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Australia in UAE 2018-19

Sensational Abbas rips through Australia

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Sarfraz in hospital for precautionary scans

Hit close to his left ear while ducking a bounce on Thursday, the Pakistan captain woke up with a headache and didn't take the field

'Missing a [maiden] hundred hurts'

But Babar Azam's performance in Test cricket this year - he averages 54 - suggests it is only a matter of time before he gets to three-figures

WATCH - Azhar Ali loses wicket in comical run-out

Azhar's shot failed to reach the boundary, leading to a gift of a run out for Australia

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Opinion

The Johri harassment case is an opportunity for the BCCI to pull up its socks

The board has been behind the curve in its approach to harassment in the past. Time to change that

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West Indies in India 2018-19

Can Marlon Samuels continue his prolific run in India?

Samuels first toured India in 2002 and has since amassed over 900 ODI runs in the country

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Super50 Cup

West Indies domestic

Injury news

New Zealand tour of UAE

Guptill out of Pakistan series with calf injury

The 32-year old opener picked up the injury while preparing for a first-class game this week and is expected to be out of action for four to six weeks

Pakistan v Australia

2nd Test, Abu Dhabi

Khawaja sent for scans on twisted left knee

Following a seemingly innocuous incident in a fielding drill, he hobbled off the field and remained there throughout Pakistan's second innings

Siddle's decade of toil amid batting decline

Australia have already underestimated Siddle's value in helpful conditions once, and to do so again would be a mistake

Squad announcement

Pakistan news

Mohammad Amir dropped for Australia T20Is too

Uncapped seamer Waqas Maqsood was picked after impressing for Pakistan A, and Imad Wasim returned

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