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Australia beat India by 4 wickets BRISBANE: Australia beat India by four wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series at the Gabba on Saturday.The Australians won with a day to spare after paceman Mitchell Johnson tilted the balance with a devastating spell of three wickets for 10 off 11 balls to put the skids under India's second innings.India were dismissed for 224 to leave Australia with the task of 128 runs for victory.They made heavy weather of it, losing six wickets, but they will take a 2-0 series lead to the third Test, starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...

West Indies 76-2, trail South Africa CENTURION: West Indies were 76-2 in their second innings, still 275 behind South Africa at stumps on the third day of the first Test at Centurion on Friday.South Africa made 552-5 declared before dismissing the tourists for 201.The home side then enforced the follow-on.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
New Zealand score 275-4 in fifth ODI ABU DHABI: New Zealand, who won the toss and batted, made 275-4 in their 50 overs in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.With the series on line after being 2-2, Kane Williamson hit 97 with eight boundaries while Ross Taylor made 95-ball 88 not out with five boundaries and a six. Pakistan won the first and third matches while New Zealand took the second and fourth games.Pakistan were ...
Williamson, Taylor lift New Zealand to 275-4 ABU DHABI: 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 2-2, hanging on this match Williamson batted with responsibility for his 13th half-century during his 97 while Taylor scored his 27th fifty after New Zealand won the toss and batted at Sheikh Zayed ...
Suspended Ajmal hopeful of return after first bowl LAHORE: 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 and took one wicket in Pakistan's 118-run win in the fourth unofficial one-day match against Kenya in Lahore.His action was reported in August during the Galle Test against Sri Lanka and a month later he was ...
Hughes' death unites cricket in grief LONDON: Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.Several batsmen had previously been killed in similar incidents, albeit at lower levels of the game, and two days after Hughes' death Israeli umpire Hillel Oscar died after a ball ricocheted off the stumps.But the fact Hughes, 25, had scored three Test hundreds and was wearing a helmet, although the ...
Hafeez out as New Zealand bat in fifth one-day ABU DHABI: 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 Pakistan won the first and third while New Zealand took the second and fourth games.Since 2003 Pakistan have won only one of the 12 final matches after the series was tied at 1-1 or 2-2, ...


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