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Martin Guptill and Colin Munro added 132 for the first wicket © AFP Big Picture What just happened? That was the overriding sentiment, you imagine, in the New Zealand dressing room after Friday night’s pongo-fest. At the halfway stage of the game at Eden Park, Martin Guptill’s hundred looked
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6:29 Virat Kohli got to yet another hundred in a successful chase, guiding India to an emphatic win at Centurion After sealing the series in Port Elizabeth, with the temptation of a clean sweep not alive, Virat Kohli suggested he might rest some of India’s key players, not least because there are players in that
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Sri Lanka 194 for 4 (Kusal Mendis 53, Shanaka 42*, Islam 2-25) beat Bangladesh 193 for 5 (Mushfiqur 66, Sarkar 51, Jeevan Mendis 2-21) by six wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Kusal Mendis plays a ramp Associated Press Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera ransacked Bangladesh’s bowlers, after a fifty from opener Kusal Mendis, to help Sri Lanka
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Big picture These teams last went to Centurion with India looking to keep the Test series alive and South Africa looking to prevent the ODI series from becoming a predictable scene of dominance for India. Going back to Centurion a third time, a match presumably given to appease the venue for the lack of a
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Australia’s leading allrounder Ellyse Perry has joined a select group in becoming a multiple winner of the Belinda Clark award as the nation’s women’s cricketer of the year. With 116 votes, Perry finished comfortably ahead of her nearest challenger Beth Mooney, at the end of a season in which she was a pivotal part of
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