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Mushfiqur leads B’desh to record chase – Sri Lanka beaten by 5 wickets

COLOMBO, March 10, (AFP): Mushfiqur Rahim hit a blazing half-century to help Bangladesh chase down a record 215 and beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in a thrilling Twenty20 international of the tri-series in Colombo on Saturday. Rahim smashed an unbeaten 72 off 35 balls as the visitors achieved their …

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NZ edge England, level series – Injured Taylor hammers career-best 181

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, March 7, (AFP): Injury-hit Ross Taylor played through the pain to score a remarkable unbeaten 181 and seal a series-levelling win for New Zealand in the fourth one-day international against England Wednesday. Taylor limped through much of his innings in Dunedin after aggravating a thigh injury, but …

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4 Nations Cricket Trophy to be held in Kuwait

  KUWAIT CITY, March 3: In commemoration with our National and Liberation holidays and Under the able guidance and Chairmanship of Mr Taher Bastaki and his deputy Mahmoud Abdullah KVCC is all set to celebrate on 10th march a day full of excitement by holding 4 Nations Trophy consisting Pakistan, …

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Ali, Rashid spin England to dramatic win over NZ – Fourth match to be played in Dunedin on Wednesday

WELLINGTON, March 3, (AFP): Moeen Ali was as surprised as anyone as he combined with Adil Rashid to plunder New Zealand’s batting stocks in England’s dramatic four-run victory in the third one-day international in Wellington on Saturday. Not even an unbeaten 112 by Kane Williamson could save New Zealand after …

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Sharma’s ton helps India secure ODI series victory – Tourists beat South Africa by 73 runs

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Feb 13, (AFP): Rohit Sharma ended a personal South African hoodoo and set up a series win for India in the fifth one-day international at St George’s Park on Tuesday. Sharma’s 115 was his first major innings in three tours of South Africa — and India’s …

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Kohli colossal again as India smash South Africa – Men in Blue extend series lead

CAPE TOWN, Feb 7, (AFP): Indian captain Virat Kohli hit 160 not out and led India to a third successive convincing win in the third One-Day International against South Africa at Newlands on Wednesday. India won by 124 runs to take a 3-0 lead in the six-match series. “We can’t …

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India complete crushing win over S. Africa – Tourists 2-0 up

CENTURION, South Africa, Feb 4, (AFP): Indian captain Virat Kohli said after a crushing win in the second One-Day International at SuperSport Park on Sunday that he wanted his match-winning wrist spinners to continue to put pressure on South Africa’s batsmen. Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav set up a nine-wicket …

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Kalra ton seals U-19 World Cup for India – Men in Blue easily dispose of Australia

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Feb 3, (AFP): Opener Manjot Kalra smacked an unbeaten 101 in even time as India easily disposed of Australia at Mount Maunganui on Sunday to win the Under-19 World Cup for a fourth time. With Kalra scoring freely, India won by eight wickets as they chased …

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Special time, Pakistan go top of the Twenty20 world – Pak beat NZ by 18 runs in 3rd ODI

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Jan 28, (AFP): Pakistan laid claim to being the best Twenty20 side in the world Sunday after beating New Zealand in the series-deciding final Twenty20 match in Mount Maunganui. The 18-run victory gave Pakistan a come-from-behind 2-1 series win that will see them overtake New Zealand …

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England tame Aussies to clinch ODI ‘series’ – Buttler hits scintillating ton

SYDNEY, Jan 21, (AFP): A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a One-Day International series victory against Australia in Sydney on Sunday. The hosts, set 303 to win by England after winning the toss and choosing to bowl, were always struggling in their chase and …

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