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Kane Richardson of Australia celebrates with teammates after dismissing Sohaib Maqsood of Pakistan during the third match of the one day international series between Australia and Pakistan at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on October 12, 2014
Matthew Wade returns to one-day international squad
Matthew Wade returns to the Australia squad to replace the rested Brad Haddin for the one-day international series with South Africa.
Oct 30, 03:17
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Stuart Broad dismisses Kevin Pietersen bullying claims
Stuart Broad dismisses Kevin Pietersen's claims that he played a key role in creating a bullying culture in the England squad.
Oct 30, 02:15
Peter Trego of Somerset celebrates after taking the wicket of Dawid Malan of Middlesex during day two of the LV County Championship Division One match on September 16, 2014
Peter Trego signs Somerset extension
Somerset all-rounder Peter Trego extends his contract at Taunton until the end of the 2016 season.
Oct 29, 18:20
Australian batsman Steve Smith raises his bat after reaching his century on the first day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2014
Australia's Michael Clarke: 'Moving Steve Smith to three in Tests is fantasy'
Australia captain Michael Clarke insists that Steve Smith is not ready to move up the batting order in Test format.
Oct 29, 13:51
Jonathan Trott of England walks off the field after being dismissed by Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
Jonathan Trott ready to prove himself with England Lions
Jonathan Trott insists that he is ready to prove himself again after being picked for the England Lions tour of South Africa.
Oct 29, 05:42
Chris Rushworth of Durham celebrates taking the wicket of Steven Mullaney (unseen) of Nottinghamshire during the LV County Championship match between Durham and Nottinghamshire at The Riverside on September 2, 2014
Chris Rushworth critical of Durham duo's England exclusion
Chris Rushworth hits out at the decision to leave his Durham teammates Scott Borthwick and Mark Stoneman out of the England Lions squad.
Oct 28, 16:39
Jonathan Trott of England looks on during day one of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 1, 2013
Jonathan Trott named in England Lions squad for tour of South Africa
Jonathan Trott is called up to the England Lions squad for next year's tour of South Africa.
Oct 28, 12:11
AB de Villiers of South Africa bats during the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 Group 1 match between England and South Africa at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on March 29, 2014
South Africa climb to top of ICC one-day rankings for first time in five years
South Africa move to the top of the ICC one-day rankings for the first time in five years following their 2-0 series win over New Zealand.
Oct 28, 08:57
Geraint Jones poses for a portrait during the Kent County Cricket Club photocall at St Lawrence Ground on April 2, 2014
Geraint Jones signs two-year deal with Gloucestershire
Former England wicket-keeper Geraint Jones joins Gloucestershire on a two-year deal following his release by Kent after 15 years with the club.
Oct 28, 04:36
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during the fifth ODI against Pakistan in Sharjah on November 11, 2013
Final match between South Africa, New Zealand abandoned
The third and final match of the one-day international series between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton is abandoned due to rain.
Oct 27, 04:00
Jonathan Trott of England looks on during day one of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 1, 2013
Dougie Brown "thrilled" to see Jonathan Trott extend Warwickshire contract
Dougie Brown says that he is "thrilled" to see Jonathan Trott commit himself to Warwickshire for the next three years following his latest contract extension.
Oct 23, 14:15
Jonathan Trott of England looks on during day one of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 1, 2013
Jonathan Trott signs new three-year deal with Warwickshire
England batsman Jonathan Trott signs a three-year contract extension with Warwickshire.
Oct 23, 10:26
Andrew Flintoff of Lancashire looks on during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Lancashire Lightning at New Road on July 6, 2014
Andrew Flintoff joins Brisbane Heat for upcoming Big Bash League
Brisbane Heat confirm that Andrew Flintoff will join the club for this summer's T20 Big Bash campaign.
Oct 23, 07:59
Kabir Ali of Lancashire bowls during day one of the LV County Championship Division One match between Lancashire and Nottinghamshire at Liverpool Cricket Club on July 13, 2014
Lancashire release Kabir Ali after two seasons
Lancashire release injury-hampered Kabir Ali after two seasons with the county.
Oct 22, 12:11
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between South Africa and New Zealand at The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on March 24, 2014
Kane Williamson ruled out of South Africa one-day series
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson is ruled out of the rest of the one-day international series against South Africa after suffering a ligament tear in his wrist.
Oct 22, 11:48
West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels and team captain Darren Sammy celebrate dismissing England's batsman Eoin Morgan during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014
India suspend tours of West Indies
The BCCI confirms that all of India's future tours of the West Indies have been suspended.
Oct 22, 04:18
England batsman Eoin Morgan in action for Middlesex on August 05, 2012.
Eoin Morgan agrees Sydney Thunder return
England batsman Eoin Morgan agrees to play four matches in the Big Bash League for the Sydney Thunder.
Oct 20, 12:59
Eoin Morgan in action for England against Australia.
Eoin Morgan: 'It's sad that Kevin Pietersen isn't playing international cricket'
Eoin Morgan says that it is "unbelievable" that a cricketer of Kevin Pietersen's quality is no longer playing for England.
Oct 20, 08:35
Daryl Mitchell of Worcestershire hits the ball for four runs during the Royal London One day Cup match between Leicestershire Foxes and Worcestershire at Grace Road on August 14, 2014
Daryl Mitchell extends Worcestershire contract
Captain Daryl Mitchell signs a new contract with Worcestershire that runs until the end of the 2018 season.
Oct 18, 12:47
West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith hits a boundary during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014
West Indies players blamed by board for collapse of India tour
West Indies' players are at fault for their failed tour of India, according to the country's cricket board.
Oct 18, 08:44
West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith hits a boundary during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014
BCCI repeat claims West Indies tour of India is over
The BCCI reiterates that the West Indies have called off their tour of India, despite the nation's cricket board stating otherwise.
Oct 17, 18:46
West Indies batsman Darren Sammy celebrates a quick half century during the first One Day International match bewteen West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richard Stadium in St John's, February 28, 2014
West Indies reject claims that they have called off tour of India
The West Indies Cricket Board deny claims that they have called off their tour of India.
Oct 17, 15:19
Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara celebrates reaching a century (100 runs) during the third day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on August 8, 2014
Sri Lanka step in to replace West Indies
India will play Sri Lanka in five one-day internationals next month after West Indies withdrew from their tour of the Asian country.
Oct 17, 13:48
Dwayne Bravo of the West Indies bats during the 1st One Day International between West Indies and England at Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground on February 28, 2014
West Indies withdraw from India tour
West Indies withdraw from their tour of India with immediate effect.
Oct 17, 12:27
Australia coach Darren Lehmann oversees an official team training session ahead of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Riverside stadium in Chester-le-Street, north-east England on August 8, 2013
Darren Lehmann agrees to stay on as Australia coach by agreeing 12-month deal
Cricket Australia announce that head coach Darren Lehmann has signed a new 12-month contract extension.
Oct 17, 10:00
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
James Anderson: 'No way back for Kevin Pietersen'
James Anderson claims that Kevin Pietersen's hopes of playing for England again are gone due to the controversy surrounding his autobiography.
Oct 17, 05:08
England captain Graeme Swann and Kevin Pietersen during a nets session at Eden Gardens on October 28, 2011
Graeme Swann: 'Kevin Pietersen accusations for publicity'
Graeme Swann claims that Kevin Pietersen made a number of accusations about former colleagues in an attempt to sell more copies of his autobiography.
Oct 17, 03:57
Shane Watson of Australia leaves the ground after being run out for 103 runs during day four of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 16, 2013
Shane Watson: 'I want to open batting in all formats'
Shane Watson believes that he produces his best form for Australia when given the responsibility of opening the batting.
Oct 16, 02:59
Ashley Giles of England talks during a press conference ahead of the third NatWest One Day International Series match between England and Australia at Edgbaston on September 10, 2013
Lancashire trio sign professional deals
England youth internationals Haseeb Hameed, Matthew Parkinson and Saqib Mahmood sign professional deals with Lancashire.
Oct 15, 16:32
Mark Pettini of Essex Eagles hits the ball towarfds the boundary during the Natwest T20 Blast Quarter Final match between Essex Eagles and Birmingham Bears at Ford County Ground on August 2, 2014
Mark Pettini signs new Essex deal
Thirty-one-year-old batsman Mark Pettini signs a fresh 12-month contract with Essex.
Oct 15, 12:31
B de Villiers of South Africa celebrates his 100 runs during the 5th ODI match between South Africa and Sri Lanka from Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on January 22, 2012
AB de Villiers: 'New Zealand are favourites for the 2015 World Cup'
South Africa one-day captain AB de Villiers believes that New Zealand are frontrunners for next year's World Cup.
Oct 15, 12:13
Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan celebrates taking the wicket of Vernon Philander of South Africa during the third day of the second Test cricket match between Pakistan and South Africa in Dubai on October 25, 2013
Saeed Ajmal preparing for new tests on bowling action
The Pakistan Cricket Board is confident that Saeed Ajmal will be cleared to return to cricket when his action is tested again by the International Cricket Council.
Oct 15, 02:59
Australian captain Michael Clarke smiles during a press conference on the eve of the second cricket Test match against England, in Adelaide on December 4, 2013
Michael Clarke to play in four-day match
Skipper Michael Clarke confirms that he will play in Australia's warm-up clash against Pakistan A following his recovery from a hamstring injury.
Oct 14, 15:13
Andrew Flintoff of Lancashire looks on during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Lancashire Lightning at New Road on July 6, 2014
Brisbane Heat coach confirms Andrew Flintoff talks
Head coach Stuart Law reveals that the Brisbane Heat are in talks to sign Andrew Flintoff to play in the Big Bash League.
Oct 14, 12:30
Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Moeen Ali talks up England's World Cup chances
England all-rounder Moeen Ali says that his team are capable of winning next year's one-day international World Cup.
Oct 14, 11:41
Charlie Shreck of Leicestershire bowls during the Royal London One day Cup match between Leicestershire Foxes and Worcestershire at Grace Road on August 14, 2014
Charlie Shreck signs new Leicestershire contract
Veteran bowler Charlie Shreck agrees a new 12-month contract with Leicestershire.
Oct 14, 10:16
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Alastair Cook: 'Matt Prior is a great man'
England captain Alastair Cook is adamant that Matt Prior was not a bully or a negative influence in the dressing room amid criticism from Kevin Pietersen.
Oct 14, 02:16
Indias Cheteshwar Pujara walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket for 11 runs during play on the third day of the fifth cricket Test match between England and India at The Oval in London on August 17, 2014
Derbyshire eager to re-sign Cheteshwar Pujara
Elite performance director Graeme Welch confirms that Derbyshire are hoping to re-sign Cheteshwar Pujara for next season.
Oct 13, 22:38
Australian captain Michael Clarke receives a standing ovation as he leaves the field following his dismissal for his 148 run innings against England during day two of the second Ashes Test cricket match in Adelaide on December 6, 2013
Michael Clarke to return from hamstring injury this week
Darren Lehmann confirms that Michael Clarke is fit enough to take on Pakistan A in a four-day match this week.
Oct 13, 19:49
Andrew Flintoff of Lancashire celebrates with Ashwell Prince and Paul Horton after dismissing Ian Bell of Birmingham Bears during the Natwest T20 Blast final between Lancashire Lighting and Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston on August 23, 2014
Andrew Flintoff to play in Big Bash League?
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is reportedly in talks to play for the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League.
Oct 13, 16:39