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Ruthless Australia crush England to level Ashes series at Lord’s


London, July 20 : Australia recorded a resounding 405-run over a sloppy England side to level the Ashes series 1-1 on the fourth day of the second Test at Lord’s. The tourists posted a daunting target of 509 after declaring their second innings at 254-2 shortly before the lunch.David Warner regained form by scoring a well made 83, while last ...

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Sarfraz, Yasir star as Pakistan thump Sri Lanka in violence marred third ODI


Colombo, July 20 : Pakistan displayed a clinical performance to defeat Sri Lanka by 135 runs in the third ODI of the five-match series in Colombo, thanks to solid top-order batting and Yasir Shah’s inspiring bowling spell.However, an outbreak of violence in the stands marred the lively cricketing display as play was subsequently suspended for half-an-hour before situation was brought ...

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ICC bans Mohammad Hafeez from bowling for one year


Karachi, July 17 : Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been banned from bowling for one year by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after failing to clear the reassessment test on his action in Chennai.The ICC statement said that Hafeez has been banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action, which took place ...

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After ODIs, India eye for T20 dominance over Zimbabwe


Harare, July 17: After an emphatic ODI series win over the minnows, the second-string Indian team would be looking to continue their dominance when they take on Zimbabwe in the first T20 of the two-match series today in Harare.After a close win in the first match, the Ajinkya Rahane led-side dominated the hosts in the next two games and didn’t ...

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FIFA WC bidders to be banned from making foreign investment


London, July 17 ): Amidst the ongoing crisis in the football’s world governing body, FIFA is planning to amend the bidding rules by prohibiting the countries from making foreign investment in overseas football development projects.The organisation would also demand the bidding nations to stick to United Nation’s standards on human rights and labour laws, the BBC reported.Meanwhile, the existing clause, ...

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