Cricket

Cricket-England can win the Ashes, says Pietersen

LONDON, July 6 - Former captain Kevin Pietersen believes the form of three players will be key to England's hopes of beating Australia to regain the Ashes in their test cricket series starting in Cardiff on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Masood, Younus centuries put Pakistan on top

* Tons by Masood and Younus frustrate hosts (Updates at close)

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series Sri Lanka v Pakistan scoreboard

July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day in the third and final Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Monday in Pallekele, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1st innings 278 (D. Karunaratne 130; Y. Shah 5-78) Pakistan 1st innings 215 (S. Ahmed 78no, A. Ali 52) Sri Lanka 2nd innings (Overnight: 228-5) D. Karunaratne b R. Ali 10 K. Silva c Misbah-ul-Haq b Adil 3 U. Tharanga c Az. Ali b Shah 48

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Cricket-Cummins ready to take the red ball after Ashes call-up

SYDNEY, July 6 - Australian quick Pat Cummins has not played a first class match for two years but is confident his body will hold up to the rigours of test cricket should he get the call during the Ashes series against England.

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Cricket-I am teetotal to ward off depression, Flintoff says

LONDON, July 5 - Former England cricket captain Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, whose image as a heavy, fun-loving drinker was sealed by his animated victory celebrations, has opened up about now being teetotal as part of his battle with depression.

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Captain Mathews puts Sri Lanka in driver's seat

* Mathews remains unbeaten after composed 77 (Updates at close)

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series Sri Lanka v Pakistan scoreboard

July 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day in the third and final Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Sunday in Pallekele, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1st innings 278 (D. Karunaratne 130; Y. Shah 5-78) Pakistan 1st innings (Overnight: 209-9) S. Masood lbw b Prasad 13 A. Shehzad c Chandimal b Pradeep 21 Az. Ali c Karunaratne b Pradeep 52 Y. Khan run out (K. Silva) 3

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Cricket-Du Plessis leads South Africa to easy win in Bangladesh

DHAKA, July 5 - Faf du Plessis led from the front as South Africa flexed their bowling muscles to thrash Bangladesh by 52 runs in the first Twenty20 Internationals on Sunday to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.

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Cricket-Australia diminished after Harris forced to call it quits

SYDNEY, July 5 - It was a brief, late-life test career that always seemed to be a match-at-a-time proposition but paceman Ryan "Ryno" Harris made a crucial contribution to Australian cricket at a critical time.

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Cricket-Clarke hails Harris as one of the best

LONDON, July 4 - Test captain Michael Clarke labelled Ryan Harris "as good as anyone who has played for Australia" after the fast bowler announced his retirement on Saturday because of injury.

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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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