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Amla, Perera lead World XI Twenty20 win over Pakistan – Tourists beat hosts to level series 1-1

LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept 13, (AFP): Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera hit a towering six off the penultimate ball to steer the World XI to a thrilling seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 Wednesday. Perera made a whirlwind 19-ball 47 not out with five sixes, while Hashim Amla finished …

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Rapid fire Miller leads South Africa to victory – SA beat Sri Lanka by 19 runs in 10-over match

CENTURION, South Africa, Jan 21, (AFP): David Miller hit 40 off 18 balls to set up a South Africa win by 19 runs in a rain-shortened first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on Friday. Miller’s power hitting enabled South Africa to score 126 for six in a …

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Maxwell fuels Australia to Sri Lanka T20 triumph – Australian bowlers set up 4-wkt victory, spoil Dilshan’s farewell

COLOMBO, Sept 9, (AFP): Australian bowlers set up a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka to spoil veteran batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan’s farewell and sweep the two-match Twenty20 series in Colombo on Friday. The visitors, who won the first match after scoring a world record 263, rode on opener Glenn Maxwell’s 29-ball …

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Ton-up Maxwell fires Aussies to 85-run win – Australia hit world record 263 in Sri Lanka T20

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Sept 6, (AFP): Opener Glenn Maxwell’s blistering century in Australia’s world record 263 powered the visitors to a comprehensive 85-run win over Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Tuesday. Australia, who broke Sri Lanka’s nine-year record of 260/6 against Kenya in 2007, restricted …

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India’s Dhoni wants more US matches despite washout – ‘It’s a good venue to continue cricket’

FORT LAUDERDALE, United States, Aug 29, (AFP): India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni wants more matches in the United States despite a chaotic Twenty20 clash against the West Indies on Sunday ending in a rain-hit no result. Heavy rain forced the game at the Central Broward Regional Park to be abandoned …

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West Indies win one-run thriller in record run blitz – Lewis smashes impressive 100

FORT LAUDERDALE, United States, Aug 27, (AFP): West Indies defeated India by one run in a record run-laden Twenty20 clash on Saturday after piling up the third highest ever total in the game’s shortest format. Set 246 to win, India needed two runs off the last ball for a famous …

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India fire WC warning with Asian title – Dhawan, Kohli help Men in Blue crush B’desh in final

DHAKA, March 6, (AFP): Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan scored a swashbuckling fifty to help his side crush Bangladesh by eight wickets and clinch the Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket title on Sunday. Dhawan, who made just 19 in his previous three innings, smashed 60 off 44 balls guiding India to 122-2 …

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Bangladesh reach Asia Cup final – Sarkar B’desh highest scorer with 48 runs, Pakistan beaten by 5 wickets

DHAKA, March 2, (Agencies): Bangladesh’s lower-order batsmen kept their cool under pressure to beat Pakistan by five wickets in Dhaka on Wednesday, securing them a place in the Asia Cup final. Soumya Sarkar was Bangladesh’s highest scorer with 48 runs, helping his team to 131-5 in 19.1 overs after they …

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Pakistan defeat UAE by seven wickets in Asia Cup – Malik smashes unbeaten 63; Amir, Irfan, Sami trigger UAE’s collapse

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 29, (Agencies): Shoaib Malik smashed 63 not out as Pakistan survived an early stumble in its run chase to beat United Arab Emirates by seven wickets in the Asia Cup on Monday. UAE made 129-6 in its 20 overs after opting to bat first before Pakistan reached …

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Sabbir hits 80 as B’desh stun Sri Lanka in Asia Cup – Hosts stay on track for final

DHAKA, Feb 28, (AFP): Sabbir Rahman scored a brilliant half-century to set up a 23-run win for Bangladesh over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup Twenty20 in Dhaka on Sunday. Sabbir hit 80 off 54 balls as Bangladesh posted a respectable 147-7 and then restricted Sri Lanka to 124-8 for …

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