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Younis hails Pakistan’s ‘fearless cricket’ against South Africa

'It's all about the positive intent for Pakistan against South Africa,' writes Younis in a column for the International Cricket Council.

Pakistan paying price for over-reliance on lone ranger Amir

With 13 wickets from four matches, Amir shares the top wicket-taker's position with Australian Mitchell Starc.

Afghan Shahzad threatens to quit cricket after World Cup axing

'We've given a medical report to the ICC to prove that he is unfit, and after thorough deliberation they allow us to replace him.'

Masterful Kohli reaches 25th Test century, sixth in Australia

Playing in his 75th Test, the Indian run-machine did it in style with a classic straight drive to take his team to 214 for four in reply to Australia's 326.

India’s Virat Kohli fastest-ever to reach 10,000 ODI runs

The 29-year-old surpassed fellow Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar, who first crossed the 10,000-run mark in 259 innings in 2001.

England’s Bairstow out of fourth ODI after injury

Alex Hales will replace the 29-year-old right-hander who hurt himself while playing football.

India 367 all out against West Indies, lead by 56

Rishabh Pant top scored with 92 after being involved in a 152-run fifth-wicket stand with overnight partner Ajinkya Rahane, who made 80.

Shaw leads India’s reply with brisk fifty

Shaw, who became the youngest Indian batsman to score a century on debut in the first West Indies Test in Rajkot, hit 8 fours and 1 six in his 42-ball stay so far.

Ton-up Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh thump Sri Lanka

The former captain's 150-ball 144 with 11 fours and four sixes lifted Bangladesh from a precarious 1-2 in the first over to 261.

Alastair Cook, England’s modest champion

Cook broke the record of Australia's Allan Border - another left-handed batsman - for most consecutive Test appearances (153), a figure he has now extended to 158, another tribute to his stamina.