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Lower order keeps New Zealand afloat

England continued to chip away with wickets and picked up two crucial wickets to inch closer to a series-levelling win in Christchurch on Tuesday (April 3). New Zealand went into the Tea break at 191 for 6 needing 191 more. With Tim Southee struggling with fitness, it’s highly likely New …

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Windies better than they look on paper – Sarfraz Ahmed

“There is pressure that we are playing at home,” Sarfraz Ahmed said. © AFP Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed reckoned the Windies side which will play Pakistan in a three-match T20I series, commencing from Sunday, has “strong players” and his side will have to play good cricket to maintain their top position in the …

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Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann to resign

SYDNEY: The axe was hanging over the head of Australian coach Darren Lehmann and skipper Steve Smith Tuesday with cricket chiefs holding crisis talks in South Africa to deal with an escalating cheating scandal. Cricket Australia (CA) boss James Sutherland, under mounting pressure to come down hard on what Australian …

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Nicholls helps New Zealand take lead to 289

  After a frustrating third day, both New Zealand and England were welcomed by bright sunshine on the fourth day as the hosts stretched their lead to 289 at Eden Park on Sunday (March 25). Henry Nicholls was unbeaten on 100 as New Zealand took their score to 347 for …

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Zimbabwe left heartbroken as UAE clinch stunning win

Zimbabwe’s hopes of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup were dwarfed to near negligibility as UAE stunned the hosts in a last-over thriller at the national capital on Thursday(March 22), securing a three-run victory. Through the majority of yet another tense, rain-truncated chase, Sean Williams gave the jam-packed Harare Sports Club a …

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