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    Australia squad for tour of West Indies

    5 T20Is and 3 ODIs on the tour. Cummins, Warner, Maxwell, Stoinis, J. Richardson, K. Richardson, Sams all made themselves unavailable for the tour and Smith is out with an elbow injury. Australia squad: Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Wes Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Dan Christian, Josh...
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    2027 & 2031 ODI WC expanded to 14 teams; T20 WC expanded to 20 teams

    https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/icc-expands-men-s-world-events-odi-world-cup-to-14-teams-t20-world-cup-to-20-teams-1264847 Basically the ICC have gone back to the format used for the 2003 ODI world cup where we have 2 groups of 7 followed by a super 6 for the ODI WC. The T20 WC from 2024...
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    Test 2021 New Zealand Tour of England (2 Tests)

    Starts tonight at 8pm AEST on Fox Cricket and Kayo in Australia. This series which is not part of the Future Tours Program nor is it part of the World Test Championship is essentially being used as a warm-up by both teams. For New Zealand it's preparation for their World Test Championship Final...
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    ODI 2020–23 World Cup Super League

    This is the thread to discuss the ongoing ODI World Cup Super League. It essentially acts as the initial qualifier for the 2023 World Cup and consists of 13 teams (the 12 test playing nations + the Netherlands) playing 24 matches (8 x 3 match series) with each match being worth 10 points. This...
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    Test Bangladesh Tour of Sri Lanka 2021 (2 Tests)

    1st Test just started. Bangladesh missing Shakib Al Hasan due to his IPL commitments. Line-ups as follows: Sri Lanka: 1 Dimuth Karunaratne (capt), 2 Lahiru Thirimanne, 3 Oshada Fernando, 4 Pathum Nissanka, 5 Angelo Mathews, 6 Dhananjaya de Silva, 7 Niroshan Dickwella (wk), 8 Wanindu Hasaranga...
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    IPL 2021

    The auction starts tonight. It's on Fox Cricket from 8:30pm. Most big name players have been kept by their franchises but Glenn Maxwell and Steve Smith are probably the 2 biggest name Australians up for grabs tonight. Others in the auction include Labuschagne, Jhye Richardson, NCN, Alex Carey...
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    2021 England v Sri Lanka (2 Tests)

    1st Test starts Today 3:30pm AEDT Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne fractured his thumb on the eve of the test and has been ruled out. Dan Lawrence to make his debut for England. Sri Lanka won the toss and will bat. Teams: Sri Lanka: 1 Lahiru Thirimanne, 2 Kusal Perera, 3 Kusal Mendis, 4...
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    New Zealand v Pakistan 2020/21 (3 T20s, 2 Tests)

    Just because there's no thread yet. Williamson with yet another hundred. What a special player he is.
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    Change the LBW Law - Ian Chappell

    https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/29155144/change-ball-tampering-lbw-laws I really don't think he's thought that through.
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    Shield Sheffield Shield Round 5: Queensland v Tasmania @ Blundstone Arena

    Queensland (2nd) take on Tasmania (4th) at Blundstone Arena. The teams: Tasmania XI: Alex Doolan, Jordan Silk (c), Beau Webster, George Bailey, Ben McDermott, Mac Wright, Jake Doran (wk), Jackson Bird, Alex Pyecroft, Gabe Bell, Riley Meredith Queensland XI: Matthew Renshaw, Bryce Street...
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    Shield Sheffield Shield Round 5: Victoria v New South Wales @ MCG

    In the absense of grimlock :'( here's the thread for the match between Victoria and New South Wales at the MCG. NSW have made a dominate start to the Shield however are without all their test stars whereas Victoria are basically full strength apart from Maxwell. Victoria won the toss and will...
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    2019 New Zealand Tour of Sri Lanka (2 Tests, 3 T20Is)

    1st Test starts today. New Zealand won the previous Test series between the 2 sides 1-0 earlier this year and will go in slight favourites however home conditions as well as Sri Lanka's 2-0 series victory over South Africa in South Africa means they are certainly more than a fair chance. This...
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    Zimbabwe suspended from the ICC

    https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/27216123/zimbabwe-suspended-icc-government-interference
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    2019 1st Ashes Test - Edgbaston 1-5 August 2019

    It's back! Just when you thought you had recovered from the late nights of the World Cup we all become nocturnal again for the start of The Ashes. A short lead in has reduced the usual pre-game pantomime to England leaving the scoreboard up from the World Cup Semi-Final and Australian captain...
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    Asia Cup 2018

    I saw there was some discussion regarding this in the ODI status thread so thought it might be a good idea to create a thread. This years edition has 6 participants up from 5 in previous editions. The 6 include the 5 test playing nations from Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri...
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    2017 Sri Lanka Tour of India (3 Tests, 3 ODIs, 3 T20s)

    First test is underway in very un-Indian conditions. It is overcast,rainy and the pitch is green and as a result Sri Lanka have decided to bowl first. We are currently off for a rain/bad light delay but during the few overs we were able to get in Suranga Lakmal was bowling hand grenades and in...
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    The 2017/18 Womens Ashes

    The womens Ashes is run side-by-side with the Men with the first match today at Allan Border Field. For those unaware since 2013 it has been run with all 3 formats of the game deciding who takes home the ashes. This series will have 3 ODIs (worth 2 points each), a Day-Night Test (worth 4...
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    Pakistan vs Sri Lanka (2 Tests, 5 ODIs, 3 T20s)

    Currently underway in the UAE. Both teams in a bit of a re-building phase with Pakistan playing under new captain Sarfraz Ahmed. Sri Lanka currently 3/69 batting first.
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    Bangladesh Tour of South Africa (2 Tests, 3 ODIs, 2 T20s)

    1st test has just started. South Africa currently 0/33 with debutant opener Aiden Markram currently 12no. Phehlukwayo is also debuting with new coach Ottis Gibson in charge. Changes for Bangladesh with Shakib Al Hasan on leave. Mahmudullah returns and Liton Das has the gloves. Early...
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    England's Tour of Bangladesh

    1st Test is just underway after the ODI series finished 2-1 to England. Bangladesh's first test in 14 months and they've gone in with 3 debutants Sabbir Rahman (Batsman whose played a fair few ODI's), Kamrul Islam Rabbi (Pace bowler with a fc avg of 40) and Mehedi Hasan (Spin-bowling...