Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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Boult puts New Zealand on track for series win vs Sri Lanka

CHRISTCHURCH: After all the good work on the opening day of the second Test, that gave Sri Lanka hope of sealing an away series win in New Zealand, they saw their dreams come crashing down on the second day in Christchurch. It all happened rather rapidly, in fact just 15 ...

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Ponting inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE: Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been recognised with a lap of honour at the MCG as part of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame. Ponting was announced as the 25th Australian in the Hall of Fame earlier this year and was officially recognised on ...

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Debutant Agarwal shines as India dictate play on Boxing Day

MELBOURNE: Mayank Agarwal, India’s 295th Test cap, scored a 161-ball 76 to end India’s opening woes and help them retain control on day one of the Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The visitors ended the day at 215/2, with Cheteshwar Pujara (68*) and skipper Virat ...

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Southee, Lakmal star on 14-wicket first day

CHRISTCHURCH: Suranga Lakmal and Tim Southee vied for early honours as 14 wickets fell on day one of the deciding second Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on Wednesday. Lakmal produced a career-best 5-54 as New Zealand crumbled to be all out for 178 in 50 overs ...

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Cameron Bancroft confirms David Warner asked him to tamper with ball

LONDON–Press Association 2018: Cameron Bancroft has revealed David Warner was the one to suggest he should tamper with the ball during Australia’s notorious Test match in South Africa that saw him handed a nine-month ban. Bancroft’s attempt to manipulate the ball in Cape Town with what was later revealed to ...

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We’ve always found a way to win: McMillan

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand have trounced West Indies 2-0, squeezed past England 1-0, snatched a series away from Pakistan 2-1 in the UAE, and now the series against Sri Lanka comes down to one Test in Christchurch. With the chance to go 4-0 in terms of Test series in the last ...

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Ashwin doubt as India coach demands openers step up

MELBOURNE: Ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin remains an injury doubt for the third Test against Australia, India coach Ravi Shastri said Sunday as he demanded his opening batsmen step up to ease pressure on Virat Kohli. Ashwin was sidelined with an abdominal strain for the second Test in Perth and was ...

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Dhoni recalled to India T20I squad

ICC: India have announced the squads for their ODI series against Australia and New Zealand and for the T20I series against New Zealand. Former India captain MS Dhoni has been included in both squads. He has not played a T20I since June, and has been criticised for scoring too slowly ...

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Steyn seeks to become South Africa’s greatest Tests wicket-taker

PRETORIA : Firebrand fast bowler Dale Steyn will seek to become South Africa’s greatest wicket-taker in Tests when they take on Pakistan in the first match of a three-game series at Centurion Park in Pretoria on Wednesday. Steyn is level with former all-rounder Shaun Pollock on 421 Test wickets and, ...

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Windies skipper Brathwaite slams Bangladesh umpires

DHAKA: West Indies Twenty20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite blasted the match umpires for giving “50-50 decisions” to Bangladesh even though his side won the third Twenty20 international to wrap up the series. West Indies, who clinched victory on Saturday by 50 runs, were victims of an erroneous no-ball call that could ...

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