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Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service

Uber will begin test flights of the pilotless aircraft in Melbourne and US cities Dallas and Los Angeles in 2020 before commercial operations begin in 2023.

Ruthless New Zealand look to win Test ‘whatever way possible’

The wicket is green and tailor-made for the early seamers, with New Zealand promising to continue with their short-ball tactic when it flattens out.

Sri Lanka with chance to make history against South Africa

Sri Lanka will become the first team from Asia to win a Test series in South Africa if they can score 137 more runs.

Rajitha puts South Africa on the ropes in second Test

South Africa were 185 for seven at tea, with Quinton de Kock, their last recognised batsman, on 68 not out at St George's Park.

Reprieved Stokes and Buttler lead England recovery

The fifth-wicket pair played with increasing fluency through an extended final session in putting on 124 runs to the close of play at the Darren Sammy Stadium.

Desperate England recall opener Jennings

Jennings, who averages 25.86 from his 16 tests, was dropped for the second test in Antigua for Joe Denly, who retains his place along with fellow opener Rory Burns.

‘Sky’s the limit’ for Windies as team eyes England Test sweep

The Caribbean side lead the three-match rubber 2-0 following victories by 381 runs in Barbados and by 10 wickets in Antigua.

Bangladesh call up uncapped fast bowler for New Zealand

For the three-match one-day international series that starts in Napier on February 13, Taskin will be replaced by the experienced Shaiful Islam.

Windies captain Holder banned for slow over-rate

The ICC says in a statement that the Windies were two overs short of their target for the match.

Australia’s Khawaja admits off-field issue took focus away

The arrest of Khawaja's brother came days before Australia's four-test home series against India.

Khawaja smacks century as Sri Lanka chase massive 2nd Test total

The match was far from plain sailing for Australia.

Cummins relieved Karunaratne conscious after blow

The incident brought back painful memories of the fatal blow that struck Australian Phillip Hughes in 2014.

Karunaratne stretchered off as Sri Lanka chase big Australia total

Karunaratne was 46 not out when a rising Pat Cummins ball appeared to glance off his shoulder and onto his helmet, close to the neck area.

India’s Rayudu suspended from bowling for suspect action

Rayudu stayed in the Indian XI in the second match and also played a role in the team's first two ODI wins in New Zealand.

Captain struggles to explain root cause of 381-run England defeat

England will not have to wait long for a chance of revenge, with the second test starting at North Sound on the island of Antigua on Thursday.

Eight-wicket Chase stars as Windies humiliate England by 381 runs

It was the largest margin of victory by the West Indies on home soil and third largest anywhere in their 91 years as a Test-playing nation.

Windies captain Holder makes double ton to put England on ropes

England has set a tidy start but is still facing the daunting prospect of surviving two more days in Bridgetown.

India praised for ‘perfect finish’ to historic Australia tour

The Men in Blue will return home to India triumphant without having lost a Test or limited-overs series -- a first on Australian soil.

Pakistan set 381 runs to win last test

Pakistan were 34 without loss at tea as they began the tough task of trying to chase down a massive target to try and avoid a clean sweep in the series.

Olivier breaks stubborn Pakistan stand in final Test

Olivier broke through with the second ball after drinks when Abbas was caught at third slip for 11 after an 88-minute, 51-ball vigil.

Australia win first one-dayer despite Rohit century

It was only a fourth win in 20 one-dayers going back to June 2017 for world champions Australia.

South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets to clinch series

The result ensured a seventh successive home series win for South Africa.

Australia stumble in reply to India’s colossal tally

Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Shaun Marsh and Travis Head were all dismissed in the second session, before captain Tim Paine followed shortly after the tea break.

Pakistan launch fightback but still trail South Africa

South Africa won the first test in Pretoria last week by six wickets inside three days and are still strongly placed to clinch the three-match series.