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Cummins claims five for Australia

11 March 2019

Pat Cummins // Ian Bird

Jordan, Root help England complete clean sweep

Sydney Thunder’s Pat Cummins and Usman Khawaja have starred for Australia in their ODI series against India over the weekend.

Cummins backed up his 3/37 on Friday with a five-wicket haul on Sunday night, his maiden ODI five-wicket haul.

The Allan Border Medallist finished with 5/70 from his 10 overs, including the key wicket of India opener Shikhar Dhawan.

After posting 50 and 38 in the first two matches of the series, Khawaja scored his maiden ODI century on Friday night in a player of the match performance.

The opener fell just short of a second consecutive century on Sunday night however his crucial 192 third-wicket partnership with Peter Handscomb helped Australia chase down the big target of 359 to keep the series alive.

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The decider will take place on Wednesday 13 March at 7:00pm AEDT.

West Indies Vs England T20I Series

Thunder duo Chris Jordan and Joe Root have helped England complete a clean sweep in their three-match T20I series against the West Indies.

Jordan finished the series with 6/36 from seven overs, including best figures of 4/6, while Root bounced back from a duck to score a blistering 55 from 40 deliveries in the second match.

One of the most highly rated fielders in international cricket, Jordan also took three impressive catches. He nabbed six in his short stint at Thunder.

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Pakistan Super League

Shane Watson and Fawad Ahmed’s Quetta Gladiators suffered a final round loss to the Karachi Kings however remain one game clear on top of the table, with finals set to begin on Thursday.

Ahmed finished with 1/32 from four overs, while Watson scored 20 however the 37-year-old is still the leading run scorer in the competition with 352 runs.

Chris Green’s Multan Sultans will play their last game tonight after failing to qualify for finals.  

Green has made the most of his chance after making his PSL debut in the opening round. The spinning allrounder has been handy with the bat and economical with the ball, including best figures of 3/32.

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