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New Zealand thrash West Indies in first Test

WELLINGTON: West Indies crumbled dramatically as New Zealand won the first Test by an innings and 67 runs on day four in Wellington. The Windies lost eight wickets before tea in another disappointing collapse for the Caribbean tourists, who were dismissed for 319 on Monday. West Indies had shown signs ...

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Pujara inspired me to score big runs, says Virat Kohli

DEHLI: Virat Kohli slammed his sixth double-century on Sunday at Delhi. However, Cheteshwar Pujara is ahead in the race when it comes to piling on big runs. His knack of batting for long hours has been a story since his childhood. He had scored a triple-century during U-14 cricket and a ...

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England lose four wickets as fightback hopes begin to fade

ADELAIDE: England lost four wickets in the first session on day three as their hopes of salvaging a stalemate began to fade already at the Adelaide Oval. James Vince was caught-behind in the first full over of play, trying to force Josh Hazlewood off the back foot – and then ...

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Kohli one step ahead of Joe Root in terms of fitness: Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed recently revealed that Team India captain Virat Kohli was one step ahead of England skipper Joe Root in terms of the fitness level. The ICC Champions Trophy-winning captain said that both of them were outstanding players despite 29-year-old Kohli being one step ahead. When asked ...

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PCB files notice of dispute against BCCI, demands $70 million

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Baord’s (PCB) efforts to either play against India, or at least be compensated for series that have been cancelled has reached a potentially decisive phase after the board officially sent a notice of dispute to the International Cricket Council (ICC). In short, that triggers the start ...

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Thisara Perera named new Sri Lanka limited overs skipper

COLOMBO: All-rounder Thisara Perera was on Wednesday named Sri Lanka’s limited overs skipper, making him the seventh player to lead the islanders across different formats in 2017. Perera, who had led the depleted T20I side against Pakistan in Lahore last month, will lead the ODI team for the very first ...

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Joe Root: Smith’s laughter could be used as motivation

Joe Root says that Steve Smith’s light-hearted reaction during the post-match news conference after the first Test will spur England on in Adelaide. The Australian skipper struggled to keep his giggles under control in Brisbane as the press questioned Cameron Bancroft over his head butt incident with Jonny Bairstow. Smith ...

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Sarfraz hopes to continue winning streak in New Zealand

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed has expressed hope for his team’s winning run to continue on Pakistan’s tour to New Zealand for five ODIs and three T20Is. Speaking to media here, Sarfraz said the tour will be a testing one for Pakistan team as it will be in a ...

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