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    Pakistan knuckle down in fight to save pink-ball Test

    Agence France Presse | Updated at 05:17pm on December 16, 2016

    A withering spell of fast bowling backed up by exceptional catching had Pakistan on their knees as Australia took charge of the day-night first Test in Brisbane on Friday...

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    Tigers thundered in final Sydney warm-up 

    staff correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on December 16, 2016

    Bangladesh’s batsmen got an idea about what to expect in their forthcoming tour of New Zealand when they were tested with repeated bouncers in a difficult condition in their final...

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    New Zealand recall Broom against Bangladesh

    Reuters | Updated at 02:11pm on December 16, 2016

    New Zealand batsman Neil Broom could play his first one-day international in six years later this month after being recalled for the three-match home series against Bangladesh on Friday...

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    Bangladesh U-19s wipe off S’pore in five overs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25pm on December 16, 2016

    Bangladesh Under-19 team needed just five overs to beat Singapore by seven wickets as they romped to their second win in as many days in the Asia Cup U-19 tournament at Galle, Sri Lanka on Friday...

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    Perfect 10 for Chelsea

    Agnece France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:47pm on December 15, 2016

    Cesc Fabregas’s goal earned Chelsea a 1-0 victory at Sunderland on Wednesday -- their 10th in succession -- as Antonio Conte’s side surged six points clear at the Premier League summit...

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    Real reach CWC final

    Reuters . Yokohama | Updated at 10:42pm on December 15, 2016

    Real Madrid booked their place in the Club World Cup final by beating Club America 2-0 on Thursday, although FIFA’s new video technology was again the talking point after confusion reigned following Cristiano Ronaldo’s injury time strike...

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    Jr Tigers make winning start

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on December 15, 2016

    Bangladesh under-19 team got off to a winning start in Asia Cup 2016 as they beat Afghanistan in their opening match by four wickets at Uyanwatte Stadium, Matara in Sri Lanka on Thursday...

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    Champion freedom fighter seeks help

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 10:37pm on December 15, 2016

    Mostak Ahmed, the first ever sportsman to be awarded Swadhinata Padak, the highest civilian award of the country, sought help from the government to make a living...

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    Veteran Rajani calls it a day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on December 15, 2016

    SAFF Championship winning captain and veteran defender Rajanikanta Barman called time on his footballing career with the Bangladesh Premier League match for Sheikh Russell KC against Mohammedan Sporting Club on Thursday...

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    Smith torments Pak with ton

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 10:34pm on December 15, 2016

    Skipper Steve Smith scored a hundred and rookies Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb half-centuries as Australia took an early grip on the pink-ball first Test against Pakistan in Brisbane on Thursday...