BRISBANE, Nov 24 Off-spinner, fielding guru and sledger extraordinaire, the multi-talented Nathan Lyon returned to his main job of taking wickets on Friday as he made another key contribution to keep Australia in the series-opening Ashes test.
* Three-match series level at 0-0 after opening draw (Updates at tea)
Nov 24 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at tea on the first day in the second Test between India and Sri Lanka on Friday in Nagpur, India Sri Lanka 1st innings Sadeera Samarawickrama c Pujara b I. Sharma 13 Dimuth Karunaratne lbw b I. Sharma 51 Lahiru Thirimanne b R. Ashwin 9 Angelo Mathews lbw b Jadeja 10 Dinesh Chandimal not out 47 Niroshan Dickwella not
BRISBANE, Nov 24 Captain Steve Smith frustrated England with a fighting half-century and pushed Australia to 165 for four at the close of a see-sawing day two, rescuing the hosts after a top order collapse in the series-opening Ashes test in Brisbane on Friday.
Nov 24 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day in the first Test between Australia and England on Friday in Brisbane, Australia England 1st innings (Overnight: 196-4) A. Cook c Handscomb b Starc 2 M. Stoneman b Cummins 53 J. Vince run out (Lyon) 83 J. Root lbw b Cummins 15 D. Malan c S. Marsh b Starc
Nov 24 Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat first in the second match of the three-test series against India in Nagpur on Friday.
Nov 24 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the second Test between India and Sri Lanka on Friday in Nagpur, India Sri Lanka won toss and decided to bat India: Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma Sri Lanka: Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Niroshan Dickwella, Da
SYDNEY, Nov 24 Sydney's two main rectangular stadiums, the Olympic Stadium and Sydney Football Stadium, are to be demolished and rebuilt at a cost of around A$2 billion ($1.53 billion), the New South Wales government announced on Friday.
BRISBANE, Nov 24 Australia bowled England out for 302, bringing lunch on day two of the series-opening Ashes test in Brisbane on Friday.
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 India plan to groom rookie Vijay Shankar as a back-up pace bowling all-rounder with an eye on future overseas tours, skipper Virat Kohli said on the eve of the second test against Sri Lanka beginning in Nagpur on Friday.
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