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Akram all praise for Bumrah

Akram all praise for Bumrah

Back in his time, he knew a thing or two about bowling 'toe-crushers' and no wonder Wasim Akram is all praise for Jasprit Bumrah's ability to bowl the "most effective yorker" currently in world cricket. Akram believes that Bumrah will make a difference during death overs at this year's World Cup with his 'go to ball'.

Pakistan take ODI series lead

Pakistan take ODI series lead

There was a 27th ODI hundred for Hashim Amla but Pakistan were able to chase down South Africa's modest total in Port Elizabeth. Mohammad Hafeez starred with an unbeaten 71. Pakistan appeared to be cruising towards their target when 185-2 with 14 overs remaining, but the loss of Imam-ul-Haq increased the tension. However, Hafeez saw the touring team home.

Aus Open: Collins stuns Kerber

Aus Open: Collins stuns Kerber

Angelique Kerber was on the receiving end of a Danielle Collins masterclass as the 2016 Australian Open champion sensationally bowed out in straight sets.
World number 35 Collins trounced German second seed Kerber 6-0 6-2 in just 56 minutes at Melbourne Park on Sunday. Contesting her fourth successive last-16 match in Melbourne, Kerber was outclassed and out of sorts.

I was the weak link: Finch

I was the weak link: Finch

After a disappointing one-day international series against India in which he was dismissed for scores of 6, 6 and 14, Australia ODI captain, Aaron Finch, feels he's looking to use his break from international cricket to address flaws in his technique. Finch was dropped from the Test squad for Australia's upcoming series against Sri Lanka as well.

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