Karthik smashes 6 off last ball as India beats Bangladesh

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Bangladesh pair Shakib and Nurul fined for misconduct

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and squad player Nurul Hasan have been fined for their conduct during an acrimonious final over of a Twenty20 tri-series match against Sri Lanka.

The International Cricket Council announced Saturday that both players would be fined 25 percent of their match fees and given one demerit point apiece following incidents on Friday. (MORE)

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka to reach T20 tri-series final

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Mahmudullah smashed a six off the second-to-last delivery in a dramatic final over for Bangladesh to beat Sri Lanka by two wickets on Friday and qualify for the Twenty20 tri-series final.

Tournament host Sri Lanka will miss the climax of its own party. Bangladesh will face India in the final on Sunday. (MORE)

India beats Bangladesh by 17 runs in T20 tri-series match

India vs Bangladesh T20 result

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) India beat Bangladesh by 17 runs in the Twenty20 tri-series match on Wednesday.

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Rogers hired as Cricket Australia's high performance coach

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Ex-test batsman Chris Rogers has been hired as Cricket Australia's high performance coach, with his role helping to develop the next generation of international players.

Cricket Australia announced the appointment Wednesday, saying Rogers will be based in Brisbane at the National Cricket Centre. (MORE)

India chases down Sri Lanka to lead Twenty20 tri-series

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) India led the Twenty20 tri-series after beating host Sri Lanka by six wickets with nine deliveries to spare in their rain-affected match on Monday.

After putting Sri Lanka into bat, India medium-pacer Shardul Thakur took a career-best 4-27 to restrict Sri Lanka to 152-9. (MORE)

Star bowler Rabada banned for rest of SA-Australia series

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) Star South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was banned for the rest of the series against Australia on Monday after being found guilty of two charges of misconduct for aggressive wicket celebrations in the second test in Port Elizabeth.

Rabada's first offense, of intentionally bumping into Australia captain Steve Smith after dismissing him in the first innings, earned the young quick three demerit points and took him over a disciplinary threshold. That led to an automatic two-test ban. (MORE)