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Cricket: Pakistan spinners strike after Younus, Shehzad heroics

Cricket: Pakistan spinners strike after Younus, Shehzad heroics

Pakistan's spinners scythed through Australia's top order in the second innings to get them close to victory in the first test after twin centuries from Younus Khan and youngster Ajmal Shehzad helped the hosts set an improbable target.

Cricket: Auckland in box seat against ND

Cricket: Auckland in box seat against ND

Auckland are in the box seat to take the opening Plunket Shield match of the new season, needing 203 runs with a full complement of batsmen in tomorrow's final day.

Cricket: Australia batsmen in familiar tail-spin in Dubai

Scars re-opened on a dusty pitch in Bulawayo in August bled profusely on day three of the first test against Pakistan as Australia's batsmen showed a familiar vulnerability to tight spin bowling on slow wickets.

Cricket: World Cup return for Ryder seems unlikely

Cricket: World Cup return for Ryder seems unlikely

Jesse Ryder's chances of making the World Cup squad are all but gone.

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