• Adelaide Oval to aid bowlers in 3rd Australia-NZ test

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Cricket officials have tweaked the normally predictable Adelaide Oval pitch to help bowlers in the third test between Australia and New Zealand starting on Friday.

  • Morkel strikes as India reaches 149-6 at tea in Nagpur test

    NAGPUR, India (AP) — Offspinner Simon Harmer and pace bowler Morne Morkel shared seven wickets as South Africa bowled India out for 215 on the first day Wednesday of the third test.

    Updated: 5:37 am

  • Buttler & Roy tons launch England to 355-5 in 4th ODI

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jos Buttler smashed the fastest one-day international century by an England batsman as Pakistan was left to chase 356 runs to win the fourth and final match and tie the series on Friday.

  • Pakistan allrounder Wasim ruled out of T20s vs England

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan summoned Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 squad for the series against England and ruled allrounder Imad Wasim out of the three-match series due to a broken little finger on his left hand.

  • England win toss and batting 1st vs Pakistan in 4th ODI

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — England won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan with a chance to clinch the one-day international series in the fourth and final match on Friday.

  • Bell dropped by England for tour of South Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Ian Bell was dropped by England for the upcoming cricket tour to South Africa on Thursday after a poor run of form for the test team, potentially spelling the end of the 33-year-old batsman’s international career.