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Australia deserved to win at Headingley: Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath

LONDON: Australia will take the dramatic loss by one wicket in the third Test at Headingley extremely hard. When you have chances to win the game but do not do it then it is always more difficult to take. Ben Stokes played one of the best innings I have seen ...

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Stokes’ life will change forever, says Ian Botham

LONDON: England’s Ben Stokes has become a “world box-office attraction” with his Ashes heroics in the third test against Australia and his life will never be the same again, former all-rounder Ian Botham has said. All-rounder Stokes’ unbeaten 135 at Headingley on Sunday helped the hosts chase down a record ...

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Jack Leach can´t believe he’s an Ashes hero

LEEDS: Jack Leach put his cult hero status down to looking like a “village cricketer” after his key supporting role enabled Ben Stokes to steer England to a staggering victory in the third Ashes Test. England were 286-9, still needing 73 more runs to reach a victory target of 359 ...

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Sri Lanka drops Mathews, Perera for New Zealand T20 series

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Saturday dropped former captain Angelo Mathews and all-rounder Thisara Perera from the team’s Twenty20 squad for the three-match series against New Zealand. Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga has been retained captain in the shortest format with Sri Lanka Cricket naming a 15-man squad for the series starting September ...

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ICC bans two Hong Kong cricketers for life

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) banned two Hong Kong players, including one who has already served a 30-month ban, from all cricket for life for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in matches played between 2014 and 2016. Irfan Ahmed, who was banned from all cricket for two-and-a-half years in ...

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India thrash West Indies by 318 runs in firs Test

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took five wickets for seven runs as India thrashed West Indies by 318 runs in the first test in Antigua on Sunday. After setting West Indies an unlikely target of 419 for victory on the fourth day, India bowled out the hosts for 100 in their ...

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Boult, Southee send Sri Lanka tumbling

COLOMBO: Two double-wicket maidens by New Zealand’s seam-bowling duo of Trent Boult and Tim Southee headlined an opening session that left Sri Lanka struggling on the second day of the second Test, but the rains that have plagued this match from the start came down at the lunch break and ...

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Rahane leads India recovery after good start by Windies

NORTH SOUND: India recovered from 25-3 to reach 203-6 against the West Indies when rain ended play prematurely on the first day of the first Test. Ajinkya Rahane, who came in at three down, led the middle order’s fightback with 81, his best score since the home series win in ...

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