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Australia 27-0 at tea, chasing 127 to win 3rd Test ADELAIDE: Australia made a steady start as they chased 127 runs to win the day-night third Test after dismissing South Africa early on the fourth day at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.At the tea break, the Australians were 27 without loss and 100 runs away from victory with David Warner on 20 and newcomer Matt Renshaw three not out.The South Africans thought they had taken the wicket of Renshaw in the second over when they claimed a slips catch by Hashim Amla off Vernon Philander.But umpire Richard Kettleborough was unmoved and a review showed no contact with Renshaw's bat.It was the ninth review in this series involving Englishman Kettleborough, who has a 100 percent success rate.South Africa will be hoping to repeat their predecessors' famous five-run victory in Sydney 22 years ago when they bowled out Australia for 111.The Proteas, who thrashed Australia in the first two Tests to claim ...

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Patel leads India's reply in 3rd England Test MOHALI: Wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel led India's first innings reply after the hosts bowled out England for 283 early on day two of the third Test in Mohali on Sunday.India were 60 for one at lunch, 223 runs in arrears with Patel on 37 and Cheteshwar Pujara on eight.Seam bowler Ben Stokes struck in his very first over to get opener Murali Vijay caught behind for 12 as England skipper Alastair Cook juggled with his bowling ...

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Australia 27-0, chasing 127 to win 3rd Test ADELAIDE: Australia were 27 without loss chasing 127 runs to win the day-night third Test against South Africa at tea on the fourth day in Adelaide on Sunday.David Warner was not out 20 with newcomer Matthew Renshaw on three.Australia earlier dismissed the Proteas for 250 with opener Stephen Cook scoring his second Test century before he was the last man out for 104.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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India 60-1 at lunch in third England Test MOHALI: India were 60 for one at lunch in their first innings on the second day of the third Test against England in Mohali on Sunday.Parthiv Patel was on 37 and Chetshwar Pujara on eight.The hosts trail by 223 runs after England were all out for 283 in their first innings earlier the morning session.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Southee's six keeps New Zealand in front of Pakistan HAMILTON: Tim Southee bagged six wickets as New Zealand took a 55-run lead over Pakistan on a rain-shortened third day of the second Test in Hamilton on Sunday.Only rookie batsman Babar Azam was able to cope with New Zealand's chief strike bowler and he was left stranded on 90 after running out of partners as Pakistan fought their way back into the match.Pakistan, after resuming the day on the ropes at 76-5, clawed their way ...

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S. Africa all out 250, set Australia 127 to win ADELAIDE: Australia will chase 127 runs to win the day-night third Test after dismissing South Africa for 250 early on the fourth day in Adelaide on Sunday.Opener Stephen Cook reached his second Test century before he was the last man out, bowled by Mitchell Starc for 104 off 240 balls.Starc finished with four wickets for 80 and spinner Nathan Lyon captured three for 60.Resurgent Australia are bidding to prevent the Proteas from making an unprecedented ...

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Pakistan all out for 216 HAMILTON: Pakistan were all out for 216 in their first innings on the third day of the rain-affected second Test in Hamilton Sunday, giving New Zealand a lead of 55 runs.Babar Azam was left not out on 90 while for New Zealand Tim Southee took 6 for 80.Rain, which had restricted the first day of the Test on Friday to just 21 overs, washed out all but six balls of the session between lunch and ...