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Root century seals England series win over India

Joe Root became England’s leading one-day international century-maker as an innings of exactly 100 not out on his Headingley home ground saw the hosts to an eight-wicket victory over India on Tuesday and a 2-1 series win. This was Root’s second unbeaten century in successive innings after his 113 not out helped England level the…

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Pakistan’s opening batsman Azhar Ali signs for Somerset

Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has joined Somerset for the remainder of their first-class English County Championship fixtures this season, the southwest club said Monday. The 33-year-old replaces Australia opener Matt Renshaw, who made three hundreds at 51.30 in the opening rounds of the Championship before breaking a finger against Surrey at Guildford last month. Azhar…

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England bowl in India ODI series-decider

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in the third and deciding one-day international against India at Headingley on Tuesday.

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Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in second ODI

Pakistan continued their dominance with both bat and ball to win the second of five one-day internationals against Zimbabwe at by nine wickets. Opener Fakhar Zaman eased to his second ODI century, finishing with a career best 117 not out, to seal a win that had been set up by Pakistan’s seam attack, who bowled…

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Usman Khan takes four wickets, Zimbabwe all out for 194

Left-arm seamer Usman Khan picked up four cheap wickets as Pakistan bowled out Zimbabwe for 194 in the second one-day international on Monday. Fifties from captain Hamilton Masakadza and Peter Moor glued the home side’s innings together, but Khan and his bowling team-mates enjoyed success against the rest of Zimbabwe’s XI, with seamer Hasan Ali…

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Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Jason Holder’s performance with the ball helped West Indies win the Test series against Bangladesh.

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Root century sets up England’s series-levelling win over India

Joe Root’s century helped England beat India by 86 runs in the second one-day international at Lord’s on Saturday and level the three-match series 1-1.

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Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs in Galle Test

Sri Lanka hammered South Africa by 278 runs inside three days of the first Test on Saturday at Galle.

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England bat against India in second ODI

The second one-day international between England and India is being played at Lord’s.

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Ireland, Bangladesh qualify for Women’s World T20 2018

Ireland and Bangladesh have qualified for the Women’s World Twenty20 2018. The tournament will be played from November 9th to November 26th, 2018 in West Indies. The two sides secured their place in the tournament after winning the semi-finals. Ireland beat Papua New Guinea while Bangladesh beat Scotland in their respective match. The International Cricket…

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Holder shines as West Indies dominate Bangladesh

Jason Holder led the rout of Bangladesh with a five-wicket haul as the West Indies took control of the second Test at close on second day at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Friday. Having fought back well at the start of the day to limit the home side’s first innings to 354, the tourists were…

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Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 201 runs in first ODI

Pakistan stormed to a 201-run win over Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Friday in the opening game of their five-match one-day series. Career-best efforts from opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq and leg spinner Shadab Khan ensured that Pakistan kept control through both innings. Opener Imam cracked 128 runs as Pakistan made 308 for 7. Khan then made short…

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Spinners put Sri Lanka on top in first South Africa Test

Spinners led by Dilruwan Perera put hosts Sri Lanka in firm command of the first Test on Friday after South Africa were bowled out for 126 — their lowest Test innings in the country. First innings centurion Dimuth Karunaratne then made a fluent 60 as the hosts ended day two on 111 for four, leading…

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Imam, Fakhar take Pakistan to 308 against Zimbabwe in first ODI

Solid batting performances by openers Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman helped Pakistan score 308/7 in the first one-day international against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on Friday. The hosts won the toss and invited Pakistan to take guard. Imam-ul-Haq was the top scorer for the green shirts as he made 128 runs from 134 deliveries with 11 boundaries…

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India’s Natwest hero Kaif retires from cricket at 37

Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif on Friday retired from all forms of cricket — nearly 12 years after he last stepped out to play an international match for his country. Kaif, who played 125 one-day internationals during his six-year career, is famous for his match-winning 87 in the Natwest final against England at Lord’s in 2002….

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Kuldeep takes six England wickets as India win opening ODI

India’s spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav tormented England with a six wicket haul and Rohit Sharma then piled on the runs as the tourists won their opening one-day international with ease at Trent Bridge on Thursday. The victory by eight wickets, and with 9.5 overs remaining, came after the hosts were all out for 268 with…

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England’s Hales out of India ODI series

England batsman Alex Hales will miss all three matches in a one-day international series with India, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Thursday. Prior to Thursday’s first ODI at Trent Bridge, home ground of Hales’s county team Nottinghamshire, the ECB said the opening batsman had been left out of that match because of a…

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Kuldeep waits on Test call after white-ball wickets against England

Kuldeep Yadav hopes his recent limited-overs performances will prompt India’s selectors to include him in their squad for the upcoming Test series in England. The left-arm wrist spinner took a superb one-day international best six for 25 in his maximum 10 overs as India beat England by eight wickets at Trent Bridge on Thursday to…

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South Africa bowl out Sri Lanka for 287 in first Test

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne remained unbeaten on 158 as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 287 on day one of the first Test against South Africa in Galle on Thursday. Karunaratne built crucial partnerships including a 63-run 10th wicket stand with Lakshan Sandakan, who made 25, after the hosts elected to bat first at the start…

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India bowl against England in first ODI

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against England in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge on Thursday. England made one change, with opener Alex Hales ruled out of a match on his Nottinghamshire home ground due to a side strain suffered batting in the nets on Wednesday. Jonny Bairstow…

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Pakistan Physical Disability team beat England to win tri-series

Pakistan’s Physical Disability team beat England by 45 runs to win the Twenty20 tri-series at Worcester on Wednesday. Pakistan, batting first, made 189/7 in their 20 overs with Hasnain Alam top scoring with 48 runs from 36 balls with eight boundaries to his name. Mohammad Shahbaz made 34 runs off 24 runs with the help…

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