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Du Plessis hits 185 as South Africa win fourth ODI v Sri Lanka

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s Faf du Plessis smashed a career-best 185 off 141 balls as the hosts beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs after surviving a fierce onslaught in a high-scoring fourth one-day international to take a 4-0 series lead. After opting to bat, South Africa posted 367 for five ...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj wishes Afridi luck for PSL-2

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar Zalmi shared a video on Twitter which came from none other than Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, wishing good luck to former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi for the upcoming PSL tournament. In the video, he is also shown saying, “Go get it boys, ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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Australia confident Wade will be fit for India

WELLINGTON: Australia are confident wicketkeeper Matt Wade will be fit for the upcoming test tour of India and have no plans to call up another gloveman as a precaution, according to coach Darren Lehmann. Wade, who took over as first choice wicketkeeper from Peter Nevill last November, missed two one-day ...

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Explosive English batsman Jason Roy joins Lahore Qalandars

Jason Roy

DUBAI: England’s explosive batsman Jason Roy has arrived in Dubai to join PSL team Lahore Qalandars for the second edition of Pakistan Super League. Jason joined the Qalandars after performing national duty for England in India where he scored 19, 10 and 32 in three T20Is and 73, 82 and ...

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Sangakkara considers ‘genius’ Wasim Akram the greatest ever

PERTH: Born with an ability to tarnish any bowling attack, Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara is regarded as one of the most complete batsman of the modern era. The batting genius form the island nation claims Wasim Akram as the most difficult bowler he ever faced. Yes, Wasim Akranm ...

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Morgan bemoans collapse return to bad old days

NEW DELHI: Skipper Eoin Morgan said England’s batting collapse in the third Twenty20 international was their worst performance in recent times after India inflicted a crushing defeat in the series decider in Bangalore. Chasing 203 for victory, England’s much-vaunted batting line-up imploded on Wednesday night, losing their last eight wickets ...

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New Zealand-Australia second ODI washed out

NAPIER: Rain and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia without a ball being bowled in Napier on Thursday. The series will now be decided in the final match in Hamilton on Sunday. New Zealand won the series opener by six ...

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