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ICC Women’s World Cup | India kick-off their campaign with a comfortable win over England

Smriti Mandhana (90), Punam Raut (86), and captain Mithali Raj (71) helped India secure an easy 35 run win over England in their opening game of ICC Women’s World Cup. Having set England a target of 282 to win, the Indian bowlers dismissed their opponents for just 246 runs.
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India vs West Indies | First ODI ends sans result as rains play spoilsport

The first ODI between India and West Indies had to be abandoned after rains started pouring during the Indian innings. Put into bat first, India started strongly with Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane knitting a 132-run partnership to help India reach 199-3 before rains interrupted play.
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Pakistan thrash India to clinch maiden Champions Trophy

An all-around Pakistan romped past India defeating the men in blue by 180 runs to win their first Champions Trophy title courtesy blistering bowling performances by Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman(114) and Mohammad Hafeez(58) powered Pakistan to a colossal score of 338.
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reportcricket10 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | India thrash Bangladesh to set up historic final against Pakistan

A fiery Indian side eliminated Bangladesh, today, beating them by 9 wickets courtesy of blazing knocks by Virat Kohli (96*) and Rohit Sharma (123*) to set up an epic final against Pakistan. Earlier, the Indian bowlers had restricted Bangladesh to a modest score of 264/7 on a batting-friendly pitch.
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reportcricket11 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Resurgent Pakistan cruise into the final

An all-around Pakistan registered a landslide eight-wicket victory over England with 12 overs to spare thanks to some resolute batting by Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57). Earlier, a stalwart Pakistan bowling attack, led by Hasan Ali, restricted the in-form hosts to a mediocre score of 211.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | Bowlers, Sarfraz Ahmed guide Pakistan into semi finals

Sarfraz Ahmed’s brilliant 61* runs knock secured a semi-final berth for Pakistan, who beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the final Group B game in Cardiff. Sarfraz rescued Pakistan from a precarious position of 162/7, while chasing 237, to set up a semi-final date against England on Wednesday.
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reportcricket14 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | All-round India book semi-final date with neighbours Bangladesh

Riding on a superb bowling performance, coupled with half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, India secure a 8-wicket victory over South Africa to enter the semi-finals of the CT to keep their title defence hopes alive. With the defeat, though, SA have been knocked out of the competition.
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reportcricket15 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | England end Australia’s campaign, Bangladesh through to semis

Ben Stokes (102*) and Eoin Morgan (87) helped England secure a comfortable 40-run win (DLS) against Australia who could only manage 277 runs in their allotted 50 overs. The result means that Bangladesh have now qualified for the semi-final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in their history.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | Gritty Bangladesh beat New Zealand by five wickets

Shakib Al Hasan (114) and Mahmudullah (102*) produced a virtuoso batting display to secure a 5-wicket victory for Bangladesh and knockout New Zealand in Cardiff. While chasing the Kiwi’s score of 265, the Tigers found themselves at 33/4 before the duo's record partnership ensured an unlikely win.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | Mendis, Gunathilaka lead Sri Lanka to an emphatic win over India

Sri Lanka showed some wonderful grit to secure a seven-wicket victory over India to keep their Champions Trophy semi-final hopes alive. Earlier, after posting a competitive 321 runs India allowed the Lankan top-order to dictate terms and will, now, need to beat South Africa to ensure qualification.
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