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Sri Lanka bowl against England in first Test

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to field in the first Test against England at Headingley on Thursday. The tourists' skipper clearly hoped his bowlers could take advantage of overcast conditions that threatened to make batting difficult in the first of this three-match series. His decision gave England

Mathews puts Headingley history to one side

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said returning to the scene of one of his greatest successes would have little bearing come Thursday's first Test against England at Headingley. Two years ago at Yorkshire's headquarters ground, Mathews made his Test-best score of 160 as Sri Lanka beat England by 100 runs. Victory, achieved

Dog invasion sparks chaos at IPL match

A pitch invasion by a dog caused chaos at an Indian Premier League game between Pune and Delhi, sending bemused players scurrying around the pitch to try to shoo it away. Spectators cheered as the lively mutt led a series of fielders and groundstaff on a chase around the stadium in

Michael Clarke to play Twenty20 cricket in Hong Kong

Cricket Australia says former Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed with Kowloon Cantons for a two-day Hong Kong Twenty20 tournament beginning May 28. Since retiring after Australia lost the Ashes in England last August, the 115-test veteran has played only one competitive match for local club side Western Sydney. Hong Kong Cricket

Aussie ex-skipper Clarke to star in Hong Kong T20

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke will headline Hong Kong's Twenty20 Blitz this month as he pursues a comeback in cricket's shortest form. Clarke, one of the top batsmen of his generation, will star at the four-team tournament from May 28-29 in a rare appearance since his retirement last year. "While I have

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