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Rain holds up Pakistan victory charge GROS INLET: Rain halted play in the fifth and final one-day international between West Indies and Pakistan at the Beausejour Stadium on Wednesday.Replying to the West Indies total of 242 for seven off 50 overs, Pakistan were 226 for five off 47.4 overs at the interruption.In the event that there is no more play, Pakistan are ahead by five runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method at this stage of the match.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013 ...

West Indies name T20 squad to face Pakistan GROS INLET: World champions West Indies have retained 10 members of the squad that lifted the World Twenty20 title last October in Sri Lanka for the weekend's back-to-back T20 Internationals against Pakistan in St Vincent.From the 13-member party in St Lucia for the last three one-Day internationals of the five-match series, batsman Devon Smith along with fast bowlers Kemar Roach and Jason Holder have been omitted. Taking their places at the Arnos Vale Stadium are ...
Warner fires Ashes reminder with 193 in S.Africa JOHANNESBURG: Controversial Australian batsman David Warner sent a timely reminder to the struggling Ashes team with a 193-run innings against South Africa A Wednesday in Pretoria.Warner was booted out of the senior team before the five-Test Ashes series against England after punching home batsman Joe Root in a Birmingham bar after a Champions Trophy match during June.Sent to Africa to rediscover his form, the Australian began disappointingly with innings of six and 11 in an ...
Kohli leads India to easy win HARARE: India captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman in the history of the game to score 15 one-day international hundreds as India cruised to a six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on Wednesday.Kohli's 115 from just 108 deliveries helped the tourists chase down a target of 229 with 31 deliveries remaining to go 1-0 up in the five-match series, and also saw him eclipse Pakistan batsman Saeed Anwar's record.While Anwar required 143 ...
Bravo's late assault leads Windies to 242-7 GROS INLET: A late assault by Dwayne Bravo sparked life into a lethargic West Indies effort as the home team totalled 242 for seven batting first against Pakistan in the fifth and final One-Day International at the Beausejour Stadium in St Lucia on Wednesday. Under pressure to deliver for a team seeking victory to square the series, the captain smashed 48 off just 27 deliveries with five fours and three sixes, dominating a 53-run seventh-wicket ...
Clarke to miss Sussex clash, Turner called up LONDON: Australia captain Michael Clarke will miss his side's tour match against Sussex this week, while rookie off-spinner Ashton Turner is set to make his first-class debut for the struggling tourists at Hove.Clarke is sidelined amid reports that a long-standing back injury flared up after Australia's crushing second Test defeat against England at Lord's.Ed Cowan will skipper the team in Clarke's absence, with vice-captain Brad Haddin, openers Shane Watson and Chris Rogers plus pace bowlers ...
Anderson eyes Ashes whitewash LONDON: James Anderson has stated publicly England's ambition to win the Ashes 5-0 after going 2-0 up against Australia in the ongoing Test series.Australia have twice routed their arch-rivals by such a margin but England have never won an Ashes 5-0.But following their 347-run thrashing of Australia at Lord's last week, England have the chance to win their third straight Ashes series at Lancashire paceman Anderson's Old Trafford home ground where the third Test starts ...


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