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‘Unbelievable’ India thrash Australia, take series

Posted by on 28/03/2017
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‘Unbelievable’ India thrash Australia, take series

‘Unbelievable’ India thrash Australia, take series

DHARAMSALA:  Skipper Virat Kohli said Australia were no longer his friends after India wrapped up a bad-tempered Test series 2-1 with a thumping eight-wicket win in Dharamsala yesterday.  Chasing 106 on the penultimate day of the fourth Test, opener Lokesh Rahul hit 51 not out at India’s newest Test venue as the hosts seized back […]

Call for calm as India tour ‘toxicity’ grows

Posted by on 22/03/2017
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Call for calm as India tour ‘toxicity’ grows

Call for calm as India tour ‘toxicity’ grows

NEW DELHI:  A leading Indian commentator has hit out at the “toxicity” blighting the series against Australia, and called for both sides to show restraint before the winner-takes-all final Test begins Saturday. Harsha Bhogle fears that the glorification of aggressive on-field behaviour by media on both sides and passions boiling over could harm Test cricket’s […]

Australia offers women big pay rise in bid to end row

Posted by on 21/03/2017
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Australia offers women big pay rise in bid to end row

Australia offers women big pay rise in bid to end row

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia offered to more than double elite women players’ pay and also promised an increase for the men in a bid to end an impasse over money yesterday. The body said the package meant women had the opportunity to pursue a fully professional career at both international and domestic levels, while men would […]

Marsh, Handscomb help Australia draw third Test

Posted by on 20/03/2017
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Marsh, Handscomb help Australia draw third Test

Marsh, Handscomb help Australia draw third Test

RANCHI: Skipper Steve Smith said the momentum was now firmly with Australia in their battle against India after a fine final-day rearguard action by his batsmen saw the visitors draw the third Test yesterday. Australia, who began their second innings 152 runs adrift of India, were in deep trouble after being reduced to 63-4 before […]

Bangladesh pull off historic win over Lanka

Posted by on 19/03/2017
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Bangladesh pull off historic win over Lanka

Bangladesh pull off historic win over Lanka

COLOMBO: Opener Tamim Iqbal top-scored with 82 runs in the second innings as Bangladesh pulled off a historic four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo yesterday. The rare win for Bangladesh-just their fourth away from home and first against Sri Lanka in 18 attempts-ended the two-Test series in a draw after […]

Pakistan suspends Mohammad Irfan in spot-fixing case

Posted by on 14/03/2017
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Pakistan suspends Mohammad Irfan in spot-fixing case

Pakistan suspends Mohammad Irfan in spot-fixing case

KARACHI: Pakistan yesterday charged and suspended giant fast bowler Mohammad Irfan over allegations of spot-fixing during a recent Twenty20 league, in a case that has so far ensnared three other current or former national stars. The widening scandal threatens to take some of the sheen off the recently completed Pakistan Super League (PSL), which was […]

NZ, SA Test ends drawn after final day washout

Posted by on 12/03/2017
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NZ, SA Test ends drawn after final day washout

NZ, SA Test ends drawn after final day washout

WELLINGTON:  The first test between New Zealand and South Africa ended in a draw yesterday after heavy rain washed out the fifth and final day’s play in Dunedin, leaving both sides frustrated at losing the chance to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The match had been delicately poised entering the final day […]

Australia defend Smith as ‘cheat’ row escalates

Posted by on 08/03/2017
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Australia defend Smith as ‘cheat’ row escalates

Australia defend Smith as ‘cheat’ row escalates

BANGALORE: Australia’s and India’s cricket boards sprang to the defence of their respective captains yesterday amid a spiralling war of words that soured the aftermath of the dramatic second Test. India’s 75-run victory on Tuesday in Bangalore, after Australia crashed to 112 all out, has left the four-match series between the world’s top two sides […]

Ashwin grabs six as India stun Australia

Posted by on 07/03/2017
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Ashwin grabs six as India stun Australia

Ashwin grabs six as India stun Australia

BANGALORE:  Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed six wickets as India stopped Australia in their tracks to win a fiery second Test and level the series 1-1 yesterday. Australia, needing 188 for victory, were bowled out for just 112 half-an-hour into the final session on day four at Bangalore’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Tempers frayed between the world’s […]

Root hails England’s strength in Windies win

Posted by on 06/03/2017
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Root hails England’s strength in Windies win

Root hails England’s strength in Windies win

ST JOHN’S: Joe Root smashed an undefeated 90 as England claimed a four-wicket win over the West Indies on Sunday but he was quick to salute Chris Woakes and Jason Roy who also hit impressive half centuries. All-rounder Woakes was not out on 68 while opener Roy made 52 to help England chase down a […]

S Africa crush NZ, wrap up series 3-2

Posted by on 04/03/2017
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S Africa crush NZ, wrap up series 3-2

S Africa crush NZ, wrap up series 3-2

AUCKLAND:  Faf du Plessis led South Africa to a resounding six-wicket victory over New Zealand in their crunch one-day international finale in Auckland yesterday to wrap up the series 3-2.  South Africa needed less than 33 overs to overhaul New Zealand’s 149 with du Plessis ending the game with a boundary which also brought up […]

Morgan ton lifts England to win over WI in first ODI

Posted by on 04/03/2017
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Morgan ton lifts England to win over WI in first ODI

Morgan ton lifts England to win over WI in first ODI

ANTIGUA: England captain Eoin Morgan blazed a fluent 107 to help secure a 45-run victory over West Indies in the first one-day international at a windy Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Friday. Having been sent in to bat, England posted 296 for six in their 50 overs before the hosts were bowled out for 251 […]

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