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Bets on Tendulkar’s 100th ton in MCG

Indian cricketing superstar Sachin Tendulkar is favoured to bring up his 100th international century in the first Test against Australia in Melbourne, according to one Australian bookmaker. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has installed

Khawaja boosts Australia with ton

Usman Khawaja hit an impressive century ahead of a three-Test series against Sri Lanka as Australia gained the upper hand in a warm-up match on Friday. The Pakistan-born batsman made 101 before

Dilshan’s ton destroys Australia

Tillakaratne Dilshan hammered a maiden Twenty20 century to set up Sri Lanka’s 35-run victory over Australia in the opening match on Saturday. The captain made a 57-ball 104 not out, smashing five

Ton of tons no concern to Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar is on the brink of yet another record-breaking achievement as he heads into next week’s first Test against England at Lord’s just one century away from 100 international hundreds. But

Cook ton vindicates Sobers support

Cricket great Sir Garfield Sobers’s belief in Alastair Cook’s one-day ability was rewarded by the England batsman’s century last weekend. Cook is now one of the world’s leading Test openers, but there

Nadeem’s ton lifts Medicam to 251

LAHORE – The Patron’s Trophy Grade-II 2010-11 started at Lahore and Islamabad simultaneously on Monday. On the opening day of the three-day semi-final at Lahore’s LCCA ground, Medicam were at 251 for the loss of six wickets against Navy. Nadeem Karamat lifted his team to an authoritative score with a century, while Faraz Khan and Ibad Ali shared two wickets each for Navy. At Diamond Club ground Islamabad, UBL were playing at 32 in nine overs against Port Qasim after the match was

Asad looking for maiden ton in West Indies

KARACHI – Pakistan’s new rising batsman Asad Shafiq has said that appearing in his first Cricket World Cup was a great experience for him and he was looking forward to some outstanding performances on the upcoming tour of West Indies. “My first mission and objective in West Indies is to get my maiden hundred,” he told APP Sports Correspondent Ehsan Qureshi in an exclusive interview here on Saturday.
He said he was well set for centuries in a couple of games but luck eluded him.

Tendulkar eyes ton at Mumbai

MOHALI – India’s Sachin Tendulkar led a charmed life to hit a crucial 85 in Wednesday’s semi-final win against Pakistan before targetting his first World Cup title in front of his home fans in Mumbai.
Tendulkar was dropped four times in his man of the match innings to anchor India to 260-9 against their arch-rivals before his team’s bowlers applied the pressure and the brakes to secure a 29-run win in the hotly-anticipated clash.
“The final in Mumbai will be a fantastic