Scotland vs Pakistan 2nd T20: Malik, Faheem help Pakistan complete 2-0 whitewash

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Shoaib Malik hammered a boundary and five sixes during his knock of 49 not out

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All-rounder Shoaib Malik smashed an unbeaten 49 and Faheem Ashraf took three wickets as Pakistan not only crushed Scotland by 84 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Edinburgh, but also claimed a 2-0 series win.

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England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 3: South Africa fight, but Moeen pushes England’s lead to 360

Moeen struck eight boundaries and three sixes during his unbeaten knock of 67

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Rain might have had the final say on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford, but prior to that, South Africa put up a valiant fight, that was until Moeen Ali smashed an unbeaten 67 to hand England a 360-run lead.

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Chandimal appointed Test captain, Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in shorter formats

Chandimal (left) will take over as Test captain, while Tharanga (middle) will lead Sri Lanka in limited overs cricket

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Following Angelo Mathews’ decision to resign as captain in all three formats, Dinesh Chandimal will now lead Sri Lanka in Test matches, while Upul Tharanga will take charge in limited overs cricket.

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Afridi: India have a slight advantage going into Champions Trophy clash with Pakistan

“Recent history and the depth of the India squad gives it a slight edge heading into the game”

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Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has admitted that India hold a “slight edge” going into their Champions Trophy match against Pakistan at Edgbaston on Sunday.

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Kohli: Pakistan clash like any other game

“It’s not like we are playing them for the first time and there’s no need for any extra motivation”

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India and Pakistan is arguably the pinnacle when it comes to on and off-field rivalry in international cricket, but India skipper Virat Kohli insists that his side will treat the match like any other game when the two nations lock horns at the Champions Trophy on June 4.

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