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6 hrs ago | The Namibian

Namibia second in Africa Cup

POLITICAL power without administrative power is useless. Swapo Party is not in charge of the government but the officials sitting on 'neutral fences of political convenience'.


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10 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Saqlain Sajib wrecks Zimbabwe A

Bangladesh A left-arm spinner Saqlain Sajib blew Zimbabwe A away on the first day of the unofficial four-day match in Cox's Bazar, as he collected 9 for 82 - the best bowling figures in first-class cricket by a Bangladesh player, beating Abdur Razzak's 9 for 84 in 2012 . The visitors were bowled out for 206 in their first innings, after which Litton Das and Shadman Islam guided Bangladesh A to 30 for no loss at stumps.


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12 hrs ago |

Team India look serious contenders to defend their World Cup title

With just three rating points separating the top four nations, however, the 11th version of the quadrennial showpiece of 50-overs cricket, which is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, looks like being one of the closest ever. We look at how the 10 Test-playing nations are shaping up 154 days before New Zealand meet Sri Lanka in Christchurch to launch the Feb. 14-March 29 tournament.


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19 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Lehmann backs ICC drive against suspect actions

Darren Lehmann, the Australia coach, has praised the ICC's recent crackdown on suspect bowling actions, saying it is good for the game. Since July 2014, the ICC's match officials have reported six bowlers for suspect actions, including Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Daily Star

Time to impress

As the second-stringed line-ups of Bangladesh and Zimbabwe begin their contest with a four-day match at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar today -- roughly a month before the main teams are scheduled to clash -- the team managements of both the sides will look to cash in on this opportunity. For the visitors it will be a chance to have a good look at the conditions ahead of the senior team's series in October.


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The Indian Express

5 foreign players to watch out for in the CLT20

The former Pakistan captain has chosen to play for Big Bash side Hobart Hurricanes in the CLT20. He was an integral part of the Barbados Tridents- winners of the 2014 Caribbean Premier League, where he amassed 406 runs at an average of 50.75.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014


Glamorgan's Murray Goodwin and Gareth Rees retire from...

The pair have enjoyed stellar careers on the county circuit, with Rees making his Glamorgan debut in 2006. He went on to play more than 100 games for the Welsh county, scoring almost 8,000 runs, with a top score of 154 against Surrey at The Oval in 2009.


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The Age

Is cricket finally ready to throw the book at chuckers?

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal is cricket's most effective spin bowler, with 178 Test wickets at an average of 28.10 and 323 wickets in all international cricket since 2011. Sixty-seven of his Test wickets have come in the United Arab Emirates.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Strike rate key, not tons for NZ in World Cup

The prestige of New Zealand cricketers raising their bats when they reach a one-day international century risks losing its lustre if they dawdle this summer. Quick runs are more important than big runs is part of the team mantra as the aperture narrows on the World Cup.


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The Cricketer International

Hendricks out of CLT20, Cobras call up Langeveldt

Injury concerns for fast bowlers Vernon Philander , Rory Kleinveldt and Beuran Hendricks have forced South Africa's Cape Cobras franchise to call on the recently retired Charl Langeveldt for the Champions League T20. Hendricks has been ruled out of the tournament due to a stress fracture, while Philander and Kleinveldt have been included in the squad and could play a few games depending on their fitness.


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The Cricketer International

Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20

South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel will not be available to Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming Champions League T20 because of a shoulder injury. It is understood that Morkel has hurt his rotator cuff and wicketkeeper batsman Manvinder Bisla will be his replacement in the 15-man squad.


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The Age

Why Dale Steyn won't forgive Michael Clarke

Dale Steyn , argues with Michael Clarke and James Pattinson on the fifth day of the Third Test between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town. Photo: Getty Images It's the mysterious sledge that enraged the world's best fast bowler and set the scene for a fiery start to the Australian summer.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Theatre of NOTE to Present West Coast Premiere of BANSHEE, 10/3

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the West Coast premiere of BANSHEE,written by Brian C. Petti and directed by James R. Carey. BANSHEE will preview Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, and will open on Friday, October 3 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 1 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd in Hollywood.


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Bangladesh bowler reported for suspect action

Bangladesh paceman Al-Amin Hossain has become the latest bowler to be reported for a suspect action and has to undergo biomechanical tests within 21 days, the International Cricket Council says. The match officials' report after Bangladesh's 10-wicket loss to West Indies at St Vincent cited concerns about the legality of the 24-year-old's bowling action, the ICC said in a statement.


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The Cricketer International

Al-Amin Hossain reported for suspect action

Bangladesh seamer Al-Amin Hossain has been reported for a suspect action following his team's ten-wicket loss to West Indies in the first Test in St Vincent that ended on Tuesday. Al-Amin is the sixth bowler - and the first one who isn't an offspinner - to be reported by the ICC's match officials since July.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

One-day wonders: India's top five ODI victories in England

India's ODI series win in England adds another chapter to some of the previous memorable victories that the visitors have recorded there over the past 31 years. mid-day takes a trip down memory lane... Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after reaching his half-century in the fourth ODI in Birmingham on Tuesday.


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West Australian

Smith needs big score in ODI final

Steve Smith might have been hard done with his omission from the team to face Zimbabwe, but the talented right-hander must put runs on the board if he's to convince selectors he deserves a World Cup berth. Australia's stand-in ODI captain George Bailey has given Smith a strong endorsement, believing he has the game to make a mark batting at No.3. However, the pressure is now on Smith to deliver in Saturday's tri-series final against the Proteas in Harare.


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Express India

Attorney General in UPA hot seat, Goolam Vahanvati passes away

FORMER Attorney General of India G E Vahanvati, 65, died in Mumbai on Tuesday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest.


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Clarke not quitting one dayers

Australia captain Michael Clarke insists he will not turn his back on one-day internationals despite his latest injury setback.


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Northern Territory News

Rush Hour: The stories you need to know today

PUP leader Clive Palmer has kicked the bucket - the ice bucket that is - while senator Jacqui Lambie prepare to take the charity challenge.


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