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Cook hits 243 before rain delay

Alastair Cook churned out 243 as England tightened their grip on West Indies.

Alastair Cook's 10-hour knock helps England tighten their grip on West Indies before heavy rain ends play on day two.

Starc misses Indian series

Mitchell Starc will miss the limited-overs tour of India but should be fit for the Ashes.

The quick bowler aims to be fit for the Ashes series starting late November.

Bracewell among trio of captains

Michael Bracewell is yet to make his Wellington debut but has already been confirmed as the side's Plunket Shield captain.

For the first time, Wellington will have three different captains this season: Michael Bracewell, Hamish Marshall and Hamish Bennett.

Glenn Phillips stars in the CPL

Glenn Phillips' half century helped his Jamaica Tallawahs beat the Guyana Amazon Warriors.

Youngster's half century crucial in Jamaica Tallawahs' win over Martin Guptill's Guyana Amazon Warriors.

Colour blind want pink ball dropped

The pink ball has now been used in five test matches.

As England's first day-night test gets underway, a colour blind organisation demands national body review use of the pink ball.

Lyth launches for massive 161

Former England test opener Adam Lyth has gone ballistic for Yorkshire in the county T20 competition.

Former test opener blasts 20 fours and seven sixes for the all-time third highest T20 knock.

Root cracks day-night ton

England captain Joe Root looks to hit past West Indian Kyle Hope during the opening session of the first day-night test.

Captain leads England's first foray into day-night test cricket with unbeaten century against West Indies.

The saviour of test cricket

Pink-ball day-night matches could bring a fresh audience to test cricket.

While T20 cricket has created a buzz, test cricket has sat on its backside and done nothing.

Lehmann guarded on spinners

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is not letting on over who he'll pick to bowl spin against Bangladesh.

Australia coach coy over which spinners will make the XI for the test matches in Bangladesh.

England brace for pink ball debut

England paceman Stuart Broad practises bowling at Edgbaston with the pink ball under lights.

Three test series against the West Indies begins with a day-night test at Edgbaston.

Ross Taylor heads home

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has made 177 runs in 12 innings so far in this year's NatWest T20 Blast.

Kiwi's stint as Sussex captain in the English T20 comp on hold as he returns to NZ for family reasons.

Warner on mend after knock video

The incident threw a major scare into the Australian camp.

Despite being hit by a bouncer Australian vice-captain will go on Bangladesh tour.

Phillips smashes McClenaghan video

Glenn Phillips hammers a six off Mitchell McClenaghan on Wednesday.

Auckland team-mates square off in the CPL, with bat getting the better of ball.

Southee mostly unplayable video

New Zealand cricketer Tim Southee has taken three wickets in Middlesex's Twenty20 win.

NZ pace bowler leads Middlesex to victory in England's T20 comp, nabbing 3-9 in a match-winning effort.

Bates belts maiden T20 ton video

Watch: Super Suzie! White Ferns captain scores first ever Women's Super League ton, snares three wickets in unreal ...

White Ferns captain delivers a batting masterclass to notch the first ever ton in the Women's Super League.

Warner felled by bouncer video

Australian batsman David Warner didn't waste any time retiring hurt.

Australian batsman is "a bit stiff and sore in the neck" after being struck by paceman Josh Hazlewood.

Maxwell tweaks spin style

Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell is hopeful his skipper will toss him the ball in the tests against Bangladesh.

Australia allrounder responds to test captain's snub against India by changing his offspin for Bangladesh tour.

India whitewashes Sri Lanka

Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates after wrapping up a 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka.

Top-ranked team in test cricket completes series whitewash by winning last test inside three days.

India rip through Sri Lanka

India's Umesh Yadav celebrates with captain Virat Kohli after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga.

India enforce follow-on against Sri Lanka with a 352-run lead, having dismissed the hosts for 135.

Milne the destroyer for Kent

Kiwi quick Adam Milne starred for his English side Kent.

Black Cap Adam Milne didn't show any signs of a recent thigh injury in a stunning bowling spell.

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