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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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3rd Test Day1: Indian batsmen flop again vs South Africa

Five-pronged South African pace attack dismisses the visitors for 187 after they were 97 for two at one time JOHANNESBURG: The ball flew around at the Wanderers on Wednesday. Survival was hard as the sphere seamed, bounced and zipped off the green surface. Batting called for technique, heart, and some ...

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Warner to lead Australia in T20 tri-series, Smith rested

MELBOURNE: David Warner will lead Australia in next month’s Twenty20 international tri-series against New Zealand and England as regular captain Steve Smith is given a break ahead of the crucial Test tour to South Africa. Opening batsman Warner , the Test vice-captain, steps up to lead Australia in the T20 ...

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Yousuf advises struggling Sarfaraz to consult Dhoni

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has advised captain and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed to consult Mahendra Singh Dhoni over his fitness issues and lack of form. “I think Sarfaraz needs to work on his fitness and skills a lot more. Unless he is in top form he can’t expect the ...

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