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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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Ashwin-led India demolish England to win Test series – Kohli ‘brilliant’

MUMBAI, Dec 12, (AFP): Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England’s lower order in just half-an-hour on Monday as India won the fourth Test by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0 with a game to spare. England started the final day at the Wankhede Stadium trailing by 49 runs …

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Kuwait Women’s Cricket team to participate in UAE tourney- 9-day T20 tournament starts on Dec 14 in Sharjah

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Kuwait National Women’s Cricket Team is going to participate in the first ever nine-day UAE International Women’s T20 tournament from Dec 14 in Sharjah. Kuwait, Kenya, Uganda, Malaysia, Qatar, Oman and host UAE among the participating teams. Inaugural event where the tournament’s first pool games will …

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Cricket: India demolish England to clinch Test series

Mumbai, Dec 12, 2016 (AFP) -Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England’s lower order in just half-an-hour on Monday as India won the fourth Test by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0 with a game to spare. England started the final day at the Wankhede Stadium trailing by 49 …

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Australia beat New Zealand by 117 runs

Melbourne, Dec 9, 2016 (AFP) – Opener David Warner smashed his second straight hundred and Mitchell Starc bowled lethal reverse swing to spearhead Australia to a third big win over New Zealand in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in Melbourne on Friday. The Australian vice-captain was run out on the last ball …

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Resurgent Australia deny SAfrica Test series sweep – Aussies beat Proteas by 7 wkts

ADELAIDE, Australia, Nov 27, (AFP): Australia rebounded to a seven-wicket victory over South Africa to end a run of five Test defeats in the day-night third Test in Adelaide on Sunday. The Australians, rejuvenated by five team changes in response to two humiliating defeats to the Proteas to lose the …

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