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Mishra ‘spins’ India to series triumph over NZ – Hosts thrash Black Caps by 190 runs

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Oct 29, (AFP): Leg-spinner Amit Mishra claimed five wickets to skittle New Zealand out for a paltry 79 as India thrashed the Black Caps by 190 runs to clinch the five-match One-Day International series 3-2 in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. The visitors, who were chasing a target of 270, …

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NZ edge India, level series – Southee, Neesham shine

RANCHI, India, Oct 26, (AFP): Fast bowlers Tim Southee and James Neesham ran through India’s middle order to help New Zealand to a 19-run series-levelling win in the fourth One-Day International Ranchi on Wednesday. Southee (3-40) and Neesham (2-38) shared five wickets between them to bowl out India for 241 …

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Shah spins Pak to series-clinching win – Misbah equals Khan record of most matches as Pakistan Capt

ABU DHABI, Oct 25, (AFP): Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan’s crushing 133-run second Test win over West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as they took an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The wily spinner finished with 6-124 to secure his second ten-wicket haul …

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Stokes leads England to 22-run win over Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Ben Stokes took two wickets in three balls Monday to give England a nervous 22-run victory over Bangladesh on the last day of the first cricket test. Bangladesh resumed on 253 for 8, needing 33 runs to win with two wickets in hand, and got through …

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Himalayan setting for Aussie-India finale – India agrees to trial DRS for England Tests

NEW DELHI, Oct 21, (Agencies): The picturesque Himalayan hillstation of Dharamsala will make its debut as a Test venue by hosting the finale of a much-anticipated series between India and Australia in the new year. Dharamsala, which is home to the Dalai Lama, is the latest beneficiary of a new …

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NZ pull off 6-run win over India after Williamson ton – Tourists level series 1-1

NEW DELHI, Oct 20, (AFP): New Zealand bowlers pulled off a thrilling six-run win over India in the second one-day international after skipper Kane Williamson struck a dazzling century to help his side level the series 1-1 in New Delhi on Thursday The hosts, who were chasing 243 for victory, …

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Commendable performance by Kuwait team – ICC, CWC U19 Cricket WC Asia qualifier, Division 2

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18: Kuwait U19 squad which participated in the recently concluded ICC CWC U19 Cricket World Cup Asia qualifier, Division 2 at Malaysia proved that they were not mere pushovers and finished 5th amongst the 10 teams which participated in the 12 days tourney. The young squad consisting …

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Cricket: Pakistan clinch day-night Test despite Bravo’s hundred

Dubai, Oct 17, 2016 (AFP) -Despite a fighting hundred by Darren Bravo Pakistan pulled off a tension-packed 56-run victory against West Indies in the first day-night Test in Dubai on Monday. Bravo kept Pakistan’s victory bid on hold during his resistance-filled 410-minute long 116 and it needed leg-spinner Yasir Shah …

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Kohli anchors India to 6-wicket win over New Zealand

DHARAMSALA, India, Oct 16, (AFP): Bowlers set up India’s comprehensive six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international as batting mainstay Virat Kohli anchored the hosts’ chase in the low-scoring encounter in Dharamsala on Sunday. The hosts, who were chasing a modest 191 for victory, rode on the …

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South Africa sweep Australia despite Warner heroics – Aussies retain One-Day International ranking

CAPE TOWN, Oct 13, (AFP): David Warner hit a magnificent century for Australia but could not prevent South Africa from completing a clean sweep by winning the fifth and final one-day international by 31 runs at Newlands. Warner hit 173 off 136 balls but received scant support from his teammates …

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