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Tamim Iqbal had been bracing for today. A few days ago, he had stressed that if Bangladesh wanted to be counted among the elite teams, they needed to play like one. That meant being consistent, proactive and prepared to grasp moments in the match. As Bangladesh’s most experienced batsman, he also...

“People think that this time we will take the Champions Trophy home.” Mashrafe Mortaza, the Bangladesh captain, could not control his laughter....

Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, has defended his decision to allow key England players to participate in the IPL despite subsequent...

The “pop” of leather on willow and the garbled cries of those in the field. Low conversations and light ripples of applause. The murmur of...

8:58 PM BST Alan GardnerCricinfo England face the prospect of having to manage Ben Stokes‘ knee injury through the Champions Trophy, with the allrounder admitting the team’s medical staff is unclear on the full extent of the problem. Stokes has been rested from the final ODI of the series with South Africa, along with Chris Woakes andMoeen Ali, with...

AB de Villiers has said he was “pretty upset” at being asked by the umpires to explain the condition of one of the balls during South Africa’s...

Kent 316 for 8 (Denly 119, Wiese 3-54) against SussexScorecard Joe Denly’s century was the bedrock of Kent’s innings¬†Getty Images ...

6:05 PM BST David HoppsCricinfo When Ben Stokes grimaced and limped off the field at Headingley to check on the health of his knee, Moeen Ali had more cause for concern than most. The balance of England’s one-day side means that if Stokes’ all-round prowess is denied them at any time during the Champions Trophy then the resulting reshuffle would leave...

Bouncer of the dayJoe Root’s first game on his home turf since being appointed England captain came to grief against a high and not particularly...

10:43 PM BST David HoppsCricinfo A day of Yorkshire pride began, as it had to do, with a brief silence for those who had lost their lives across the Pennines at Manchester Arena in Britain’s worst terrorist atrocity since the London bombings 12 years ago. And then, as if in answer to those who seek to tear communities apart, Yorkshire officially celebrated...