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Ton-up Taylor stars before spinners turn over Australia

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MANCHESTER: maiden one-day international century James Taylor and some tight spin bowling saw England to a 93 runs victory over Australia at Old Trafford on Tuesday as they kept alive the series Australia, set 301 to win, were dismissed for 207, with six overs of their tickets left. The victory in this / accessory day night would have given the world champions a 3-0 lead … Continue reading

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Chris Gayle to play Pakistan’s Super League: Shehzad

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Opening cricketer Shehzad Ahmed said Pakistan hoped the West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will play Pakistan Superliga.

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Focus on Sangakkara as S.Lanka face Pakistan again

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GALLE: Kumar Sangakkara will have the opportunity to build on its record of prolific test before retirement, when family enemies Sri Lanka and Pakistan deny their fourth series in two years from Wednesday. The 37-year-old has not responded to media speculation that he will play three home tests – two of the three matches against Pakistan and one against India in August – before ending … Continue reading

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Pakistan capable of winning series against SL: Cheema

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GALLE: Naveed Akram Cheema, head of the Pakistan cricket team said Monday that the players are fit and hope the team would beat Sri Lanka in the next round. He said the spinners are the force of the equipment and conditions in Sri Lanka would not be difficult for Pakistan. Pakistan have fallen off spinner Saeed Ajmal from his squad for the three-test series against … Continue reading

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Pakistan hockey team departs for Belgium

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LAHORE: 18-member Pakistan hockey team left today in Belgium to participate in the Olympic qualifying round, Pakistan hockey team left for Brussels, capital of Belgium, under the captaincy of Imran Muhammad Lahore. The matches of the Olympic Qualifying Round are scheduled June 20 to July 5 in Belgium. Green shirts will play their first match against Poland on June 20.

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Ton-up Williamson happy to play his way

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Southampton: New Zealand Kane Williamson was happy to demonstrate the elegance and the time still had a place when batting in one day international cricket with a brilliant century in a three-foot victory over England on Sunday. The victory at the Rose Bowl saw World Cup finalists New Zealand go 2-1 up in the five-game series. The Black Caps, chasing 303 for victory, were tottering … Continue reading

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Australia’s Henriques in fielding collision

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LONDON: Moises Henriques of Australia was involved in a nasty crash after running into a fellow Surrey team to try to take a snapshot for a English county Twenty20 match on Sunday. Henriques and Rory seemed to collide head burns its way through a chance against Sussex at Arundel on the south coast of England. Three ambulances went to the gardens as well as the … Continue reading

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Pakistan Test team to leave for Sri Lanka tonight

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LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team will leave for Sri Lanka test Monday night to play a test series of three games against the Islanders, Misbah-ul-Haq will lead the Pakistan team, while Azhar Ali was appointed his deputy. The team of 15 members of the Pakistan Test team participated in a camp long practice eight days held at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore under the supervision … Continue reading

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Wawrinka dashes Djokovic dream to win French Open

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PARIS: Stanislas Wawrinka spectacularly broke Novak Djokovic’s dream of a Grand Slam on Sunday when he became the oldest winner of the French Open in 25 years. The 30-year-old Swiss claimed a famous 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 for his second big run after the 2014 Australia Open. He ended world number one Djokovic to become the eighth man to secure a career Grand Slam as … Continue reading

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Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official

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GENEVA: Russia and Qatar could lose the World Cups of 2018 and 2022, if irregularities are tested on their property rights are awarded a FIFA official told a Swiss newspaper published Sunday. “If there is evidence that Qatar and Russia received the (World Cup) awards only through bribes, then the prize may be canceled,” Chief audit and compliance committee of FIFA Domenico Scala told the … Continue reading

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