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Root excels as England thrash Windies

SOUTHAMPTON: Joe Root’s classy unbeaten century led England to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over West Indies in a one-sided World Cup match at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday. The result pushed England above India and Australia to No.2 on the table, just a point behind first-placed New Zealand, and suffice ...

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Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

BELFAST: Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of Ireland to draw the one-day international series on Tuesday. Afghanistan were put in to bat by the hosts in Belfast and Shahzad made them pay with his 87-ball century. Together with ...

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Brisbane Heat star Harris belts 42-ball century in women’s BBL

BRISBANE-AFP: Brisbane Heat opener Grace Harris plundered the fastest century ever in Australia s women s Twenty20 Big Bash League, needing just 42 balls to reach three figures. In doing so she became one of the quickest women ever to make 100. The West Indies  Deandra Dottin holds the record in internationals, ...

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Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

TOKYO: The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, the country’s weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings. Typhoon Jebi, packing winds of up to 216 kilometres (135 miles) per hour, made landfall around midday in western Japan near areas ...

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Virat Kohli dedicates stunning century to his wife

LONDON: After hitting his maiden century in England, Kohli showed a lovely gesture towards his wife Anushka Sharma by kissing his wedding ring while she was present in the stands to cheer him. The Indian skipper made everyone go aww! with his celebration after he smashed a century against England ...

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Azhar Ali scores century on Somerset debut

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali marked his Somerset debut with a century as the visitors established a commanding positon in their First Division County Championship match away to Worcestershire on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Azhar, a veteran of 65 Tests, made 125 off 188 balls, including 13 fours and two sixes, ...

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Mickey Arthur Dares Virat Kohli to Score a century in Pakistan

MELBOURNE: Pakistan cricket team coach Mickey Arthur has said his bowlers would prevent Virat Kohli from scoring a century in Pakistan, should the charismatic Indian batsman ever play in the country, reported the Indian Express. The 29-year-old has scored a century in all nine countries he has toured to with ...

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Shoaib & Sania Mirza Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gave an early anniversary gift to his Indian wife and tennis ace Sania Mirza by scoring a fine century (101*) against West Indies at Guyana that helped his team win the third ODI by six wickets. Shortly after South African batsman AB de Villiers went ...

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Smith, Maxwell power Australia in 3rd India Test

Glenn Maxwell celebrates reaching his maiden Test half-century off 95 balls RANCHI: Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday. The visitors were 299 for four ...

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