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South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets to clinch Test series

01 January, 2019 4:38 pm 4:38 pm

CAPE TOWN (AFP) – South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets on the fourth day of the second Test at Newlands on Sunday. Pakistan claimed a wicket and forced Hashim Amla to retire hurt before South Africa passed their meagre target after less than an hour s play at Newlands. Set 41 to win, South … Read More



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Australia strike early but India reach lunch on 69-1

01 January, 2019 8:57 am 8:57 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – India lost an early wicket but reached the lunch break on 69 for one as they looked to build a big first innings tally on the first day of the fourth and final test against Australia on Thursday. Opener Mayank Agarwal was 42 not out at the break with Cheteshwar Pujara having … Read More



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Pakistan win second Test against NZ by an innings, 16 runs

11 November, 2018 5:07 pm 5:07 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – Pakistan won the second Test match against New Zealand by an innings and 16 runs to level the series 1-1. New Zealand were dismissed for 312 in the second innings after putting up 90 in the first. Yasir Shah picked by 14 wickets during the match, equaling Imran Khan’s record. Shah … Read More



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Pakistani bowlers dominate in 1st innings as NZ dismissed for 153-runs

11 November, 2018 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – The Pakistan bowling attack dismissed New Zealand for 153-runs and at the 1st innings in the first Test despite captain Kane Williamson’s half century in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The Kiwis were all out for 153, with Williamson’s 27th Test half century reduced to a footnote. The Pakistani bowling attack … Read More



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‘It was my fault’ – Azhar Ali takes blame for freak run out

10 October, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

 ABU DHABI (92 News) – Speaking after the third day of the second Test between Pakistan and Australia in Abu Dhabi, Azhar Ali admitted that his bizarre run out was his fault and that nobody else was to blame. Pakistan consolidated their position of strength on day three chiefly through a career-best 99 from Babar … Read More



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We still see two results on the board: Aaron Finch

10 October, 2018 10:32 am 10:32 am

DUBAI (92 News) – It was just some really good bowling, says Aaron Finch of Mohammad Abbas, whose five-for has put Pakistan in pole position to win the Abu Dhabi Test. In what has been a low-scoring second Test so far, paceman Abbas has stood out, head and shoulders above the other bowlers on view. … Read More



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Pakistan lose six wickets for 204 runs in second Test

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan on Tuesday lost six wickets for 204 runs in second Test against Australia in the morning session. Australian bowler Nathan Lyon took four wickets in six delivers. Mohammad Hafeez was the first to return to the pavilion as Mitchell Starc removed him for four. Azhar Ali was next to … Read More



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Pakistan win toss, elect to bat first against Australia in second Test

10 October, 2018 8:05 am 8:05 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Australia kept the same side which drew the first Test in Dubai last week. After reducing Australia to 136/3 in pursuit of a 461-run target, Pakistan … Read More



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Fakhar to be included in second Test squad against Australia

10 October, 2018 9:43 pm 9:43 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Replacing injured Imamul Haq, Fakhar Zaman will be included in the Second Test against Australia as Pakistan’s opening batsman. Pakistan will play the second Test against Australia on October 16. This will be Fakhar’s first Test match for the national side. The batsman is coming of a disappointing performance during … Read More



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Australia’s Starc sees Abu Dhabi green-top as a mirage

10 October, 2018 8:52 am 8:52 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – A well-grassed wicket might have been the last thing Mitchell Starc expected to see after landing in Abu Dhabi but Australia’s pace spearhead was loath to get his hopes up ahead of the second Test against Pakistan. The left-armer was made to toil on a typically lifeless pitch in the drawn first … Read More



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Mohammad Abbas eyes record run to 50 wickets

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Mohammad Abbas, the Pakistan pace bowler, needs one more scalp to reach 50 Test wickets, and has his sights firmly set on breaking a record. Abbas, playing just his ninth Test, has already picked up seven wickets in the opening match against Australia in Dubai. If he gets one more, he … Read More



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‘There was no fear at all’ – Hafeez on magnificent comeback

10 October, 2018 9:57 am 9:57 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Mohammad Hafeez, 37, hit a superb 126 on his Test return against Australia following a two-year hiatus from the format, but reflecting on his comeback, he insisted that he had ‘no fear’ about re-entering to the fold. He and Imam ul-Haq (76) put on a mammoth opening stand of 201 as … Read More



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Shane Watson backs India batsmen to do well in Australia

09 September, 2018 10:35 am 10:35 am

CANBERRA (92 News) – Shane Watson has backed India’s Test batsmen to do well in Australia later this year despite their struggles in England. Watson sympathised with India’s batsmen for their failures in the ongoing England tour, which the visitors are trailing 3-1 with one Test to go, pointing out that very few teams play … Read More



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Anderson and Broad blow away India

08 August, 2018 11:59 pm 11:59 pm

LONDON (92 News) – England’s seamers ruthlessly dismantled India at Lord’s to claim victory by an innings and 159 runs and go 2-0 up in the series with three to play. Stuart Broad (4/44) and James Anderson (4/23) were in magnificent form, exploiting favourable conditions to produce a masterclass in seam and swing to which … Read More



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‘Test-match line and length worked for us’ – Thisara Perera

08 August, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

COLOMBO (92 News) – Thisara Perera did well with bat and ball as Sri Lanka finally won a one-day international against South Africa, the fourth of the series. Asked to bat, Sri Lanka were at a precarious 183/5in Kandy on Wednesday, 8 August when Perera walked out. It soon became 195/6, and Perera chose a … Read More



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