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Root: Hundreds just a matter of time

Bitterly disappointing. That was how the England captain described a winter in which his side not only lost the Ashes but failed to even win a Test in their series against Australia and New Zealand, writes Sam Drury.

Yasir ruled out for Pakistan

Pakistan have suffered a setback ahead of their Test tours of Ireland and England after key leg-spinner Yasir Shah was ruled out with a hip bone injury.

Pakistan thrash Windies in Karachi

Pakistan thrashed a depleted Windies side by 143 runs in the first Twenty20 on Sunday at the National Stadium in Karachi, the first international match in the city for nine years.

Warner central to tampering plan

Cricket Australia (CA) say David Warner was responsible for the “development” of the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town and “will not be considered for team leadership positions in the future” as a result.

Malan plays down Ashes tampering claims

Dawid Malan is prepared to believe Australia’s bowlers were unaware of Steve Smith’s ball-tampering plot and played down claims there could have been similar foul play during the Ashes.