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New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

Posted by on 23/01/2017
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New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

CHRISTCHURCH: A Bangladesh batting implosion saw New Zealand cruise to a comfortable nine wicket win in the second Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch yesterday. Bangladesh were all out for 173 in their second innings, with the damage done when they lost five for 23 in the middle of the innings. New Zealand were left […]

Warner helps Australia seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Warner helps Australia seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Warner helps Australia seal ODI series win over Pakistan

SYDNEY:  Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blasted his players after their blunders helped Australia secure their one-day series at Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series. Set an imposing 354 to win, Pakistan were never really in the hunt. After Australia made 353 for six on the back of a […]

Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

JOHANNESBURG:  Injured captain Angelo Mathews hit two sixes in the last over to hand Sri Lanka a series-levelling three-wicket win in the second Twenty20 international against South Africa yesterday.  But the win came at a cost. Mathews said at the after-match presentation that he could miss the rest of the tour after twisting his right […]

Jadhav’s 90 in vain as England wins third ODI

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Jadhav’s 90 in vain as England wins third ODI

Jadhav’s 90 in vain as England wins third ODI

KOLKATA:  England narrowly avoided an Indian sweep of the one-day international series, winning the third and final cricket match by five runs as Ben Stokes took 3-63 and Kedar Jadhav’s fighting 90 went in vain yesterday. India fell short on 316-9 in reply to England’s 321-8 in 50 overs. Stokes blasted an undefeated 57 off […]

Bangladesh Cricket player Arafat Sunny arrested over photos of girlfriend

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Bangladesh Cricket player Arafat Sunny arrested over photos of girlfriend

Bangladesh Cricket player Arafat Sunny arrested over photos of girlfriend

DHAKA: Bangladesh police yesterday arrested national cricketer Arafat Sunny for allegedly breaching strict internet laws after his girlfriend accused him of uploading sensitive photos on social media. Police raided the home of the 30-year-old slow left-arm bowler in the Dhaka suburb of Aminbazar after his longtime girlfriend filed a complaint two weeks ago, said local […]

South Africa beats Sri Lanka by 19 runs in 10-over match

Posted by on 21/01/2017
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South Africa beats Sri Lanka by 19 runs in 10-over match

South Africa beats Sri Lanka by 19 runs in 10-over match

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — South Africa continued its test-winning form against Sri Lanka with a 19-run victory on Friday in the first Twenty20, which was reduced to 10 overs per side due to rain. South Africa reached 126-5 after Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl. Sri Lanka could only score 107-6 […]

Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

Posted by on 19/01/2017
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Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

CUTTACK, India, Jan 19, 2017 (AFP) – Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India’s series clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack on Thursday. England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 […]

Smith century makes weak Pakistan pay for mistakes

Posted by on 19/01/2017
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Smith century makes weak Pakistan pay for mistakes

Smith century makes weak Pakistan pay for mistakes

PERTH: Pakistan was left lamenting missed chances after Australia capitalized on their errors to win the one-day international in Perth yesterday by seven wickets, with skipper Steven Smith scoring a century. Pakistan made 263 for seven after being sent to bat, having looked set to post a much bigger score at several stages. But the […]

KIB cricket team scores victory against Gulf Bank in AUB Trophy

Posted by on 17/01/2017
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KIB cricket team scores victory against Gulf Bank in AUB Trophy

KIB cricket team scores victory against Gulf Bank in AUB Trophy

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Bank’s cricket team recently won their match against Gulf Bank in the AUB Trophy tournament, scoring the victory by 26 runs. After winning the toss, KIB opted to bat first, scoring 124 runs in their allotted 20 overs. KIB’s Mohammed Rilwan was a highlight of the game, scoring 33 runs, and earning […]

Williamson fires New Zealand to stunning win

Posted by on 16/01/2017
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Williamson fires New Zealand to stunning win

Williamson fires New Zealand to stunning win

WELLINGTON:  Kane Williamson scored his 15th century as New Zealand staged a remarkable fightback to win the first Test against Bangladesh by seven wickets in the final session in Wellington yesterday. He described it has “a second-innings match” where Bangladesh’s first innings 595 and New Zealand’s 539 in reply were in effect removed from the […]

Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 yrs

Posted by on 15/01/2017
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Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 yrs

Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 yrs

MELBOURNE:  Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the second one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday, their first ODI win on Australian soil for 12 years.  The win was also Pakistan’s first ODI victory at the MCG since 1985 and levels the five-match series at 1-1. Australian captain Steve Smith won the toss […]

Kohli, Jadhav hundreds help India eclipse England’s 350

Posted by on 15/01/2017
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Kohli, Jadhav hundreds help India eclipse England’s 350

Kohli, Jadhav hundreds help India eclipse England’s 350

PUNE:  Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit centuries and combined in a 200-run stand to help India comfortably chase down a steep target of 351 against England and win the first one-day international by three wickets yesterday.  India’s chase seemed over when England reduced them to 63-4 in the 12th over but captain Kohli and […]

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