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Team-mates turn rivals: how do you stop Alyssa Healy?

Australia’s players have been able to savour every moment of Alyssa Healy’s phenomenal form in recent weeks, but from Friday some of them will be hoping the runs dry up as they become the opposition in the Women’s Big Bash. Healy plundered a world record T20 score of 148 not …

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ICC approves new tournament despite BCCI’s concerns

Cricket’s global governing body is headed towards a confrontation with the game’s biggest powerhouse after the ICC decided to include an extra tournament in the next rights cycle overlooking objections from the BCCI. On Monday the ICC Board gave consent to include an extra global tournament in the next events …

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Zimbabwe and Nepal readmitted as ICC members

Zimbabwe have been reinstated as a member of the ICC, three months after being suspended for government interference in its board. The sanction on Zimbabwe was lifted at the ICC’s October board meeting on Monday, between the governing body’s chairman Shashank Manohar, chief executive Manu Sawhney, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman …

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“My best not good enough right now” – Bavuma

Thirty-four for 3, 20 for 3, and 53 for 5. This hasn’t been a uniformly terrible tour for South Africa’s batsmen. Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock have both scored hundreds, and Faf du Plessis has made a couple of fifties. The lower order has stuck around to the extent …

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