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Kevin Pietersen: An idiosyncratic genius who could be both divisive and dazzling

There have been players more reliable and better liked by team-mates than Kevin Pietersen but, says Tom Fordyce, very few have dazzled and dominated as he did.

West Indies close in on World Cup place after Zimbabwe win

West Indies move to the brink of qualification for the 2019 World Cup with a narrow four-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in Harare.

Needle will remain in SA v Australia series - Elgar

The third Test between South Africa and Australia will not lack intensity without bowler Kagiso Rabada, says Dean Elgar.

'I have a lot of cricket left in me' - Broad as he goes for 400th Test wicket

England's Stuart Broad says he has "a lot of cricket left" as he targets his 400th Test wicket in the two-match series against New Zealand.

New Zealand v England: Martin Guptill added to Black Caps squad for first Test

Batsman Martin Guptill is added to New Zealand's 13-man squad for the first Test against England, starting on Thursday.

World Cup Qualifier: Ireland beat Scots to keep hopes alive

Ireland are still in with a chance of making the World Cup after defeating in-form Scotland by 25 runs in Harare.

Nick Gubbins: Middlesex opener stars in South's win over North in Barbados

Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins overcomes cramp to hit 116 in South's 63-run win over the North in Bridgetown.

Kevin Pietersen: Michael Vaughan praises 'retiring' ex-England team-mate

Former England captain Michael Vaughan says Kevin Pietersen was the "best batsman I had the pleasure to play with".

New Zealand XI v England: Joe Root makes ton in final warm-up match

England captain Joe Root makes a century on the final day a second tour match against a New Zealand XI prior to next week's first Test against the Kiwis.

Heather Knight on what's next for women's cricket

After 2017's successes, trophies and honours, England captain Heather Knight discusses how women's cricket can progress further - and looks ahead to the tour of India.

India lauds Dinesh Karthik's victorious cricket innings

The cricketer scored 29 runs off eight balls, snatching the Nidahas Trophy from Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe deal Ireland major World Cup qualification blow

Ireland's hopes of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup suffer a major setback as they lose by 107 runs to Zimbabwe in the Super Sixes.

New Zealand v England: Mason Crane out of Tests with back injury, Jack Leach called up

Leg-spinner Mason Crane will miss England's Test tour of New Zealand because of a stress fracture in his lower back.

England take 13 wickets in New Zealand warm-up match

England's bowlers take 13 wickets on the opening day of their second tour match against a New Zealand XI in Hamilton.

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Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes New Zealand v England in the first Test, Gymnastics World Cup and the Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge.

Stuart Broad: England bowler "still hungry" for success

As England prepare to face New Zealand in the first Test in Auckland on Thursday, bowler Stuart Broad says he still has the "hunger" to play at the highest level.

World Cup Qualifier: Ireland's Balbirnie hits century in win over Scotland

Watch highlights as Ireland keep their chances of making the 2019 World Cup alive by defeating in-form Scotland by 25 runs in Harare.

World Cup Qualifier: Ireland pair pleased with win over Dutch

Ireland captain William Porterfield and top scorer Andrew Balbirnie are happy to start the World Cup Qualifier tournament with victory over the Netherlands.

Mohammad Nabi: Paul Nixon says Leicestershire's new signing could be 'crucial'

Leicestershire head coach Paul Nixon says signing Mohammad Nabi could be crucial to their T20 success this season.

Inside the mind of Ganguly - India's 'greatest' captain?

Sourav Ganguly's memoir is not as explosive as his captaincy but has enough to satisfy fans.

Jofra Archer: Why has an IPL team just paid £800,000 for a little-known cricketer?

Who is 22-year-old sensation Jofra Archer, the latest big-money IPL signing, and when could he be eligible to play for England?

How Tendulkar's son is making a name for himself

How the son of Sachin Tendulkar is beginning his quest to follow in the footsteps of India's most celebrated cricketer.

Future tour dates

Details of forthcoming international cricket tours for which fixtures have been announced.

County ins & outs - signings, departures and rumours

With the 2017 county season over keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of the 2018 campaign.

ICC Test, ODI and T20 rankings - teams, batsmen and bowlers

Official team and player rankings for men and women's Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches.

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