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Jos Buttler redemption in England win

Jos Buttler redemption in England win

England and Pakistan have set the tone for a series to savour. Outcome aside, it was a fantastic game of Test cricket as England kept their nerves, to come out on the top at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday.The match had everything a Test match offer. Both teams fought equally well but the...

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Eng v Pak 1st Test: Woakes, Buttler lead hosts to thrilling 3-wicket win

Eng v Pak 1st Test: Woakes, Buttler lead hosts to thrilling 3-wicket win

Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler led England to an extraordinary three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test between the two sides at Old Trafford on Saturday. Finding themselves at 117/5 while chasing a target of 277, Woakes and Buttler's ballistic 139-run stand for the se...

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Buttler, Woakes give England improbable win against Pakistan in first Test

Buttler, Woakes give England improbable win against Pakistan in first Test

Manchester [UK], Aug 8 (ANI): Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler played knocks of 84 and 75 respectively as England gained an improbable three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test of the three-match series here at the Emirates Old Trafford.England chased down a total of 277 on the fourth day of the ...

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Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 4: Buttler, Woakes counter Pak charge (Tea)

Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 4: Buttler, Woakes counter Pak charge (Tea)

Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes' counter-attacking partnership for England stopped the Pakistan charge in the second session on Day four as the first Test between the two sides gears up to a dramatic conclusion at Old Trafford. While England need 110 more runs to win, Pakistan ...

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Tendulkar, Sehwag lead wishes after Chahal announces engagement

Tendulkar, Sehwag lead wishes after Chahal announces engagement

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Fabled opening pair of batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag joined hands once again, this time to bless Yuzvendra Chahal after the India leg-spinner announced his engagement with choreographer and YouTube personality Dhanashree Verma.Chahal also announced the n...

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Bumrah's action makes it difficult for his back to hold up, feels Akhtar

Bumrah's action makes it difficult for his back to hold up, feels Akhtar

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar felt that Jasprit Bumrah will find it difficult to sustain himself in all formats of the game due to his unique action. Bumrah averages in the early 20s in all formats of the game and has 68 wickets in Tests alongwith 104 in ODIs and ...

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Intentionally bowled beamer to Dhoni during Faisalabad Test in 2006: Shoaib Akhtar

Intentionally bowled beamer to Dhoni during Faisalabad Test in 2006: Shoaib Akhtar

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that he had bowled a beamer intentionally at wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni during India-Pakistan Test match at Faisalabad in 2006.During the match, Dhoni had registered a century and he was seen constantly pulling and ...

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Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 4: Sibley, Root steady in chase of 277 (Lunch)

Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 4: Sibley, Root steady in chase of 277 (Lunch)

Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) England opener Dom Sibley and captain Joe Root dug deep and played watchful cricket as the hosts reached 55/1 at Lunch on Day 4 of the first Test, chasing a target of 277 for victory against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.At Lunch, Sibley was batting on 26 while Root w...

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Ollie Robinson to join England's squad for second Test against Pak

Ollie Robinson to join England's squad for second Test against  Pak

London [UK], Aug 8 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Saturday confirmed that Ollie Robinson will be joining the side's squad for the second Test against Pakistan in Southampton.The ECB has withdrawn Robinson from Sussex's squad for their upcoming Bob Willis Trophy game against Kent...

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Seamer Ollie Robinson added to England's bio-secure bubble

Seamer Ollie Robinson added to England's bio-secure bubble

London, Aug 8 (IANS) Seamer Ollie Robinson has been withdrawn from the Sussex squad for their upcoming Bob Willis Trophy game against Kent, starting Saturday at Canterbury, after he was asked to join the England national side."He will join the bio-secure bubble at the Ageas Bowl as part of England m...

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