Cricket

Zaman century spearheads Pakistan to 9-wicket win in 2nd ODI

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) In-form opening batsman Fakhar Zaman hit a fluent century as Pakistan demolished Zimbabwe by nine wickets in the second one-day international on Monday.

Zaman smashed 16 fours in scoring an unbeaten 117 off 129 balls and sprinted Pakistan to 195-1 in 36 overs against an inexperienced Zimbabwe bowling.

The left-hander survived two close chances when he could have been run out in the second over and then was dropped soon after completing his century.

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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd ODI Scoreboard

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) Scoreboard on Monday in the second one-day international between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Queens Sports Club:

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Pakistan beats Zimbabwe by 9 wickets in 2nd ODI

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in the second one-day international at Queens Sports Club on Monday. Pakistan leads five-match series 2-0.

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Gayle's Vancouver Knights win inaugural Canada T20 title

TORONTO (AP) Saad Bin Zafar has hit an unbeaten 79 to help the Chris Gayle-led Vancouver Knights clinch the inaugural Global T20 Canada cricket title Sunday with a seven-wicket win over West Indies B.

Vancouver reached 148-3 with 15 balls to spare in reply to West Indies B's 145 all out in 17.4 overs. (MORE)

Vancouver Knights advance to Global T20 Canada cricket final

TORONTO (AP) The Chris Gayle-led Vancouver Knights will play the West Indies B side in Sunday's final of the Global T20 Canada tournament after beating the Winnipeg Hawks by 13 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis system on Saturday.

The match was reduced to 13 overs each due to a late start from rain and wet grounds, and it ended with rain again falling. (MORE)

West Indies crush Bangladesh in 2nd test and sweep series

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) The West Indies won the first cricket test against Bangladesh inside three days.

Same with the second test on Saturday. (MORE)

England beats India to send ODI series to decider

LONDON (AP) England set up another series decider after easing past India by 86 runs in their second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday.

Like the Twenty20 series, England won the second match. In that series finale, though, India prevailed. (MORE)

New low for SAfrica as Sri Lanka wins 1st test by 278 runs

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) South Africa was bowled out for 73 on Saturday, its lowest total since readmission to international cricket, as Sri Lanka won the first test by 278 runs with two full days to spare.

Chasing a target of 352 to win, the Proteas were dismissed in their second innings just before tea on Day 3, losing all 10 wickets in a single session after going to lunch at 5-0. (MORE)

Steyn equals South African record for most test wickets

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) Veteran fast bowler Dale Steyn equaled former captain Shaun Pollock's South African record for most wickets in test cricket in the first test against Sri Lanka on Saturday.

The 35-year-old Steyn dismissed last man Lakshan Sandakan, who was caught at point by Temba Bauvma to end the Sri Lankan innings on 190 runs. (MORE)

Holder puts West Indies firmly on top vs Bangladesh

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) An inspired spell of seam bowling from captain Jason Holder helped put the West Indies in complete control on the second day of the second and final test against Bangladesh on Friday.

After the home team compiled 354 in its first innings, Bangladesh was bowled out for a meagre 149 in reply with Holder taking 5-44 in 10.1 overs. (MORE)