Swepson added to Australia Test squad, Bird replaces Pattinson

“Mitchell is a very exciting young leg-spinner who we think will benefit immensely from further experience in the sub-continent”

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Australia have called up uncapped leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson to their squad for the upcoming Test tour of Bangladesh, while pace bowler Jackson Bird has replaced fellow seamer James Pattinson.

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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Only Test Day 5: Sri Lanka pull off record run-chase to beat Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka pose with the trophy after winning the one-off Test match

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Asela Gunaratne and Niroshan Dickwella scored 80 not out and 81 respectively to help Sri Lanka clinch a record-breaking four-wicket win over Zimbabwe on the final day of the one-off Test in Colombo.

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Champions Trophy 4th Match: India quartet annihilate Pakistan in rain-affected showdown

Yuvraj’s 52nd half-century was a highly entertaining one and earned him the Man of the Match award

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India batsmen Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, captain Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh all clubbed half-centuries to lead their side to a 124-run win over Pakistan via the Duckworth-Lewis method at Edgbaston.

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