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Cricket: Pakistan lose early wickets chasing 377 for victory

Cricket: Pakistan lose early wickets chasing 377 for victory

Chasing a daunting 377-run victory target, Pakistan were 99 for two wickets at tea against Sri Lanka on the penultimate day of the series-deciding third and final test at Pallekele.

Cricket: Du Plessis leads S. Africa to easy win in Bangladesh

Faf du Plessis led from the front as South Africa flexed their bowling muscles to thrash Bangladesh by 52 runs in the first Twenty20 Internationals on Sunday to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.

Cricket: Flintoff stopped drinking to ward off depression

Cricket: Flintoff stopped drinking to ward off depression

Former England cricket captain Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, whose image as a heavy, fun-loving drinker was sealed by his animated victory celebrations, has opened up about now being teetotal as part of his battle with depression.

Cricket: Cummins ready to take the red ball

Australian quick Pat Cummins has not played a first class match for two years but is confident his body will hold up to the rigours of test cricket should he get the call during the Ashes series against England.

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