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Wanderers Test could be Faf du Plessis’ last one at home

01 January, 2020 9:54 am 9:54 am

SYDNEY (ICC) – After a tough last few months, as both leader of his team and a Test batsman, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis agreed that the fourth and final Test against England at the Wanderers might be his last on home soil. South Africa have lost seven of their last eight Tests, four … Read More


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Stokes named World Player of the Year, Cummins takes test honours

01 January, 2020 1:30 pm 1:30 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Ben Stokes was named ICC Player of the Year on Wednesday after a red-hot 12 months during which the all-rounder helped England to a maiden 50-overs World Cup crown. Stokes smashed an unbeaten 84 in a heart-stopping World Cup final against New Zealand at Lord’s, which ended in a tie before hosts … Read More


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Bangladesh agree to play in Pakistan

01 January, 2020 7:08 pm 7:08 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday agreed to play three T20Is, two tests and one ODI in Pakistan on Tuesday. According to the details, the PCB and BCB concluded discussions regarding tour of Pakistan and scheduled of the series also settled. They have decided that … Read More


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South Africa mount rear-guard to save Test after Sibley, Stokes show

01 January, 2020 9:26 pm 9:26 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Dom Sibley scored a maiden century to put England on top but South Africa have launched a rear-guard to keep the tourists’ victory charge at bay after going to the close of the fourth day of the second Test on 126 for two on Monday. South Africa have been set 438 … Read More


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Stokes trains ahead of Test, but three players sit out

12 December, 2019 5:18 pm 5:18 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Ben Stokes returned to practice with England on Wednesday after the condition of his critically ill father improved, but three others missed out as illness continue to plague the tourists, 24 hours ahead of the first Test against South Africa at Centurion. Stokes spent Tuesday at the bedside of father Ged, who … Read More


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Pakistan inch closer to emotional series win despite Fernando fightback

12 December, 2019 6:41 pm 6:41 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Pakistan erected a run mountain and then hollowed out Sri Lanka’s top and middle order to inch closer to an emotional series victory on the penultimate day of the second and final Test on Sunday. Following in the footsteps of openers Abid Ali and Shan Masood, Azhar Ali and Babar Azam smashed … Read More


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Abid, Shan hundreds flatten Sri Lanka in second Test

12 December, 2019 5:15 pm 5:15 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Pakistan openers Abid Ali and Shan Masood smashed hundreds and forged a 278-run stand to flatten Sri Lanka in the second and final Test in Karachi on Saturday. Bundled out for a paltry 191 in the first innings, Pakistan finished day three on 395-2, with a commanding lead of 315 runs, after … Read More


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Bavuma ruled out of first Test against England

12 December, 2019 11:46 am 11:46 am

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa have been dealt a significant blow in the build-up to the first Test against England in Pretoria starting on Boxing Day after middle-order batsman Temba Bavuma was ruled out with a Grade 1 hip flexor muscle strain. Bavuma will be sidelined for between seven and 10 days, according to a … Read More


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Pakistan win toss, choose to bat against Sri Lanka in second Test

12 December, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat against Sri Lanka in the second Test of the ICC Test Championship at National Stadium, Karachi on Thursday. Both teams have one each change – Embuldeniya in for Rajitha and Yasir replaces Usman Shinwari. Teams: Pakistan: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali (capt) … Read More


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Abid Ali creates history with century on Test, ODI debuts

12 December, 2019 5:07 pm 5:07 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News/AFP) – Pakistani opener Abid Ali created history on Sunday by becoming the first batsman in the game history to score century on both his ODI and Test debuts as he reached three figures on the final day of the Rawalpindi Test against Sri Lanka. Abid Ali, 32, had earlier scored a century … Read More


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Fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test abandoned due to wet outfield

12 December, 2019 4:22 pm 4:22 pm

RAWALPINDI – Play on the fourth day of the Rawalpindi Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled due to a wet outfield on Saturday. So far in the Test – the first in Pakistan in over 10 years – only 91.5 overs have been sent down in four days, with … Read More


Rain-hit Test against Sri Lanka heads for a tame draw in Rawalpindi

12 December, 2019 5:19 pm 5:19 pm

RAWALPINDI (Reuters) – Pakistan’s first Test match at home in over a decade is heading for a tame draw after rain and bad light wiped out almost the entire third day’s play against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Friday. The weather-hit opening Test also had play curtailed on the first two days and … Read More


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Pakistan take five wickets in first Test against Sri Lanka

12 December, 2019 3:37 pm 3:37 pm

RAWALPINDI (92News/Agencies) – Pakistan’s bowlers took five wickets before play was ended due to bad light in the first Test match against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. The visitors scored 205 runs at 68.1 overs before the day’s play was ended. Naseem Shah showcased a superb performance, taking two wickets while Shaheen … Read More


Sri Lanka bat as Test cricket returns to Pakistan after 10 years

12 December, 2019 9:20 am 9:20 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Captain Azhar Ali said that he was much pleased at playing cricket at home ground. “We decided to play four fast bowlers after witnessing the wicket,” he said. He said … Read More


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All eyes on Rawalpindi for historic return of Test cricket to Pakistan

12 December, 2019 11:12 am 11:12 am

RAWALPINDI – Sri Lanka’s return to Pakistan, 10 years after an attack on their team bus, carries significance beyond the results of the two-Test series. Another 120 points in the ICC Test Championship are on offer for Pakistan and Sri Lanka. These are points Pakistan can urgently use, following Australia’s series sweep over them in … Read More