Australia vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 1: Smith, Labuschagne give Australia the upper hand in Melbourne

Steve Smith 77 not out Australia New Zealand 2nd Test Day 1 Melbourne cricket

Steve Smith struck eight boundaries and a six during his unbeaten knock of 77

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Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne scored 77 not out and 63 respectively to give Australia the upper hand over New Zealand on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

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Ehsan Mani admits there is a rift between him and former Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed?

Ehsan Mani insists there is no rift between him and Sarfaraz Ahmed Pakistan cricket

Ehsan Mani: ““I have no grudges with Sarfaraz and he knows this, he was inconsistent and was dropped from the side on the basis of his performances”

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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani has made it clear that there is no rift between him and former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed.

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What left Pakistan batsman Babar Azam ‘speechless’?

Babar Azam was left speechless by Pakistan's first Test series win on home soil in 10 years cricket

Babar Azam: “Nothing like the Test series win at home. Just speechless. Look forward to play against many more cricket [nations] on our beautiful Pakistan soil”

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Pakistan batsman Babar Azam admitted that he was left “speechless” by the feeling of winning a Test series on hme soil.

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Past and present players react to Pakistan’s historic Test series win over Sri Lanka

Pakistan players past and present expressed their happiness after the national team won their first Test series on home soil after 10 years cricket

Pakistan players past and present expressed their happiness after the national team won their first Test series on home soil after 10 years

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Past and present Pakistan players rejoiced and expressed their delight after the national team’s historic Test series win over Sri Lanka on Monday.

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What warning has Masood sent to the Pakistan team after their historic win over Sri Lanka?

Shan Masood has warned Pakistan not to take anything for granted after their 1-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka cricket

Shan Masood: “We’ll enjoy this win, but it’s Test cricket, we can’t take anything for granted”

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Pakistan opener Shan Masood has warned the national team not to “take anything for granted” after their 1-0 win over Sri Lanka in the recently concluded two-Test series.

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Pakistan captain Azhar Ali: ‘Abid Ali and Shan Masood took the game away from Sri Lanka’

Azhar Ali believes Abid Ali and Shan Masood took the game away from Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test in Karachi cricket

Azhar Ali: “The stand between Abid Ali and Shan Masood took the game away from Sri Lanka, can’t emphasize that enough”

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Pakistan captain Azhar Ali believes that openers Abid Ali and Shan Masood “took the game away from Sri Lanka” in the second Test in Karachi.

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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 5: Naseem takes five, makes history as Pakistan wrap things up in 16 balls

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Naseem Shah finished with career-best figures of 5-31 off 12.5 overs

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Naseem Shah became the youngest pace bowler to take a five-wicket haul in Test cricket as Pakistan needed just 16 balls to bowl Sri Lanka out and demolish them by 263 runs in Karachi.

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq: We won’t pick Fawad Alam ‘just for the sake of it’

Misbah-ul-Haq has insisted that Fawad Alam won't be picked just for the sake of it Pakistan cricket

Misbah-ul-Haq: “As regards to Fawad, the idea is to make sure we don’t play him just for the sake of it, hopefully he will get a chance [later]”

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Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has made it clear that veteran batsman Fawad Alam won’t be picked “just for the sake of it”.

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