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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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Imam sees Pakistan to win over Test debutants Ireland

Tourists beat the Irish by 5 wickets DUBLIN, May 15, (AFP): Pakistan debutant Imamul- Haq saw his side to victory as Ireland’s first match in men’s Test cricket ended in a gallant last-day defeat by five wickets at Malahide on Tuesday. Pakistan, set a seemingly modest 160 to win, after …

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3B Challengers defend title in SEMHA cricket tournament

In the SEMHA annual cricket tournament organized for the employees of Integral Services Co WLL, (ISCO), 3B General Trading & Contracting Co WLL, Phoenix, Praxis and Aziz Tours & Travels under SEMHA holding company the ISCO & 3 B Challengers defended their title by beating the newcomers ‘864 Fighters’ by …

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CBK win KBC trophy – Boubyan Bank fall in final

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Kuwait Cricket held the Finals for the most prestigious KBC T20 Champions Trophy sponsored by the Kuwait Banks Club at the Doha Entertainment City Ground. KBC in collaboration with Kuwait Cricket has been sponsoring this tournament for over a decade making it a special trophy for …

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Ethics experts review cricket culture after cheating scandal

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has appointed The Ethics Centre to conduct a review into the national running of the sport in the wake of a cheating scandal that resulted in test captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner being banned for 12 months after being sent home from …

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UAE ‘qualify’ as hosts Kuwait strengthen grip on playoff spot

Qatar down Saudi Arabia by four wickets KUWAIT CITY, April 25: UAE beat Maldives by 43 runs to qualify for the next round. At the SCG, UAE won the toss and elected to bat first. Maldives started brilliantly by picking up UAE opener Ashfaq Ahmed in the first over and …

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