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Pakistan’s Shah gets three month drug suspension: ICC – Cricket-related activities

DUBAI, Feb 7, (AFP): Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty for a failed dope test last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday. “Shah has been suspended from all cricket-related activities for three months after pleading guilty to breaching Article 2.1 of …

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S. Africa’s sensation Rabada stars as England crumble in fourth Test – Proteas win by 280 runs on 5th day, Poms take series 2-1

CENTURION, South Africa, Jan 26, (AFP): Kagiso Rabada, South Africa’s 20-year-old fast bowling sensation, routed England as the hosts gained a consolation victory on the fifth day of the fourth and final Test on Tuesday. Rabada took six for 32 as England collapsed to 101 all out at SuperSport Park. …

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‘Anything that disturbs game I don’t like’ – Dhoni, Smith warn against Spidercam interference

SYDNEY, Jan 24, (RTRS): India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni knows the introduction of broadcast technology has enhanced the viewing experience for fans but the skipper has called for restraint after the overhead ‘Spidercam’ interfered with play in Saturday’s one-dayer against Australia. Virat Kohli upper-cut John Hastings for a boundary in the …

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Anderson blast gives NZ huge win over Pakistan; New Zealand wrap up series 2-1

WELLINGTON, Jan 22, (AFP): Corey Anderson whacked a career-best 82 not out and followed up with two wickets as New Zealand demolished Pakistan by 95 runs in their deciding Twenty20 in Wellington on Friday. New Zealand wrapped up the series 2-1 after being sent into bat and making an imposing …

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Broad bowls England to series win over SAfrica – Proteas toppled from top spot

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16, (AFP): Stuart Broad produced a sensational display of fast bowling as England swept to a series-clinching victory over South Africa on the third day of the third Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday. Broad took six for 17 as South Africa were bowled out for 83 …

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Pakistan win opening T20 by 16, Afridi stifles NZ – Black-Caps have no answer to tourists attacks

WELLINGTON, Jan 15, (AFP): Pakistan outsmarted New Zealand by stifling their feared batting barrage to win the opening Twenty20 by 16 runs at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. One-time bad boy Mohammad Amir may have been the centre of attention in his comeback game, but it was Shahid Afridi’s …

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NZ seal series win over Sri Lanka – Guptill spearheads 36-run victory

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Jan 5, (AFP): New Zealand sealed the one-day series against Sri Lanka on Tuesday with Martin Guptill’s century spearheading a 36-run victory in the fifth and final one-dayer at Mount Maunganui. Matt Henry’s five-wicket bag helped ensure the hosts took a 3-1 series win to go …

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Australia’s Smith named ICC Cricketer of the Year – De Villiers awarded ODI

SYDNEY, Australia, Dec 23 (RTRS): Australia captain Steve Smith was named ICC Cricketer of the Year for 2015 on Wednesday after scoring a world leading 1,734 runs at an average of 82.57 with seven centuries over the voting period. The 26-year-old right-hander kept the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy in Australia …

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KBC league tourney reaches semis stage – Kuwait cricket plays as wonderful host

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The prestigious Kuwait Banks Club league tournament has reached the final stages where two top teams of each pool will clash against each other in the semifinals for the Cup final & the other 4 teams will play the semifinals for the Plate final. Kuwait Banks …

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Dhawan hauled for suspect action – Philander to miss two Tests

MUMBAI, Dec 9, (RTRS): India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who occasionally bowls off-spin, has been reported for a suspect action during the recent fourth Test against South Africa, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. India captain Virat Kohli called on Dhawan to bowl just three overs during South Africa’s …

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