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India thump Zimbabwe to level 3-match series – Tourists bounce back from chastening defeat

HARARE, June 20, (AFP): India bounced back from their chastening defeat to Zimbabwe over the weekend to thump the hosts by 10 wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Monday and level the three-match series at 1-1. Zimbabwe’s unexpected two-run victory in Saturday’s opener had suggested …

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Rejuvenated Zimbabwe shock India by two runs – Chigumbura’s unbeaten 54 ultimately makes the difference

HARARE, June 18, (AFP): Zimbabwe rose from the ashes of an embarrassing one-day series whitewash at the hands of India to shock the tourists by two runs in a thrilling Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. In a game that went right down to the final delivery, Elton …

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Spin-king Tahir leaves West Indies in tangle – South Africa win by 139 runs

BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts and Nevis, June 16, (AFP): Imran Tahir wrote his name in the record books as South Africa completed a comprehensive 139-run victory over the West Indies in the sixth match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Wednesday. Defending a formidable …

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India thrash Zimbabwe – Men in Blue take unassailable 2-0 lead in ODI series

HARARE, June 13, (AFP): A second-string India side humbled a full-strength Zimbabwe for the second time in three days to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the one-day international series at Harare Sports Club on Monday. After losing the toss on an overcast morning, Zimbabwe made a promising start thanks …

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Ton-up Rahul makes India history in Zimbabwe romp – Second-string tourists too good for full-strength hosts

HARARE, June 11, (AFP): Opener KL Rahul became the first Indian to hit a century on one-day international debut as he secured a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the first ODI at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. With just two runs required for victory, Rahul launched Hamilton Masakadza for …

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Warner half century as Aussies thrash Windies – Spinners Lyon, Zampa do the bulk of the damage

PROVIDENCE, Guyana, June 6, (Agencies): David Warner scored an unbeaten half century as Australia romped to a six-wicket thrashing of West Indies in their opening Tri-Nation Series day-night game at the Guyana National Stadium on Sunday. Warner’s 55 not out saw Australia home with almost 25 overs to spare after …

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SA’s Tahir says Ramadan will not put him in a spin

NEW DELHI, June 3, (AFP): When Ramadan starts, Imran Tahir will begin juggling the demands of observing his Muslim faith and playing a full day of international cricket for a team sponsored by a beverage company. “I don’t think it is difficult to balance professional sports with practising your faith,” …

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Cook reaches milestone as England clinch series – Anderson named man-of-the-match

CHESTER-LE-STREET, United Kingdom, May 30, (AFP): Alastair Cook became the first England batsman to score 10,000 Test runs as his side sealed a series win over Sri Lanka at the Riverside on Monday. England won the second Test by nine wickets after tea on the fourth day to go an …

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Pakistan ‘drop’ Afridi and Shehzad from England Tour – Voges hospitalized

LAHORE, Pakistan, May 2, (Agencies): Pakistan’s new selectors Monday dropped star players Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from next month’s tour of England, stressing there would be no compromises after the country’s disastrous exit from the World Twenty20 in India. Former Afghanistan coach Inzamam-ul-Haq, who is heading up the …

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India pummel Pakistan in Asia Cup – Men in Blue trounce Pak by 5 wickets

DHAKA, Feb 27, (AFP): India overcame a fiery opening spell from Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir to pummel their bitter rivals by five wickets in a key Asia Cup Twenty20 match in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Saturday. Defending a low score of 83 runs, Amir generated sheer pace and swing …

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