Bangladesh pair Shakib and Nurul fined for misconduct

Pietersen says 'Ciao, cricket' as career appears over

LONDON (AP) Kevin Pietersen has said "ciao" to cricket.

The former England batsman appeared to officially announce his retirement from the game in a series of posts on his social media accounts over Friday and Saturday. (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

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Rohit Sharma smashed five sixes and five boundaries to score 89 runs and lead India to a 17-run win over Bangladesh in a Twenty20 tri-series match on Wednesday.

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and asked India to bat first and they scored 176-3 in their allotted 20 overs. Sharma scored his runs off 61 deliveries and shared 70 runs for the first wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (35) and 102 runs for the second wicket with Suresh Raina who well complemented Sharma with 47 runs scored off 30 deliveries. (MORE)

India vs Bangladesh T20 result

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

--- (MORE)

Santner to miss NZ vs. England test series

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)

Rabada blows away Australia in what might be his last act

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) Kagiso Rabada tore through Australia in another spell of furious fast-bowling on Monday to put South Africa level in the series in what's likely to be his final act of the series.

The 22-year-old fast bowler took his match total to 11 wickets with 6-54 in Australia's second innings, opening the fourth day by blasting out Mitchell Marsh's off stump in the first over to set up South Africa's six-wicket win at St. George's Park. (MORE)