• Injury cloud over Rashid Khan as Bangladesh look to correct poor finals record at home
  • Chris Green, Imran Tahir shine as Guyana Amazon Warriors qualify for playoffs
  • Jack Leach could prove key as Somerset seek elusive title

Stunning Tasmania collapse hands Victoria shock victory

Sep 22, 2019 Alex Malcolm Victoria 185 (Sutherland 53, Ellis 3-35) beat Tasmania 184 (McDermott 78, Tremain 4-36, Coleman 4-46) by one run A staggering, scarcely believable, collapse from Tasmania, who lost 6 for 12 in 12 balls, handed defending champions Victoria their first win of the Marsh Cup at the WACA. Tasmania needed 14 to win with six wickets in hand at the start of the 39th over with…

Read More >>

Cameron Bancroft to make Durham return in 2020

5:29 AM ET Matt Roller Close Matt Roller is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. He tweets at @mroller98 Cameron Bancroft will return to Durham as the club’s overseas player for the 2020 season. Bancroft captained Durham in the County Championship and the Royal London Cup this year, which represented a controversial appointment in the wake of his involvement in Australia’s ball-tampering scandal. But director of cricket Marcus North repeatedly defended…

Read More >>

Former India opener Madhav Apte dies at 86

12:47 AM ET Sreshth Shah Madhav Apte, the former India Test opener, died in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital on Monday, aged 86. In his seven Tests for India in 1952-53, Apte averaged 49.27, the highlight being a match-saving, unbeaten 163 against West Indies in Port of Spain. Five of his seven Tests were played on that tour of the Caribbean, where it seemed he was the next big thing in…

Read More >>

Nicole Bolton shows early-season form on return to action

Nicole Bolton lofts over the off side during her half-century against Queensland  9:53 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Nicole Bolton made an impressive return to action for Western Australia with back-to-back half-centuries on the opening weekend of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL). Bolton, who was part of the Australia squad that retained the Ashes in England in July, opted out of the tour of West Indies to focus on her…

Read More >>

BCB confirms Under-19s tour of New Zealand

10:06 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Ahead of the Under-19 World Cup next year, Bangladesh will have an opportunity to gain match time when they play New Zealand in five Youth ODIs. The tour is significant given this will be the first time a Bangladesh team will travel to New Zealand following the terror attacks in Christchurch in March. Back then, members of Bangladesh’s senior side were “about 50 yards from…

Read More >>

Jack Leach could prove key as Somerset seek elusive title

Jack Leach searches for a breakthrough © Getty Images Jack Leach returns for one of the most important matches in Somerset’s history when leaders Essex visit Taunton for the Specsavers County Championship title decider, starting on Monday. The hosts must win to secure the pennant for the first time. They go into the match 12 points adrift in second place, but optimistic of making home advantage tell, having won five…

Read More >>