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Virat Kohli issues Starc warning to Indian batsmen

DEW DELHI: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has raised his game to the next level and India’s batsmen need to be wary of his ability to trouble them with reverse swing, home captain Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first test beginning on Thursday. The 27-year-old left-arm paceman was ...

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David Warner wins Allan Border medal

SYDNEY: Australia’s prolific opening batsman David Warner fought off a strong challenge from his captain Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals. Only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke have previously won consecutive medals in Australian cricket’s prestigious annual awards. Thirty-year-old Warner ...

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3rd ODI: Babar, Sharjeel helps Pakistan reach 263

PERTH: Babar Azam and Sharjeel Khan scored half-centuries to help Pakistan to a competitive total in the third ODI in Perth, but Australia struck regularly enough to ensure their target remained a very gettable one. Azam top scored with 84 as Pakistan reached 7 for 263 after having been sent ...

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Australia’s Marsh out of Pakistan ODIs with shoulder injury

MELBOURNE: Australia’s fast bowling all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day international series against Pakistan with a shoulder injury, the country’s cricket board said. The 25-year-old Marsh was named in Australia’s 16-man squad for the four-test series in India and will hope to recover ...

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Pakistan out for 315, Australia do not enforce follow-on

SYDNEY: David Warner smashed the second fastest 50 in Test history to give Australia a flying start in their chase for runs and a declaration on the fourth day of the third Test against Pakistan Friday. At tea, the home team had stretched its lead to 340 runs at 117 ...

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Boxing Day Test: Lyon rocks Pakistan in last-day tussle

Younis Khan drives off the back foot, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, 5th day, Melbourne, December 30, 2016 MELBOURNE: A trio of wickets to Nathan Lyon gave Australia a glimmer of hope for victory over a bedraggled Pakistan as the Boxing Day Test veered into the home stretch on day ...

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Smith century gives Australia narrow lead over Pakistan

MELBOURNE: Skipper Steve Smith scored his 17th Test century to give Australia a 22-run lead over Pakistan as rain again disrupted play in the second Test in Melbourne on Thursday. Smith reached his fourth Test hundred of the year before a storm lashed the Melbourne Cricket Ground just before tea ...

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Criticism of team, captain Smith just ‘bizarre’: Warner

BRISBANE: Australia’s Vice-Captain David Warner has found it “bizarre” that pundits and fans continue to criticise the team despite winning their last two test matches after a run of five losses. Australia beat Pakistan by 39 runs in a thrilling finish in the first test in Brisbane last week. Misbah-ul-Haq’s ...

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Bruised Amir set for Boxing Day Test: Grant Flower

MELBOURNE: Mohammad Amir, the Pakistani paceman, is expected to be fit for the Boxing Day Test starting on Monday (December 26) despite “feeling a bit stiff” after a bruising encounter in Brisbane. On the opening day of the first Test, Amir was taken off the field on a motorised stretcher ...

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