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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 options.Patel, who returned to the Indian side after a gap of eight years, batted with purpose while opening the innings in place of the injured Lokesh Rahul.The left-handed batsman also got a caught behind decision reversed in his favour after replays showed that Chris Woakes' delivery had grazed his shirt and not his bat when he was on 12.Patel tackled the England bowlers with the right balance of caution and aggression as he hit six ...

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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 ...

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Rookie Azam leads Pakistan fightback HAMILTON: Rookie batsman Babar Azam had a maiden Test century in sight as he led Pakistan's first innings salvage mission in the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Sunday. Pakistan were 200 for 8 at lunch on the third day, trailing New Zealand by 71 when rain forced the players from the field 10 minutes early. The 22-year-old Azam, in only his third Test, was not out 81, surpassing his previous Test best ...