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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Hughes century helps Australia to level series

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 09:50am by Reuters in Hobart

    ... Reuters in Hobart Phil Hughes returned to form with a century before Xavier Doherty and Moises Henriques took three wickets each to lead Australia to a series-levelling 32-run win over Sri Lanka in the final one-day cricket international on Wednesday. Hughes struck 138 not out at Bellerive Oval but Sri Lanka were on course to overhaul Australia’s 247-5 until Doherty exploited ...

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    Thirimanne shines before Sri Lanka fall for 294

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 02:14pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia’s four-pronged pace attack overcame spirited resistance from Lahiru Thirimanne and Mahela Jayawardene before dismissing Sri Lanka for 294 to bring an end to the opening day of the third test on Thursday. Both Thirimanne, who scored a career best 91 just three days after joining the squad as an emergency replacement, and Jayawardene, who hit 72 in his ...

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    Wright’s 99 helps England thrash Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 11:55am by Reuters in Colombo

    ... Reuters in Colombo Luke Wright’s unbeaten 99 in 55 balls helped holders England crush Afghanistan by 116 runs in their Group A opener at the Twenty20 World Cup on Friday. England’s victory means they will advance to the Super Eight stage along with group rivals India because both have defeated rank outsiders Afghanistan. The defending champions amassed 196 for five after being put ...

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    Kevin Pietersen's England career fizzles out

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Most talented England batsman of his generation ditched in atypically quiet fashion The international career of Kevin Pietersen, the most talented and flamboyant England batsman of his generation, ended in atypically quiet fashion on Tuesday. The 33-year-old South African-born right-hander was left out of the one-day party to tour West Indies this month as England look ...

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    Sreesanth banned for life on spot-fixing charges

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 03:10pm

    ... Reuters in Mumbai Former India fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has been banned for life on spot-fixing charges, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Friday. Sreesanth and two other players were arrested in May by Delhi police on suspicion of spot-fixing in the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament. The BCCI immediately suspended Sreesanth and Ankeet ...

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    Aussie batsman David Warner suspended over fracas in bar

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Warner fined, banned over bar brawl Australia batsman David Warner has been suspended until the first Ashes test and fined A$11,500 (HK$85,500) after reports of a bar-room fracas with young England player Joe Root. Cricket Australia said after a hearing yesterday that Warner would miss the rest of the Champions Trophy and Australia's two tour matches ...

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    Miller helps South Africa to first win in series

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 08:44am by Reuters in Pallekele

    ... Reuters in Pallekele An explosive unbeaten 85 from David Miller and some hostile bowling by the fast bowlers helped South Africa to beat Sri Lanka by 56 runs in Pallekele on Friday and stay alive in the five-match series. South Africa defended their moderate total of 223-7 by dismissing Sri Lanka for 167 in the 44th over, despite Thisara Perera hitting Robin Peterson for 35 ...

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    Australia to investigate Warner’s Twitter rant

    Posted May 18th 2013, 02:26pm by Reuters in Wellington

    ... Reuters in Wellington Cricket Australia is to investigate an extraordinary Twitter outburst by opening batsmen David Warner that attacked two senior Australian cricket journalists. The 26-year-old Warner criticised News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn in an expletive-filled tirade, which has created headlines in Australia. “Cricket Australia is aware of comments ...

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    Australia cricketers seize control as England dig in

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 02:37pm by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Australia chiselled out four key wickets in an ultra-cautious England batting display to take control of the fifth and final Ashes test on an absorbing third day at the Oval on Friday. The hosts, replying to Australia’s 492 for nine declared, lost Alastair Cook for 25, Joe Root (68), Jonathan Trott (40) and Kevin Pietersen (50) on the way to a painstaking 247 ...

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    England's James Anderson denies Champions Trophy ball tampering

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London England star denies ball was changed in match against Sri Lanka because it had been scratched Anderson rejects tampering claims England strike bowler James Anderson has rejected claims from former captain Bob Willis that a ball was tampered with during the hosts' Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka at the Oval on Thursday. Willis, who now works ...




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