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Smith, powers, Australia, T20I series, lead, against Pakistan

Smith powers Australia to T20I series lead against Pakistan

11 November, 2019 6:28 pm 6:28 pm

CANBERRA – Australia took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 International series against Pakistan with a comfortable seven-wicket win in Canberra on Thursday, 5 November. Steve Smith’s unbeaten 80, his highest T20I score since August 2015, helped steer Australia’s chase of 151, a target they eventually achieved with nine balls to spare. At the … Read More


Cricket, Ireland, build, lead, England, 85

Cricket: Ireland build lead after England dismissed for 85

07 July, 2019 9:16 pm 9:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland were in a dominant position at tea on the first day of their four-day Test against England at Lord’s after bowling the hosts out for 85 and then reaching 127-2 in reply on Wednesday. In a dream start to their first test match against England, Tim Murtagh took five for 13 … Read More


Golf, Pieters, lead, Saudi International

Golf: Pieters grabs early lead at Saudi International

01 January, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters struck a flawless seven-under-par 63 to carve out a two-shot lead after the opening round of the inaugural Saudi International in King Abdullah Economic City on Thursday. Starting on the back nine, the three-times European Tour winner made birdies on the 12th and 13th holes and another on the … Read More


Qatar’s Al-Attiyah takes early Dakar lead

01 January, 2019 8:02 am 8:02 am

LIMA (Reuters) – Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah led the Dakar Rally after the first timed stage through the Peruvian desert dunes from Lima to Pisco on Monday. The two-times Dakar winner, driving for a South African Toyota team, led Spain’s reigning champion and double Dakar winner Carlos Sainz by nearly two minutes after the 84km opening … Read More