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Brisbane weather stalls Australia’s progress

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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Brisbane weather stalls Australia’s progress

Brisbane weather stalls Australia’s progress

BRISBANE: Australia took a big step towards victory when they removed dangerman Kane Williamson just before tea on the fourth day of the first test against New Zealand yesterday but the Brisbane weather prevented any further progress. Williamson’s departure for 59 helped to reduce New Zealand to 142 for three at the break — 361 […]

NSS upset TEC, CET and TKM win on opening day

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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NSS upset TEC, CET and TKM win on opening day

NSS upset TEC, CET and TKM win on opening day

KUWAIT: The 18th Prof. Ramachandran Memorial Cricket Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumini Association (CETAA) and sponsored by GTE Olayan Co, Khuff GT&C and Nouri Industrial Est began on 30th October 2015 at the Fahaheel Cricket Ground. Tapan Ramesh, Regional Manager, GTE Olayan who was the Chief Guest was introduced to the […]

Pakistan hold edge as England seek series-levelling win

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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Pakistan hold edge as England seek series-levelling win

Pakistan hold edge as England seek series-levelling win

SHARJAH: Pakistan grabbed two early wickets to hit England hard in their chase of a 284-run target as the third and final Test heads for an intriguing finish after day four in Sharjah yesterday. England were 46-2 with Alastair Cook (17) and Joe Root (six) fighting hard against Pakistan’s spinners, led by Shoaib Malik who […]

Hafeez leads Pakistan’s fightback in final Test

Posted by on 03/11/2015
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Hafeez leads Pakistan’s fightback in final Test

Hafeez leads Pakistan’s fightback in final Test

SHARJAH: Opener Mohammad Hafeez notched a brilliant 97 under pressure to help Pakistan stage a comeback in the third and final Test against England in Sharjah yesterday. The 35- year-old was just three runs away from his ninth Test hundred as he took Pakistan to 146-3 at the close on the third day at Sharjah […]

Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik retires from Tests

Posted by on 03/11/2015
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Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik retires from Tests

Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik retires from Tests

SHARJAH: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from Test cricket after he failed in the second innings of the third Test against England in Sharjah yesterday. The 33-year-old only made a comeback in the longer format of the game after five years in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi, smashing a […]

Taylor’s maiden fifty keeps England in hunt

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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Taylor’s maiden fifty keeps England in hunt

Taylor’s maiden fifty keeps England in hunt

SHARJAH: James Taylor hit a maiden halfcentury in his comeback match to bolster England to 222-4 at stumps on the second day of the third Test against Pakistan in Sharjah yesterday. The 25-year-old, playing his first Test since 2012, kept Pakistan at bay with an unbeaten 74 and found an able ally in Jonny Bairstow […]

Anderson helps England dominate Pakistan in Test

Posted by on 01/11/2015
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Anderson helps England dominate Pakistan in Test

Anderson helps England dominate Pakistan in Test

SHARJAH: Paceman James Anderson led Englandís efforts to level the series against Pakistan with four wickets on the opening day of the third and final Test in Sharjah yesterday. After losing the second Test in Dubai, England were kept in the hunt by Anderson who took 4-17 to dismiss Pakistan for a paltry 234 on […]

On stony ground: Asian cricketers find Saudi solace

Posted by on 27/10/2015
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On stony ground: Asian cricketers find Saudi solace

On stony ground: Asian cricketers find Saudi solace

RIYADH: Even the best groundkeeper’s skills would be lost on this grassless pitch in the Saudi capital Riyadh where Asian expats make the most of an improvised version of cricket. “This ground is full of stones and everything,” said Kiran Ravi, 26, from India, blaming the sandy lot beside a shopping mall’s parking lot for […]

Mishra gets bail after arrest in assault case

Posted by on 27/10/2015
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Mishra gets bail after arrest in assault case

Mishra gets bail after arrest in assault case

MUMBAI: India leg-spinner Amit Mishra was arrested by police and then released on bail in Bengaluru yesterday in connection with a complaint of assault filed by a woman. The 32-year-old featured in four of the five one-day internationals against South Africa that concluded on Sunday and is also part of the squad for the first […]

Sri Lanka spinners seal 2-0 series win

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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Sri Lanka spinners seal 2-0 series win

Sri Lanka spinners seal 2-0 series win

COLOMBO: Left-arm spinners Rangana Herath and Milinda Siriwardana shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka thumped the West Indies by 72 runs in the second Test yesterday to sweep the series 2-0. The tourists, who resumed on 20-1 chasing a victory target of 244, were shot out for 171 in the post-lunch session of the fifth […]

Pakistan overcome England challenge to win Dubai Test

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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Pakistan overcome England challenge to win Dubai Test

Pakistan overcome England challenge to win Dubai Test

DUBAI: Pakistan’s bowlers wore down tough resistance from England’s tail to win the second Test by an emphatic 178-run margin in Dubai yesterday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah (4-87) and left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar (3-53) shared the bowling honours as England, set a daunting 491-run target, were bowled out […]

South Africa thrash India to clinch ODI series

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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