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    Sehwag Century Against Pakistan

  • Sehwag, Moody apply for head coach position

    MUMBAI: Former India player Virender Sehwag has applied for the position of head coach of the Indian men’s cricket team along with former India manager Lalchand Rajput, Doda Ganesh, Tom Moody and Richard Pybus with Anil Kumble a direct entrant into the process by virtue of being the current coach...

  • I deserved a farewell Test: Sehwag

    NEW DELHI: India’s dashing opener Virender Sehwag who has recently called time on his glorious international cricket career, says the sadness of being “deprived of a farewell game shall always remain” in his mind...

    “A sort of sadness shall always remain in my mind that I was not allowed to retire while playing, but anyway, it’s all a part of life for a sportsman, who, while playing, never realises when he should retire, but he starts...

  • Virender Sehwag retires from international cricket

    MUMBAI: Indian opener Virender Sehwag has announced his retirement from international cricket, more than two-and-a-half years on from his last appearance for India...

    Sehwag is the only Indian batsman to score a triple-century in Tests, and he did it twice...

  • Root century rescues England against SA

    JOHANNESBURG: Joe Root hit his second successive century as England recovered from a top order batting collapse in the fourth One-day International against South Africa at the Wand­erers Stadium on Friday...

    Root, who made a career-best 125 in a losing cause in the third match in Centurion, reached his eighth one-day international century off 119 balls and faced a total of 124 deliveries, hitting 10 fours and a six...

  • Root century gives England upper hand against Sri Lanka

    PALLEKELE: Captain Joe Root smashed 124 and newcomer Ben Foakes again hit valuable tail end runs to put England in command of the second Test against Sri Lanka here at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Friday...

    Root reached his 15th Test century soon after tea, making the sweep and reverse sweep valuable weapons, as he hit 10 fours and two sixes in his 146-ball knock...

  • Pakistan make solid start after Chandimal century steers SL to 419

    ABU DHABI: Captain Dinesh Chandimal made an unbeaten 155 as Sri Lanka put the pressure on Pakistan on the second day of the first Test here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday...

    Openers Sami Aslam (31 not out) and Shan Masood (30 not out) negotiated 23 overs to take Pakistan to 64-0, still trailing Sri Lanka’s first-innings total of 419 by 355 runs...

  • Azhar plods to century in slow going for Pakistan

    ROSEAU: Azhar Ali crawled to a second hundred in as many matches as Pakistan reached 227 for three at lunch on the second day of the third and final Test against the West Indies on Thursday...

    Unbeaten on 85 overnight, Azhar added 37 of those in getting to his 14th Test century, although his innings so far will be remembered more as a dour, tedious affair on a pitch holding no terrors whatsoever for the batsmen...

  • Pakistan struggle after Silva's century

    GALLE: Pakistan suffered early blows as they began their reply to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 300 on the scheduled third day of the first Test in Galle on Friday...

    Prasad had Mohammad Hafeez caught at third slip off his sixth delivery and then trapped Ahmed Shehzad leg-before in his next over to reduce Pakistan to 11 for two...

  • Pakistan’s top-order batting wilts after Silva century

    GALLE: Sri Lanka’s bowlers ripped through Pakistan’s top order in dramatic fashion to leave the tourists struggling on the third day of the first Test here at the Galle International Stadium on Friday...

    After opener Kaushal Silva hit 125 to lift Sri Lanka to 300 in the first innings, Pakistan collapsed to 35-3 in reply before a partial recovery saw them to 118-5 by stumps...

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