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England sniff victory after Mathews wicket in second Test

Sri Lanka 226 for 7, need another 75 runs to level series KANDY, Sri Lanka, Nov 17, (AFP): Spinners led by Jack Leach helped England close in on a series-clinching victory after Sri Lanka lost a fighting Angelo Mathews for 88 in the second Test on Saturday before rain stopped …

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Taylor heroics in vain as Bangladesh level series

Zimbabwe fall by 218 runs DHAKA, Nov 15, (AFP): Zimbabwe’s Brendan Taylor fought valiantly with his second century of the Test but Bangladesh won the final match by 218 runs to end the series at 1-1 on Thursday. Needing a mammoth 443 to win, Zimbabwe were bowled out for 224 …

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Pakistan whitewash NZ

Record-setting Azam stars in comfortable win DUBAI, Nov 5, (AFP): Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 with a comfortable 47-run win in the third and final match in Dubai. The 24-year-old – ranked number one in Twenty20s – hit …

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Sharma, Rayudu tons set up India’s 224-run ODI victory

Hosts bowl out West Indies to lead series 2-1 MUMBAI, Oct 29, (AFP):  Rohit Sharma hailed his “game-changer” partnership with fellow centurion Ambati Rayudu to set up India’s 224-run win over West Indies in Monday’s fourth one-day international. Sharma, who smashed 162, and Rayudu, who made 100, put on 211 …

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Kohli’s third straight ton in vain as Windies level series

West Indies beat India by 43 runs in 3rd ODI MUMBAI, Oct 27, (RTRS): India captain Virat Kohli struck his third consecutive hundred but it was not enough as West Indies defeated the hosts by 43 runs in the third one-day international on Saturday to square the five-match series at …

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West Indies’ Hope’s heroics help level second India ODI

Kohli hits unbeaten 157 for 37th ton VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Oct 24, (AFP): Centurion Shai Hope hit a last-ball boundary to help West Indies tie the second one-day international against India despite Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s dazzling 157 on Wednesday. Needing five runs on the final ball to chase down West …

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Bangladesh seal series over Zimbabwe with big win

Hosts beat tourists by seven wickets CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, Oct 24, (AFP): Opener Imrul Kayes and Liton Das hit big half-centuries as Bangladesh crushed Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second one-day international to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series in Chittagong on Wednesday. Imrul missed out on …

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Abbas destroys Australia for Pakistan’s series win

Pak win by 373 runs, take series 1-0 ABU DHABI, Oct 20, (AFP): Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas took his maiden ten-wicket haul in a match to fire Pakistan to a 373-run win over Australia in the second Test in Abu Dhabi. Abbas followed his 5-33 in the first innings with …

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England win rain-marred fourth ODI to bag series – Poms beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Oct 20, (RTRS): England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-marred fourth one-day international on Saturday to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing a target of 274 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, England were comfortably …

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Ton-up Hafeez helps Pakistan dominate Australia

Opener Imam hits half-century on flat Dubai wicket DUBAI, Oct 7, (AFP): Opener Mohammad Hafeez celebrated his recall with an impressive century as Pakistan dominated the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan were 255-3 at the close of play, with Haris Sohail unbeaten …

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