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Anmolpreet, Sarfaraz fifties put India Under-19s in final

India 267 for 9 (Anmolpreet 72, Sarfaraz 59, Asitha 4-43) beat Sri Lanka 170 (Mendis 39, Dagar 3-21) by 97 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Play 04:34 Highlights – India through to U-19 World Cup final India soared to the final of the Under-19 World Cup, for the fifth time, after their dominating 97-run win against Sri Lanka in the first semi-final in Mirpur. India were tested by Sri Lanka’s pacers…

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Siriwardene returns to lead SL Women in World T20

Shashikala Siriwardene was injured during Sri Lanka Women’s New Zealand tour © BCCI Shashikala Siriwardene will lead Sri Lanka Women in the Women’s World Twenty20 and the preceding limited-overs tour of India, which starts from February 15. Siriwardene injured her thumb during the side’s tour of New Zealand in November last year and missed two ODIs as well as the T20I series on the tour. The squad for India includes…

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Says Pune's Pitch Was More English Than Indian, After Loss To Sri Lanka

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored only 2 in the first Twenty20 vs Sri Lanka © AFP Pune: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday took a dig at the Pune pitch prepared for the first T20 International terming it an “English” rather than Indian track. (India go Down To Sri Lanka in First Twenty20) Indian batsmen were all at sea against the seam and bounce extracted by rookie Sri Lanka pacers…

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Unchanged England win toss and bat

Play 02:29 Must bring out our best game – Amla Almost exactly a year since they started their woeful World Cup campaign with a crushing defeat in Melbourne, England have the opportunity to sustain their white-ball improvement by wrapping up an ODI series win against South Africa in Centurion. Victory would continue a remarkable resurgence from England. They have won 10 of their completed 16 ODIs since the World Cup,…

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Shane Warne Blasts Steve Waugh, Dubs Him 'Most Selfish Cricketer'

Shane Warne slammed Steve Waugh during filming for ‘I’m A Celebrity’ show and told his campmates there were “a lot of reasons” he didn’t like the former Australia captain. © AFP Melbourne: Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne has launched an astonishing attack on his former captain Steve Waugh and labelled him “the most selfish cricketer that I’ve played with”. (Warne to Close Charitable Foundation) Speaking while appearing on TV show…

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Australia Say no Test Backlash After Controversial Mitchell Marsh Dismissal

Mitchell Marsh (L) and Matthew Wade (3rd L) with Brendon McCullum await the umpires decision during the third ODI between New Zealand and Australia. © AFP Wellington: Australian captain Steve Smith remained riled on Tuesday over the “mob rule” dismissal of all-rounder Mitchell Marsh in the final ODI against New Zealand but said the fallout would not spill over to the upcoming Test series. (New Zealand Give McCullum Memorable Send-off…

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Anmolpreet, Sarfaraz fifties put India in final

India 267 for 9 (Anmolpreet 72, Sarfaraz 59, Asitha 4-43) beat Sri Lanka 170 (Mendis 39, Dagar 3-21) by 97 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Anmolpreet Singh’s 72 off 92 balls led India to 267, after a shaky start © Getty Images India soared to the final of the Under-19 World Cup, for the fifth time, after their dominating 97-run win against Sri Lanka in the first semi-final in Mirpur. India…

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Afghanistan and Pakistan U-19s cruise to massive wins

File photo – Hasan Mohsin is now Pakistan’s top-scorer and joint-highest wicket-taker too at the Under-19 World Cup © International Cricket Council An outstanding all-round display from Hasan Mohsin helped Pakistan thump Nepal by 122 runs in the Under-19 World Cup. First, he came in with the score at 30 for 3 and struck a scintillating 117 off 106 balls in a total of 258. Then he took the new-ball…

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Nevill headlines surprise Australia World T20 squad

Wicketkeeper Peter Nevill was a surprise inclusion in Australia’s 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 in India. The 30-year-old, who has never played white-ball cricket for his country, has replaced incumbent wicketkeeper and Melbourne Renegades team-mate Matthew Wade following their 2-1 one-day series international defeat to New Zealand. National selector Rod Marsh feels that the experienced gloveman is the best option for the tournament. “We feel our batting depth in this…

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World Twenty20: Steve Smith Replaces Aaron Finch as Captain; Mathew Wade, Nathan Lyon Dropped

Matthew Wade has been Australia’s wicketkeeper in T20 and ODIs since the retirement of Brad Haddin last year but appears to have paid the price for loss of form with the gloves and bat. © AFP Melbourne: Steve Smith has taken over from Aaron Finch who is struggling to recover from a hamstring injury and will now captain Australia in all three formats. Meanwhile, wicketkeeper Mathew Wade and Nathan Lyon…

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