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Tag Archives: cricket

Steyn sets up South Africa series win – Proteas rout New Zealand

CENTURION, South Africa, Aug 30, (AFP): Fast bowler Dale Steyn set up a series-clinching 204-run win for South Africa on the fourth day of the …

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Australia seal tense chase against Sri Lanka, lead series 2-1 , Aussies edge past hosts by 2 wickets

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, Aug 28, (AFP): Half-centurion George Bailey starred in Australia’s tense run chase as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by two wickets …

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Mathews helps Sri Lanka level series – Australia’s Faulkner hat-trick in vain

COLOMBO, Aug 24, 2016 (AFP) -Skipper Angelo Mathews Wednesday led from the front with his allround showing to help Sri Lanka register a comprehensive 82-run …

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Pakistan become number one Test team – England’s Wood backed to be one-day wonder

KARACHI, Aug 22, (AFP): Pakistan supplanted arch rivals India to become the world’s number one Test side on Monday for the first time since the …

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Australia lose Test crown after Sri Lanka whitewash – India regain No. 1 ranking

COLOMBO, Aug 17, (AFP): Australia lost their crown as the kings of Test cricket Wednesday after another devastating burst of spin bowling from the veteran …

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India thrash Windies in series-clinching victory

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia, Aug 14, (AFP): India routed the West Indies to complete a series-clinching victory by the comprehensive margin of 237 runs just before …

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Pakistan beat England to draw 4-match series

LONDON, Aug 14, (AFP): Yasir Shah took five wickets as Pakistan marked the country’s Independence Day with a 10-wicket win over England in the fourth …

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Pakistan’s Hanif Mohammad dies – ‘Little Master’

KARACHI, Aug 11, (AFP): Former Pakistan batsman Hanif Mohammad, player of the world’s longest Test innings, died Thursday in a Karachi hospital after a prolonged …

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Sodhi stars as New Zealand sweep Zimbabwe series 2-0 ; Kiwis beat hosts by 254 runs

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Aug 10, (AFP): Ish Sodhi finished with seven wickets in the match as New Zealand wrapped up a 254-run victory over Zimbabwe in …

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Ali seals Poms’ crushing victory against Pakistan – England win series by 141 runs

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Aug 7, (AFP): Moeen Ali starred with both bat and ball as England beat Pakistan by 141 runs to win the third …

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