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Departing Johnson strikes twice in drawn Perth Test

Posted by on 17/11/2015
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Departing Johnson strikes twice in drawn Perth Test

Departing Johnson strikes twice in drawn Perth Test

PERTH: The second test between Australia and New Zealand fizzled out in a draw yesterday but not before Mitchell Johnson gave one last reminder of his bowling prowess on the day he announced his retirement from international cricket. New Zealand’s pursuit of 321 runs for victory in 48 overs already looked unlikely to succeed but […]

Australia strike back after Taylor’s epic 290

Posted by on 16/11/2015
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Australia strike back after Taylor’s epic 290

Australia strike back after Taylor’s epic 290

PERTH: Steve Smith and Adam Voges scored the fifth and sixth centuries of the second test to give Australia a lead of 193 after Ross Taylor’s epic 290 brought New Zealand back into the contest on day four yesterday. Smith hit his eighth century in 13 tests over the last 12 months, and his fourth […]

Zimbabwe snatch dramatic T20 win against Bangladesh

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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Zimbabwe snatch dramatic T20 win against Bangladesh

Zimbabwe snatch dramatic T20 win against Bangladesh

DHAKA: Neville Madziva hit 18 runs in the last over as Zimbabwe pulled off a nail-biting three-wicket victory against Bangladesh in the second Twenty20 international to level the two-match series in Dhaka yesterday. Madziva first starred with his pace bowling and then made the most of a reprieve to score an unbeaten 28 runs to […]

Taylor’s double century puts N Zealand in touch

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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Taylor’s double century puts N Zealand in touch

Taylor’s double century puts N Zealand in touch

PERTH: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc joined elite company as bat continued to dominate ball on the third day of the second Test against Australia at the WACA Ground yesterday. In reply to Australia’s formidable 559 for nine declared on a placid wicket, the Kiwis were 510 for six […]

India spin out SA for 214

Posted by on 14/11/2015
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India spin out SA for 214

India spin out SA for 214

BANGALORE: India’s spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja shared eight wickets as South Africa crumbled for 214 on the opening day of the second Test in Bangalore yesterday. AB de Villiers marked his 100th Test with a stroke-filled 85 to bolster the score after Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to […]

Australia dominate as Warner hits double century

Posted by on 13/11/2015
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Australia dominate as Warner hits double century

Australia dominate as Warner hits double century

PERTH: David Warner dominated, dissected and demolished New Zealand with his maiden double century to drive Australia to 416 for two at the close of play on a one-sided opening day of the second test at the WACA yesterday. Picking up where he left off in the first test in Brisbane, the opener scored 244 […]

Five-star Mustafizur thrash Zimbabweans

Posted by on 11/11/2015
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Five-star Mustafizur thrash Zimbabweans

Five-star Mustafizur thrash Zimbabweans

DHAKA: Paceman Mustafizur Rahman grabbed 5-34 as Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the third and final one-day international to complete a whitewash in Dhaka yesterday. Mustafizur jolted Zimbabwe with two early strikes and then returned in his final spell to polish off the tail to grab his third five-wicket haul in just nine […]

Hafeez leads Pakistan to easy win over England

Posted by on 11/11/2015
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Hafeez leads Pakistan to easy win over England

Hafeez leads Pakistan to easy win over England

ABU DHABI: Mohammad Hafeez made a fluent unbeaten 102 to lead Pakistan to a comfortable six-wicket victory over England in the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi yesterday. England spluttered to 216 all out after winning the toss and the hosts, who won the recent test series 2-0, overcame the loss of two early wickets […]

TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

KUWAIT: The 18th Prof. Ramachandran Memorial Cricket Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni Association (CETAA) continued on 6th Nov at the Fahaheel Cricket Ground with a match between TEC and MACE in Pool B. Opting to bat first, TEC showed their aggressive intent from the very beginning. In spite of loosing Girish […]

Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

SYDNEY: Coach Darren Lehmann has promised no complacency after Australia’s solid victory over New Zealand in the first Test, saying yesterday that his young team needed to do it all again in Perth. Australia crushed New Zealand by 208 runs in the first Test at the Gabba on Monday and now head to the WACA […]

Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

DHAKA: Pacemen Mustafizur Rahman and Al-Amin Hossain shared five wickets between them as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 58 runs in the second oneday international to take the three-match series 2-0 in Dhaka yesterday. Chasing a modest target after Bangladesh posted 241-9, Zimbabwe recovered from a top-order collapse of 78-4 to pose a real threat to […]

Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

BRISBANE: Australia were held up by Brendon McCullum but dismissed New Zealand for 295 before lunch on the final day of the first test yesterday to win by 208 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The hosts had dominated the match since their new-look top order racked up 389-2 on the […]