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    Immobile rescues Italy as Spain cruise

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:28pm on October 10, 2016

    Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as four-time champions Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World Cup...

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    Must-win for Chile in ‘Clasico del Pacifico’

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 10:24pm on October 10, 2016

    Chile face a must-win showdown with fierce regional rivals Peru today as the South American champions aim to make up lost ground after a stumbling start to their 2018 World Cup...

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    English players grunt on Buttler issue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on October 10, 2016

    The ongoing series between England and Bangladesh is producing heat on and off the field as current and former English players commented over the on-field incident between visiting skipper Jos Buttler...

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    Tigers ready to look at England eyes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on October 10, 2016

    Bangladesh will not shy away from looking on the eyes of England players if it is deemed necessary in the forthcoming matches of the ongoing series, said manager Khaled Mahmud as tension flared up between the teams...

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    ICC docks Mashrafee, Sabbir match fees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on October 10, 2016

    The International Cricket Board docked Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza and batsman Sabbir Rahman 20 per cent of their match fees after they were found guilty of breaching code of conduct during...

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    Buttler offers peace after on-field battle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on October 10, 2016

    England captain Jos Buttler offered an olive branch after their ill-tempered second one-day international that they lost by 34 runs to Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday...

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    Messi deserves to retire as world champion: Bauza

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:09am on October 10, 2016

    Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza believes Lionel Messi deserves to retire from international football in style as a World Cup winner...

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    England win, classy Germany cruise

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:07am on October 10, 2016

    England ground out a low-key 2-0 victory over Malta in Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in interim manager Gareth Southgate’s first game in charge, while defending champions Germany strolled past the Czech Republic 3-0...

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    Cricket, the illuminator of a teen-age boy

    Atif Azam | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2016

    For Samiul Sunday was just not another day, it could be counted as one of the brightest days of his life, when the second one-day international between Bangladesh and England took place at Mirpur...

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    Second ODI In Numbers

    | Updated at 12:01am on October 10, 2016

    Mashrafee bin Murtaza became the third Bangladeshi cricketer to hit more than 50 sixes in one-day internationals when he cleared the boundaries thrice on Sunday. Mashrafee...