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New Zealand facing heavy defeat after being set 467 runs

PERTH, Australia (AP) — New Zealand was facing heavy defeat in the opening cricket test after it slumped to 31-2 at lunch in the face of a record 467 target on the fourth day at the Perth Stadium. ...

Australia extend lead in cricket test against New Zealand

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia continue to bat New Zealand out of the opening test match as it extended its lead to 325 runs at tea on the third day under the lights at Perth Stadium. ...

New Zealand facing defeat in cricket test versus Australia

PERTH, Australia (AP) — New Zealand is facing defeat in the opening cricket test against Australia under lights after leftarm fast bowler Mitchell Starc took 5-52 to dismiss the tourists for 166 all o...

1st test: Australians 337-6 at lunch, day 2 vs New Zealand

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Marnus Labuschagne was finally dismissed for 143 before Australia reached lunch at 337-6 on day two of the series-opening day-night test against New Zealand. ...

Australia in control as Khawaja and Paine bat on

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia took control of the second cricket test against India as Usman Khawaja and skipper Tim Paine took the lead to 233 runs at lunch on the penultimate day at the Perth St...

Kohli ton leads India to 252-7 at lunch on day 3

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Captain Virat Kohli scored his sixth century in Australia but the hosts took two wickets late in the session to stunt India's progress at 252-7 at lunch on day three in the sec...

Australia 326 all out; India 6-1 as Starc strikes early

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia was dismissed for 326 before lunch Saturday on the second day of the second cricket test against India at Perth Stadium. Left-arm Australian swing b...

Australia takes 240-run lead over England in 3rd Ashes test

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia continued to bat England out of the third Ashes cricket test on Sunday as it amassed 643 for seven at lunch on the fourth day at the WACA. Australia...

Malan, Bairstow centuries help England to 403 in 3rd test

PERTH, Australia (AP) — England collapsed to 403 all out after Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow both posted centuries in a record 237-run partnership for the fifth wicket in the third Ashes test. ...

Malan proves to himself he belongs by hitting Ashes century

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Dawid Malan doubted his batting credentials in test cricket. After averaging 23.62 in the home tests against South Africa and West Indies, Malan's struggles c...

England wins toss, elects to bat in 3rd Ashes test

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Needing to avoid a loss to keep the Ashes series alive, England skipper Joe Root won the toss Thursday and elected to bat in the third test against Australia. ...

Australia strike early after a 181-run lead

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia captain Steve Smith hit an unbeaten 165 and then declared shortly before lunch on day five of the second test against Pakistan, in the hope of manufacturing a res...

Rain-hit Aust-Pak test drifts toward draw

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia captain Steve Smith scored his 17th test century on Thursday and passed 1000 runs in calendar year for the third straight year as the rain-hit second test against...

Rabada with 5-73 bowls South Africa close to win at WACA

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada took 5-73 and bowled South Africa to within three wickets of victory with two sessions remaining in the series-opening cricket test against Australia....

South Africa in control of the first test with 506-run lead

PERTH, Australia (AP) — South Africa continued to bat Australia out of the first cricket test by extending the lead to 506 runs at lunch on the fourth day at the WACA on Sunday. Sout...