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Dale Steyn is carried on Kagiso Rabada’s shoulders after his South Africa record of 422nd Test wicket © Getty Images South Africa 127 for 5 (Bavuma 38*, Steyn 13*, Amir 2-26) trail Pakistan181 (Babar 71, Olivier 6-37, Rabada 3-59) by 54 runs The Boxing Day Test match moved rapidly
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Pakistan will have to fight for just their third Test match win in South Africa without the services of Mohammad Abbas. Sarfraz Ahmed confirmed at a press conference at Supersport Park that the Boxing Day Test came too soon for Abbas, with the shoulder injury that kept him out of the third Test against New
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IMAGE: Virat Kohli (left) looks on as Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri addresses the media. Photograph: PTI The last time India visited Bangladesh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men had a forgettable outing as slumped to their first-ever ODI series loss (1-2) against the hosts. However, team director Ravi Shastri does not remember those demoralizing defeats.  Asked Shastri about the last tour,
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In his first competitive match in nine months after recovering from knee surgery, left-arm spin-bowling allrounder Mitchell Santner made a cameo with the bat, bowled three overs, and even took two catches. All these contributed to Northern Districts’ victory in the Super Smash opener. Santner came into bat in the 17th over after Norther Districts
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IMAGE: Sharjeel Khan of Pakistan. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images The Pakistan Cricket Board has included opener Sharjeel Khan and fast bowler Muhammad Sami in the squad for the upcoming Asia Cup and World T20 tournaments after injuries to Babar Azam and Ruman Raees.  The expected announcement came through a press release from the PCB, which said that the changes were necessitated
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India started their preparation for the World T20 in right earnest, winning back-to-back series against Australia (away) and Sri Lanka at home. In six T20 internationals played this year, India won five, the only defeat coming against Sri Lanka on an unusual Pune pitch in the last series. IMAGE: India’s players celebrate after winning the
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WV Raman has emerged as the favourite for the position of the Indian women head coach after a day-long series of interviews conducted by the three-member ad-hoc committee set up by the BCCI for the purpose. Raman is one of three names, along with Gary Kirsten and Venkatesh Prasad, recommended by the committee to the
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