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Chappell denies Tendulkar’s book claim

MELBOURNE: Greg Chappell has denied an allegation reportedly in Sachin Tendulkar’s book that he tried to persuade the star batsman to replace Rahul Dravid as India captain before the 2007…

Tamim, Shakib hit tons

KHULNA: Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal scored centuries as Bangladesh took charge of the second Test against Zimbabwe in Khulna yesterday. The hosts, who plodded to 193-3 on the…

Pakistan spank sorry Australia – First Test series win in 20 years

ABU DHABI: A defiant Steve Smith tried to delay the inevitable before Pakistan crushed Australia by 356 runs in the second and final Test to complete a 2-0 series victory…

Pakistan close on series win after Misbah’s blitz

ABU DHABI: Pakistan were on the verge of their first series win over Australia in 20 years and victory in the second Test after skipper Misbah-ul Haq rewrote the record…

Australia collapse, face battle to save Test series

DUBAI: Australia were staring at a 2-0 series defeat after Pakistan’s bowlers exposed their frailties against spin and reverse swing on day three of the second and final test in…

Pakistan warned to brace for Australia backlash

DUBAI: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has warned his team to beware a backlash from a wounded Australia in the second and final Test in Abu Dhabi starting today. Pakistan thrashed…

Pakistan big defeat puts fire in Australian bellies

DUBAI: Australia captain Michael Clarke said his team would be fired up by defeat in the first Test against Pakistan but clearly needed to improve in all facets of the…

Taijul fashions Bangladesh’s dramatic Test victory

DHAKA: Taijul Islam shone with bat and ball as Bangladesh scored a tense three-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first Test yesterday to grab the lead in the three-match series.…

Bangladesh take slender lead over Zimbabwe

DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque scored halfcenturies as Bangladesh gained a slender 14- run lead over Zimbabwe in the first Test in Dhaka yesterday. The hosts, replying…

Pakistan humiliate Australia

DUBAI: Zulfiqar Babar took a maiden fivewicket haul and fellow leg-spinner Yasir Shah took four as Pakistan humiliated Australia by 221 runs in the first Test in Dubai yesterday. Babar…

Six-wicket Shakib skittles Zimbabwe out in first Test

DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka yesterday. Shakib, who made…

Pakistan eye victory as Younis, Shehzad hit tons

DUBAI: Pakistan took a huge step towards victory in the first Test by taking four key Australian wickets after hundreds from Younis Khan and Ahmed Shehzad put them in the…