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Super League: Franchise cricket gets set for launch in England - BBC Sport

Franchise cricket has finally arrived in England and once again it is the women who are leading the way.

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Adam Gilchrist
"Proper Test cricket going on in #Kandy at the moment. Seriously high quality p'ship from Chandimal/Mendis #SLvAUS"
"Astonishing innings by Kusal Mendis. One of the greatest in modern cricket surely. And he's not finished yet!" 06 hrs ago

Counties ready for civil war over plans to revolutionise T20

The fight over the future of Twenty20 cricket in England is likely to drag on for months, with county sources predicting it will “

Andy Zaltzman
"Staggering 100 by Mendis. An innings that stands out on the scorecard like an elephant in a penguin parade. Only his 2nd in F-C cricket."

Zimbabwe bat against New Zealand, on Bulawayo's Test return

Graeme Cremer's captaincy got off to the best possible start as the coin fell in his favour in his first Test as leader

virat kohli
"Had a great meal with these champions! Sunglasses game on point here " 04 hrs ago

Kusal Mendis fifty gives Sri Lanka renewed hope |

The 21-year-old middle-order batsman propped up the hosts' second innings with an enterprising half-century as they went into lunch on day three at 116/4

David Willey
"Absolutely loving playing for @YorkshireCCC! Playing some great cricket at the minute and we're still in all 3 comps! Just....quality!!!!" 06 hrs ago

WATCH: Virat Kohli’s motivational message for Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar’s son Hassan

New Delhi: India’s Test skipper Virat Kohli definitely appreciates the love he receives from fans across the border and in this regard has sent out an inspiring message for one of his Pakistani fans

"We've got @NatWestT20Blast Finals Day tickets to giveaway for August 20 @edgbaston. RT to win! #t20 #competition https://t.…" 16 hrs ago

Streaking Australian cricket fan jailed after naked slip-and-slide in Sri Lanka

A Brisbane man was left to rue his decision to frolic naked on a cricket pitch from the confines of a Sri Lankan jail cell after being ordered to spend a week in prison for the harmless yet ill-advised escapade during Australia’s first Test in Pallekele

The Grade Cricketer
"If not getting enough game time is your problem, try cricket. Nothing like spending 7 hours watching a guy you hate outscore you." 21 hrs ago

T20 revolution provides radical change needed to get everyone talking about cricket again

English cricket is in decline and needs a new Twenty20 tournament to breathe life back into the sport.

Dish Sawaar Hai
"Last ten minutes before the next one comes. Gear up cricket buffs! Keep your answers coming. #CricketMasalaMaarKe." 07 hrs ago

Cricket in turmoil over plans for city-based T20 revolution... now it's all out war 

PAUL NEWMAN: English cricket has been plunged into civil war over the future of Twenty20 in a bitter dispute that will define the future of the domestic game.

Biggest Bewakoof
"Question: Which Bollywood character would be perfect as the Indian Cricket Team Captain? Tell us why! #CaptainBollywood #Bollywood" 06 hrs ago

Virender Sehwag's Witty Birthday Message To Ex-SA Cricket Star Jonty Rhodes - Cricket News

Virender Sehwag and Shikhar Dhawan led birthday messages for former South African cricket star Jonty Rhodes, who turned 47 on Wednesday. latest Cricket news

Dish Sawaar Hai
"Cricket Fans, win cool merchandise as we enjoy India tour of West Indies! Get ready to play #CricketMasalaMaarKe https://…" 03 hrs ago

Barbados, Guyana kick-off CPL's USA leg |

Both teams need a win to stay alive in the tournament when they take on each other in the first of the six games to be played in Florida

Ankit Bharti
"Which is the best opening pair ever in ODI cricket ?(with @virendersehwag paji)"

BCCI officials in Florida to discuss India-WI T20s in August

Officials from the BCCI are due to meet with members of the WICB in Florida on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the possibility of staging a series of T20 internationals at the Central Broward Regional Park in Florida next month

Nadeem Malik
"#Pakistan should regularly play Babar Azam and Sami Aslam, only @captainmisbahpk is consistent performer #Cricket https://…" 05 hrs ago

Antigua, the land of Sea and Sun |

There are many in Antigua who love cricket, but it doesn't take long for them to start feeling fretful about how badly West Indies cricket has stooped

Dish Sawaar Hai
"Here you go cricket fans! Time to don your thinking cap. Join us in the amazing #CricketMasalaMaarKe @Contest_Alert" 04 hrs ago

Australian Cricket Streaker Jailed By Sri Lankan Court For Indecent Exposure - Cricket News

The man, identified as Alexander James from Queensland, was jailed for one week for his naked run across the ground in Pallekele near the picturesque town of Kandy during Tuesday's washed-out final session on day one of first Test between Sri Lanka-Australia. latest Cricket news

Biggest Bewakoof
"Today's contest is for the #Cricket & #Bollywood lovers! Participate and win exciting #Bewakoof goodies. #ContestAlert #contest" 04 hrs ago

Mendis formidable century leaves game evenly poised |

The 21-year-old hustled his way to an impressive unbeaten 157 that heped the hosts gain a lead of 167 at Tea on Day 3

South African Gov
"Congratulations to Protea's Kagiso Rabada for scooping record breaking six awards at the annual Cricket SA Awards. https:…" 06 hrs ago

Heather Knight column: 'Super League set to be hugely exciting new competition' - BBC Sport

England captain Heather Knight reflects on England's success against Pakistan, and looks ahead to the new Super League.

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Live Cricket Score of Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3 at Pallekele

Catch the live updates of Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele

hashim amla
"Awesome to see the Protea fam again. Thanks @OfficialCSA . Enroute to Miami for cricket. Imagine that, should be fun. Hope I get in..☺ ✌" 03 hrs ago

Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra blessed with a baby girl

The news of the new born girl child was confirmed by Harbhajan Singh's mother Avtar Kaur.

"RT @iamthesgr: #SACHIN TENDULKAR Mentioned #SRK'S Name In His Biography and Called Him A Bollywood Legend... @IamSRK @sachin_rt https://t.…"
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Fighting Kusal Mendis pushes Sri Lanka into lead

Sri Lanka needed someone to stand firm on the third day in Pallekele. Kusal Mendis not only stood firm, he pushed back hard against the Australians and single-handedly kept Sri Lanka alive in the Test

ABP News
"WATCH: Virat Kohli's motivational message for #Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar's son @imVkohli" 21 hrs ago

South Africa: Racial 'targets' for national... NATIONAL NEWS, HEADLINES, STORIES AND LATEST NEWS

South Africa: Racial 'targets' for national cricket team | cricket cricket Durham captain Paul Collingwood will extend a distinguished playing career into a 22nd year after signing a new contract for...

Rahul Roushan
"I challenge @imVkohli to score higher than @ABdeVilliers17 at Barabanki paani tanki maidaan. Does he have the courage?"

Hosts face long odds as Test cricket returns to Bulawayo

For all the feelings of excitement at Test cricket's return to Bulawayo, there is the reality that the home side will find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer gulf between their visitors and themselves in every way

Broken Cricket
"As per reports India might play short T20 series against West Indies in America by End of August..." 03 hrs ago

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh and wife Geeta Basra blessed with baby girl

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and wife Geeta Basra were today blessed with a baby girl. Confirming the news, Harbhajan's mother Avtar Kaur told a Hindi daily that Geeta gave birth to the little angel at a London hospital. After a long courtship,

Island Cricket
"Well played, Kusal Mendis! He scores his second half-century in Test cricket and the first of the match! #SLvAUS" 04 hrs ago

Super League: Six of the top female stars to watch out for - BBC Sport

From home-grown talent to overseas stars, BBC Sport looks at six players to watch in the inaugural Women's Super League.

Ross Taylor
"Looking forward to playing Test cricket again. Excited to be playing in Kane's 1st Test as captain too. He will do a great job. #29" 18 hrs ago

ECB’s neutrality on city-based T20 competition queried by county officials

Fears have been voiced by county chief executives and chairmen over leaks to the press of a proposal for a four-week competition featuring newly created city-based teams

Fred Boycott
"T20 is nothing more than a crafty method of selling eight hours worth of beer in just three hours." 16 hrs ago

Australia fan jailed for streaking during Sri Lanka Test - BBC Sport

An Australian cricket fan is jailed for a week after streaking during the first Test match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.

"The big day has arrived. Looking forward to the Charity T20 match against @JasonRoy20's XI. 3pm start, doors open at 11.30am"

Harbhajan Singh and wife Geeta Basra blessed with baby girl

Geeta delivered the baby girl at a London hospital.

"Women lead way with franchise cricket In England as Super League gets underway. #bbccricket" © 2016