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Southee out of Pakistan T20s with foot injury

Tim Southee is set to be out of action for two-three weeks after CT scans revealed severe bruising on his left foot © Associated Press The bruising in Tim Southee‘s left foot will keep the pacer out of the three-match T20 series against Pakistan, New Zealand Cricket confirmed on Sunday. Southee suffered the injury during the third ODI against Sri Lanka, and though it was originally hoped he could recover…

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Williamson lauds Guptill, Munro's 'world-class' hitting

Play 00:37 ‘Pleased to go big on international stage’ – Munro New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has lauded the “world-class” hitting of Martin Guptill and Colin Munro, as the New Zealand record for fastest T20 international fifty fell twice in the same innings, at Eden Park. Guptill first reached fifty off 19 balls, beating his own New Zealand record by four deliveries. Even that innings was slow in comparison to…

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Jharkhand, Vidarbha Seal Knockout Spots in Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy

Jitesh Sharma smashed a magnificent 106 as Vidarbha defeated Himachal Pradesh in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 tournament. © PTI The final league matches of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 trophy saw Tamil Nadu and Saurashtra exit the tournament on a high while Jharkhand sealed their spot in the knockouts. (Parthiv Patel Fifty Propels Gujarat to Victory) Tamil Nadu Fail to Qualify Despite Win (Gambhir Flops Again, Delhi Win Thanks…

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Hope, Ottley partnership secures T&T win

Play 02:08 Bishop: Exceptional partnership by Hope, Ottley Defending champions Trinidad & Tobago made it two from two to start the 2016 Nagico Super50 with a nine-wicket trouncing of Barbados at Port of Spain on Saturday. Kyle Hope and Kjorn Ottley each finished unbeaten with 70 and 80 respectively in a 162-run second-wicket stand to blow past a Barbados first innings total of 161 with 14.1 overs to spare. Barbados…

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Ryder, Worker star in Central Districts' win

Jesse Ryder’s consistent run helped Central Districts jump to the second spot in the league standings © Getty Images Jesse Ryder‘s third successive half-century of the tournament capped off a dominating batting performance by Central Districts as they beat Wellington by 55 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in North Palmerston. Their third win in five matches put them behind table-toppers Canterbury in the points table. Ryder’s 74-ball 83 was one…

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Gautam Gambhir Flops Again, Nitish Rana Helps Delhi Beat Baroda in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Gautam Gambhir’s torrid time in the Syed Mushtaq Ali continued as he failed again against Baroda. In six matches, he has scored only 89 runs but Delhi have managed to qualify for the knockouts. © PTI Nitish Rana continued his blazing form as he pulverised Irfan Pathan-led Baroda to help Delhi win by five wickets en route their entry into quarter-final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament with an…

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Guptill sets fastest NZ fifty record, Munro breaks it five overs later

New Zealand 147 for 1 (Guptill 63, Munro 50) beat Sri Lanka 142 for 8 (Mathews 81*, Elliott 4-22) by nine wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Colin Munro smashed one four and seven sixes in his unbeaten 14-ball 50 © Getty Images An abject Sri Lanka collapse full of witless batting, a clinical performance by New Zealand’s seamers, and a fast start from Martin Guptill, all featured in Sri Lanka’s final…

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Munro shatters Guptill's record, NZ crush Sri Lanka

New Zealand 147 for 1 (Guptill 63, Munro 50) beat Sri Lanka142 for 8 (Mathews 81*, Elliott 4-22) by nine wicketsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Colin Munro smashed one four and seven sixes in his unbeaten 14-ball 50 © AFP An abject Sri Lanka collapse full of witless batting, a clinical performance by New Zealand’s seamers, and a fast start from Martin Guptill, all featured in Sri Lanka’s final heavy…

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Munro's flamingo shot, and Boult's breezy issues

When Trent Boult was undone by the Auckland winds © Getty Images The swirlerEden Park is a well-enclosed ground, but in the fifth over, Tillakaratne Dilshan managed to get a ball into the windswept higher reaches of the stadium. This ultimately worked to his advantage. Spotting a short-of-a-length delivery from Mitchell McClenaghan, Dilshan swung hard across the line and gave up a big top edge. The ball shot up in…

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