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CRICKET RECAP: 21/07/2014 to 27/07/2014

CRICKET RECAP: biggest headlines from the week gone by ( 21/07/2014 to 27/07/2014)

 

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Mahela Jaywardene ton propels Sri Lanka

Mahela Jayawardene cracked his 34th century as Sri Lanka overcame early blows to reach 212-3 at tea on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa Thursday. This was Jayawardene’s 11th century at the ground, the most by any batsman at a single venue.

source: www.dhakatribune.com

 

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Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out and followed it with a gritty 25 off 160 runs to help South Africa draw the second test at SSC, and reclaim the World No 1 Test Ranking

He batted for more than eight hours to frustrate the Sri Lankan spinners who shared nine wickets between them to bowl out South Africa for 282 in their first inning

 

source: dhakatribune.com

 

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Ishant Sharma breaks into Top 20 in ICC rankings after Lord’s feat

Following his match figures of seven for 135, including seven for 74 in the second innings, the towering Delhi bowler has jumped three places to 20th position.

 

SOURCE: indiatoday.intoday.in

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Luke Wright smashed 153 not out in 66 balls as Sussex achieve a world record Twenty20 run chase by reaching a target of 226 against Essex at Chelmsford

 

source: telegraph.co.uk

 

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Afghanistan thrashed Zimbabwe by 100 runs in Bulawayo to draw their one-day international series 2-2.

source: www.bbc.com/sports

 

It was only the third win over an International Cricket Council full member by Afghanistan, who were taking part in their first bilateral one-day series against a Test-playing side.

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Ravindra Jadeja was fined 50 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council, a sum in the region of £3,000, for James Anderson incident. 

source: telegraph.co.uk

 

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Last ball win against Guyana Amazon Warriors led Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel to move up at the 2nd position in points table. Both Bravos Dwayne and Darren helped Trinidad to register 4 wickets victory Guyana.

 

source: cricketcountry.com

 

Red Steel chased down 180 runs total at the completion of 20 overs in which Dwayne Bravo made 67 in 42 balls whereas Darren Bravo scored unbeaten 69 in 49 balls. Darren was named man of the match for his match winning knock. 

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3rd Test: Ballance, Cook defy India on day one, England 247/2

 

source: ibnlive.in.com

 

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