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Sri Lanka’s epic run chase stuns India, keeps alive challenge – Mendis inspires famous seven-wicket win over holders

LONDON, June 8, (AFP): Sri Lanka staged a superb run chase to stun India and keep alive their Champions Trophy challenge as Kusal Mendis inspired a famous seven-wicket victory over the holders on Thursday. Needing 322 to avoid a second successive Group B defeat, Sri Lanka powered to a memorable …

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India savours ‘Mother of all Mismatches’ – Pakistan overhaul urged after shameful defeat

NEW DELHI, June 5, (AFP): Now unbeaten against Pakistan for more than three years, India on Monday celebrated a thumping win over their arch-rivals to launch their defence of the Champions Trophy. Skipper Virat Kohli hit a blistering 81 as India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in a rain-affected game …

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South Africa’s Rabada sparks England slump – Proteas win by seven wickets

LONDON, May 29, (AFP): Kagiso Rabada sparked a dramatic England collapse as South Africa won by seven wickets to record a consolation win in the third one-day international at Lord’s on Monday. England slumped to 20 for six — the first time in an ODI that six wickets had gone …

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Pakistan win thriller for first Windies series victory – Chase’s unbeaten 101 not enough for West Indies

ROSEAU, Dominica, May 15, (AFP): Pakistan won a thrilling third and final Test with six balls to spare to clinch a first series victory in the West Indies Sunday and give a fitting farewell to the retiring captain Misbah ul Haq and veteran Younis Khan. Roston Chase’s unbeaten 101, his …

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Al-Nabooda emerge champions

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Aafiya Premier League (APL) Brokers Cricket Tournament 2017 drew to a close on Saturday, March 18, 2017, after three days of exciting cricket between 16 teams at the Thumbay Grounds, Al Jurf, Ajman. Al Nabooda Insurance Brokers were the tournament champions, beating Green Shield Insurance Brokers …

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India thump Australia to end home season in style

Hosts secure series from tourists 2-1 after 8-wicket romp DHARAMSALA, India, March 28, (RTRS): India opener Lokesh Rahul’s elegant fifty and stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane’s quickfire 38 not out secured a series-clinching eightwicket romp in the fourth and final test against Australia on Tuesday. Wrapping up the win appeared a …

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India close in on win after Jadeja’s allround brilliance – Australia 137 all out in second innings

DHARAMSALA, India, March 27, (RTRS): Ravindra Jadeja shone with bat and ball to put India in a commanding position to secure a series-clinching victory over Australia in the fourth and final Test on Monday. After two days of fluctuating fortunes at the end of a tight series which is level …

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Poly Pirates lift IDAK Cricket trophy – Eastern Eagles take women’s title

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Fighting all odds, Poly Pirates sprung a surprise at the IDAK Cricket Tourney 2017 to lift the Cricket title and zoomed ahead in the points table of ‘IDAK Sports & Games Championship 2016-17’. Although they did not manage to win any of their league matches, the …

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Aussies deny India, series remains level – Handscomb, Marsh defy hosts with century stand

RANCHI, India, March 20, (RTRS): Resolute rearguard action by Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh helped Australia escape with a remarkable draw against India on the final day of the third Test on Monday. Having conceded a 152-run first innings lead, the tourists were reeling when skipper Steve Smith departed, leaving …

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Ashwin grabs six as India level series – Australia all out for 112

BENGALURU, March 7, (RTRS): Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up six wickets to lead India to a dramatic 75-run victory over Australia in the second Test on Tuesday, the win enabling the hosts to level the fourmatch series at 1-1. On a M. Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch offering unpredictable bounce for the …

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