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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 | 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 | England cruise into the semis with an emphatic win over New Zealand

An all-around England breezed past their New Zealand counterparts beating them by 87 runs to become the first team to secure a spot in the semifinals of the Champions Trophy. After posting a total of 310, the English bowlers executed a well-thought plan to restrict the Kiwi batting lineup to 223.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | Plunkett and Root guide England to victory in tournament opener

Joe Root (133*) and Alex Hales (95) helped England start their Champions Trophy campaign with a comfortable 8-wicket victory over Bangladesh at the Oval. Earlier, Tamim Iqbal’s 128 appeared to have put Bangladesh in control but Liam Plunkett’s 4/59 restricted the visitors to 305 in 50 overs.
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reportcricket7 months ago

India vs England | Chahal runs riot to give India series victory

India secured the T20 series win over England, after earlier winning the Test and the ODI series, by 75 runs thanks to exceptional performances by the spinners. Yuzvendra Chahal (6/25) and Amit Mishra (1/23) were the stars of the show as they destroyed the English middle order in the final T20.
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India vs England | England secure consolation win in third ODI

Virat Kohli’s India succumbed to a first ever home loss after their defeat to England by 5 runs in the third ODI game in Kolkata. Earlier, with the help of half-centuries from Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, and  Ben Stokes, England scored 321 runs, after being asked to bat first by India.
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reportcricket7 months ago

India v England | Vintage Yuvraj and Dhoni turn back the clock to blow England away

Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni rescued India after a poor start with a 256-run partnership for the fourth wicket and helped the hosts to a mammoth total of 381 runs in the second ODI at Cuttack. Despite a couple of cracking knocks from Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan, England fell short by 15 runs in the end.
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India vs England | Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav propel India to win

Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit centuries to help India take a 1-0 lead in the three-match one-day series against England. Batting first, England had posted a colossal 350 runs thanks to lower-order blitzkriegs and some poor bowling by the Indian bowlers.
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England win warm-up, Dhoni fires with willow

MS Dhoni’s final match as captain of an Indian team in blue jersey ended in a defeat as India A went down to England by three wickets with seven balls to spare in a warm-up game at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. However, a packed house went home happy as Dhoni smashed a 40-ball 68.
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India vs England | India wins series 4-0 as Jadeja’s masterclass decimates visitors

Ravindra Jadeja produced a masterclass in spin bowling with figures of 7/48 as England were bowled out for 207 on the fifth day of the final Test in Chennai. India sprinted over the finish line to win by an innings and 75 runs with 8 overs remaining for the day and completed a 4-0 series win.
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