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Alastair Cook has found form at last in Melbourne. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Alastair Cook feared his England career could finally be coming to an end before the masterful unbeaten double century in Melbourne that left Australi(...)

 JUNE 18: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates after winning the ICC Champions Trophy final at the Oval. Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

A brilliant opening spell by Mohammed Amir followed by a near flawless performance in the field led to Pakistan taking the Champions Trophy with aston(...)

Former Pakistan cricket captain Hanif Mohammad (left) during a visit to the Arabian Sea Country Club in Karachi, 27th January 2006. Photograph: Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images

The former Pakistan captain Hanif Mohammad has died at the age of 81, having been admitted to a Karachi hospital earlier this week suffering from resp(...)

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne: will captain two teams of former greats in a Twenty20 game at the New York Mets’ Citifield. Photograph: Earl Wilson/The New York Times)

In Cork-born Joseph O’Neill’s celebrated novel Netherland, a Trinidadian dreamer named Chuck Ramkissoon aspires to building a world-class cricket stad(...)

Niall O’Brien believes Ireland have a chance of an upset in the opening World Cup Pool B game against the West Indies in Nelson, New Zealand. Photograph:   Liam McBurney/PA

Two countries, four weeks, six games and over 10,000 kilometres of travel await Ireland as they prepare to get their third 50-overs World Cup under(...)

England’s Alastair Cook leaves the field after being bowled out first ball during day four of the third test at the Waca in Perth. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

A dominant Australia are five wickets away from reclaiming the Ashes after hammering England with the bat and reducing them to 251 for five with the b(...)