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Windies Tests chance for India to fix opening woes

Yadav ready to chip in if pressed into action MUMBAI, Oct 2, (RTRS): India have the perfect opportunity to find a solution to their top-order batting woes before their year-end series in Australia when the world’s top-ranked side host two Tests against lowly West Indies, starting on Thursday. Murali Vijay …

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Ton-up Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh thump Sri Lanka

DUBAI, Sept 15, (AFP): Senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim smashed a brilliant career-best hundred to steer Bangladesh to an emphatic 137-run victory over Sri Lanka in the opening Asia Cup match in Dubai on Saturday. The former captain’s 150-ball 144 with 11 fours and four sixes lifted Bangladesh from a precarious …

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Record-breaker Anderson ends India resistance

England win series 4-1 LONDON, Sept 11, (AFP): James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England’s 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday. With just one wicket to fall, and Anderson needing one more to break the record of 563 he …

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Pakistan leave Hafeez out of Asia Cup cricket squad

Mani elected as PCB head LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept 4, (AFP): Pakistan left all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Imad Wasim out of a 16-man squad for the six-nation Asia Cup, to be played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from next week, selectors announced Tuesday. But left-handed opener Shan Masood gets his first …

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Kohli believes India have experience to capitalize on victory

Ashwin ‘good to go’ following a groin strain SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Aug 29, (AFP): Virat Kohli believes India are better placed to avoid the mistakes of four years ago as they look to build on their third Test win over England when the series continues in Southampton on Thursday. India …

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Pakistan announce schedule for Australia & New Zealand series

KARACHI, Aug 28, (AFP): Pakistan Tuesday announced the itinerary for their series against Australia and New Zealand to be played in the United Arab Emirates over the next three months. Pakistan start the season with next month’s Asia Cup in the UAE from Sept 15. They will then host Australia …

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England beat India by an innings and 159 runs

England swing kings seal second Test rout of India LONDON, Aug 12, (AFP):  James Anderson and Stuart Broad shared eight wickets before Chris Woakes completed a brilliant return to international duty with the final blow as England thrashed India by an innings and 159 runs in the second Test at …

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Sri Lanka end ‘losing streak’ against SAfrica in tense clash

Hosts beat tourists by three wickets PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 9, (AFP): Suranga Lakmal took three key wickets in a tense encounter Wednesday cut short by rain to guide Sri Lanka to their first one-day win over South Africa in 12 matches. Dasun Shanaka hit 65 while Thisara Perera and …

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SA sink Sri Lanka to extend lead

De Kock hits 87 Dambulla, Sri Lanka, Aug 1, (AFP): Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock hit an attacking 87 to guide South Africa to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international in Dambulla on Wednesday. Chasing 245 for victory, the visitors rode on a 91-run opening partnership …

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India to cement No. 1 status with a series win in England

Poms add to pressure on spinner Rashid after Boycott blast LONDON, July 31, (AFP): India may be the world’s top-ranked Test side but they still face accusations they are lions at home and lambs abroad. But a series win in England, where Virat Kohli’s men begin a five-Test campaign at …

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