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India beat England in 2nd ODI, clinch series CUTTACK: Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India's series clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack on Thursday.England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 for victory, gave the hosts a scare after they ended the reply on 366-8.But it was the 256-run fourth-wicket partnership between Yuvraj (150) and Dhoni (134) that handed India an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2017 ...

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WATCH: Misbah ul Haq and Ali Zafar compete in push-ups contest As Pakistan Super Leagues second edition nears, its high time for superstar Ali Zafar and Pakistan cricket test skipper Misbah ul Haq to reignite the spirit of cricket, after the actor uploaded a video on his social media account showing him doing push-ups alongside Misbah.The pushup celebration took the cricketing world by storm, after Pakistan Test skipper Misbah ul haq introduced it while celebrating his century against England in the first Test match at Lords ...

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Smith century makes Pakistan pay for mistakes PERTH: Australia capitalised on Pakistan's errors to win the one-day international in Perth on Thursday by seven wickets, with skipper Steven Smith scoring a century.Pakistan made 263 for seven after being sent to bat, having looked set to post a much bigger score at several stages. But the home side replied with 265 for three, winning with 30 balls to spare.After paceman Josh Hazlewood applied the brakes to a promising Pakistan innings with three wickets, ...

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India post 381-6 in second England ODI CUTTACK: Centuries from veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India post a mammoth 381 for six against England in their second one-day international in Cuttack on Thursday.The hosts, who were in early trouble at 25 for three after being put into bat, rode on the 256-run fourth-wicket stand between Yuvraj (150) and former captain Dhoni (134).Seam bowler Chris Woakes claimed four wickets in the must-win game for the Eoin Morgan-led England team, which ...

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Steve Smith led his side to vicrtory against Pakistan PERTH: Australia beat Pakistan by seven wickets in their one-day international in Perth on Thursday.Pakistan made 263 for seven after being sent in to bat and Australia replied with 265 for three from 45 overs, with captain Steven Smith unbeaten on 108.Australia holds a 2-1 lead in the five match series.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2017 ...

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Babar smashes record books yet again Pakistani batsman Babr Azam recorded his name in history books on Thursday , after he became the fastest Pakistani ever to reach 1,000 runs milestone in One Day Internationals (ODIs) Babar Azam who had a pretty off season with the bat in the recently concluded Test series against the Aussies, found his rhythm in the games limited overs format hitting 84, at Perth during the 3rd ODI against the hosts.The 22-year-old right hand batsman, who ...

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De Villiers to skip England, Bangladesh Tests JOHANNESBURG: South African batting star AB de Villiers' absence from Test cricket will extend until late this year after he told journalists on Wednesday that he will miss the series against England and Bangladesh.He had already announced at a one-day series launch on Tuesday that he had decided not to make himself available for a Test series in New Zealand in March.De Villiers did not take questions on Tuesday but held a press conference on ...