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Cricket-Sublime Root, Cook tons put England in command v Windies

Cricket-Sublime Root, Cook tons put England in command v Windies

18 Aug 2017 | 12:57 PM

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 18 (Reuters) England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook crafted superb centuries to lead the hosts to a commanding 348 for three on the opening day of their first day-night test against West Indies.

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England win toss and bat in their first day-night test

England win toss and bat in their first day-night test

17 Aug 2017 | 9:53 PM

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) English cricket took a plunge into the future - and also into the unknown - today as it launched into its first day-night test match against the West Indies at Edgbaston.

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Dhoni to train young cricketers in Dubai

Dhoni to train young cricketers in Dubai

17 Aug 2017 | 4:33 PM

New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) World Cup winning captain MS Dhoni will soon be seen nurturing young talents in UAE as the cricketer has opened his first cricket academy in Dubai.

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India to face Australia in campaign opener

ICC U-19 World Cup: India to face Australia in campaign opener

17 Aug 2017 | 3:54 PM

Dubai, Aug 17 (UNI) The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the fixtures of the upcoming under-19 World Cup, scheduled to be held in New Zealand next year from January 13.

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Stoneman selected as Cook's latest partner for England

Stoneman selected as Cook's latest partner for England

16 Aug 2017 | 6:56 PM

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) Opening batsman Mark Stoneman has been selected to make his debut for England in their first day-night test match against the West Indies, starting at Edgbaston tomorrow.

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ICC Test Rankings: Rahul, Dhawan advance, Jadeja slips

ICC Test Rankings: Rahul, Dhawan advance, Jadeja slips

15 Aug 2017 | 3:56 PM

Dubai, Aug 15 (UNI) With a 3-0 series win against Sri Lanka, the Indian cricketers including openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul have moved ahead in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings released.

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India whitewash worst loss for Sri Lanka captain Chandimal

India whitewash worst loss for Sri Lanka captain Chandimal

15 Aug 2017 | 12:35 PM

Undated, Aug 15 (Reuters) The 3-0 whitewash to India at home was the worst series loss Dinesh Chandimal has ever experienced, Sri Lanka's new test captain has said while apologising to the fans for the team's performance.

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Ruthless India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

Ruthless India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

14 Aug 2017 | 3:39 PM

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 14 (Reuters) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and paceman Mohammed Shami combined to help India crush Sri Lanka inside three days by an innings and 171 runs in the third and final test to complete a 3-0 series sweep today.

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India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

14 Aug 2017 | 3:09 PM

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 14 (Reuters) India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs inside three days in the third and final test to complete a 3-0 whitewash today.

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India close in on series sweep after Shami strikes

India close in on series sweep after Shami strikes

14 Aug 2017 | 1:04 PM

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 14 (Reuters) Paceman Mohammed Shami struck twice as India closed in on a massive win on day three of the third and final test against Sri Lanka today.

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Pandya's maiden hundred pushes India towards 500

Pandya's maiden hundred pushes India towards 500

13 Aug 2017 | 1:20 PM

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 13 (REUTERS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya smashed his maiden test hundred off just 86 deliveries as India closed on a 500-run first innings total in the third and final match against Sri Lanka today.

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Dhawan hits hundred before Sri Lanka strike back

Dhawan hits hundred before Sri Lanka strike back

12 Aug 2017 | 7:52 PM

* Opener Dhawan hits sixth test hundred * Adds 188 with Rahul in opening stand * India 329-6 at close PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 12 (Reuters) India's Shikhar Dhawan smashed his sixth hundred and added 188 in an opening partnership with KL Rahul before Sri Lanka's spinners fought back to halt the touring side's progress in the third and final test today.

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Dhawan hits ton before Sri Lanka strike back

Dhawan hits ton before Sri Lanka strike back

12 Aug 2017 | 3:49 PM

* Opener Dhawan hits sixth test hundred * Adds 188 with Rahul in opening stand * India 235-3 at tea PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 12 (Reuters) India's Shikhar Dhawan smashed his sixth hundred and added 188 in an opening partnership with KL Rahul before Sri Lanka's spinners fought back to halt the touring side's progress in the third and final test today.

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Rahul, Dhawan hit brisk fifties to punish Sri Lanka

Rahul, Dhawan hit brisk fifties to punish Sri Lanka

12 Aug 2017 | 12:54 PM

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 12 (Reuters) India openers KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan punished Sri Lanka's bowling attack with brisk half centuries today, laying the foundation for a big first innings total in the third and final test.

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India win toss, bat in Pallekele series finale

India win toss, bat in Pallekele series finale

12 Aug 2017 | 11:59 AM

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 12 (Reuters) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final test against Sri Lanka today as the tourists bid to complete a series whitewash over the hosts.

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