Cash crunch threatens to derail Zimbabwe's season

February 12, 2018

12:10 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Zimbabwe’s ongoing cash crunch is threatening to disrupt – if not entirely wipe out – their forthcoming international season. Pakistan are due to visit Zimbabwe for an all-format tour over July-August but there is a distinct possibility it may not go ahead at all. Before that visit, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) have been in negotiations to arrange a limited-overs tri-series with Australia and Pakistan in June,…

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Virginia atop AP poll for first time since '82

February 12, 2018

12:16 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The NCAA tournament’s selection committee revealed its top 16 teams as of Sunday. Joe Lunardi has his own list. The Cavaliers earned 30 of 65 first-place votes in Monday’s latest poll to outdistance No. 2 Michigan State. Virginia had suffered an overtime home loss Saturday to Virginia Tech, part of an upset-filled week that saw the top three teams lose. But Tony…

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Ex-pitcher arrested with over 20 kilos of drugs

February 12, 2018

10:36 AM ET Former major league pitcher Esteban Loaiza is jailed and facing felony drug charges after being arrested in San Diego on Friday, according to online court records. Loaiza is being held on $200,000 bail by the San Diego Sheriff’s office on three felony charges: possession of heroin and cocaine over 20 kilograms, possession of narcotics for sale and possession and transportation of narcotics for sale. Loaiza, 46, is…

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Wristspin in focus again as South Africa return to green

3:00 AM ETBig picture Suddenly South Africa have something to play for. After three matches of one-way traffic and few answers to India’s wristspinners, South Africa were staring at 6-0. But a change of outfit was as good as a new gameplan for them. In pink, at the Wanderers, South Africa chased a target of 202 inside 28 overs, which required them to score at more than seven runs to…

February 12, 2018
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Injury cloud over Williamson as NZ look to break duck

February 12, 2018

3:00 AM ETBig Picture Two teams, no points. The Trans-Tasman T20 moves across the water with New Zealand and England looking to get on the board. Australia and the Australians were hard on both, as David Warner led a resurgent short-form side packed with BBL talent to three wins from three, guaranteeing them a place in the final. The identity of their opponent for the decider will be decided over…

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In The Age Of Big Data, Why Are We Still Flying Blind?

February 12, 2018

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Perry wins second Belinda Clark award

February 12, 2018

5:39 AM ET Australia’s leading allrounder Ellyse Perry has joined a select group in becoming a multiple winner of the Belinda Clark award as the nation’s women’s cricketer of the year. With 116 votes, Perry finished comfortably ahead of her nearest challenger Beth Mooney, at the end of a season in which she was a pivotal part of a successful Ashes campaign against England despite a shoulder surgery ruling out…

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CSA investigating racial abuse towards Tahir

February 12, 2018

5:33 AM ET Cricket South Africa and the security team at the Wanderers are investigating an incident of racial abuse directed towards Imran Tahir during the pink ODI on Saturday. According to CSA, Tahir was “verbally and racially abused by an unknown man” in the crowd. He reported the incident to stadium security, who then escorted Tahir to identify the man and eject him from the stadium. A grainy video…

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