Cricket

England select uncapped Burns, Denly, Stone in test squad

LONDON (AP) England selected uncapped trio Rory Burns, Joe Denly and Olly Stone in its squad on Friday for the three tests in Sri Lanka in November.

Opening batsman Keaton Jennings retains his place despite a poor international summer, as do experienced seam bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad, scotching suggestions the pair could be rested for the series.

With Alastair Cook retiring from the test scene, the selectors decided to call up Surrey opening batsman Burns and Kent all-rounder Denly.

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India beats Pakistan by 8 wickets in Asia Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) India was rarely tested in a dominating eight-wicket win over traditional rival Pakistan in their group match of the Asia Cup Wednesday.

At Dubai International Stadium, captain Sarfraz Ahmed's decision to bat first after winning the toss backfired when a disciplined Indian bowling attack wrapped up the Pakistan innings for a meagre 162 in 43.1 overs. (MORE)

Pakistan vs. India Scoreboard

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Scoreboard Wednesday in the Asia Cup one-day international match between Pakistan and India at Dubai International Stadium:

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Cricket rivalry resumes as Pakistan plays India at Asia Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is taking nothing for granted as one of the most famous rivalries in world cricket resumes Wednesday when his team plays India in an Asia Cup group match.

The United Arab Emirates has been the host venue for Pakistan in international cricket since a 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan team bus. (MORE)

Stokes and Hales face England cricket hearing in December

LONDON (AP) England cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales face a disciplinary hearing in December after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board on Tuesday.

The pair was involved in a street brawl outside a Bristol nightclub last September, hours after a one-day international against the West Indies. Stokes denied a charge of affray and was cleared following a seven-day trial at Bristol Crown Court last month. Hales was not charged. (MORE)

Cricket Australia probe as Ali says he was called 'Osama'

LONDON (AP) Cricket Australia is investigating claims by England's Moeen Ali that he was called "Osama" by an Australian player during a match between the two countries in 2015.

Ali, who is a Muslim of Pakistani and English heritage, claims the unnamed Australia player compared him to Osama bin Laden during an onfield exchange. (MORE)

Dale Steyn back in SAfrica's ODI squad after 2 years out

JOHANNESBURG (AP) Dale Steyn returned to South Africa's limited-overs squad on Friday and is in line to play his first one-day international in two years in the home series against Zimbabwe starting this month.

Shoulder and ankle injuries kept the 35-year-old fast bowler out of action for long spells in recent years. (MORE)

Cook makes record wicket more special for Anderson

LONDON (AP) Although his record-breaking wicket clinched victory for England over India, what meant most to James Anderson was that his retiring teammate Alastair Cook was on the field to witness it.

Anderson became the most successful fast-bowler in test history by claiming the final wicket in England's 118-run fifth test win at the Oval on Tuesday. (MORE)

England vs India Scoreboard

LONDON (AP) Scoreboard Tuesday at the end of the fifth test between England and India at the Oval:

England 1st Innings: 332 (MORE)

England vs India Scores

LONDON (AP) Scores at the end of the fifth test between England and India at the Oval on Tuesday:

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