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Missed opportunities, Junaid blunder annoy Mickey Arthur Pakistan lost their third Test One Day International (ODI) against Australia, owing to serious missed chances, which cost the visitors losing their grip on the five-match series, trailing 2-1.The missed opportunity of Australian batsman Peter Handscomb at the hands of Junaid Khan proved much costly, after the debutant was caught at slip in the 11th over. However, he was called back after replays showed that Junaid had overstepped the line.Handscomb went on to make 82 runs as the hosts achieved a clinical win by reaching the target with seven wickets and 30 balls to spare. Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur too was not pleased with Junaid saying it's still no excuse. We've got to be keeping our foot behind the line," quoted cricket.com.au.The head coach however, was of the view that not all was Junaids fault, as the bowler was bowling through breeze as well. He's not such much ...

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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 ...

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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 ...