Wednesday, 18 July 2018

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Cricket Australia bans Russell’s black bat

Andre Russell scored 9 off 7 balls with a black bat in the Big Bash League opener SYDNEY: Cricket Australia has banned Andre Russell’s black bat from the Big Bash League, having previously approved its use during the Sydney Thunder’s first match of the tournament. Russell used the black bat ...

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Pakistan team reaches Melbourne for 2nd Test

MELBOURNE: Pakistan cricket team has arrived Melbourne after nearly beating Australia in the day-night Test in Brisbane. Though Australia won the first Test but Pakistan won the hearts of everyone with their wonderful resistance in fourth innings. The team looked very confident at airport over their performance in Brisbane Test. ...

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Asad Shafiq says he’d be happier with a win

BRISBANE: Asad Shafiq didn’t need to look far for inspiration. Down one end, adjacent to the player pavilion, was a small but rowdy group of ex-pats chanting “Pakistan Zindabad” long live Pakistan. Just about everyone had written off Pakistan’s chances of winning the series-opening day-night test against Australia. No team ...

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Shaun Marsh unlikely for Boxing Day Test

ADELAIDE: Shaun Marsh is not expected to be in contention for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan, which could offer another opportunity for Nic Maddinson. Marsh broke a finger during Australia’s loss to South Africa at the WACA in the first Test of the summer, and Cricket Australia’s team performance ...

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A remarkable fourth-innings fight from Pakistan

9 Asad Shafiq’s Test hundreds at No. 6 – the most by any batsman, passing Garry Sobers’ tally of eight. In terms of Test runs at No. 6, Shafiq is fifth on the list. 1 Shafiq’s 100 not out at the Gabba was his first century in the fourth innings ...

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Azhar applauds Shafiq’s skill at No. 6

Asad Shafiq break a 43-year-old record GABBA: It was a somewhat incongruous sight on day one in Brisbane: a West Indies legend attending a Test between Australia and Pakistan. Had Sir Garry Sobers, currently on a speaking tour in Australia, stayed at the Gabba a few days more, he would ...

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Smith ton puts Australia in command against Pakistan

Steve Smith of Australia celebrates his century during day one of the First Test match between Australia and Pakistan at The Gabba on December 15, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. BRISBANE: Skipper Steve Smith scored a hundred and rookies Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb half-centuries as Australia took an early grip ...

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Butt seeks international return after twin hundreds

KARACHI: Spot-fixing convict and former Pakistan captain Salman Butt pressed his case for a return to international cricket by scoring a century in each innings to help power his team to victory Thursday. The 32-year-old was playing in his first major first-class tournament after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, ...

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