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South Africa beat Sri Lanka to win Test series

CAPE TOWN (AFP) – Kagiso Rabada took three wickets in two overs as South Africa sent Sri Lanka crashing to a 282-run defeat on the fourth day of the second Test at Newlands on Thursday. Fast bowler Rabada finished with six for 55 as Sri Lanka crumbled to 224 all out, giving South Africa a

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Play begins after rain in Australia-Pakistan Test

SYDNEY (AFP) – Play began at 2:35 pm (0335 GMT) after rain washed out the first session on the third day of the third Test between Australia and Pakistan on Thursday. Pakistan resumed in Sydney at 126 for two with Azhar Ali on 58 and Younis Khan on 64 in reply to Australia’s 538 for

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Leo, Karim, Reda, Farhan reach semi finals of int’l squash

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The quarter finals of President Gold Cup International Squash Championship were played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Wednesday. Leo Au, Muhammad Reda, Karim Al Fathi and Farhan Mehboob made it to the semi finals of the Championship. The first quarter final was a one sided match between top seed Leo

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Azhar, Younis steady Pakistan after poor start

SYDNEY (AFP) – Azhar Ali and Younis Khan kept Pakistan afloat after rookie Peter Handscomb made it three centurions in Australia’s big first innings declaration at the third Sydney Test on Wednesday. The tourists, who have already lost the series after defeats in Brisbane and Melbourne, made a rocky start after Steve Smith called a

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Arsenal draw 3-3 against Bournemouth after staging a comeback

LONDON (AFP) – Arsenal staged a sensational fightback from three goals down as Olivier Giroud s last-gasp equaliser rescued a draw at Bournemouth, while Swansea welcomed new boss Paul Clement with a crucial 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Tuesday. Arsene Wenger s side were facing their first defeat — and a major setback to their Premier

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Pakistan in trouble after Australia declare

SYDNEY (AFP)  Pakistan were in early trouble after Australia called a halt to their massive first innings at 538 for eight on the second day of the third Test in Sydney on Wednesday. At tea, Pakistan were 16 for two with debutant Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam dismissed in one Josh Hazlewood over.  Hazlewood had

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General ticket sales for FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea 2017 kicks off

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (Sarzameen News) – Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) has announced the start of the general ticket sales phase for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. According to a statement issued by FIFA on Tuesday, general ticket prices are set between KRW 7,000 and KRW

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Arthur Morris inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Former Australia cricketer Arthur Morris was today inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame by Steve Waugh during the tea break on the opening day of the third Test between Australia and Pakistan in Sydney. According to a statement issued by the ICC on Tuesday, Morris, who became the

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Warner, Renshaw tons lead Australia to 365-3 at stumps

SYDNEY (AFP) – David Warner joined the illustrious company of Don Bradman and Victor Trumper with a Test century before lunch as rookie partner Matthew Renshaw flourished for his maiden hundred against Pakistan on Tuesday. Warner smashed a whirlwind 18th Test hundred off 78 balls in just 117 minutes while 20-year-old Renshaw blossomed after claiming

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Renshaw nearing century at tea after Warner ton in Pakistan Test

SYDNEY (AFP) – David Warner fell for 113 after becoming the first batsman to score a Test century before lunch in Australia on the opening day of the third Test against Pakistan. The dashing left-hander raised his 18th Test hundred off 78 balls in just 117 minutes with 17 fours before he was out after lunch

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