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South Africa vs Pakistan: Dale Steyn battles injuries, defies time to become Proteas' best fast bowler in Tests
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Dale Steyn battles injuries, defies time to become Proteas' best fast bowler in Tests

As long as he keeps getting back to the mark and keeps bowling, Dale Steyn and South Africa know the wickets would keep coming by and records would keep tumbling.

ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018: It's time to get rid of 'Spirit of Cricket' defence and abide by rulebook
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ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018: It's time to get rid of 'Spirit of Cricket' defence and abide by rulebook

It's time the ICC officially distance itself from the ‘Spirit of Cricket’, instead enshrining the laws with the same zest. It will certainly make life easier for cricketers.

Highlights cricket result, Pakistan vs World XI, 1st T20I at Lahore: Hosts win by 20 runs
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Highlights cricket result, Pakistan vs World XI, 1st T20I at Lahore: Hosts win by 20 runs

Pakistan win by 20 runs! Just to think back, how crucial was that Shoaib Malik's innings? Anyways, World XI were always playing the catch-up game after the first six overs. They were never in the chase and ultimately Sarfraz Ahmed's men took a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series.

Pakistan vs World XI: Rusty hosts bank on spinners for positive start against Faf Du Plessis and Co in Lahore
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Pakistan vs World XI: Rusty hosts bank on spinners for positive start against Faf Du Plessis and Co in Lahore

A packed Gaddafi stadium will on Tuesday see a historic encounter between Pakistan and a World XI comprising of some of modern cricket's biggest names.

Pakistan vs World XI: From Faf du Plessis to Darren Sammy, a look at visitors' 15-man squad
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Pakistan vs World XI: From Faf du Plessis to Darren Sammy, a look at visitors' 15-man squad

As cricket returns to Pakistan with a series against World XI, we take a look at the players who form the 15-member squad set to face Pakistan in Lahore on Tuesday.

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal proud to be part of World XI team set to play in Pakistan
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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal proud to be part of World XI team set to play in Pakistan

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Thursday announced that South African captain Faf du Plessis will lead the World XI that comprised illustrious names from at least seven Test playing nations.

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson believes Australia's Test crisis will not affect its ODI side
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New Zealand coach Mike Hesson believes Australia's Test crisis will not affect its ODI side

The troubles plaguing the Australian test team will have little bearing on their ODI performance, according to Black Caps coach Mike Hesson.

Time to hang up the boots: New Zealand's 2015 World Cup hero Grant Elliott retires from ODIs
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Time to hang up the boots: New Zealand's 2015 World Cup hero Grant Elliott retires from ODIs

A year after he created what has been considered New Zealand's most memorable cricketing moment, all-rounder Grant Elliott has retired from one-day international cricket.

World T20, first semi-final: New Zealand made a huge mistake in sticking to same line-up against England; they had no Plan B
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World T20, first semi-final: New Zealand made a huge mistake in sticking to same line-up against England; they had no Plan B

It has been a strong couple of ICC tournaments for New Zealand. A World Cup final and a World Twenty20 semi-final. One senses that the ODI result was a fair reflection of where they were at.

World T20: Undefeated run into semi-final proves New Zealand aren't the flashiest, but the smartest team around
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World T20: Undefeated run into semi-final proves New Zealand aren't the flashiest, but the smartest team around

If New Zealand were a mate of yours, they’d be the one that nobody can quite pigeon hole. Not quite the extrovert, or even non-offensive. Instead, they know that quirkiness, wit and willingness to be a little risqué make them appealing to many at the risk of offending some

Dale Steyn is South Africa's greatest modern-day pacer, but his tryst with limited-overs cricket is done
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Dale Steyn is South Africa's greatest modern-day pacer, but his tryst with limited-overs cricket is done

Steyn may still reach past heights in the Test arena, but the ODI-T20 stuff has passed him by, and the selectors need to take this one the chin and move on now.

World T20: If New Zealand can sort out their batting order, they could just take the trophy home
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World T20: If New Zealand can sort out their batting order, they could just take the trophy home

142 was well below a winning score for most teams. That it was defended is both a compliment to New Zealand and an indictment on Australia.

ICC World T20: Favourites tag will add tremendous pressure on India, says Grant Elliott
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ICC World T20: Favourites tag will add tremendous pressure on India, says Grant Elliott

New Zealand all-rounder Elliott said that India were strong favourites ahead of the tournament, although the Black Caps too can do well in those conditions.

You know what? They deserved it: Haddin on sledging 'nice' New Zealand in World Cup final
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You know what? They deserved it: Haddin on sledging 'nice' New Zealand in World Cup final

Australia came under heavy criticism because of their behaviour in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. There were a couple of instances where Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was found having a go at the Kiwi batsmen.

Grant Elliott will pay for sister's honeymoon for missing wedding to play final
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Grant Elliott will pay for sister's honeymoon for missing wedding to play final

Elliott was originally scheduled to attend sister Kate's wedding on Saturday but now has a date with destiny after propelling New Zealand into their first ever final

New Zealand's emotional semifinal win won't give them an edge over India or Australia
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New Zealand's emotional semifinal win won't give them an edge over India or Australia

Listen to the podcast above for Subash Jayaraman's prediction of the final and what the Australians think of New Zealand's performances.

World Cup: New Zealand vs South Africa semi-final showed brutal yet beautiful side of cricket
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World Cup: New Zealand vs South Africa semi-final showed brutal yet beautiful side of cricket

Cricket can deliver a swift cruel shift in fortunes. It provides promises of everlasting glory and endless sorrow.

'Magic' Elliott's beautiful six destroys home country South Africa's WC dreams
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'Magic' Elliott's beautiful six destroys home country South Africa's WC dreams

Kevin Pietersen may be South African cricket's most high-profile expatriate talent, but Grant Elliott's World Cup showstopper left the Proteas once again cursing another of their lost sons.

Born in South Africa, hero for New Zealand: Grant Elliott on the winning six and feeling sorry for Steyn
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Born in South Africa, hero for New Zealand: Grant Elliott on the winning six and feeling sorry for Steyn

Grant Elliott was speaking with the media after New Zealand's thrilling win over South Africa in the World Cup semifinal.

Seventh time lucky: Kiwis finally break World Cup semifinal jinx
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Seventh time lucky: Kiwis finally break World Cup semifinal jinx

Here's a look back at New Zealand's World Cup semi-final history.