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Boxing Day Test: Lyon rocks Pakistan in last-day tussle

Younis Khan drives off the back foot, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, 5th day, Melbourne, December 30, 2016 MELBOURNE: A trio of wickets to Nathan Lyon gave Australia a glimmer of hope for victory over a bedraggled Pakistan as the Boxing Day Test veered into the home stretch on day ...

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Broom hundred sets up New Zealand series win

Neil Broom plays a lofted extra cover drive, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Nelson NELSON: Neil Broom’s maiden century and the self-belief of Kane Williamson gave New Zealand a 67-run victory over Bangladesh to take the second one-day international and the series in Nelson on Thursday. Bangladesh suffered a ...

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Smith century gives Australia narrow lead over Pakistan

MELBOURNE: Skipper Steve Smith scored his 17th Test century to give Australia a 22-run lead over Pakistan as rain again disrupted play in the second Test in Melbourne on Thursday. Smith reached his fourth Test hundred of the year before a storm lashed the Melbourne Cricket Ground just before tea ...

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Must win for B’desh as Kiwis eye series victory

Nelson: New Zealand have a chance to seal the three-match ODI series in the second game at the Saxton Oval, but their opponents will not be willing to just keel over after having travelled so far. While Bangladesh were convincingly outplayed in Christchurch by 77 runs, their mentality as a ...

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Openers extend SA advantage after Philander five-for

PORT ELIZABETH: Bad light and impending rain forced an early lunch on day three after South Africa took control of the first Test at St George’s Park. It only took them 7.5 overs to wrap up Sri Lanka’s lower order and gain an 81-run first-innings lead, which their openers stretched ...

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Pakistan declare on 443 with Azhar 205*

Matt Renshaw and Steven Smith applaud Azhar Ali after his double-ton, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Melbourne MELBOURNE: Azhar Ali posted an imperious unbeaten double-century with plenty of help from a destructive Sohail Khan to catapult Pakistan to 9 for 443 declared on the third afternoon of the ...

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Junaid eyes ODI return

KARACHI: Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan is eyeing a return to the One Day International (ODI) squad after a quality performance in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Junaid, who was the second-highest wicket-taking bowler in the BPL, was quoted as saying he felt ‘really good’ about his performance feels. The ...

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Latham’s ton leads Kiwis to comprehensive win

CHRISTCHURCH:  Opener Tom Latham’s career best 137 set New Zealand up for a crushing 77-run victory over Bangladesh in their opening one-day international at Hagley Oval on Monday. With Latham in commanding form and Colin Munro chiming in with a rollicking 87, New Zealand posted 341-7 and the Bangladesh innings ...

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Boxing Day test: Azhar Ali century steers Pakistan

Australia vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali made his 12th Test match hundred MELBOURNE: Pakistan were 232 for four at lunch on the second day of the second Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday. Azhar Ali was unbeaten on 112 with Asad Shafiq not out 48 when rain ...

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