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New Zealand beat Australia by 55 runs, take series HAMILTON: New Zealand beat Australia by 55 runs in the third and final one-day international in Hamilton on Monday to take the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series 2-1.Australia were all out for 191 in reply to New Zealand's 246.For New Zealand, Martin Guptill top scored with 59, Grant Elliott made 50 and Brendon McCullum 47. For Australia, Usman Khawaja made 44 and Mitchell Marsh 41.Bowling for New Zealand Matt Henry took three for 60. The series now moves to Wellington for the first of two Tests starting on Friday.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016


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New Zealand v Australia scoreboard HAMILTON: Completed scoreboard in the third and final ODI between New Zealand and Australia in Hamilton on Monday:New ZealandM. Guptill c Hastings b Zampa 59 B. McCullum c Hastings b Marsh 47 K. Williamson b Boland 18 H. Nicholls c Smith b Hazlewood 18 G. Elliott c Maxwell b Marsh 50 C. Anderson c Khawaja b Boland 27 L. Ronchi c Boland b Marsh 5 D. Bracewell b Hastings 2A. Milne lbw Boland 5M. Henry ...

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Matsuyama wins dramatic four hole playoff in Phoenix LOS ANGELES: Japan's Hideki Matsuyama outlasted Rickie Fowler by tapping in for par on the fourth hole of a marathon sudden-death playoff to win the US PGA Tour's Phoenix Open on Sunday.The 23-year-old Matsuyama grabbed his second US tour title and improved on his runner-up finish to Brooks Koepka at last year's tournament in the Arizona desert.In his first appearance in Phoenix two years ago he finished in tie for fourth."What a great experience," said ...

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Australia's Cahill says greed behind China record splurge SYDNEY: Greed is behind the proliferation of big-name players heading to the cashed-up Chinese Super League and it will not help the country's national team, China-based Australian star Tim Cahill said.The Chinese record transfer fee has been smashed four times in the current transfer window, with Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira the third big signing in just over a week after Jiangsu Suning paid 50 million euros (US$56 million) for him to Shakhtar Donetsk.The move came ...

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Magical Ajmal inspires Islamabad topples Karachi In the sixth match of Pakistan Super League (PSL), ‘Islamabad United’ defeated ‘Karachi Kings’ by two runs.‘Islamabad United’ scored 132/8 in their respective 20 overs. Khalid Latif was the top scorer for the Islamabad side as he made 39 runs from 35 balls while Sharjeel Khan contributed 28 runs with the bat. ‘Islamabad United’ won its first Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 matches against ‘Karachi Kings’.Saeed Ajmal was the main force behind Islamabad’s victory and ...

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McCullum fires before NZ collapse in crunch ODI HAMILTON: Brendon McCullum bade farewell to limited overs cricket in trademark fashion with a swashbuckling 47 on Monday, but was let down by a spectacular collapse as New Zealand fell for 246 in their decider against Australia.Martin Guptill top scored with 59 at Seddon Park in Hamilton and Grant Elliott chimed in with 50. But when New Zealand were set for a big finish the innings collapsed with the last five wickets falling for nine ...

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FFA demand answers from Wanderers over fan behaviour SYDNEY: Football Federation Australia on Monday demanded answers from A-League leaders Western Sydney Wanderers over the behaviour of some of their fans, who let off a series of flares at a weekend game.The FFA has given the club until late Wednesday to argue why they should not be sanctioned for bringing the game into disrepute through the conduct of its supporters.The governing body said sanctions may include financial penalties and the loss of competition points ...