• Dhaka clinch Bangladesh Premier League title with 56-run win
  • Dhaka clinch Bangladesh Premier League with 56-run win over Rajshahi
  • Lions finish strongly after Rashid stars for Afghanistan
  • TN eye quarter-final berth after Gandhi ton
  • Smith, Williamson endorse context for ODIs

Dhaka clinch Bangladesh Premier League title with 56-run win

Dhaka Dynamites 159 for 9 (Lewis 45, Farhad 3-28) beat Rajshahi Kings 103 (Mominul 27, Jayed 2-12) by 56 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Player of the Match Kumar Sangakkara scored a 33-ball 36 to lift Dhaka to 159 in the finals © Daily Star Dhaka Dynamites clinched the Bangladesh Premier League in style, as they dismantled Rajshahi Kings to win by 56 runs in front of a full house…

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Dhaka clinch Bangladesh Premier League with 56-run win over Rajshahi

Dhaka Dynamites 159 for 9 (Lewis 45, Farhad 3-28) beat Rajshahi Kings 103 (Mominul 27, Jayed 2-12) by 56 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Kumar Sangakkara scored a 33-ball 36 to lift Dhaka to 159 in the finals © Daily Star Dhaka Dynamites clinched the Bangladesh Premier League in style, as they dismantled Rajshahi Kings to win by 56 runs in front of full house in Mirpur. This is the…

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Lions finish strongly after Rashid stars for Afghanistan

Afghanistan 273 (Stanikzai 51, Nabi 51, Roland-Jones 6-73) and 18 for 3 need another 199 runs to beat England Lions 279 (Westley 84, Foakes 70, Alsop 40, Rashid Khan 4-48) and 210 (Foakes 89*, Gubbins 53, Rashid 8-74)Scorecard Rashid Khan celebrates with his team-mates after bowling Joe Clarke © Getty Images Ben Foakes passed another searching examination from Afghanistan’s exciting legspin talent, Rashid Khan, to set up a fascinating fourth-day…

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Parthiv Patel claims India's bowlers are better than 'lucky' England

Play 01:07 Parthiv takes aim at ‘lucky’ England Parthiv Patel has made a scathing assessment of England’s spinners after India reached 146 for 1 on day two on a pitch that offered ample help for them. All 11 wickets on the first two days have fallen to spinners, with several balls turning sharply, but India made a confident start in reply to what looked like a daunting total of 400,…

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TN eye quarter-final berth after Gandhi ton

Kaushik Gandhi’s century all but sealed Tamil Nadu’s quarter-final spot © PTI Tamil Nadu took the first-innings lead against Gujarat in Belagavi to almost seal the qualifying scenarios from the group. Going into the final day, it was all but certain that these two sides – barring a Gujarat collapse, however unlikely – will join Mumbai as the three qualifiers from Group A. This became a real possibility late in…

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Smith, Williamson endorse context for ODIs

The MCG was well below full capacity for the third Chappell-Hadlee ODI © Cricket Australia Opposite numbers Steven Smith and Kane Williamson have endorsed the push at ICC level for league structures for international cricket, after the Chappell-Hadlee series concluded in front of a small crowd at the MCG on Friday night. The importance of context to international matches was starkly underlined by an attendance of 20,591 for the match,…

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Vinay leads Karnataka's rout of Maharashtra

R Vinay Kumar scored a half-century in addition to his five-wicket haul © PTI Maharashtra’s hopes of securing a quarter-final berth came crashing down as they were handed a thrashing by 10 wickets by Karnataka in Mohali. After taking a 182-run lead, largely swelled due to some lower order fight by R Vinay Kumar, who was unbeaten on 56, Karnataka bowled Maharashtra out for 218; a counter-attacking approach that resulted…

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Vijay, Pujara anchor India's reply to England's 400

India 146 for 1 (Vijay 70*, Pujara 47*) trail England 400 (Jennings 112, Buttler 76, Moeen 50, Ashwin 6-112, Jadeja 4-109) by 254 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Play 03:33 Trott: Should bring an experienced official as TV umpire M Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara led India’s bid towards parity in the fourth Test. They are a long way off though – 254 runs to be precise – but the start was…

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County nomad Philander makes Sussex stop No. 5

Vernon Philander has signed up for his fifth county © Getty Images Sussex have signed South African international Vernon Philander for the first half of the county season, advancing his reputation as one of the overseas nomads of the county circuit. Philander, who remains an integral part of South Africa’s bowling attack, and has played 37 Test matches for his country, will be available for Sussex’s first six Specsavers County…

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Pakistan quicks thrive, but batsmen stumble

Pakistanis 208 (Younis 54, Sarfraz 39, Valente 4-36) and 5 for 124 (Azhar 44*) lead Cricket Australia XI 114 (Amir 3-16, Rahat 3-26, Wahab 3-28) by 218 runsScorecard Rahat Ali finished with three wickets © Cricket Australia/Getty Images The Pakistan fast bowlers completed the demolition job they had begun on the first night, dismissing Cricket Australia XI for 114, but their batsmen stumbled once again against the pink ball under…

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