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Shadab strikes twice in 1st over in international cricket

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) Teenage leg-spinner Shadab Khan took two wickets in his first over in international cricket as Pakistan beat the West Indies by six wickets on Sunday in the first Twenty20 of a four-match series.

Pakistan restricted the T20 world champions to 111-8 before replying with 115-4 in 17.1 overs at the Kensington Oval.

Only captain Carlos Brathwaite provided resistance for the hosts with an unbeaten 34 from 27 balls.

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Rain delays start on 3rd day in 3rd NZ-South Africa test

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) A damp outfield has delayed the start of play on the third day of the third cricket test between New Zealand and South Africa at Seddon Park.

New Zealand was due to resume Monday at 67-0, replying to South Africa's first innings of 314 in a match which has already been severely affected by rain. Tom Latham is 42 not out and Jeet Raval has 25. (MORE)

India reaches 248-6; trails Australia by 52 in 4th test

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) Nathan Lyon took 4-67 as India finished on 248-6 at stumps on day two of the fourth test against Australia on Sunday. The hosts trail by another 52 runs.

Ravindra Jadeja remained unbeaten on 16 runs, while Wriddhiman Saha was batting on 10 not out. (MORE)

South Africa 314, NZ 67-0 at stumps on day 2, 3rd test

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Quinton de Kock ignored shooting pain from an injured finger to make 90 and bolster South Africa's first innings Sunday on the rain-affected second day of the third cricket test against New Zealand.

After innings of 50 by Hashim Amla and 53 by captain Faf du Plessis, and before Kagiso Rabada made his highest test score of 34, de Kock's 118-ball innings gave substance to the South African innings, which ended at 314 just after tea. (MORE)

NZ 67-0 at stumps on day 2, 3rd test vs. South Africa

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Scores Sunday on the second day of the third cricket test between New Zealand and South Africa at Seddon Park:

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South Africa 258-8 at tea on day 2, 3rd test vs. NZ

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Quinton de Kock, batting with an injured finger, made an unbeaten 73 to guide South Africa to 258-8 before rain forced an early tea on the second day of the third cricket test against New Zealand on Sunday.

De Kock reached his ninth half century in tests from 66 balls and had gone to 73 from 95 deliveries in a relatively freewheeling innings when rain stopped play only 4.2 overs into the second session. South Africa had added 15 runs to its lunchtime total of 243-7 at the cost of the wicket of Keshav Maharaj (9). Kagiso Rabada was 4 not out at tea. (MORE)

South Africa 243-7 at lunch on day 2, 3rd test vs. NZ

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Tom Latham held an astonishing catch at short leg to dismiss Proteas captain Faf du Plessis for 53 as the third cricket test between South Africa and New Zealand remained evenly balanced at lunch on the second day.

South Africa finished the first session of the match that was uninterrupted by the weather at 243-7, with Quinton de Kock 66 and Keshav Maharaj 5. (MORE)

Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka by 90 runs in ODI series opener

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) Bangladesh thrashed Sri Lanka by 90 runs in their first of three one-day internationals, riding on a rampant batting performance led by opener Tamil Iqbal's eighth century on Saturday.

Asked to bat first after winning the toss at Rangiri Dambulla Stadium, Bangladesh scored a challenging 324-5, its third highest ODI total ever. (MORE)

Iqbal century propels Bangladesh to 324-5 in 1st ODI

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) Tamim Iqbal led Bangladesh's rampant batting display with a brilliant eighth century to propel his team to 324-5 in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka on Saturday.

Iqbal hit a six and 15 boundaries during his 142-ball knock of 127, after Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga made Bangladesh bat at Rangiri Dambulla Stadium. (MORE)

Australia bowled out for 300 after Kuldeep Yadav takes 4-68

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) Newcomer Kuldeep Yadav took 4-68 Saturday as Australia wasted a strong start to its first innings and was bowled out for 300 on day one of the fourth test against India.

Steve Smith (111) held the innings together at the HPCA Stadium with his 20th test hundred. (MORE)