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Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe for ODI series sweep

Posted by on 22/07/2018
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Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe for ODI series sweep

Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe for ODI series sweep

Record man Zaman leads Pakistan to 364/4 against Zimbabwe BULAWAYO: Pakistan completed a series whitewash over Zimbabwe with a 131-run win on Sunday in the fifth and final match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. On another record-setting day for the visitors, Fakhar Zaman became the fastest player in history to reach 1,000 career runs […]

Sri Lanka building domineering lead over in 2nd Test

Posted by on 21/07/2018
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Sri Lanka building domineering lead over in 2nd Test

Sri Lanka building domineering lead over in 2nd Test

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka surged to 151 for 3 in their second innings yesterday-a 365-run overall lead-as they sought a whitewash triumph over South Africa in their two-Test series. After their spinners had skittled out South Africa for just 124 in their first innings, Sri Lankan openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Dimuth Karunaratne put on a quickfire […]

Pakistan crush Zimbabwe, take 3-0 lead in ODI series

Posted by on 18/07/2018
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Pakistan crush Zimbabwe, take 3-0 lead in ODI series

Pakistan crush Zimbabwe, take 3-0 lead in ODI series

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in one-day match BULAWAYO: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed hailed “a great performance” after his team sealed a series win by strolling to a nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the third one-day international yesterday. Seamer Faheem Ashraf was the pick of a bristling Pakistani attack, taking a career best five […]

Root century seals England series win

Posted by on 18/07/2018
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Root century seals England series win

Root century seals England series win

LEEDS: Joe Root became England’s leading one-day international century-maker as an innings of exactly 100 not out on his Headingley home ground saw the hosts to an eight-wicket victory over India on Tuesday and a 2-1 series win. This was Root’s second unbeaten century in successive innings after his 113 not out helped England level […]

Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Posted by on 15/07/2018
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Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

KINGSTON: Skipper Jason Holder produced another devastating burst of bowling as the West Indies completed a 2-0 series win over Bangladesh on Saturday, romping to a 166-run victory inside three days at Sabina Park. Chasing a daunting target of 335 after the hosts were dismissed for 129 in their second innings, Bangladesh slumped to 162 […]

Sri Lanka beat S Africa by 278 runs in 1st Test

Posted by on 14/07/2018
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Sri Lanka beat S Africa by 278 runs in 1st Test

Sri Lanka beat S Africa by 278 runs in 1st Test

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 14, 2018 (AFP) – South Africa collapsed dramatically against Sri lanka’s spin to crash to 73 all out in the first Test in Galle on Saturday, their lowest total since readmission to international cricket. The dismal performance came a day after they were bowled out for just 126, which had been […]

Fakhar Zaman leads Pakistan to T20 tri-series title with win over Australia

Posted by on 08/07/2018
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Fakhar Zaman leads Pakistan to T20 tri-series title with win over Australia

Fakhar Zaman leads Pakistan to T20 tri-series title with win over Australia

Highest ever successful T20I run chase HARARE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Fakhar Zaman was in the “best form of his life” after the opener cracked a career-best 91 to help set up Pakistan’s six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Twenty20 tri-series at Harare Sports Club yesterday. “I think nowadays he’s in […]

Sharma hits 100 as India edge England in T20 finale

Posted by on 08/07/2018
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Sharma hits 100 as India edge England in T20 finale

Sharma hits 100 as India edge England in T20 finale

BRISTOL: Rohit Sharma backed up the heroics of pace bowler Hardik Pandya by hitting 100 not out as India clinched the T20 international series at Bristol. Sharma became only the second Indian to pass 2,000 runs in this format as India chased down their target of 199 with eight balls and seven wickets to spare. […]

Zaman’s sparks Pakistan to win over Australia

Posted by on 05/07/2018
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Zaman’s sparks Pakistan to win over Australia

Zaman’s sparks Pakistan to win over Australia

HARARE: Shaheen Afridi took three wickets as Pakistan completed a clinical 45-run victory over Australia on Thursday in the Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe. Pakistan batted first and opener Fakhar Zaman registered a career-best 73 as they raced to 194 for 7. Then left-arm seamer Afridi starred with three wickets as the bowlers held Australia to […]

West Indies dismiss Bangladesh for record Test low of 43

Posted by on 05/07/2018
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West Indies dismiss Bangladesh for record Test low of 43

West Indies dismiss Bangladesh for record Test low of 43

NORTH SOUND: Kemar Roach led the demolition of Bangladesh with a five-wicket haul as the tourists were dismissed for 43, their lowest total ever in Test cricket, before lunch on the opening day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Wednesday. By stumps the West […]

Pakistan knocks hosts Zimbabwe out of T20 tri-series in close encounter

Posted by on 04/07/2018
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Pakistan knocks hosts Zimbabwe out of T20 tri-series in close encounter

Pakistan knocks hosts Zimbabwe out of T20 tri-series in close encounter

Pakistan to meet Australia in Sunday’s final HARARE: Pakistan knocked Zimbabwe out of the Twenty20 tri-series in Harare in a closely-fought encounter yesterday, beating the hosts by seven wickets with five deliveries to spare. Opener Fakhar Zaman top-scored for Pakistan with 47 before captain Sarfraz Ahmed overcame a spirited Zimbabwean fightback and saw his side […]

Buttler hundred guides England to 5-0 series sweep

Posted by on 25/06/2018
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Buttler hundred guides England to 5-0 series sweep

Buttler hundred guides England to 5-0 series sweep

MANCHESTER: Jos Buttler’s unbeaten century on his Lancashire home ground saw England to a thrilling one-wicket win over Australia in the fifth one-day international at Old Trafford yesterday. Victory gave England their first 5-0 series sweep of Australia, in more than 140 years of men’s international cricket between the arch-rivals. England, set a mere 206 […]