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Cricket-Afridi returns as Pakistan's T20 captain

KARACHI, Sept 16 - Experienced all-rounder Shahid Afridi was named captain of Pakistan's Twenty20 side on Tuesday, three years after he was removed from the post due to disciplinary issues.

Cricket-Australia captain Clarke ruled out of Pakistan ODIs

SYDNEY, Sept 16 - Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of next month's one-day international series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates due to a hamstring injury and is doubtful for the test series to follow.

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Cricket-Australia builds artificial pitch for spin practice

SYDNEY, Sept 16 - Australia has built an artificial pitch at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane to help its batsmen deal with spin-bowling on the slow tracks of the subcontinent, where they have so often struggled in the past.

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Cricket-Windies rack up huge lead as Bangladesh toil

Sept 15 - West Indies piled on the misery for Bangladesh by ending the third day of the second test in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, with a huge 427-run lead with six second innings wickets remaining.

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UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series West Indies v Bangladesh scoreboard

Sept 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the third day in the second and final Test between West Indies and Bangladesh on Monday in Gros Islet, St Lucia West Indies 1st innings 380 (S. Chanderpaul 84no, L. Johnson 66, K. Brathwaite 63) Bangladesh 1st innings (Overnight: 104-7) T. Iqbal c Ramdin b Roach 48 Sh. Rahman c Ramdin b Roach 1 A. Haque c Da. Bravo b Roach 9 M. Haque

15 Sep 2014

Cricket-Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq

KARACHI, Sept 15 - Suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has withdrawn from the national Twenty20 championship to work on his bowling action with former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq.

15 Sep 2014

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Test Series West Indies v Bangladesh scoreboard

Sept 14 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day in the second and final Test between West Indies and Bangladesh on Sunday in Gros Islet, St Lucia West Indies 1st innings (Overnight: 245-4) K. Brathwaite c T. Islam b Sh. Islam 63 L. Johnson lbw b T. Islam 66 K. Edwards c Sh. Rahman b Mahmudullah 16 Da. Bravo c Rahim b R. Islam 46 S. Chanderpaul not ou

14 Sep 2014

Cricket-Five for Roach as Bangladesh struggle again in Caribbean

Sept 14 - Bangladesh continued to struggle on their tour of the Caribbean as they ended the second day of the second and final test against West Indies trailing by 276 runs with just three first innings wickets remaining.

14 Sep 2014

ANALYSIS-Cricket-Tight at the top five months out from World Cup

SYDNEY, Sept 14 - After what at one stage earlier this month looked like a vast game of musical chairs, reigning champions India ended up topping the world rankings when the five-month countdown to the 2015 World Cup started on Sunday.

14 Sep 2014

Cricket-Windies make strong start in 500th test match

Sept 13 - West Indies made a strong start to the second test against Bangladesh, their 500th test match, with a century stand from openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Leon Johnson setting them on the way to a first day total of 246 for three.

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Pete Rose Jr.`s long long journey

Except for one very brief 28 day stint with the Cincinnati Reds in 1997, Pete Rose, Jr. has been chasing the major league dream for 27 years, playing or coaching over 2,000 games and wearing the uniform of 29 teams – in the US, Canada, Mexico, Nicaragua and Puerto Rico.

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