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Virat Kohli’s ton powers India to 6-wicket win

DURBAN: Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 112 as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first ODI played at Durban on Thursday. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series. Earlier, skipper Faf du Plessis’ ninth ODI century helped South Africa recover ...

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Under-19 World Cup: Pakistan take third after washout

Pakistan claimed the third position at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 after their third-fourth position play-off match against Afghanistan was washed-out on Thursday without a ball being bowled. Earlier, Pakistan had lost to arch-rivals India in the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup semi-finals. They lost by a massive ...

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Mickey must have more game-plans in mind: Miandad

Batting legend Javed Miandad has urged coach Mickey Arthur to devise different strategies for the Pakistan team on the changing situations on the field in order to get better results. It may be mentioned here that Pakistan was whitewashed by New Zealand in the One-Day International series, however, the green ...

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Mills: IPL Auction Deeply Humiliating, Players Paraded Like Cattle

WELLINGTON: For the first time, cricket administrators from a country openly criticised the process of Indian Premier League auction. Post conclusion of IPL 2018 auction, New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA) labelled it as “undignified and cruel”. A total of seven New Zealand cricketers were picked in the auction – ...

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Bangladesh dominate Sri Lanka in 1st Test

DHAKA: Mominul Haque hit 175 not out as Bangladesh reached 3-374 at stumps on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Mushfiqur Rahim was out for 92 toward the end of the day’s play, but he and Mominul combined for a national record of 236 for the third ...

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Pujara to play for Yorkshire in English County cricket

It is reportedly learned that Cheteshwar Pujara had signed the deal with the County earlier but considering the Indian Premier League auction, he postponed his announcement. “I’m really excited to be able to have the opportunity to represent Yorkshire once again. It’s always nice to be able to come over ...

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India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in ICC Under-19 World Cup

CHRISTCHURCH: India crushed arch-rival Pakistan by 203 runs in their Under-19 World Cup semi-final in Christchurch Tuesday to set up a tournament decider against Australia. An unbeaten century from Shubman Gill helped India set a competitive total of 272, which Pakistan never looked like reaching as they were skittled for 69 with more than ...

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India v Pakistan: ICC U-19 World Cup semi-final clash

CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan U19 are to meet India U19 in second semi-final of U19 World Cup 2018 on Tuesday at 02:30AM (PST) at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Our boys in green and the management are fully focused on the big Semi-Final clash against India in the @cricketworldcup pic.twitter.com/hM4jMdNpIC — PCB Official ...

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Coach Arthur says Shadab has become Pakistan’s go-to guy

Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur was on cloud nine after his side’s impressive comeback, as they ended the series bagging the number one T20I team spot. Arthur in particular showered praise for Shadab Khan, after the leggie picked two wickets for nineteen and more importantly choked the Kiwis run ...

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Babar Azam claims top spot in ICC rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan’s superstar batsman Babar Azam has been rewarded for his strong performance in the Twenty 20 International (T20I) series against New Zealand, as he has now become the number one batman in latest ICC rankings. Babar and New Zealand’s Mitchell Santner have topped the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings ...

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