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Pakistan bowler Irfan banned for a year

ISLAMABAD (AP) The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday suspended Mohammad Irfan for a year and also fined the tall fast bowler one million rupees ($9,500) for violating the sport's anti-corruption code during the Pakistan Super League. (MORE)

South Africa clinches series after rain washes out last day

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Rain washed out the final day of the third cricket test between New Zealand and South Africa Wednesday, foiling the efforts of a depleted home team to win the test and level the three-match series. (MORE)

NZ, South Africa draw 3rd test when day 5 washes out

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) The fifth cricket test between New Zealand and South Africa was drawn Wednesday when rain washed out play on the fifth day. South Africa won the three-match series 1-0. (MORE)

Rain dogs final day of 3rd NZ vs South Africa test

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand's hopes of securing the win it needs to level the three-test series with South Africa receded when rain washed out the morning session Wednesday on the last day of the third test. (MORE)

Rain delays start of day 5 in 3rd NZ vs. South Africa test

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Rain delayed the start of play Wednesday on the final day of the third test between New Zealand and South Africa, frustrating the home side's push for a win to tie the series. (MORE)

English city-based Twenty20 tournament moves a step closer

LONDON (AP) A proposed new eight-team Twenty20 tournament in England moved a step closer on Tuesday in what the England and Wales Cricket Board called a "watershed moment". (MORE)

Rain washes out Sri Lanka ODI against Bangladesh

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) Rain forced match officials to abandon Sri Lanka's second one-day international against Bangladesh on Tuesday. (MORE)

Kohli: No longer friends with Australia cricket team

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) The bad-tempered India-Australia cricket series has ended, and so has India captain Virat Kohli's friendship with the Australians. (MORE)

Sri Lanka wins toss and bats first vs Bangladesh in 2nd ODI

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in the second one-day international on Tuesday. (MORE)

India win series from Australia 2-1 after 8-wicket romp

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) The inevitable end came quickly as India took the test cricket series from Australia 2-1 by romping to an eight-wicket win with a day to spare in the fourth test on Tuesday. (MORE)