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Haris, Babar hit tons for Pakistan

DUBAI: A career-best hundred from Haris Sohail and a maiden century from Babar Azam helped Pakistan post a big total to boost their chances of a series-levelling win against New Zealand in the second Test in Dubai on Sunday. Sohail knocked a snail-paced 147 in nine hours and 34 minutes ...

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Javeria makes it to ICC Women World T20 2018 dream team

LAHORE  –   Pakistan women cricketer Javeria Khan has made it to the star-studded ICC Women’s World T20 2018 dream team, which was selected by an esteemed selection panel that included three former international players. Thrust into the captaincy role just before the tournament, Javeria responded well as she topped the ...

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Kohli steers India to victory in final Australia Twenty20

SYDNEY: Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 61 to steer India to victory with two balls to spare in the third and final Twenty20 against Australia on Sunday, ensuring the series ended all square. The prolific batsmen lived up to his reputation, coming in when the two openers fell in quick ...

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Gardner shines in Australia’s crushing WWT20 win over England

NORTH SOUND: All-rounder Ashleigh Gardner starred with bat and ball as Australia cruised to an eight-wicket victory over England in the final of the Women’s World T20 in Antigua. Gardner and teenage leg-spinner Georgia Wareham combined for five wickets to restrict the English to 105 all out off 19.4 overs ...

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Bangladesh women’s team exit T-20 World Cup without a win

DHAKA: The team, which just became the T-20 Asia Cup champions, lost their last group match to South Africa for 30 runs. South Africa set Bangladesh a manageable total of 109 runs at Saint Lucia, but the batting failed spectacularly, only scoring 79 after playing the full 20 overs and ...

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Adam Zampa spins Australia to four-run win over India

MELBOURNE: Adam Zampa picked up two wickets in a miserly spell of leg spin bowling as Australia edged India by four runs in an enthralling rain-shortened Twenty20 International on Wednesday. Chasing 174 in 17 overs, after being adjusted by the Duckworth Lewis method, for a 1-0 lead in the three-match ...

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Afghanistan’s opening batsman Shahzad hits fastest fifty in T10

SHARJAH: Afghanistan’s opening batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Wednesday proved why is he one of the fiercest hitter of the cricket ball when he slammed a 16-ball 74 knock, declared as the fastest fifty in T10 format. Shahzad, who was playing for the Rajputs, played a record-breaking inning laced with eight ...

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Defeat against New Zealand worst of my career, says Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur described his team’s narrow four-run defeat in the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi as the “worst of his coaching career”. Pakistan, set a modest 176-run target, were undone by a shambolic batting display as they lost their last seven wickets for ...

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Asif Ali’s 33-ball 80 stuns Durban Heat

DURBAN: Pakistan’s Asif Ali  produced a performance for the ages, shellacking a 33-ball 80, as Cape Town Blitz turned the tables on Durban Heat in a stunning chase at Kingsmead. This innings was a clinic, really, embodying all the attributes that define T20 batting: flair, skill, daring, power, and creativity ...

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Patel spins New Zealand to thrilling win

ABU DHABI: Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel took five wickets to lead a never-say-die approach from New Zealand bowlers as they pulled off a thrilling four-run win over an indisciplined Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. In the pantheon of infamous Pakistan implosions, this must rank right ...

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