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Australia beat Pakistan in 5th ODI to win series

ADELAIDE (Sarzameen News) – Australia has beaten Pakistan in 5th and last One-Day International (ODI) by 57 runs on Thursday. The green shirts have lost the series 4-1 to the Aussies. Chasing Australia’s 369, Azhar Ali got out in third over after scoring just six runs. Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam kept the innings composed

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New Zealand overtakes Pakistan in ICC Test rankings

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – New Zealand has overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in their two-match series which culminated in Christchurch on Monday. New Zealand, which had won the first Test in Wellington by seven wickets,

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Australia beat Pakistan by 86 runs in fourth ODI, clinch series

SYDNEY (Sarzameen News) – Australia have beaten Pakistan by 86 runs in fourth one-day international (ODI) at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and clinched the series as well. David Warner scored a blistering century from Australia which helped the Aussies to set a target of 354 to Pakistan. Hasan Ali was the pickup bowler from

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Murray eases into Open fourth round

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Andy Murray saw off giant-killer Sam Querrey on Friday as he ramped up his bid for a first Australian Open title after the shock departure of six-time champion Novak Djokovic. On a cool day in Melbourne, the men’s number one and women’s top seed Angelique Kerber both hit a hot patch of

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Australia beat Pakistan by seven wickets in third ODI

MELBOURNE (Sarzameen News) – Australia have beaten Pakistan by seven wickets in third One-Day International (ODI) on Thursday at WACA, Perth. Skipper Steve Smith led the chase of 264 runs and scored a ton. Peter Handscomb also supported his captain and registered 82 runs, missing out on a century by 18 runs. Australia won the

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Tennis: Serena, Nadal make sizzling starts in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal made light of scorching conditions and doubts over their form as they got off to sizzling starts at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Williams, back after an injury lay-off, demolished the dangerous Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-3, while Nadal was also impressive in his 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win

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Pakistan beat Australia on their home soil after 12 years

MELBOURNE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan have beaten Australia by six wickets in the second one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, their first ODI win on Australian soil for 12 years. The team Pakistan had restricted Australia to 220 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground while bowling first. Chasing down the 221-run target, Pakistan batsmen

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Hafeez to replace Azhar Ali as captain in 2nd ODI

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday said that Azhar Ali will not be playing in the second ODI due to a hamstring injury while batting in the first ODI. According to an official statement, Mohammad Hafeez will be the captain in 2nd ODI to be played in Melbourne today (Sunday). Based on

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Australia thrash Pakistan by 92 runs in first ODI

BRISBANE (AFP) – Australia beat Pakistan by 92 runs in the first one-day international at the Gabba on Friday. Matthew Wade scored a last-ball 100 to lead Australia to 268 for nine off their 50 overs. James Faulkner took four wickets for 32 to help Australia dismiss Pakistan for 176 off 42.4 overs. Pakistan were

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Tennis: Murray, Kerber top seeds at Australian Open

Scotland’s Murray is chasing his first title at Melbourne Park after losing in the final five times. MELBOURNE (AFP) – World number ones Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber were named the top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open with organisers aligning with the current rankings. Scotland’s Murray is chasing his first title at

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