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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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Bangladesh hold off Windies to win series

Iqbal hits another century BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts and Nevis, July 29, (AFP): Bangladesh held off a late charge from the West Indies to claim a series-clinching 18-run win in the decisive third and final match of their One-Day International duel at Warner Park in St Kitts. After Tamim Iqbal’s second …

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Zaman sets records as Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe for ODI sweep

Tourists beat hosts by 131 runs BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, July 22, (AFP): Captain Sarfraz Ahmed hailed “a great team effort” as Pakistan completed a series whitewash over Zimbabwe with a 131-run win in the fifth and final match on Sunday. On another record setting day in Bulawayo for the visitors, Fakhar …

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England beat India by 8 wkts in third ODI to win series 2-1

Poms set 257 for victory finished on 260 for two LEEDS, England, July 17, (Agencies): A gigantic 186-run partnership between Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England cruise comfortably to an eight wicket victory over India on Tuesday that sealed a 2-1 one-day international series win. After restricting India …

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Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in second ODI

Zaman century seals tourists victory BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, July 16, (AFP): Pakistan continued their dominance with both bat and ball to win the second of five One-Day Internationals against Zimbabwe by nine wickets. Opener Fakhar Zaman eased to his second ODI century, finishing with a career best 117 not out, to …

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Sri Lanka beat WI to draw Test series

Kusal, Dilruwan guide tourists to historic 4-wicket victory BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 27, (AFP): Kusal Perera battled through the considerable discomfort of a painful chest injury in partnership with namesake Dilruwan Perera to guide Sri Lanka to an historic series-levelling four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third and final …

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Buttler century sees England to thrilling series sweep of Australia

Hosts beat tourists by one-wicket MANCHESTER, June 24, (AFP): Jos Buttler’s superb 110 not out saw England to a dramatic one-wicket win over Australia in the fifth and final one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday. Victory saw England complete their first 5-0 series sweep of Australia in any format …

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England beat Australia by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

Langer’s Aussie reign begins with loss to Poms LONDON, June 13, (RTRS): Australia made a stuttering start to coach Justin Langer’s tenure as they lost by three wickets to England in the opening match of the one-day series at The Oval on Wednesday. Only Glenn Maxwell impressed as Australia batted …

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Al Jazeera urged to hand over cricket fixing evidence

Australia says no ‘credible evidence’ linking players to corruption DUBAI, May 28, (AFP): Qatari news channel Al Jazeera was urged to hand over evidence of alleged match-fixing on Monday after a TV documentary claimed to uncover corruption at the highest levels of world cricket. England’s coach and captain both slammed …

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Pakistan thrash England – Tourists complete convincing 9-wkt victory

LONDON, May 27, (AFP): Pakistan completed a convincing nine-wicket victory over England to win the first Test at Lord’s with more than a day to spare on Sunday. Set a target of just 64 on the fourth morning, Pakistan finished on 66 for one before lunch to go 1-0 up …

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