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May 7, 2015

Bowling and fielding let us down against Sunrisers: Steve Smith

Mumbai, May 7: Rajasthan Royals' Steve Smith on Thursday said poor bowling and some sloppy fielding by the team helped Sunrisers Hyderabad sneak away with a seven-run victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Brabourne stadium here on Thursday.Set 202 to win, Royals could only manage 194/7 despite Smith's 68 off 40 balls. "I think we went wrong with the ball. We gave away too many loose balls to some very good batsmen. Our fielding was not up to the mark as well. So I think we…

Scoring 200 was a bonus: Warner

Mumbai, May 7: After the thrilling victory over formidable Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner on Thursday expressed satisfaction at his batsmen building up momentum in the middle overs, and said scoring 200 plus was a bonus.After notching up 201/4, the Sunrisers restricted the Royals to 194/7, to carve out a seven-run win at the Brabourne stadium here. "We knew a total of around 170-180 was going to be good on this pitch, 200 was a bonus," said Warner, who himself got out for 24. Eoin…

KKR bat first against Delhi at Eden

Kolkata, May 7: Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to bat first against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League match at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.Both the teams made a change each while KKR brought in spinner Sunil Narine dropping Ryan ten Doeschate, DD have played Albie Morkel in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile. The teams: Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Robin Uthappa (wk), Manish Pandey, Sunil Narine, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Andre…

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by seven runs

Mumbai, May 7: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by seven runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Brabourne Stadium here on Thursday.Chasing 202 to win, Royals reached 194/7 in 20 overs. For Sunrisers, Eoin Morgan (63; 28b 4x4, 5x6) and Shikher Dhawan (54; 35b 6x4, 2x6) helped the visitors post a challenging total on the board ahead of Royals. Steve Smith top scored for Royals with 68 off 40 balls, striking nine fours and four sixes.

Pakistan in control as Bangladesh lose way

Mirpur, May 7: The Pakistan cricket team finished the third day of the second and final Test in the driver's seat after amassing a big total and taking out half of Bangladesh’s batting order in the last session here on Thursday.After the tourists declared at 557/8 with a splendid maiden double century from Azhar Ali (226), their bowlers reduced Bangladesh to 107/5 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Bangladesh are trailing Pakistan by 450 runs and need 251 more to avoid a follow-on. Trailing Pakistan’s…
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