Cricket

INTERVIEW-Cricket-Simmons optimistic after positive start with Windies

May 6 - West Indies coach Phil Simmons believes their third test win over England can be the foundation for better things for Caribbean cricket, but warns next month's tests against Australia represent a sterner examination of his team.

Cricket-Younus, Azhar tons put Pakistan on course for big total

DHAKA, May 6 - Younus Khan and Azhar Ali struck centuries to punish a sloppy Bangladesh and power Pakistan to a strong 323 for three wickets on the first day of the second and final test on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series Bangladesh v Pakistan scoreboard

May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the first day in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan on Wednesday in Mirpur, Bangladesh Pakistan 1st innings M. Hafeez c Rahim b Shahid 8 S. Aslam c S. Hossain b T. Islam 19 Az. Ali not out 127 Y. Khan c Hom b Shahid 148 Misbah-ul-Haq not out 9 Extras

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INTERVIEW-Tennis-Mirza wants to inspire girls across subcontinent

NEW DELHI, May 6 - Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighbouring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet.

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Cricket-Sangakkara signs up for Australia's Big Bash

SYDNEY, May 6 - Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara has given Australia's domestic Twenty20 league a major shot in the arm by signing up to play for the Hobart Hurricanes from next season.

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Cricket-Test Series Bangladesh v Pakistan line-ups

May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Line-ups for the second and final Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan on Wednesday in Mirpur, Bangladesh Bangladesh won toss and decided to bowl Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Soumya Sarkar, Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, Shahadat Hossain, Mohammad Shahid Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah,

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Cricket-Bangladesh paceman Rubel out of second Pakistan test

DHAKA, May 5 - Bangladesh fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been ruled out of the second test against Pakistan starting on Wednesday due to a side strain, the country's cricket board said.

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Cricket-India to play test, three ODIs in Bangladesh next month

MUMBAI, May 5 - India will head to Bangladesh for a one-off test match and three one-day internationals next month, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced.

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Cricket-Harris hopes to keep steaming in to Australian summer

MELBOURNE, May 5 - Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has dashed any suggestion the Ashes might be his international swansong and said he hopes to keep playing into the Australian summer.

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ANALYSIS-Cricket-England lose another brick in wall as Trott quits

LONDON, May 4 - Jonathan Trott followed Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen and Matt Prior into the international wilderness on Monday to leave England desperately short of experience ahead of this year's Ashes series against Australia.

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Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.

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