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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 | Unfortunate Aussies miss out on two easy points

Heavy rains saved the day for Bangladesh who seemed to struggling to get past their Australian counterparts after being restricted to just 182 courtesy some exceptional bowling by Mitchell Starc. Australia seemed to be steering towards an easy win before the rains stripped them of an easy point.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | Australia and New Zealand split points as rain plays spoilsport

In a rain-affected game in  Birmingham, Australia and New Zealand had to split points after the minimum overs could not be completed. The Kiwis looked to be in the driving seat, with the Aussies reeling at 53/3 while chasing a revised score of 246 in 33 overs when play was eventually called off.
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India v Australia | India regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

KL Rahul led the charge as India made light work of a paltry target of 106 to win the final Test by eight wickets and clinch the four-match series 2-1 to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, as cricket finally took center stage in a series that was marred by controversies both on and off the field.
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India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 3 at Dharamshala

Ravindra Jadeja's all-round performance, on Day 3 of the final Test in Dharamsala, where he scored a very important 63 and claimed 3 wickets put India in the driving seat. After restricting Australia to 137, India need just 87 runs on Day 4 to win the game and reclaim the Border-Gavaskar trophy.
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India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 2 at Dharamshala

Chasing Australia's first innings score of 300, India dominated the first two sessions of Day 2 in Dharamsala thanks to KL Rahul who scored his fourth fifty in a row. However, a flurry of wickets from Nathan Lyon in the last session gave Australia a lifeline and put the match back in the balance.
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India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 1 at Dharamshala

On a day when India lost their captain due to injuries, fans were given a new name to sing as Kuldeep Yadav put on a show finishing with figures of 4/68. On the other side, Steve Smith continued his magnificent form as he racked up yet another century to take Australia to 300 at the end of Day 1.
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India vs Australia | Handscomb, Marsh lead Australia to unlikely draw

The Indian bowlers let the game slip from their hands as Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb outplayed them on Day 5 of the Ranchi Test to keep Australia in the fray to retain the Border-Gavaskar series. With the match ending with a draw, Australia still hold the advantage as the holders of the trophy.
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India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 4 in Ranchi

India ended the day with the upper hand as Australia lost the wickets of David Warner and Nathan Lyon after conceding the first innings lead to India. Riding on a brilliant Pujara-Saha partnership, India managed to score 603/9 before Virat Kohli decided to send the Australians into bat again.
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India vs Australia | Hosts level series as Australia crumble

After restricting India to a total of 188 in the morning, Australia looked on course before losing the plot to lose by 76 runs on Day 4 of the Bangalore Test. Cheteshwar Pujara missed out on a well-deserved century before R Ashwin scalped another 5-wicket haul as India leveled the series 1-1.
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