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Australia draw third Test against India

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RANCHI: Skipper Steve Smith said the momentum was now firmly with Australia in their battle against India after a fine final-day rearguard action by his batsmen saw the visitors draw the third Test Monday. Australia, who began their second innings 152 runs adrift of India, were in deep trouble after ...

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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

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LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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Cheteshwar Pujara, Saha put India on top in third Test

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RANCHI: Cheteshwar Pujara said Sunday the spinners should win the third Test for India after his double century and a marathon partnership with centurion Wriddhiman Saha put the hosts on top against Australia. After declaring their first innings on 603 for nine late in the final session on day four ...

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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in second Test

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GALLE: A win on foreign soil against a strong home side was Bangladesh’s dream for a long time. Bangladesh achieved it by beating Sri Lanka by four wickets – their first Test win against the hosts – in a performance that saw them dominate large periods of the game. They had ...

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Maxwell mocks Kohli, Smith joins in too

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Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, suffered the injury while chasing a drive from Peter Handscomb off Ravindra Jadeja. Sprinting from mid-on towards the long-on boundary, Kohli dived to pull the ball back before it reached the rope, tumbled, and landed on his right shoulder as he did so. There was no end to ...

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Javed Miandad demands death penalty for match-fixers

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KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain and legend cricketer Javed Miandad hates the ugly match-fixing aspect of cricket with a passion, so much so that he has suggested a very extreme deterrence technique. The 59-year-old believes those found guilty of corrupting the gentleman’s game should be made an example out of and ...

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Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny released in girlfriend snaps case

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DHAKA: Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny was released on bail two months after being charged with posting intimate photos of his girlfriend on social media, his lawyers said. Police arrested the 30-year-old cricketer in a Dhaka suburb in January after his longtime girlfriend filed a complaint under Bangladesh’s strict internet laws. ...

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Smith, Maxwell power Australia in 3rd India Test

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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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Late wickets hurt Bangladesh reply to Lanka’s 338

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COLOMBO: The two ends of the day were delicate and disastrous. Dinesh Chandimal took Sri Lanka out of a slippery slope, from an overnight 238 for 7 to a more comfortable footing of 338. Then, Bangladesh did what they have so regularly, giving away a good start and looking like ...

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Here’s why Shane Watson called Virat Kohli ‘DICTATOR’

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MUMBAI: While India skipper Virat Kohli has come under criticism from Australian media for India’s aggressive brand of cricket, former Aussie cricketer Shane Watson has praised Kohli for his leadership. “Virat Kohli’s captaincy is an iron-fisted dictatorship and Australia must brace themselves for the attack of the clones in Ranchi,” ...

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