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Australia thrash Windies to reach World T20 final

Australia thrash Windies to reach World T20 final

NORTH SOUND (AFP) – Australia dethroned the West Indies and booked a place in Saturday s Women s World Twenty20 final with a crushing 71-run victory in the first semi-final on Thursday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday.Stunned by the Caribbean side in the 2016 final in Kolkata, the three-time champions were at […]

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

SYDNEY (AFP) – Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full bans for ball-tampering, Cricket Australia ruled Tuesday after reviewing a submission by the players  union to cut the penalties.CA interim chairman Earl Eddings said the board had “determined that it is not appropriate to make any changes to […]

Women’s World T20: Pakistan beat Ireland by 38 runs

Women’s World T20: Pakistan beat Ireland by 38 runs

GUYANA  – Javeria Khan s unbeaten 74 off 52 balls, the highest individual score by a Pakistani woman in Twenty20 Internationals, set up Pakistan s 38-run win against Ireland in Match 9 of the ICC Women s World T20 2018.Ireland won the toss and put Pakistan in on Tuesday, 13 November, at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, […]

Mushfiqur’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Mushfiqur’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

DHAKA (AFP) – Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka on Monday.Mushfiqur hit an unbeaten 219 to help Bangladesh declare their first innings at 522-7 an hour into the final session, before the […]

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

DUBAI (AFP) – Persistent rain forced the third and final one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand to be abandoned Sunday, extending the Asian side s seven-year wait for a series win over the Black Caps.New Zealand, set a daunting 280-run target against a potent Pakistan bowling attack were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when rain halted […]