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Chameera’s blitz puts Sri Lankans on top

Posted by on 19/12/2015
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Chameera’s blitz puts Sri Lankans on top

Chameera’s blitz puts Sri Lankans on top

HAMILTON: Sri Lanka fought their way back into the second Test against New Zealand with a destructive burst by young quick Dushmantha Chameera on day two in Hamilton yesterday. Chameera took his first five-wicket bag as New Zealand slumped from 81 without loss in reply to Sri Lanka’s first innings score of 292 to be […]

Dwayne Bravo says WI board needs shake up

Posted by on 16/12/2015
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Dwayne Bravo says WI board needs shake up

Dwayne Bravo says WI board needs shake up

MELBOURNE: Out-of-favour all-rounder Dwayne Bravo yesterday lamented the sorry state of West Indian cricket and said those running the game needed to take a long hard look at themselves. Bravo was stripped of the one-day captaincy a year ago then left out of the West Indies’ World Cup squad after the team he skippered walked […]

Dhoni to play for Pune in IPL

Posted by on 15/12/2015
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Dhoni to play for Pune in IPL

Dhoni to play for Pune in IPL

MUMBAI: India‚Äôs limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the first pick by the new Pune franchise while Rajkot chose batsman Suresh Raina at the Indian Premier League draft for the next two seasons yesterday. The western Indian cities of Pune and Rajkot were named as home to two new franchises for the next two years, […]

KEA win 18th CETAA cricket final in nail-biting finish

Posted by on 15/12/2015
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KEA win 18th CETAA cricket final in nail-biting finish

KEA win 18th CETAA cricket final in nail-biting finish

KUWAIT: The final of the 18th Prof. Ramachandran Memorial Cricket Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni Association (CETAA) and sponsored by GTE Olayan Co, Khuff GT&C and Noun Industrial Est: saw defending champions KEA meet in form and favorites AECK on December 11 at the Fahaheel Grounds. AECK had the initial advantage […]

Ahli United Bank trophy inaugurated – Nitin scores first century of the tournament

Posted by on 15/12/2015
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Ahli United Bank trophy inaugurated – Nitin scores first century of the tournament

Ahli United Bank trophy inaugurated – Nitin scores first century of the tournament

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank, pioneers in promoting cricket in Kuwait for many years, added one more feather to their cap by sponsoring the AUB trophy 2015 for the third successive year. Richard Groves, CEO of Ahli United Bank and Mrs Helen Groves jointly cut the cake to officially inaugurate the AUB trophy at a glittering […]

Kiwis enjoy 122-run win as Sri Lanka fold

Posted by on 14/12/2015
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Kiwis enjoy 122-run win as Sri Lanka fold

Kiwis enjoy 122-run win as Sri Lanka fold

DUNEDIN: A “miracle ball” from the recalled Neil Wagner set New Zealand up for a 122-run win in the first Test yesterday as Sri Lanka folded with the loss of seven wickets on the final day. New Zealand had set the Sri Lankans a formidable 405-run target but with sufficient time to get there on […]

New Zealand sniff victory in Dunedin

Posted by on 13/12/2015
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New Zealand sniff victory in Dunedin

New Zealand sniff victory in Dunedin

DUNEDIN: Wicketkeeper BJ Watling took a record-equalling ninth catch as New Zealand inched their way to a probable victory over Sri Lanka in the first test as they reduced the visitors to 109 for three at the close of the fourth day’s play yesterday. Wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal was on 31 at University Oval, which had […]

Voges, Marsh put Australia in charge vs West Indies

Posted by on 10/12/2015
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Voges, Marsh put Australia in charge vs West Indies

Voges, Marsh put Australia in charge vs West Indies

HOBART: Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh scored unbeaten centuries and combined for a 317-run partnership to pace Australia to a commanding 438-3 on the opening day of the first test against the West Indies yesterday. Voges, who resumed on 9 after lunch and reached his century before tea at Bellerive Oval, was unbeaten on 174 […]

AECK and KEA to meet in final

Posted by on 09/12/2015
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AECK and KEA to meet in final

AECK and KEA to meet in final

KUWAIT: The first semi-final of the 18th Prof Ramachandran Memorial Cricket Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni Association (CETAA) saw AECK meeting TKM (both former champions). Opting to bat first, AECK got off to their usual rousing start but when left-handed Shameer (12) fell with the score at 21, TKM managed to […]

Talking points from India-South Africa Tests

Posted by on 08/12/2015
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Talking points from India-South Africa Tests

Talking points from India-South Africa Tests

NEW DELHI: Five talking points after India won the four-Test series against South Africa: UNPLAYABLE ASHWIN Yet again Ravichandran Ashwin masterminded a series win for India, this time an impressive 3-0 scoreline over the world’s top-ranked Test side. The prolific off-spinner’s 31 wickets in seven innings at an average of 11.12 earned him a man […]

India overcome defiant South Africa for crushing win

Posted by on 07/12/2015
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Gritty South Africa defy India in fourth Test

Posted by on 06/12/2015
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Gritty South Africa defy India in fourth Test

Gritty South Africa defy India in fourth Test

NEW DELHI: South Africa fought yesterday to try to save the fourth and final Test after Ajinkya Rahane scored his second century of the match to give India control on the second-last day. Chasing a highly improbable target of 481, South Africa stonewalled the opposition with some defensive batting, scoring at just a run an […]