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Zampa spins Australia to victory, avoid Sri Lankan ‘series sweep’ – Klinger shines in Aussies 41 runs T20 win

ADELAIDE, Australia, Feb 22, (AFP): Leg-spinner Adam Zampa claimed three wickets to bowl Australia to victory and avoid a Twenty20 series wipeout against Sri Lanka in Adelaide on Wednesday. Man-of-the-match Zampa, who was left out of the previous match as the Sri Lankans won to clinch the three-match series, captured …

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India thrash Bangladesh, win Test – Men in Blue issue battle cry to Australia

HYDERABAD, India, Feb 13, (AFP): India issued a battle cry to Australia Monday after wrapping up a comprehensive 208-run victory over Bangladesh with a devastating display of spin bowling by Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Chasing 459 for victory on the final day of their first Test on Indian soil, …

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Du Plessis hits 185 as S. Africa ‘win’ 4th ODI – Proteas beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs

CAPE TOWN, Feb 8, (AFP): A career-best innings by Faf du Plessis trumped a thrilling century by Upul Tharanga as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs in the fourth one-day international at Newlands on Tuesday. Du Plessis hit 185, only three short of the South African ODI record, …

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India guard against Bangladesh complacency – Kohli’s side looking to set new milestone

HYDERABAD, India, Feb 7, (AFP): India have been warned against complacency as they look to extend their record-breaking unbeaten run to 19 matches when they host Bangladesh in a Test for the first time this week. Following their recent demolition of England in all formats, Virat Kohli’s side will be …

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Boult knocks Aussies for 6, New Zealand capture series – Black Caps beat Australia by 24 runs in 3rd ODI

HAMILTON, New Zealand, Feb 5, (AFP): A six-wicket haul for Trent Boult and a Ross Taylor century brought New Zealand a 24-run victory over Australia in the third one-day international Sunday to win the series 2-0. Their masterclass saw New Zealand reclaim the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy while Australia lost their outright …

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New Zealand beat Australia by 6 runs in thrilling 1st ODI – Stoinis century not enough for Aussies

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan 30, (AP): New Zealand overcame one of the greatest allround performances in one-day cricket history by Australian rookie Marcus Stoinis to win the first match of the Chappell-Hadlee series on Monday by a threadbare six runs. Playing in only his second ODI, 16 months after his …

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Nehra & Bumrah help India level T20 series – England restrict hosts to 144-8

NAGPUR, India, Jan 29, (AFP): Fast bowler Ashish Nehra claimed three wickets as he combined with Jasprit Bumrah to choke the England batting and set up India’s series levelling five-run win in the second Twenty20 international in Nagpur on Sunday. Chasing 145 for victory, England needed eight off the final …

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Parnell, Tahir shine in South Africa ODI win – Proteas rout Sri Lanka

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Jan 28, (AFP): Wayne Parnell and Imran Tahir took three wickets each to set up a comfortable eight-wicket win for South Africa in the first one-day international at St George’s Park on Saturday. Sri Lanka struggled to 181 all out, with Kusal Mendis the only batsman …

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Australia seal 4-1 series victory against Pakistan – Warner, Head lead Aussie 54 run stand

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 26, (AFP): Australia cruised to a 57-run victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. After setting an imposing total of 369-7, thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head, the Australians bowled …

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Hot shot Warner happy to rest for tough India Test – New Zealand want run-out review after odd dismissal

SYDNEY, Jan 24, (Agencies): Australia’s player of the year David Warner has welcomed a rest before touring India next month saying it’s tough preparing for sub-continental conditions. Warner, who won back-to-back Allan Border medals on Monday night, has been excuseda from the three one-day games in New Zealand starting next …

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