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Parnell, Tahir shine in South Africa ODI win – Proteas rout Sri Lanka

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Jan 28, (AFP): Wayne Parnell and Imran Tahir took three wickets each to set up a comfortable eight-wicket win for South Africa in the first one-day international at St George’s Park on Saturday. Sri Lanka struggled to 181 all out, with Kusal Mendis the only batsman …

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Australia seal 4-1 series victory against Pakistan – Warner, Head lead Aussie 54 run stand

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 26, (AFP): Australia cruised to a 57-run victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. After setting an imposing total of 369-7, thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head, the Australians bowled …

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Hot shot Warner happy to rest for tough India Test – New Zealand want run-out review after odd dismissal

SYDNEY, Jan 24, (Agencies): Australia’s player of the year David Warner has welcomed a rest before touring India next month saying it’s tough preparing for sub-continental conditions. Warner, who won back-to-back Allan Border medals on Monday night, has been excuseda from the three one-day games in New Zealand starting next …

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Raigad Club emerge champions – Kokan Cup 2017 concludes

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Kokan Cup 2017, a cricket tournament organized by Rizwan Khan, Shamsuddin Barday and team, concluded on Friday the Jan 13th, 2017. 12 best teams from Ratnagiri, Raigad and Sindhudurg districts of Maharashtra, India, along with local teams like Gulfex Challengers participated in the tournament. The tournament …

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Australia secure 3-0 series sweep – Pakistan lose by 220 runs

SYDNEY, Jan 7, (AP): Australia secured a 3-0 sweep by quickly wrapping up Pakistan’s second innings for 244 on Saturday, winning the third test by 220 runs to cap a domination of the series. Spinner Steve O’Keefe took three wickets for his best test figures of 3-53, with seamer Josh …

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Pakistan fight back after big Aussie declaration – Tourists trail Australia by 412 runs

SYDNEY, Jan 4, (AFP): Azhar Ali and Younis Khan kept Pakistan afloat after rookie Peter Handscomb made it three centurions in Australia’s big first innings declaration at the third Sydney Test on Wednesday. The tourists, who have already lost the series after defeats in Brisbane and Melbourne, made a rocky …

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Williamson leads New Zealand to comfortable win against B’desh – Black Caps beat tourists by 6 wkts

NAPIER, New Zealand, Jan 3, (AP): Fast bowler Lockie Ferguson took two wickets with the first two balls of his Twenty20 debut and went on to claim 3-32 as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by six wickets on Tuesday in the first of three one-day internationals. Ferguson is only the second …

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On the up again, South Africa end 2016 with win vs Sri Lanka – Proteas beat tourists by 206 runs in 1st Test

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Dec 30, (AP): South Africa ended 2016 with a 206-run win over Sri Lanka in the first Test on Friday, a step closer to a third straight series win and on the way back up after losing its No. 1 ranking 12 months ago. South Africa’s …

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Jadeja ‘shines’ as India thrash Poms – England all out for 207 in second innings

CHENNAI, India, Dec 20, (AFP): Ravindra Jadeja’s career-best 7-28 spun India to a big win in the fifth Test on Tuesday as England dramatically collapsed, slumping to a 4-0 series loss that raised questions over Alastair Cook’s captaincy. England slipped from 192-4 to 207 all out in the final session …

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Cricket: Cook dismisses captaincy talk after India mauling

Chennai, India, Dec 20, 2016 (AFP) – England’s Alastair Cook Tuesday dismissed talk about the future of his captaincy after his team’s 4-0 drubbing at the hands of India, saying it was not the right time to make such decisions. Cook’s side dramatically collapsed in the final session of day …

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