Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2nd Test Day 5: South Africa top Test team again after winning series 1-0

South Africa celebrate after winning the series and regaining the top spot on the ICC Test team rankings

South Africa celebrate after winning the series and regaining the top spot on the ICC Test team rankings

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South Africa dethroned Australia to reclaim their position atop the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings after managing to survive on the final day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

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Tendulkar to captain MCC and Warne to captain Rest of the World in Lord’s bicentenary match

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It will be Tendulkar vs Warne once again

Legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar will captain a team representing the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in an exhibition match against the Rest of the World, who will be captained by Australia spin king Shane Warne, to mark the 200th anniversary since the first cricket match was played at the historic ground. 

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Tendulkar becomes first sportsman and youngest person to receive Bharat Ratna

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“My cricket has stopped, but I will continue to bat for India and try my best to give [the] people of India a reason to smile”

Legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has become the first sportsman and is the youngest person to receive the Bharat Ratna, which is the country’s highest civilian award.

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India will sorely miss Tendulkar during the Test series, says Morne Morkel

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“We need to be on the money from Wednesday itself, otherwise they can score quickly and at [the] Wanderers”

South Africa pace bowler Morne Morkel has announced that India will sorely miss their iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar during the upcoming two-Test series, which gets underway on December 18 in Johannesburg.

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Taliban warn Pakistan’s media organisations to stop praising Tendulkar

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“Someone should tell [the] Pakistani media and other Pakistanis that no matter how good Tendulkar is, they should not praise him, it is against Pakistani nationalism and against loyalty to the country”

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have issued a chilling warning to the country’s media organisations to stop praising legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar and start supporting captain Misbah-ul-Haq.

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