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Russell blasts Windies to one-wicket win PORT ELIZABETH: All-rounder Andre Russell smashed a match-winning half-century as West Indies claimed a nail-biting one-wicket victory over South Africa in the fourth one-day international at St George's Park on Sunday. The hosts' David Miller had earlier struck a first one-day international century as he caressed 11 fours and three sixes in an unbeaten 130 from 133 balls to take the Proteas to 262 for eight in their 50 overs. Russell took West Indies past their victory target with nine balls and just a single wicket remaining, hitting five sixes in his unbeaten 64 from 40 balls. He put on 27 for the final wicket with Sheldon Cottrell (one) as the tourists pulled a game back in the series to go into the fifth and final match in Pretoria on Wednesday trailing 3-1.The victory is a rare high-point on a disappointing tour for the Caribbean side, but should give them ...

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First Governor KP Twenty 20, RCA, FATA Cricket Cup from January 30 PESHAWAR: Chairman Regional Cricket Association FATA Shahid Khan Sunday said that the first Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa FATA Region Twenty20 Cricket Cup will be commencing from January 30 at Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium under the aegis of Regional Cricket Association FATA. Addressing a press conference here at FATA Olympic Association Secretariat Qayyum Sports Complex Shahid Khan said that all arrangements in this connection have already been finalized for the smooth conduct of the mega event. President ...

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Miller century lifts South Africa PORT ELIZABETH: David Miller hit his first international century to enable South Africa to recover from a poor start after being sent in to bat in the fourth one-day international against the West Indies at St George's Park on Sunday.The left-handed Miller made 130 not out in a total of 262 for eight in Port Elizabeth. Miller came in with his side struggling at 32 for three in the seventh over.It became 76 for four ...

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Kamran, Sami's tons ends SNGPL winning run in Presidents Gold Cup KARACHI: Pakistan discard Kamran Akmal hammered an awesome century to lead National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to 70-run victory over Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) in President?s Gold Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament at NBP Sports Complex Ground on Sunday.Aggressive Kamran cracked 16 boundaries and four sixes in his 137 in mere 87 balls and Sami Aslam made 114 in 124 balls with ten fours and brace of sixes as NBP piled a mammoth 356 ...

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Russell blasts West Indies to one-wicket win PORT ELIZABETH: All-rounder Andre Russell smashed a match-winning half-century as West Indies claimed a nail-biting one-wicket victory over South Africa in the fourth one-day international at St George's Park on Sunday.The hosts' David Miller had earlier struck a first one-day international century as he caressed 11 fours and three sixes in an unbeaten 130 from 133 balls to take the Proteas to 262 for eight in their 50 overs.Russell took West Indies past their victory ...

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Afridi should captain ODI side after WC: Rashid Latif ISLAMABAD: Former Captain Rashid Latif feels all-rounder Shahid Afridi should take back his retirement decision and captain the one day side after the 2015 World Cup.Rashid further said that said Yasir Shah is a good one day bowler and should be tried in One day games. "Bhatti and Anwar Ali both played too low down the order which is why they didn't develop much as a batsman," Rashid said while talking to a private news ...

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Malik still wants to play for Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Disappointed for not being picked for the 2015 World Cup, former captain Shoaib Malik still wants to play for Pakistan.He was hopeful that he would be selected for the World Cup. However, it was not the end of world for him of not being selected, he said while talking to a private news channel.Malik said his aim was to play for Pakistan, while captaincy was a secondary issue. "Some people twisted what I had ...