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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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Roy record inspires England

Poms down Australia by 5 wkts in ODI opener MELBOURNE, Jan 14, (AFP): Opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday. After their wretched Ashes campaign, in which they …

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Aussies complete rout of England – Hosts win series 4-0

SYDNEY, Jan 8, (AFP): Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday. The beleaguered tourists, with skipper Joe Root weakened by a stomach bug and unable to continue batting, …

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Philander blasts S. Africa to victory over India

Tourists bowled out for 135 in 72-run defeat CAPE TOWN, Jan 8, (AFP): South Africa’s fast bowlers, led by Vernon Philander, blasted through India’s batting as the host nation gained a 72-run win on the fourth day of the first Test at Newlands on Monday. Set 208 to win the …

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Kiwis’ Williamson ton sinks Pakistan in Wellington downpour

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 61 runs under Duckworth-Lewis system WELLINGTON, Jan 6, (AFP): Kane Williamson may have been New Zealand’s hero in their dominant win over Pakistan in the opening one-day international in Wellington on Saturday, but he said it was not a game for heroics. “You’re always thinking …

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New Zealand crush West Indies – Lucky Munro blasts record century

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Jan 3, (AFP): New Zealand’s master blaster Colin Munro attributed his record-setting century to sink the West Indies in the third Twenty20 in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday to a hit-andhope philosophy. “I try and go out there and swing from ball one and see what happens,” …

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