Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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Lord’s Test ends in a draw despite Stokes’ century

LONDON: Ben Stokes recorded a fantastic century on day five at Lord’s, but his efforts were not enough to push England to victory in the second Test. The draw means Australia maintain their 1-0 lead, and the home side now require victory at Headingley in the third bout to maintain ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand, keeps hopes alive

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand. Babar Azam’s century saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Shah Afridi had ripped through New ...

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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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