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Finch with much to ponder as injuries and inclement weather cloud team selection

Skipper Aaron Finch is ready to ring the changes as the weather and an untimely injury to all-rounder Marcus Stoinis have put his Australia squad to the test. All-rounder Stoinis picked up a side ...

Bangladesh needs rare win over Australia to help semi hopes

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Bangladesh doesn’t have to knock off Australia on Thursday to reach the Cricket World Cup semifinals. It would be a massive step in that direction if it did, though. To break up the leading four of England, Australia, New ...

Afghan spinner Rashid Khan gets unwanted century vs England

Rashid Khan arrived at the World Cup near the top of the list of most dangerous bowlers in limited-overs cricket. He'll leave with a mark near the top of the list for most runs ever conceded in one ODI innings. The 20-year-old spinner had a concussion in a ...

Morgan's 17 sixes highlights England World Cup record day

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Eoin Morgan set the tone for England's record sixathon when he slogged a free hit for six and followed it up by clearing the boundary over long-on off the very next delivery from his opposing captain Gulbadin Naib. Morgan showed no ...

Afghan batsman rejects advice, bats on after head knock

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Afghanistan batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi was struck by a short ball that split his batting helmet and ignored medical advice to retire hurt in the Cricket World Cup game against England on Tuesday. He said he kept going so his ...

Lawsuit Hits USA Cricket Over Proposed Professional T20 League

It was hailed a “watershed moment” for cricket in the U.S. – a country that has long magnetized the sport’s power brokers. Last month, USA Cricket revealed it had selected American Cricket Enterprises (ACE) as its strategic partner for the ...