India suffered an Australia Day no-result at the Sydney Cricket Ground, meaning Friday’s game between England and India is effectively a semi-final for a place in the Tri-Series showpiece.
Northants Steelbacks have pulled off a major coup by signing Pakistan international Shahid Afridi for the start of their NatWest T20 Blast campaign.
Derbyshire have re-signed New Zealand international Martin Guptill as their overseas player for the early stages of the 2015 campaign.
Combative all-rounder Graham Wagg has extended his contract with Glamorgan until 2017.
Ben Stokes made significant contributions with bat and ball as England Lions held their nerve to win their first one-day match against South Africa A in Bloemfontein.
Michael Carberry crashed the only half-century of a low-scoring Big Bash League semi-final to help defending champions Perth Scorchers into Wednesday’s final.
Mitchell Johnson looks set to make his Australia comeback in next week's Tri-Series final - a potential reunion with England.
West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell stole victory away from South Africa with a barrage of nerveless late hitting in the fourth one-day international in Port Elizabeth.