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Arch-rivals England and Australia will lock horns in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup at Lord's on Tuesday. Host England lost their last match to low-ranked Sri Lanka and are now placed in the fourth position with eight points. They have won four games and lost two. England have never lifted the World Cup.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became the leading run-scorer in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.

After giving a tough fight to India in the last match, Afghanistan will look to register their maiden victory when they lock horns with Bangladesh on Monday at Hampshire Bowl in Southampton.

The SC bench, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, pronounced the order on Friday (March 15) over a plea filed by Sreesanth.

Ganguly was part of Kolkata Knight Riders for three seasons in which he was also the captain of the team, and the former India skipper finished his IPL career with Pune Warriors in 2013.

The BCCI has announced the annual player contracts for the season 2018-19. The cricket body has retained just three players in A+ category. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah are the three A+ category players, with Rs 7 crore each per annum.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday scored his 40th ODI century in second match of the series against Australia in Nagpur.

Australia defeated India by seven wickets to clinch the T20I series by 2-0. For Aussies, it was Glenn Maxwell who scored an unbeaten hundred (113 not out off 55 balls) and hit the winning runs in the last over of the second match in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

India women’s cricket team defeated England by seven wickets in the second ODI at the Wankhede Stadium. India were better than England in all departments and took a 2-0 lead in the three match series.

The first Twenty20 International between Australia and India saw a nail-biting finish with the guests clinching the game and taking a 1-0 lead in the series.