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S Lanka beat Australia, level ODI series 1-1

Posted by on 24/08/2016
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S Lanka beat Australia, level ODI series 1-1

S Lanka beat Australia, level ODI series 1-1

COLOMBO: Skipper Angelo Mathews yesterday led from the front with his allround showing to help Sri Lanka register a comprehensive 82-run win against Australia in the second one-day international to level the series at 1-1 in Colombo. Australia, who were chasing a record 289 for victory at R Premadasa Stadium, were bowled out for 206 […]

Floodlight failure mars India’s pink ball debut

Posted by on 23/08/2016
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Floodlight failure mars India’s pink ball debut

Floodlight failure mars India’s pink ball debut

NEW DELHI: India’s experiment with the pink ball in the Duleep Trophy domestic championship met with major embarrassment after floodlight failure interrupted play for over an hour in the day-night match yesterday. The Duleep Trophy, a four-day triangular competition which traditionally heralds the start of the Indian cricket season, is seen as a possible precursor […]

Aussies beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

Posted by on 21/08/2016
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Aussies beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

Aussies beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

COLOMBO: Half-centuries from Aaron Finch and skipper Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a tricky chase to defeat a resilient Sri Lanka by three wickets in the first one-day international in Colombo yesterday. Australia, who suffered their first series whitewash against the hosts in the three Tests, chased down 228 in 46.5 overs at the […]

Five things we learned from Sri Lanka v Australia series

Posted by on 18/08/2016
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Five things we learned from Sri Lanka v Australia series

Five things we learned from Sri Lanka v Australia series

COLOMBO: Five things we learned from Sri Lanka’s first series whitewash against Australia after the hosts won the third and final Test in Colombo. Future’s bright for Sri Lankan cricket Sri Lanka’s youngsters belied expectations with a string of match-winning performances against a side who came into the series as world number one. After a […]

Australia lose Test crown after Sri Lanka whitewash

Posted by on 17/08/2016
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Australia lose Test crown after Sri Lanka whitewash

Australia lose Test crown after Sri Lanka whitewash

COLOMBO: Australia lost their crown as the kings of Test cricket yesterday after another devastating burst of spin bowling from the veteran Rangana Herath helped Sri Lanka clinch an historic series whitewash. Set a formidable target of 324 in their second innings of the third and final Test, Australia collapsed were all out for just […]

Kohli joy as India rout W Indies to win series

Posted by on 14/08/2016
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Kohli joy as India rout W Indies to win series

Kohli joy as India rout W Indies to win series

ST LUCIA: India crushed West Indies at the third test in St Lucia on Saturday, clinching the series and prompting captain Virat Kohli to say his team were going from “strength to strength”. The touring side won by 237 runs on the fifth and final day after bowling out West Indies for 108, the second […]

Pakistan win 4th Test to draw England series

Posted by on 14/08/2016
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Sodhi stars as N Zealand secure Zimbabwe series

Posted by on 10/08/2016
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Sodhi stars as N Zealand secure Zimbabwe series

Sodhi stars as N Zealand secure Zimbabwe series

BULAWAYO: Ish Sodhi finished with seven wickets in the match as New Zealand wrapped up a 254-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second Test yesterday to sweep the series 2-0. Although Zimbabwe showed some fight early on day five when nightwatchman Donald Tiripano and firstinnings centurion Craig Ervine stood firm for the better part of […]

Windies axe Sammy, name Brathwaite T20 captain

Posted by on 09/08/2016
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Windies axe Sammy, name Brathwaite T20 captain

Windies axe Sammy, name Brathwaite T20 captain

FLORIDA: West Indies have axed two-time World Twenty20 winning captain Darren Sammy and put fellow all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite in charge for two matches against India this month in Florida. Sammy, who led West Indies to their second World Twenty20 title earlier this year despite struggling for form, could not find a place in the 13-member […]

Perera wrecks Australia as S Lanka seal series

Posted by on 06/08/2016
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Perera wrecks Australia as S Lanka seal series

Perera wrecks Australia as S Lanka seal series

GALLE: Dilruwan Perera laid bare Australia’s spin frailties again yesterday to spin Sri Lanka to a series-clinching 229-run victory inside three days of the second test in Galle. The 34-year-old claimed 6-70 as the world’s top-ranked test team folded for 183 in their pursuit of an improbable 413- run victory target. The off-spinner became the […]

Pakistani Islamic State suspect captained Italy cricket team

Posted by on 03/08/2016
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Pakistani Islamic State suspect captained Italy cricket team

Pakistani Islamic State suspect captained Italy cricket team

ROME: A Pakistani man expelled from Italy for allegedly plotting an attack in the name of the Islamic State (IS) group used to captain the Italian youth cricket team, media reports said yesterday. Aftab Farook was caught on a wire-tap talking about using a Kalashnikov or bomb to attack targets such as a wine shop […]

India close in on victory as Windies collapse again

Posted by on 03/08/2016
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India close in on victory as Windies collapse again

India close in on victory as Windies collapse again

JAMAICA: West Indies were hurtling towards another heavy defeat when bad weather offered them a lifeline, washing out most of the fourth day of the second test against India in Jamaica on Tuesday. Starting the second innings with a deficit of 304 runs, the home team collapsed to 48 for four at Sabina Park in […]