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Australia wins toss, bats in series-opener vs New Zealand

SYDNEY (AP) Australia captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bat in the series-opening limited-overs international against New Zealand on Sunday. (MORE)

Cummins set for latest comeback for Australia vs New Zealand

SYDNEY (AP) The Chappell-Hadlee series is set for a fast start, with the expected return of Pat Cummins for Australia and a possible New Zealand debut for Lockie Ferguson keeping an emphasis on pace. (MORE)

NZ Cricket introduces concussion substitutions

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand Cricket will follow Australia in allowing concussed players to be substituted in its domestic limited-overs competitions this season. (MORE)

ICC clears Hafeez's bowling action

ISLAMABAD (AP) Mohammad Hafeez's bowling action was cleared by the International Cricket Council on Wednesday, and the Pakistan offspinner can resume bowling in internationals. (MORE)

Misbah: Pakistan can bounce back against new-look Australia

(AP) -- Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes it can bounce back from its 2-0 loss in New Zealand when it takes on a new-look Australia in a three-test series next month. (MORE)

England summon Jennings, Dawson as replacements in India

MOHALI, India (AP) England summoned opening batsman Keaton Jennings and spinner Liam Dawson on Wednesday to replace the injured Haseeb Hameed and Zafar Ansari respectively for the remaining two cricket tests in India. (MORE)

Scoreboard in the third test between India and England

MOHALI, India (AP) Scoreboard on day four of the third test between India and England at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium (MORE)

Azhar Ali fined full match fee for slow over-rate

ISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistan stand-in test captain Azhar Ali was fined his full match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second test against New Zealand on Tuesday. (MORE)

India beats England in 3rd test, leads series 2-0

MOHALI, India (AP) India took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series by beating England by eight wickets in the third test on Tuesday. (MORE)

NZ takes 9 wickets in last session to stun Pakistan

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand took nine wickets in Tuesday's final session to snatch an extraordinary 138-run win over Pakistan in the second test, completing a 2-0 sweep and ending a 31-year drought in home series against Pakistan. (MORE)