LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Cricket World Cup final (all times local):
Buckingham Palace released a statement from Queen Elizabeth II after the final.
BRISTOL, England (AP) — The Cricket World Cup had its first washout on Friday, with rain preventing any ball being bowled in the group match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — England captain Eoin Morgan is expected to be ready for the start of the Cricket World Cup despite breaking a bone in his left index finger during training on...
Pat Cummins voted Australia’s cricketer of the year
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fast bowler Pat Cummins won Australian cricket's highest individual honor on Monday for his performances during a year when the national team's results were overshadowed by bans for Steve Smith and David Warner following a ball-tampering scandal.
Cummins won the Allan Border medal for Australia's leading men's cricketer with 156 votes, six ahead of off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who was voted test cricket player of the year.
SYDNEY (AP) — Pat Howard will remain Cricket Australia's high performance manager through 2019 after signing a two-year contract extension.
The 43-year-old, who played 20 rugby matches for Australia at flyhalf, has held the role with responsibility for Australia's men's and women's teams since 2011.
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said Howard had been passionate and dynamic in developing Australian cricket.
Australia to stage women’s T20 in 2020 as stand alone event
SYDNEY (AP) — Cricket Australia says the International Cricket Council has approved its bid to host the Women's Twenty20 world tournament in 2020 as a separate event and not in conjunction with the men's tournament.
The decision was announced Saturday by Cricket Australia, saying women's cricket would benefit from having an event which would be played "away from the shadow of the men's game."