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Pakistan 46 runs from Test win over New Zealand

Pakistan, set 176 to win the match, were 130 for four at the break with Azhar Ali unbeaten on 40 after an innings-reviving stand of 82 with Shafiq in the first session.

Pakistan make confident start in first Test run chase

Medium pacer Hasan Ali registered his first five-wicket haul with 5-45 while leg-spinner Yasir Shah finished with 5-110.

Hasan double keeps Zealand to 133-4 in first Test

Hasan has figures of 3-21.

Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donors

Increasing numbers of people are using individual DNA test kits to uncover the identities of their donors.

N.Korea’s new ‘tactical’ weapon test highlights military modernisation

Kim's first observation of a weapons test this year could complicate already stalled nuclear talks with the United States.

Shastri says India ‘taking no prisoners’ in Australia

Shastri has instructed his team to play hard but fair.

England win second Test to seal Sri Lanka series

It was England's first series win in Sri Lanka since 2001.

England 346 all out, Sri Lanka need 301 to win 2nd...

Foakes, who followed up his debut ton in Galle with another gritty knock, added 14 to his overnight 51 and shared 41 runs for the last wicket with Anderson.

England win toss, bat in Sri Lanka second Test

All eyes were on Ben Stokes, elevated to number three, in an unchanged team from the first Test thrashing of the hosts in Galle last week.

Air India operations director stopped from piloting flight after failing breath...

It is the second time Arvind Kathpalia, who is also on the loss-making airline's board, has been in trouble over alcohol tests. He was suspended for three months in 2017 for allegedly refusing to take breathalyzer tests.

Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal out of second Test due to groin...

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the second Test against England and will be replaced by Charith Asalanka.

Sri Lanka slip after Foakes’ debut ton in Galle Test

Foakes, who started day two on 87, quickly made a ton and was out for 107 as England's first innings folded early in the opening session at Galle.

Taijul claims six wickets as Zimbabwe all out for 282

Taijul Islam's six wickets restricted Zimbabwe to 282 runs.

Unsettled England plot to ruin Herath farewell

England are hoping to make Rangana Herath's final game for Sri Lanka one to forget.

Williams, Masakadza rule even day in first Bangladesh Test

Sean Williams and Hamilton Masakadza combined for 140 runs from 284 balls against Bangladesh.

Pakistan’s Azhar Ali retires from one-day internationals

Azhar said that he wanted to focus on his Test career.

Dhoni dropped from T20 series against W. Indies, Australia

Dhoni has been the team's mainstay after making his mark as a wicketkeeper-batsman and later as leader in all the three formats.

Hunt for heritage drives Chinese to DNA tests

DNA tests tailored to the Chinese market are able to discern different ethnicities, right down to whether one is a northern or southern Han Chinese.

New TB test could save hundreds of thousands of children

An estimated 240,000 children die from tuberculosis every year. The disease is curable and rarely deadly in infants if diagnosed and treated in time.

Khawaja surgery fear as brittle Australia take stock

Usman Khawaja's surgery will mean that Australia face the prospect of missing their three top batsmen for the first Test against India in December.

Ten-wicket Abbas destroys Australia for Pakistan’s series win

The victory, after Australia were set a 538-run target, allowed Pakistan to wrap up the two-match series 1-0 after Australia fought back to draw the first Test in Dubai last week.

Azhar expects teasing from son for bizarre run out

Azhar Ali made a costly error during Pakistan's second Test against Australia.

Shafiq, Azam stretch Pakistan lead past 350

Pakistan will hope to add to their already big lead in the afternoon as they look to deny Australia a first series win in Asia since 2011 after Paine's side fought hard to grind out a draw in the first test.

Australia pace spearhead Starc under injury cloud

Mitchell Starc is battling a hamstring strain and may not bowl again in the second Test against Pakistan or in the upcoming Twenty20 series.