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India retake the lead in tough conditions

Jasprit Bumrah

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa and India struggled on a venomous pitch, as day two of the third and final test drew to an intriguing close at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Thursday. Resuming on six for one in response to India’s first-innings total of 187 all out, the Proteas slipped to ...

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Afghanistan U19s demolish New Zealand in quarter-final

New Zealand knocked out by Afghanistan

OVAL: Afghanistan couldn’t have dreamed of a more satisfying quarter-final. They laid down a marker and sent a message to more fancied opponents that they were not a side to be taken lightly. In doing so, they dismantled the home side, New Zealand, in perhaps the most comprehensive manner imaginable. ...

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Despite court case, Stokes in demand for IPL

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LONDON: England’s Ben Stokes could remain the Indian Premier League’s most expensive foreign player despite court proceedings against him when he goes under the hammer at the competition’s glitzy auction this weekend. Stokes , who went for a record $2.16m to Rising Pune Supergiant last year, is among the top ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World-Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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3rd Test Day1: Indian batsmen flop again vs South Africa

India's batsman Murali Vijay, front, reacts after being dismissed by South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada, right, for 8 runs on the first day of the third cricket test match between South Africa and India at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Five-pronged South African pace attack dismisses the visitors for 187 after they were 97 for two at one time JOHANNESBURG: The ball flew around at the Wanderers on Wednesday. Survival was hard as the sphere seamed, bounced and zipped off the green surface. Batting called for technique, heart, and some ...

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Warner to lead Australia in T20 tri-series, Smith rested

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MELBOURNE: David Warner will lead Australia in next month’s Twenty20 international tri-series against New Zealand and England as regular captain Steve Smith is given a break ahead of the crucial Test tour to South Africa. Opening batsman Warner , the Test vice-captain, steps up to lead Australia in the T20 ...

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Yousuf advises struggling Sarfaraz to consult Dhoni

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KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has advised captain and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed to consult Mahendra Singh Dhoni over his fitness issues and lack of form. “I think Sarfaraz needs to work on his fitness and skills a lot more. Unless he is in top form he can’t expect the ...

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Shikhar Dhawan’s message to injured Shoaib Malik

Britain Cricket - India v Sri Lanka - 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Group B - The Oval - June 8, 2017 India's Shikhar Dhawan celebrates reaching his century  Action Images via Reuters / Peter Cziborra Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

NEW DELHI: Cricket ties with India and Pakistan are not less strained than political relations between the two countries. But a different scene is being witnessed on twitter where Indian star batsman Shikhar Dhawan enquired the well-being of Pakistani all-rounder and Sania Mirza’s husband Shoaib Malik. But the gesture didn’t ...

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New Zealand Beat Pakistan by 7 Wickets in 1st T20I

New Zealand and Pakistan

WELLINGTON: New Zealand thrashed Pakistan by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 international in Wellington. Having been whitewashed 5-0 in the one-day international series, any hopes Pakistan would be more competitive in the shorter format were swiftly dashed as they collapsed to 38 for six after being put in. Seth Rance ...

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