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Cricket-De Villiers finds sweet spot on South Africa return

PAARL, South Africa, Oct 19 AB de Villiers feels he is hitting the ball as sweetly as he ever following his recent break from the South African side, an ominous sign for bowlers ahead of a busy season across all three formats.

Cricket-England plot revenge in women's Ashes

MELBOURNE, Oct 19 England's women will hope to build on the success of their World Cup triumph and wrest back the Ashes from an Australian side shorn of talismanic captain Meg Lanning.

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Cricket-NZ spinner Astle out of India tour, replaced by Sodhi

Oct 19 New Zealand leg-spinner Todd Astle's hopes of finally making his one-day international debut were dashed when he was ruled out of the side's limited overs tour of India with a groin strain on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Cricket-One Day International Pakistan v Sri Lanka scoreboard

Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at close of play in the third One Day International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Sri Lanka Innings Niroshan Dickwella b H. Ali 18 Upul Tharanga c Zaman b S. Khan 61 Dinesh Chandimal lbw b S. Khan 19 Chamara Kapugedera c&b H. Ali 18 Lahiru Thirimanne c S. A

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UPDATE 1-Cricket-One Day International South Africa v Bangladesh scoreboard

Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at close of play in the second One Day International between South Africa and Bangladesh on Wednesday in Paarl, South Africa South Africa Innings H. Amla c Rahim b R. Hossain 85 Q. de Kock lbw b Al Hasan 46 F. du Plessis b Al Hasan 0 A. de Villiers c Sa. Rahman b R. Hossain 176 J. Duminy lbw b R. Hossain

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Cricket-Brilliant De Villiers steers South Africa to series win

PAARL, South Africa, Oct 18 A swashbuckling century from AB de Villiers secured a 104-run victory for South Africa over Bangladesh and sealed the three-match series in the second One-Day International at Boland Park on Wednesday.

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Cricket-One Day International Pakistan v Sri Lanka line-ups

Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the third One Day International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Sri Lanka won toss and decided to bat Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Faheem Ashraf, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Imam-ul-Haq, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga (capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Ch

Cricket World Cup, 18 Oct 2017

Cricket-One Day International South Africa v Bangladesh line-ups

Oct 18 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the second One Day International between South Africa and Bangladesh on Wednesday in Paarl, South Africa Bangladesh won toss and decided to bowl South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (capt), AB de Villiers, Farhaan Behardien, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Imran Tahir Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, N

Cricket World Cup, 18 Oct 2017

Cricket-Warner brings out the old 'Bull' to ignite the Ashes

MELBOURNE, Oct 18 Age and fatherhood may have mellowed David Warner, but nothing coaxes the old 'Bull' out of the Australia vice captain like a home Ashes series.

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Cricket-Bangladesh trials a good test for hot Ashes, says Handscomb

MELBOURNE, Oct 18 Australia middle order batsman Peter Handscomb says his fighting innings in the nausea-inducing humidity of Bangladesh last month should put him in good stead for the blazing heat of an Ashes summer.

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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.