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South Africa vs Pakistan: Intense scrutiny on Sarfraz Ahmed as Proteas start favourites in second Test at Newlands
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Intense scrutiny on Sarfraz Ahmed as Proteas start favourites in second Test at Newlands

Sarfraz, who bagged a pair in the last Test at Centurion, has seen his batting performance nosedive over the last year since taking over the reins from Misbah ul Haq.

Steve Smith and David Warner's World Cup hopes depend on performances in T20 leagues, says Cricket Australia CEO
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Steve Smith and David Warner's World Cup hopes depend on performances in T20 leagues, says Cricket Australia CEO

Both Steve Smith and David Warner will be competing in the Bangladesh Premier League followed by the Indian Premier League in the coming year

Steve Smith reflects on 'win at all costs' culture instilled by Cricket Australia's executives
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Steve Smith reflects on 'win at all costs' culture instilled by Cricket Australia's executives

Former Australian captain Steve Smith said Cricket Australia executives James Sutherland and Pat Howard played a key role in spreading the toxic "win at all costs" culture in the team that led to the infamous ball-tampering scandal.

Cameron Bancroft says he wanted 'to fit in', reveals 'mastermind' David Warner's role in ball tampering scandal
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Cameron Bancroft says he wanted 'to fit in', reveals 'mastermind' David Warner's role in ball tampering scandal

Bancroft was seen using sandpaper to try to rough up the ball in the Cape Town Test in March, receiving a nine-month ban from international and domestic cricket for his part in an incident that rocked the sport.

Cricket Australia to deliberate reducing ball-tampering bans on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft
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Cricket Australia to deliberate reducing ball-tampering bans on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft

Australian cricket is enduring one of its worst phases and a run of losses in recent times prompted calls to bring back the two star players before the contests against India.

Fresh spot-fixing claims made in Al Jazeera documentary; ICC questions broadcaster's denial to share video footage
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Fresh spot-fixing claims made in Al Jazeera documentary; ICC questions broadcaster's denial to share video footage

A report on Al Jazeera channel's website stated that "the evidence, from 2011 and 2012, points to a small group of England players allegedly carrying out spot-fixes in seven matches

#Ancient: World's oldest drawing, a crisscross cave painting found in Africa
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#Ancient: World's oldest drawing, a crisscross cave painting found in Africa

The drawing's richness & complexity predates other evidence by 30,000 years at least, the study says.

Steve Smith-led Australia behaved and played like spoilt brats under Darren Lehmann, says new coach Justin Langer
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Steve Smith-led Australia behaved and played like spoilt brats under Darren Lehmann, says new coach Justin Langer

New coach Justin Langer says the Australian side were behaving like "spoilt brats" ahead of the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal and Steve Smith wasn't a strong enough leader to handle the situation.

Water levels in India's major reservoirs are 10 percent lower than normal, claims study
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Water levels in India's major reservoirs are 10 percent lower than normal, claims study

In view of current water crises, Cilmate Trends has claimed that as of May 2018, water levels in India's major reservoirs are 10 percent lower than normal.

Steve Smith will be mentally stronger when he comes back from ban, says former South Africa captain Graeme Smith
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Steve Smith will be mentally stronger when he comes back from ban, says former South Africa captain Graeme Smith

Former Australia captain Smith was stripped of his position and banned from international and domestic cricket for a year by Cricket Australia (CA) for conspiring to scuff up the ball with sandpaper during a March test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Indian Navy's first all-women crew welcomed post circumnavigating the globe, expedition took over 8 months
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Indian Navy's first all-women crew welcomed post circumnavigating the globe, expedition took over 8 months

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today welcomed the Indian Navy's six member all-women crew who arrived here after circumnavigating the globe in over eight months on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini.

Banned Australian opening batsman Cameron Bancroft cleared to play club cricket after ball tampering saga
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Banned Australian opening batsman Cameron Bancroft cleared to play club cricket after ball tampering saga

Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play club cricket in Western Australia while serving his ban for ball-tampering in South Africa, as he looks for redemption over a scandal that tarnished his name.

Karnataka polls: Amid mud-slinging, BJP and Congress missed opportunity to discuss drought, corruption
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Karnataka polls: Amid mud-slinging, BJP and Congress missed opportunity to discuss drought, corruption

During Karnataka polls, there was mud-slinging and allegations, caste equations and mutt visits, histories and histrionics. Thus was lost the opportunity to debate and discuss, once in five years, the issues that matter.

South Africa opener Aiden Markram says Proteas were stunned when Australia's ball-tampering scandal came to light
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South Africa opener Aiden Markram says Proteas were stunned when Australia's ball-tampering scandal came to light

South Africa batsman Markram, speaking after being unveiled as English county Durham's new signing, said, "We were very shocked."

Shane Warne wants more heads to roll after Australia's Test series defeat against South Africa
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Shane Warne wants more heads to roll after Australia's Test series defeat against South Africa

Shane Warne has called for more heads to roll over Australia's embarrassing tour of South Africa, saying the game's top brass must also be held accountable.

Winnie Mandela dies at 81: South Africa's flawed heroine was known as much for controversial past as activism
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Winnie Mandela dies at 81: South Africa's flawed heroine was known as much for controversial past as activism

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as "the mother of the nation", but her past was littered with dark controversies

Australia ball-tampering scandal: Magellan leads sponsor exodus as fallout from Sandpapergate continues
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: Magellan leads sponsor exodus as fallout from Sandpapergate continues

One of Cricket Australia's biggest sponsors, fund manager Magellan, on Thursday tore up its contract with the governing body over the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the game.

Australia ball-tampering scandal: Steve Waugh deeply troubled by incident, calls for 'balanced perspective' over controversy
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: Steve Waugh deeply troubled by incident, calls for 'balanced perspective' over controversy

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh urged everyone to have a "focused and balanced perspective" in the ongoing ball-tampering scandal that has rocked Australian cricket with their current captain Steve Smith facing a hefty suspension from the Cricket Board.

Australia ball-tampering scandal: Rajasthan Royals will wait for BCCI's instruction before deciding on Steve Smith
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: Rajasthan Royals will wait for BCCI's instruction before deciding on Steve Smith

Rajasthan Royals made it clear they will not tolerate any unfair action that brings disrepute to the game and said the franchise would wait for instructions from BCCI before taking a call on Steve Smith.

Australia ball-tampering scandal: Michael Atherton says 'premeditated' Sandpaper Gate different than 'dirt in pocket affair'
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: Michael Atherton says 'premeditated' Sandpaper Gate different than 'dirt in pocket affair'

Back in 1994, then England captain Michael Atherton was seen taking dirt from his pocket and rubbing it on the ball during a Test against South Africa at Lord's.