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  • Misbah backs UNICEF polio drive

    Misbah backs UNICEF polio drive

    24 Oct 2014 08:46

    Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul Haq Friday pledged his backing to the international bid to rid the world of polio.The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) marks Friday as international polio day with Pakista

  • Amla-inspired Proteas rout NZ to win series

    Amla-inspired Proteas rout NZ to win series

    24 Oct 2014 07:16

    South Africa crushed New Zealand to claim a 72-run victory in the second one-day international on Friday, inspired by a superb century from opening batsman Hashim Amla.In a see-sawing match, the Proteas initially blunted the Black Caps a

  • Australia hit back after Pakistan's 454 in first Test

    Australia hit back after Pakistan's 454 in first Test

    23 Oct 2014 14:01

    Australia got off to a solid start after wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed's brilliant hundred guided Pakistan to a big first innings total of 454 in the first Test in Dubai on Thursday.Opener David Warner smashed a quickfire 75 and Chris Roger

  • Ajmal-less Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought

    Ajmal-less Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought

    20 Oct 2014 00:46

    Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday but they are hobbled b

  • Top ranking means nothing for World Cup, say Aussies

    Top ranking means nothing for World Cup, say Aussies

    13 Oct 2014 00:16

    Australia's stand-in captain George Bailey admits that regaining the number one ranking will count for nothing once they launch their assault on

  • Stewart 'absolutely stands by' Pietersen

    Stewart 'absolutely stands by' Pietersen

    08 Oct 2014 20:31

    Former England captain Alec Stewart insisted Wednesday that Kevin Pietersen had been right to complain of England players' involvement in a paro

  • Ponting backs Pietersen claims

    Ponting backs Pietersen claims

    08 Oct 2014 15:31

    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has spoken up in support of Kevin Pietersen's allegations of a "bullying" culture within the England team

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  • Ryder run-fest pushes Black Caps cause

    Ryder run-fest pushes Black Caps cause

    23 Oct 2014 06:01

    New Zealand's out-of-favour batman Jesse Ryder bludgeoned 136 from 57 balls against Ireland on Thursday to press his case for an international recall.Ryder punished the Ireland attack when his provincial side Otago took on the visitors i

  • Ton-up Younis defies Australia in first Test

    Ton-up Younis defies Australia in first Test

    22 Oct 2014 13:46

    Younis Khan hit a record-equalling century to guide Pakistan to 219-4 on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.The 36-year-old right hander scored 106 for his 25th century to help Pakistan counter the

  • Younis, Ali steady Pakistan in first Test

    Younis, Ali steady Pakistan in first Test

    22 Oct 2014 11:16

    Younis Khan and Azhar Ali scored patient half-centuries to steady Pakistan after they lost two early wickets in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.Younis was still holding the fort with a fighting 52 and Misbah-ul Haq

  • 'Concerned' ICC to discuss India-Windies crisis

    'Concerned' ICC to discuss India-Windies crisis

    22 Oct 2014 10:01

    The International Cricket Council said on Wednesday it was concerned at the stand-off between the Indian and West Indies boards, but would not intervene unless asked by the two parties.In a statement on its website, the world governing b

  • Pakistan loses openers in first Test

    Pakistan loses openers in first Test

    22 Oct 2014 08:46

    Pakistan struggled to 50-2 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test against Australia on Wednesday after losing their openers in the first four overs.Australia's new-ball pair of Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle quickly removed Moh

  • Bangladesh appeals against reduced Ashraful ban

    Bangladesh appeals against reduced Ashraful ban

    22 Oct 2014 07:01

    Bangladeshi and international cricket authorities have jointly appealed against a reduced match ban for former captain Mohammad Ashraful for match-fixing, an official said on Wednesday.The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and the Internati

  • Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought

    Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought

    21 Oct 2014 10:31

    Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday, but they are hobbled by the absence of spin king Saeed Ajmal. Ajmal, who has been suspended due to an illegal bowl

  • India suspends future tours to West Indies

    India suspends future tours to West Indies

    21 Oct 2014 08:31

    India's cricket chiefs on Tuesday suspended future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision last week to abandon their visit to India."All bilateral tours between BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) and the WIC

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