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Record-breaker Finch stars as Australia win at last

Record-breaker Finch stars as Australia win at last | Sports | Scoop.it
Aaron Finch's record-breaking innings saw Australia to a first competitive international win in 200 days as they beat England by 39 runs in the first Twenty20 international at Southampton on Thursday.
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West Indies to tour New Zealand for full series

West Indies to tour New Zealand for full series | Sports | Scoop.it
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Monday released details of a West Indies tour at year's end, but said the schedule for a planned visit by India is still being thrashed out.
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I've got to score more runs, says frustrated Clarke

I've got to score more runs, says frustrated Clarke | Sports | Scoop.it
Captain Michael Clarke pointed the finger at his own batting failures after Australia threw away a winning position to lose the fourth Ashes test to England by 74 runs on Monday.
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Biggest Bust in Ravens Draft History - Baltimore Beat Down

Biggest Bust in Ravens Draft History - Baltimore Beat Down | Sports | Scoop.it
Who do you consider the biggest bust in Ravens history? Is it 1st round QB Kyle Boller, the heir apparent at QB who has ended up as a solid backup QB with some decent starts to his name? Is it Dan...
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'I'll carry on,' says defiant skipper Clarke

'I'll carry on,' says defiant skipper Clarke | Sports | Scoop.it
Michael Clarke said on Wednesday that Australia's current losing streak will not curtail his Test career, as the tourists look to bounce back from two straight defeats in the third Ashes Test.
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Beating Pakistan - Kapil's fondest 1992 World Cup memory

Beating Pakistan - Kapil's fondest 1992 World Cup memory | Sports | Scoop.it
Recalling the 1992 World Cup, India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev has said that his best memory from that particular edition was the league victory over eventual champions Pakistan.
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Australia mull Warner recall in bid to stoke Ashes revival

Australia mull Warner recall in bid to stoke Ashes revival | Sports | Scoop.it
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, July 31, 2013 (AFP) - Australia are pondering whether to recall controversial batsman David Warner for their must-win third Ashes Test against England at Old Trafford starting on Thursday.
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Warner to rejoin Ashes squad, eyes Test recall

Warner to rejoin Ashes squad, eyes Test recall | Sports | Scoop.it

David Warner is to rejoin Australia's squad in England on Monday, a team spokesman told AFP, as the controversial batsman eyes a recall for a third Test that the tourists must win to keep their Ashes hopes alive.

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Bell enjoys putting Australia to sword

Bell enjoys putting Australia to sword | Sports | Scoop.it
England batsman Ian Bell admits he is relishing the chance to avenge his Ashes misery against Australia.
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BCCI looks to trim next year's NZ tour

BCCI looks to trim next year's NZ tour | Sports | Scoop.it
While negotiations are still on to curtail India's tour of South Africa starting at the year end, the New Zealand tour next year is almost certain to get trimmed.
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Tim Hudson suffers fractured ankle on gruesome play at first base

Tim Hudson suffers fractured ankle on gruesome play at first base | Sports | Scoop.it
Braves right-hander Tim Hudson had to be carted off the field with a fractured right ankle on Wednesday.
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Windies captain Bravo faces bowling decisions

Windies captain Bravo faces bowling decisions | Sports | Scoop.it
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia, July 23, 2013 (AFP) - West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo will be under the microscope when the final One-Day International of the five-match series against Pakistan is played at the Beausejour Stadium in St Lucia on Wednesday.
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Dishonesty is part of cricket fabric now

Dishonesty is part of cricket fabric now | Sports | Scoop.it
In the modern game, there's no place for losers.

Cricket  as a sport stands at a very critical juncture in its existence. The very sanctity of being a gentleman’s game is under scrutiny. It is still the number one sport in the Asian countries, but spot fixing, betting and drugs have engulfed cricket in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and that’s definitely a concern among the cricket lovers of all nations.

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Serena, Federer seek more history - ESPN

Serena, Federer seek more history
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NEW YORK -- They were born six weeks apart in 1981 -- very far apart -- in Basel, Switzerland and Saginaw, Michigan.
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[STATS] Double Hundreds in One-Day Cricket

[STATS] Double Hundreds in One-Day Cricket | Sports | Scoop.it
View [STATS] Double Hundreds in One-Day Cricket on Yahoo! Cricket India. See [STATS] Double Hundreds in One-Day Cricket and find more pictures in our photo galleries.
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Pollard calm like Dhoni: Haynes

Pollard calm like Dhoni: Haynes | Sports | Scoop.it
Kieron Pollard's astute captaincy of the Barbados Tridents has come in for high praise from head coach Desmond Haynes, who has likened the player's captaincy skills to those of much-heralded India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
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Warne puts positive spin on Australia's plight

Warne puts positive spin on Australia's plight | Sports | Scoop.it
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, July 31, 2013 (AFP) - Shane Warne was in typically bullish mood Wednesday after advising Australia's spinners ahead of a make or break Ashes Test against England at Old Trafford -- where the leg-spin legend delivered the...
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All-round Sri Lanka thrash insipid South Africa

All-round Sri Lanka thrash insipid South Africa | Sports | Scoop.it
Tillakaratne Dilshan narrowly missed a second successive century as Sri Lanka whipped South Africa by 128 runs in Colombo on Wednesday to wrap up the one-day series 4-1.
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Clarke crazy not to bat at No.3: Chappell

Clarke crazy not to bat at No.3: Chappell | Sports | Scoop.it
Melbourne: Australian great Ian Chappell has termed captain Michael Clarke's decision to not bat at number three as crazy and said he does not understand why he is not moving up in the batting order.
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Australia hope Warne can help spinners turn corner

Australia hope Warne can help spinners turn corner | Sports | Scoop.it

Australia are to call on Shane Warne to advise their spinners ahead of the make-or-break third Ashes Test at Old Trafford -- where the leg-spin legend delivered the 'ball of the century' 20 years ago.

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2015 World Cup: India and Pakistan in the same pool

2015 World Cup: India and Pakistan in the same pool | Sports | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE, Victoria, July 30, 2013 (AFP) - Co-hosts of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, Australia and New Zealand, have been drawn in the same group for the tournament, while title-holders India will face off against long-time rival Pakistan, officials...
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James Taylor to face Aussies in warm-up

James Taylor to face Aussies in warm-up | Sports | Scoop.it
Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Kevin Pietersen in the third Test against Australia if the England star fails to recover from injury.
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Barcelona star Gerard Pique tells Manchester United to give up on Cesc Fabregas | Football | Sport | Daily Express

Barcelona star Gerard Pique tells Manchester United to give up on Cesc Fabregas | Football | Sport | Daily Express | Sports | Scoop.it
MANCHESTER UNITED have been told to stop wasting time pursuing Cesc Fabregas - by Gerard Pique.
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Australia at rock bottom, Lyon must start - Glenn McGrath

Australia at rock bottom, Lyon must start - Glenn McGrath | Sports | Scoop.it
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia have hit rock bottom with their defeat to England in the second Ashes test and spinner Nathan Lyon must be recalled at the expense of Ashton Agar if they are to turn things around, according to fast bowling great Glenn...
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Time to set the record straight

Time to set the record straight | Sports | Scoop.it

Harare, July 24 -- For inexplicable reasons, India don't have fond memories of Zimbabwe. They have not been at their prime here, allowing their rivals to punch above their weight despite languishing at the bottom of the rankings.

 

 

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