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Sri Lanka have to show some fight: Tharanga

Sri Lanka suffered their worst defeat in T20Is after India crushed them by 93 runs in the series opener and senior batsman Upul Tharanga said the team must show some fight in the remaining matches of the tour. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl on a dew-laden ...

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Junaid Khan out of NZ tour with stress fracture

KARACHI:  Fast bowler Junaid Khan has been ruled out for four weeks due to a stress fracture of the foot, a setback for the Pakistan team ahead of their limited-overs tour to New Zealand. Pakistan opener Azhar Ali and middle-order batsman Mohammad Hafeez have both passed their fitness tests and ...

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New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in first ODI

CHRISTCHURCH:  Doug Bracewell took Chris Gayle’s wicket with his first delivery for New Zealand in 16 months, helping the home side to a five-wicket win over the West Indies on Wednesday in the first of three one-day matches. Man-of-the-match Bracewell ended a lengthy exile from international cricket by dismissing Gayle ...

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Zimbabwe seek to end underdog tag

PAARL: Zimbabwe cricket coach Heath Streak said he wanted his players to play “winning cricket” when they meet South Africa in a one-off day-night Test next week. “We’d rather lose trying to play a winning brand of cricket than just compete,” said Streak of a Test South Africa are expected ...

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Mitchell Starc makes Wasim Akram proud

MELBOURNE: Australian bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc bowled one of the best deliveries one will see on the cricketing field, the delivery is being called by bowling greats as the ‘ball of the 21st century.’ The Ashes series came to life, after James Vince and Dawid Malan fight back came to ...

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West indies pin hopes on Gayle force for Black Caps ODIs

WELLINGTON:  The West Indies will hope short-form master Chris Gayle can inspire a misfiring batting line-up in the one-day international series against New Zealand starting on Wednesday. The tourists meekly surrendered with the bat as they slumped to a 2-0 Test series whitewash against the Black Caps, and need a ...

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Hasan Ali remains top ODI bowler

LONDON: Pakistan’s Hasan Ali maintained his hold on the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings as the top ODI bowler. Hasan Ali finished ahead of Imran Tahir from South Africa and Jasprit Bumrah from India. England’s James Anderson was the top-ranked test bowler followed by Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) and Ravindra ...

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Amir backs T10 cricket

SHARJAH: Pakistan left-arm pace bowler Mohammad Amir has backed T10 cricket, the latest format of the game, by saying that it will help to deal with the pressure of Twenty20 cricket. Talking to media in Sharjah where the T10 League was hosted, the 25-year-old said some people think the 10-over ...

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Kerala Kings clinch T10 League title, beat Punjabi Legends in final

SHARJAH: Kerala Kings defeated Punjabi Legends in the final match of T10 Cricket League 2017 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Eoin Morgan scored fastest T10 half-century. .@Stirlo90 & @Eoin16 reach a partnership of 101 runs. The highest in Heera T10 League. #BusAbDus — T10 League (@T10LeagueTweets) December 17, 2017 ...

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