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Women’s Taylor to make history – Men’s cricket

LONDON, Oct 16, (AFP): England international Sarah Taylor will make history this weekend when she becomes the first woman to play men’s grade cricket in Australia. The 26-year-old wicketkeeper will represent Northern Districts against Port Adelaide in South Australia’s premier men’s competition. “I had no idea that I would be …

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Cook hits marathon double as England thwart Pakistan – Test in Abu Dhabi heads for draw

ABU DHABI, Oct 16, (AFP): Alastair Cook played the third longest innings in Test cricket as he scored a monumental 263 to help his team into the lead over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The skipper batted for 836 minutes to guide England to 569-8 at …

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Manohar succeeds deceased Dalmiya as BCCI ‘president’

MUMBAI, Oct 4, (AFP): Shashank Manohar was unanimously elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday, vowing to restore the governing body’s image after a series of scandals. The Nagpur-based lawyer succeeds veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya, who died last month, in what is arguably …

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Pakistan spin way to Zimbabwe win; Yasir, Rizwan, Wasim shine

HARARE, Oct 1, (AFP): Legspinner Yasir Shah returned career-best figures as Pakistan spun their way to a crushing 131-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first of three one-day internationals at Harare Sports Club on Thursday. In dry conditions reminiscent of some of their slower venues back home, Pakistan dug themselves …

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Pakistan Clinch Twenty20 Series With Zimbabwe Win

HARARE, Sept 29, (Agencies): Middle-order batsman Umar Akmal hit an unbeaten 38 from 28 balls as Pakistan wrapped up the two-match Twenty20 international series against Zimbabwe with a 15-run win at the Harare Sports Club on Tuesday. After winning the toss and electing to bat on a slow wicket, Pakistan …

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SA Flattened In India Tour Opener

NEW DELHI, Sept 29, (AFP): South Africa made a dismal start to their 10-week tour of India, losing a Twenty20 warm-up match to a second-string side by eight wickets in New Delhi on Tuesday. India ‘A’, comprising young talent drawn from across the country, chased down a competitive 189-3 by …

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Wasim puts Zimbabwe in a spin to claim 1st T20 for Pak – Pakistan win by 13 runs

HARARE, Sept 27, (Agencies): Left-arm spinner Imad Wasim took career-best figures of four for 11 as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 13 runs in the first Twenty20 international at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Set 137 for victory, the home side could only muster 123 for nine in reply after …

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Desert Knight win Boom Boom PSL League ‘title’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Boom Boom PSL League has become the most successful and memorable tournament of Kuwait The first edition of revolutionary Boom Boom PSL tournament has proven to be an immeasurable success in Kuwait Domestic Cricket. Desert Knight clinched the Final of Boom Boom PSL League 2015. Desert …

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