Shoaib Malik has perfect evening as Amazon Warriors remain unbeaten

Sep 17, 2019 Guyana Amazon Warriors 218 for 6 (Malik 67*, King 59, Russell 2-35) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 137 (Russell 40, Phillips 40, Keemo 3-34, Tahir 2-21) by 81 runs Shoaib Malik had a stellar all-round evening. He made an unbeaten 37-ball 67 to lift his team to 218. Made a bold move to bowl legspin at Chris Gayle early on, and nine straight overs of spin at Jamaica Tallawahs…

September 19, 2019
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Zahir Khan joins Mujeeb at Brisbane Heat

10:49 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Afghanistan left-arm wristspinner Zahir Khan will join his countryman Mujeeb Ur Rahman at Brisbane Heat for this season’s BBL. Mujeeb has been retained by the Heat following his return of 12 wickets in the 2018-19 and an impressive economy rate of 6.04 which was the best of the competition. Zahir, who is currently playing for Jamaica Tallawahs in the CPL and averages under 20 in…

September 19, 2019
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Mickey Arthur named Central Stags T20 coach

10:15 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mickey Arthur will coach Central Stags in New Zealand’s Super Smash T20 competition later this year. Arthur, who left his role as Pakistan coach following the World Cup, will officially take charge of defending champions the Stags on December 1 ahead of the first match on December 13. “I have always admired New Zealand cricket and to work in the system is going to be…

September 19, 2019
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Labuschange set for swift return to action

9:27 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Marnus Labuschagne is set to slot swiftly back into domestic action for Queensland after being Australia’s find of the Ashes series, but the majority of the squad who were involved in the physically and emotionally draining series will be rested for the start of the Marsh Cup this weekend. Labuschagne scored 353 runs at 50.42 after coming into the side as a concussion substitute for…

September 19, 2019
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Six players to watch in the Marsh Cup

September 19, 2019

In an ODI in Mohali in March, Ashton Turner’s 43-ball 84 helped Australia chase down 359 © Getty Images Australia’s domestic 50-over tournament, the revamped Marsh Cup, begins on Saturday in Perth. This season’s edition runs from September until the end of November with some matches now interspersed between the first four Sheffield Shield rounds. Australia’s first ODI assignment after the World Cup semi-final exit isn’t until January but there…

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Jonassen and Wareham share seven wickets in Australia's canter

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Australia 83 for 1 (Healy 38) beat West Indies 81 (Jonassen 4-7, Wareham 3-14) by nine wickets Australia completed an unbeaten tour of West Indies in domineering style as they cantered to a nine-wicket victory with more than 12 overs remaining in the final T20I. West Indies were bowled out for 81 with only Britney Cooper (29) offering much resistance as Jess Jonassen picked up…

September 19, 2019
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Dom Sibley carries his bat as Warwickshire heap on the pressure

3:00 AM ET ECB Reporters Network Nottinghamshire 498 and 105 for 5 (Clarke 59*) lead Warwickshire 488 (Sibley 215*, Hain 76) by 115 runs Dominic Sibley has delivered another timely reminder that he may be the man that England should turn to for their overseas Test match engagements this winter. The 24-year old Warwickshire opener, who had already passed 1,000 runs in the Championship before this match, carried his bat…

September 18, 2019
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Glamorgan in command, despite top-flight bid taking a knock

Sep 17, 2019 ECB Reporters Network Leicestershire 191 for 9 (Smith 3-26, Patel 3-44) trail Glamorgan 435 (Cooke 96, Lloyd 66, Patel 66, Wright 5-64) by 244 runs Glamorgan gave their slim chances of promotion a considerable boost on the second day of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash against Leicestershire at Sophia Gardens, as they left the visitors on the brink of following on at 191 for 9,…

September 18, 2019
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Simon Harmer sticks to the script as Essex's match-winner

September 18, 2019

Simon Harmer celebrates a wicket © Getty Images Essex 395 (Lawrence 147, ten Doeschate 103, Harmer 50*) beat Surrey 174 (Porter 5-62, Cook 5-53) and 181 (Harmer 7-58) by an innings and 40 runs Simon Harmer remains Essex’s matchwinner in what has become county cricket’s most predictable plot. Just as in a Hollywood movie, the couple who dislike each other are certain to fall in love, so Harmer is certain…

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Northamptonshire in control against Durham and on verge of promotion

3:00 AM ET Durham 131 and 212 for 8 (Eckersley 54*, Hutton 4-54) trail Northamptonshire 217 and 315 (Proctor 86*, Levi 60, Rossington 52) by 189 runs When Durham were relegated by the ECB as part of the financial rescue in 2016, figures at the club predicted a five-year journey back to the first division. On another warm, cosy day at Wantage Road they all but surrendered the possibility of…

September 18, 2019
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