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Unchanged Zimbabwe bat in series decider

Toss Zimbabwe chose to bat v AfghanistanLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Hamilton Masakadza will be key to Zimbabwe’s chances of posting a competitive total © Chris Whiteoak Elton Chigumbura won his fourth consecutive toss and as had been the trend of the series, chose to bat in the decider in Sharjah. He was “hoping to put more runs on the board”. Zimbabwe went with the same team that leveled the…

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Astle, Fletcher, extend Canterbury's winning streak

File photo – Todd Astle anchored top scored with 59 and claimed 3 for 31 © Getty Images Canterbury continued their unbeaten streak in this season’s Ford Trophy with a 47-run win over Otago, that was built on an all-round performance from Todd Astle, who scored 59 and took three wickets. Choosing to bat, Canterbury were reduced to 8 for 3 inside the first seven overs, with Neil Wagner among…

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Syed Kirmani to Donate Rs 6.25 lakh CK Nayudu Award Prize Money For Girls' Education

Syed Kirmani (right) played 88 Tests and 49 ODIs for India from 1976 to 1986. © PTI Mumbai: Syed Kirmani, the recipient of Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014-15, will donate 25 per cent of the purse he received to the education of poor girls. This was revealed by the 66-year-old former wicketkeeper-batsman’s wife, Habiba. (Syed Kirmani Nominated For Col CK…

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England stumble as South Africa press for wickets

England 629 for 6 dec and 87 for 4 (Taylor 23*, Stokes 2*) lead South Africa 627 for 7 dec (Amla 201, Bavuma 102*, de Villiers 88, du Plessis 86, Morris 69) by 89 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Joe Root lost his off stump to Chris Morris as England floundered before lunch © Getty Images Is there any first-innings score where a Test side can feel absolutely safe these…

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Broad fined after telling Dar 'get on with the game'

Stuart Broad kicks the ground after Temba Bavuma was dropped © Getty Images Stuart Broad has been fined 30% of his match fee for telling umpire Aleem Dar to “just get on with the game” during the fourth day of the Newlands Test. The incident happened the 195th over of South Africa’s innings after Dar had warned England captain Alastair Cook about Broad damaging the pitch when he kicked at…

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England Get Scare Before Test Ends in Draw Against South Africa

South African bowler Kagiso Rabada celebrates after dismissing England’s Alastair Cook during day five of the second Test match at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. © AFP England were given a scare before the second Test against South Africa ended in a draw on the fifth and final day at Newlands on Wednesday. (Scorecard) On what had been expected to be a low-key day after high scoring in the first…

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Pranav Dhanawade Had 'Attitude Issue', Says Coach of Mumbai's 1009-Run Wonderkid

Pranav Dhanavade hails from a humble background but that hasn’t proved to be any hindrance for him. © PTI Mumbai: Pranav Dhanawade’s discipline, that helped him bat for nearly 400 minutes on Tuesday for a mind-boggling and unbeaten 1009, was lauded by one and all. However, this discipline came the hard way for the 15-year-old KC Gandhi School student, who became the highest individual scorer in all forms of the…

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Shahid Afridi Walks Out of Press Conference After Spat With Reporter

Pakistani Twenty20 cricket captain Shahid Afridi speaks to media after a team practice session in Lahore. © AFP A miffed Pakistan Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi abandoned a press conference midway in Lahore after he had a verbal spat with a reporter leading to a partial protest by the media demanding an apology from the flamboyant all-rounder. (Shahid Afridi Backs Mohammad Amir’s Return to International Cricket) The mediapersons raised slogans against…

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Rain rules again in Sydney

The third Test between Australia and West Indies looks certain to end in a draw after yet another washout on day four at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The elements have ruled during the New Year Test with just 86.2 overs bowled in the opening four days. No play was possible yesterday for the second successive day following day three’s washout, the first time in more than 25 years that that…

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Is Chris Gayle Serial Offender? New Allegations Come up After 'Joke' on Reporter in Big Bash

Chris Gayle was fined USD7000 for his ‘joke’ on an Australian reporter during a Big Bash League match. (Image credit: Chris Gayle/Instagram) © Instagram The storm surrounding star cricketer Chris Gayle over an attempt to flirt with an Australian presenter on live TV intensified on Wednesday as new allegations about his behaviour towards women emerged. (Chris Gayle Fined For ‘Don’t Blush, Baby’ Comment During Interview With Female Reporter) More female…

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