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Khawaja achieves his Ashes century dream

SYDNEY: Usman Khawaja is relieved he finally has an Ashes Test century to savour after a "lot of carry-on" over his debut against England in Sydney seven years ago. The elegant Pakistan-born left-hander soaked up the acclaim from his…

Rohit Sharma equals record for fastest T20 century

Rohit Sharma scored the joint-fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket when he hammered his way to the landmark from only 35 balls against Sri Lanka in Indore on Friday. Opening batsman Rohit matched the record South Africa’s…

A century ago people predicted future like this

In 1900, a German chocolate company predicted lifestyle of inhabitants of 21st century through a series of postcards. It was part of a marketing campaign that Theodore Hildebrand and Son chocolate company slipped colorful cards into…

Moeen Ali smashes century as England beat West Indies

BRISTOL, ENGLAND: Moeen Ali hit the second fastest one-day international century in England’s history to set up a win over West Indies by 124 runs on Sunday. Victory gave them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the third of the five-match series…

Nicholls answers critics with rescue ton for N.Zealand

WELLINGTON: Henry Nicholls answered his critics with a maiden century to rescue New Zealand on a torrid first day for batsmen in the second Test against South Africa on Thursday. New Zealand, on the back of Nicholls' 118, recovered from…