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Pakistan seize control

Pakistan need six wickets on the final day of the first Test against Australia to wrap up victory after dominating the fourth day in Dubai.

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Shakib stars for Bangladesh

Shakib Al Hasan claimed six wickets on his return to the Bangladesh team as Zimbabwe were skittled for for 240 on day one of the first Test in Mirpur.

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Amla ton in South Africa win

South Africa crushed New Zealand by 72 runs to win the second one-day international at the Bay Oval and seal victory in the three-match series.

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Pakistan on top on day three

David Warner's third consecutive century was not enough to keep Australia in touch with Pakistan, who ended day three of the first Test in Dubai in a strong position.

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Middlesex ditch Panthers name

Middlesex County Cricket Club's one-day side have changed their name from Middlesex Panthers to Middlesex CCC.

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Trott signs new contract

Jonathan Trott has signed a new three-year contract extension with Warwickshire, keeping him at the county until the end of the 2017 season.

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Warner leads Australia charge

Australia were 113-0 at stumps on day two of the first Test chasing Pakistan's 454, a deficit of 341 runs with three days remaining in Dubai.

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Flintoff to join Brisbane Heat

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff will continue his cricket comeback by playing for the Brisbane Heat in the KFC T20 Big Bash League.

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Ryder cracks ton off 39 balls

Jesse Ryder has improved his chances of earning an international recall by smashing a century off just 39 balls during a limited-overs match against Ireland in New Zealand.

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ECB select new bowling centre

The National Cricket Performance Centre at Loughborough University has been accredited as a testing centre for suspected illegal bowling actions.

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Williamson ruled out of ODIs

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the rest of the ODI series against South Africa by a wrist injury.

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Lancashire release Kabir

Former England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire.

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