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Pakistan snatch T20 title back from New Zealand

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan won the decisive third and final Twenty20 against New Zealand by 18 runs on Sunday. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman set up the innings as Pakistan, aided by some sloppy fielding, posted 181 for six in the decisive third and final Twenty20 against New Zealand on Sunday. Their cause ...

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Boycott fears English county cricket could die in 20 years

LONDON: : Geoffrey Boycott has said he fears English domestic first-class country cricket could die within 20 years. After England’s recent 4-0 Ashes series loss in Australia, many pundits accused the governing England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of marginalising four-day County Championship matches, which are supposed to prepare players ...

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Pakistan take on New Zealand in T20 series decider

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: The third and final Twenty20 International between New Zealand and Pakistan will be played at Mount Maunganui on Sunday. The three-match series is tied at 1-1. New Zealand won the first game at Wellington by seven wickets. Pakistan made a comeback in the series and won the second ...

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Head leads Australia to victory in fourth England ODI

ADELAIDE: Travis Head, promoted to the top of the order, led Australia to a drought-breaking win over England in the fourth one-day international in Adelaide on Friday. Replacing injured opener Aaron Finch, Head anchored a shaky Australian run chase with a polished 96, falling just shy of a deserved century ...

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Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh to reach tri-nation final

DHAKA: Suranga Lakmal led Sri Lankan bowlers on a confidence-boosting rampage to skittle out Bangladesh for 82 on Thursday and guide his side into the final of the Dhaka tri-nation tournament. Openers Upul Tharanga (39) and Danushka Gunathilaka (35) sped to the target 83 in just 11.5 overs to seal ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand to level T20I series

AUCKLAND: Pakistan has defeated New Zealand by 48 runs in the second Twenty20 against New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park on Thursday. The Kiwis never quite settled on the pitch as they lost six of their wickets in quick succession after being set a daunting target of 202 runs. Shadab Khan ...

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India retake the lead in tough conditions

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa and India struggled on a venomous pitch, as day two of the third and final test drew to an intriguing close at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Thursday. Resuming on six for one in response to India’s first-innings total of 187 all out, the Proteas slipped to ...

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Afghanistan U19s demolish New Zealand in quarter-final

OVAL: Afghanistan couldn’t have dreamed of a more satisfying quarter-final. They laid down a marker and sent a message to more fancied opponents that they were not a side to be taken lightly. In doing so, they dismantled the home side, New Zealand, in perhaps the most comprehensive manner imaginable. ...

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Despite court case, Stokes in demand for IPL

LONDON: England’s Ben Stokes could remain the Indian Premier League’s most expensive foreign player despite court proceedings against him when he goes under the hammer at the competition’s glitzy auction this weekend. Stokes , who went for a record $2.16m to Rising Pune Supergiant last year, is among the top ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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