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Pakistan score 160-4 in second Twenty20 DUBAI: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed hit a rapid 32-ball 46 not out to lead Pakistan to a challenging 160-4 in the second Twenty20 international against the West Indies in Dubai on Saturday.Ahmed added 69 runs for the third wicket with Shoaib Malik (37 off 28 balls) to lift Pakistan after West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl on a slow Dubai stadium pitch. Ahmed's knock featured five boundaries while Malik smashed a six and three fours.Both teams kept the same eleven from Friday's first match which Pakistan won by nine wickets.Opener Khalid Latif made a 36-ball 40 with three boundaries and a towering six. Babar Azam made 19 and Sharjeel Khan two. The third and final match will be played in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Bangladesh guards against rust in Afghan ODIs DHAKA: Bangladesh will be hoping their long absence from international cricket does not hurt their form when they play a three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan in Dhaka on Sunday.The home side last played an international match during the ICC World Twenty20 in India in April this year and has played no one-dayers since hosting Zimbabwe in November last year.The Afghanistan series was hastily arranged to give Bangladesh some cricket ahead of a more serious ...

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Pumped-up Pakistan eye series-clinching T20 win against West Indies After a convincing victory against current Twenty20 Champions West Indies at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday night, the green shirts would be all pumped-up to clinch the T20 series by winning the second match today (Saturday).The Asian titans defeated the Calypso Kings by nine wickets, after West Indies were decimated by a clinical display of spin by Pakistan off spinner Imad Wasim, who grabbed five wickets for 14 runs, becoming the first spinner form ...

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India build big lead after Jadeja, Ashwin heroics KANPUR: Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin helped India gain control of the third Test against New Zealand before the home batsmen stretched the second innings lead to 215 on the third day in Kanpur on Saturday.The hosts, who are playing their 500th Test match, were 159 for one at stumps with opener Murali Vijay on 64 and Cheteshwar Pujara on 50 going strong. The batting duo put together an unbeaten 107-run stand for the ...

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India 159/1 against NZ, lead by 215 runs KANPUR: India were 159 for one at stumps against New Zealand as the hosts stretched their second innings lead to 215 on the third day of the first Test in Kanpur on Saturday.Murali Vijay on 64 and Cheteshwar Pujara on 50 put together an unbeaten 107-run stand for the second wicket to gain control of proceedings.Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin starred for India after sharing nine wickets to help bowl out the visitors for ...

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India v New Zealand 1st Test scoreboard KANPUR: Scoreboard at tea on the third day of the first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur on Saturday:India 1st innings 318 all out (Murali Vijay 65, Cheteshwar Pujara 62; Trent Boult 3-67, Mitchell Santner 3-94)New Zealand 1st innings (overnight 152/1; Tom Latham 56 not out, Kane Williamson 65 not out) M. Guptill lbw b Yadav 21T. Latham lb b Ashwin 58K. Williamson b Ashwin 75R. Taylor lbw b Jadeja 0L. Ronchi lbw ...

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India 52/1 against New Zealand, lead by 108 runs KANPUR: India were 52 for one at tea against New Zealand as the hosts stretched their second innings lead to 108 on the third day of the first Test in Kanpur on Saturday.Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin shared nine wickets between them to secure a 56-run lead for the hosts after bowling out New Zealand for 262 in their first innings.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...