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11 min ago | Cricket World

Player Of The Week - Dawlat Zadran

Afghanistan all-rounder Dawlat Zadran has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after he played a starring role in helping his side tie a One-Day International series in Zimbabwe.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Peninsula

England build healthy lead as Cook falls just short

England's Gary Ballance celebrates after reaching a century during the first day of the third cricket Test match against England at the Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton yesterday.

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Iol.co.za

Tough decisions ahead for Proteas

Lungani Zama says form, and form alone, must be the criteria for the Proteas if they want to be a dominant cricketing force.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

India Talkies

Buttler aims to mimic KP's 'big hitting heroics' on ...

London, July 26: Jos Buttler, who will make his Test debut for England, is aiming to follow in Kevin Pietersen's footsteps and carry his big-hitting style from ODIs and Twenty20s into the five-day game.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Sri Lanka's Spin Expertise Shows Up Imran Tahir

Spinners play a very important role in cricket. Even if they don't actually turn the ball, they are expected to at least be able to hold up one end and create some sort of pressure.

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The Daily Star

Major shake-up in Zim cricket

Major changes to Zimbabwe Cricket , with Test skipper Brendan Taylor losing the one-day role and coach Andy Waller becoming the newly-created director of coaching, were announced by the ZC board on Thursday.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Misbah hopes Pak players quickly reach test speed

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes his players will quickly find their test match groove when they play the first match of a two-game series against Sri Lanka at Galle on Aug. 6. Pakistan hasn't played a test since drawing the series 1-1 against Sri Lanka in January at Sharjah, where it sensationally chased down 302 runs in 57.3 overs on the last ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Matt Prior's England Career in Pictures

Following wicketkeeper Matt Prior 's decision to take an indefinite break from international cricket due to injury in the immediate aftermath of England's 95-run loss to India in the second Test at Lord's on Monday, we now take a look back at the Sussex stumper's career for his country during the course of the past 10 years.

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Cricket World

Chingoka Steps Down As Zimbabwe Make Major Changes

Zimbabwe Cricket has announced a number of changes with chairman Peter Chingoka stepping down and new coaching and captaincy appointments also being confirmed.

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BleacherReport

Zimbabwe vs. Afghanistan 2014: Winners and Losers from 4-Match ODI Series

The hosts pulled out to a 2-0 lead but were dragged back by the Afghans, who continue to look impressive in international cricket.

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The Cricketer International

Seamers help Afghanistan square series

Afghanistan 259 beat Zimbabwe 159 by 100 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details After losing the first two games, Afghanistan had their backs to the wall, needing nothing less than wins from their two remaining games to show what they were made of.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Cricket Chairman Quits

Peter Chingoka, the long-serving Zimbabwe Cricket chairman, has quit his post. Chingoka broke the news to ZC leaders at a meeting in Harare yesterday.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Peter Chingoka stands down as chairman of Zimbabwe Cricket after 22 years

He was the first black person to assume the role, having taken over from Dave Ellman-Brown in 1992, just before Zimbabwe attained Test status.

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CricketCountry.com

CLT20 2014 to begin on September 17

Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities - Hyderabad, Mohali, Bangalore ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Telegraph

Mahela farewell at SSC

Colombo: Sri Lanka has shifted the venue of the second Test against Pakistan next month to enable former captain Mahela Jayawardene to bow out of Test cricket at his club ground in Colombo.

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Daily Times

Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets

KABUL: Afghanistan's triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket's establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.

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The Daily Star

DPL transfers in two phases

The inter-club players' transfers for the upcoming Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League will take place in two phases at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Zimbabwe vs. Afghanistan, 4th ODI: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Zimbabwe take on Afghanistan in the fourth and final one-day international of their series, which is interestingly poised at 2-1 in favour of the hosts.

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Cricket World

Usman Ghani A 'Ray Of Sunshine' Emerging From Afghanistan

On Sunday, Afghanistan were well beaten by Zimbabwe in the second of four One-Day Internationals being played in Bulawayo.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Zadran blasts Afghanistan to big win over Zimbabwe

Afghanistan's batsman Noor Ali Zadran bats next to Zimbabwe's wicket keeper Brendan Taylor during the third cricket match of a four match ODI series between Afghanistan and hosts Zimbabwe at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on July 22, 2014.

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