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Indian Premier League: Mumbai Indians fail to reach play-offs

Mumbai Indians, captained by Rohit Sharma, have won the IPL three times, more than any other side Defending champions Mumbai Indians failed to reach the play-off stage of the Indian Premier League after defeat by Delhi Daredevils on Sunday. A win would have given the

One-Day Cup: Jeetan Patel stars as Bears beat Yorkshire at Headingley

Warwickshire captain Jeetan Patel has now taken 1,235 wickets in his career, in all three forms Royal London One-Day Cup, Emerald Headingley Yorkshire 247-9 (50 overs): Pujara 73, Kohler-Cadmore 39, Lyth 38; Patel 4-33 Warwickshire 248-5 (45.4 overs): Hain 102*, Trott 50, Hose 44 Warwickshire

One-Day Cup: Gareth Berg stars as Hampshire beat Sussex

Gareth Berg departed in the 47th over with Hampshire 15 runs shy of their target, but the visitors wrapped up victory with four balls to spare Royal London One-Day Cup, 1st Central County Ground Sussex 250 (49.3 overs): Finch 108, Wright 56; Topley 2-47, Berg

One-Day Cup: Worcestershire beat Derbyshire in opening game

Tom Fell was one of three Worcesteshire batsmen to pass fifty against Derbyshire Royal London One-Day Cup, Blackfinch New Road Worcestershire 323-6 (50 overs): Whiteley 58, Cox 56, Fell 56; Hughes 2-49 Derbyshire 273 (46.3 overs): Madsen 87, Reece 62; Leach 2-28, Head 2-48, Mitchell

ECB supports ICC’s proposal to scrap toss in Test cricket

Every match since the beginning of Test cricket in 1877 has started with the pre-match coin toss Plans to remove the coin toss in Test cricket have been backed by the England and Wales Cricket Board. The International Cricket Council (ICC) will discuss the idea

One-Day Cup: Kohler-Cadmore’s 164 helps Yorkshire ease past Durham

Tom Kohler-Cadmore hit 15 fours and seven sixes in a devastating 148 minutes Royal London One-Day Cup, Emirates Riverside Yorkshire 328-4 (50 overs): Kohler-Cadmore 164, Pujara 82; Potts 3-69 Durham 186 (40 overs): Richardson 43; Rashid 4-47 Yorkshire beat Durham by 142 runs Match scorecard

One-Day Cup: Somerset cruise to victory over Surrey at The Oval

Craig Overton’s previous best figures in a List A game were 3-21 against Sussex at Hove last summer Royal London One-Day Cup, Kia Oval Surrey 129 (35.2 overs): S Curran 30; C Overton 4-27, Trego 2-23 Somerset 131-2 (21.3 overs): Myburgh 75*, Hildreth 35* Somerset

Gary Ballance: England and Yorkshire batsman to take break from game

Gary Ballance replaced Andrew Gale as Yorkshire captain at the start of the 2017 county season England batsman and Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance is taking a break from cricket because of “personal reasons”. Yorkshire say they have granted the 28-year-old “time away from the game”

One-Day Cup: Notts Outlaws start defence with narrow win over Lancashire

Keaton Jennings has scored three consecutive hundreds in domestic cricket Royal London One-Day Cup, Emirates Old Trafford Nottinghamshire 318 (49.5 overs): Mullaney 70, Taylor 58, Nash 52; Parkinson 5-68 Lancashire 309-9 (50 overs): Jennings 136; 3-61 Gurney Notts Outlaws beat Lancashire by nine runs Match