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England blood Burns, Foakes in first Test against Sri Lanka

England blood Burns, Foakes in first Test against Sri Lanka

(AFP) – England gave debuts to opener Rory Burns and wicketkeeper Ben Foakes as they won the toss and chose to bat on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Tuesday.Surrey left-hander Burns will have the tough job of replacing Alistair Cook, who retired this year, as opener.Foakes, Burns s […]

Imran Khan urged by Engineer to restore India-Pakistan Test links

Imran Khan urged by Engineer to restore India-Pakistan Test links

(AFP) – India great Farokh Engineer has called on former Pakistan captain turned Prime Minister Imran Khan to use his political clout to help restore Test match links between the border rivals.Despite wild enthusiasm about cricket in both nations, the two have not met in a five-day Test match since they played out a draw […]

Pakistan set target of 462 runs against Australia in first Test

Pakistan set target of 462 runs against Australia in first Test

DUBAI  – Pakistan on Wednesday have set a target of 462 runs against Australia in first Test at the Dubai International Stadium. Pakistan scored 181/6 with lead of 461 runs in their second innings.Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistan were 45-3 in their second innings of the first Test against Australia in Duabi, having an overall lead […]

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