Friday, 22 September 2017

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David Warner wins Allan Border medal

SYDNEY: Australia’s prolific opening batsman David Warner fought off a strong challenge from his captain Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals. Only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke have previously won consecutive medals in Australian cricket’s prestigious annual awards. Thirty-year-old Warner ...

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Arthur slams ‘woeful’ Pakistan fielding

SYDNEY: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has labelled his side’s fielding “woeful” and “unacceptable” after a butter-fingered display in the fourth VB one-day international against Australia in Sydney. Pakistan dropped four catches in the field as the home side racked up a monster total of 6-353, with each of Australia’s four ...

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Ben Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

KOLKATA: Ben Stokes said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-around performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata. Stokes hit an unbeaten 39-ball 57 and claimed three wickets to hand England their first win ...

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Warner ton sets up series win for Australia

SYDNEY: A David Warner hundred. A catalogue of Pakistan fielding errors. A big win for Australia. It was as if the fourth one-day international in Sydney was a recap of the Test campaign earlier this summer. Certainly the result was the same – a series victory for Australia. Unlike in ...

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To win in Sydney, Green Shirts will have to bat well: Aaqib

LAHORE: Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed has on Saturday said that Pakistan will have to bat well to win the Sydney match. Talking on TV’, Aaqib Javed said that Pakistan batting in Perth was shocking. He said that Sydney match will be the make-or-break game and to win it, Pakistan will ...

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Mickey Arthur wants to get rid of international Twenty20 matches

PERTH: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes Twenty20 cricket should be played almost exclusively at the domestic level in order to give ailing one-day international format a much-needed boost. Arthur was in the stands during the Perth Scorchers’ 27-run win over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League, an Australian ...

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Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

CUTTACK: Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India’s series clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack. England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 for victory, gave ...

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Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash

CENTURION: Sri Lanka are eager to regain some pride after a dismal Test series when they start the limited-overs section of their tour with the first of three Twenty20 internationals on Friday (. They will face an inexperienced South African team in the T20 series before playing the hosts in ...

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Australia cruise to victory on Steven Smith ton

PERTH: “We’ve traditionally chased pretty well here at the WACA,” Steven Smith said after sending Pakistan in to bat. Perhaps what he meant was that he chases pretty well at the WACA. Last summer, Smith plundered 149 as Australia hunted down a target of 310 against India, winning in the ...

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3rd ODI: Babar, Sharjeel helps Pakistan reach 263

PERTH: Babar Azam and Sharjeel Khan scored half-centuries to help Pakistan to a competitive total in the third ODI in Perth, but Australia struck regularly enough to ensure their target remained a very gettable one. Azam top scored with 84 as Pakistan reached 7 for 263 after having been sent ...

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