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  • Tough Pathans find solace in Afridi's Pakistan

    Tough Pathans find solace in Afridi's Pakistan

    22 Dec 2014 02:01

    For 59-year-old taxi driver Kamal Khan, cricket is war without the shooting.Like most Pathans, known for their tough, battle-hardened nature, defeat is unacceptable.They may not know all the rules of the game, like the Barmy Army

  • Suspended Ajmal hopeful of return after first bowl

    Suspended Ajmal hopeful of return after first bowl

    19 Dec 2014 16:01

    Ace Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal Friday said he is confident of a comeback at international level after bowling for the first time with a remodelled action, three months after his suspension.The 37-year-old bowled six overs for 23 runs a

  • Williamson, Taylor lift New Zealand to 275-4

    Williamson, Taylor lift New Zealand to 275-4

    19 Dec 2014 15:01

    Kane Williamson missed a second successive hundred while Ross Taylor made an unbeaten 88 to steer New Zealand to 275-4 in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.With the fate of the series, at

  • Clarke grilled over captaincy

    Clarke grilled over captaincy

    05 Nov 2014 01:46

    Australian captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday said he still had plenty to offer the team as he was grilled over his captaincy after the side's

  • Clarke admits spin lesson not learnt

    Clarke admits spin lesson not learnt

    03 Nov 2014 12:01

    Disappointed Australian captain Michael Clarke admitted his team had not learned their lesson against spin after crashing to their sixth straigh

  • Pakistan close on series win after Misbah's blitz

    Pakistan close on series win after Misbah's blitz

    02 Nov 2014 14:31

    Pakistan were on the verge of their first series win over Australia in 20 years and victory in the second Test after skipper Misbah-ul Haq rewrote

  • Pakistan nominates Sethi for ICC presidency

    Pakistan nominates Sethi for ICC presidency

    30 Oct 2014 12:16

    Pakistan Thursday nominated Najam Sethi as its candidate for the presidency of cricket's world governing body next year, three months after he r

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  • Hafeez out as New Zealand bat in fifth one-day

    Hafeez out as New Zealand bat in fifth one-day

    19 Dec 2014 11:01

    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bat in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.The match becomes the series-decider as both teams are levelled at 2-2 after Pakista

  • I'm waiting for a call: England's exiled star Pietersen

    I'm waiting for a call: England's exiled star Pietersen

    19 Dec 2014 10:16

    Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen on Friday said he would consider any offer to return as England selectors met to decide which players are set for World Cup duty.Pietersen was dropped from the squad by the England and Wales Cricket bo

  • India's Johnson goading tactics explode in faces

    India's Johnson goading tactics explode in faces

    19 Dec 2014 10:01

    India paid a big price for goading Mitchell Johnson with the incensed paceman turning around the second Gabba Test with an explosive batting cameo.The tourists lit the fuse with their sledging of Johnson and bowling short to him and two

  • Aussies edge ahead of India with Smith ton

    Aussies edge ahead of India with Smith ton

    19 Dec 2014 09:16

    India were fighting back after Australia gained a 97-run innings lead on the back of another century from new skipper Steve Smith and a wagging tail in the second Gabba Test on Friday.The tourists had cut the deficit back to 26 runs by t

  • Aussies 95 runs in front of India as Smith, Johnson turn ti

    Aussies 95 runs in front of India as Smith, Johnson turn ti

    19 Dec 2014 05:46

    Skipper Steve Smith and Mitchell Johnson pummelled India's bowlers to seize the initiative as Australia amassed a 95-run innings lead in Brisbane in the second Test on Friday.Smith claimed his second ton of the series and Johnson a swash

  • Smith, Johnson blast India bowlers to seize Test momentum

    Smith, Johnson blast India bowlers to seize Test momentum

    19 Dec 2014 02:46

    Steve Smith became the first Australia captain since Greg Chappell to hit a century on his debut as the momentum shifted in the second Brisbane Test against India on Friday.Smith is yet to be dismissed in the series and was unconquered o

  • Zimbabwe fire national coach

    Zimbabwe fire national coach

    18 Dec 2014 16:01

    Zimbabwe Cricket have dismissed national team coach Stephen Mangongo following a poor show during a recent tour of Bangladesh, the union said Thursday.Union chairman Wilson Manase said Mangongo will now work in talent identification and

  • South Africa dominate with bat before rain

    South Africa dominate with bat before rain

    18 Dec 2014 16:01

    South African captain Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on debut before rain brought a premature end to the second day of the first Test on Thursday.Amla made 208 and the left-handed Van Zyl

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