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Scorecard | Fri 31 Oct


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Pakistan vs Australia Test

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi ,10/30/2014, 11:30 (IST)


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Pakistan vs Australia Test

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai ,10/22/2014, 11:30 (IST)

Pakistan beat Australia by 221 runs

New Zealand vs South Africa ODI

Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui ,10/24/2014, 03:00 (IST)

South Africa beat New Zealand by 72 runs

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Test

Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur ,10/25/2014, 09:00 (IST)

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 3 wickets

About Sarah Palfrey Cooke


Sarah Hammond Palfrey Fabyan Cooke Danzig (September 18, 1912 in Sharon, Massachusetts, U.S. – February 27, 1996 in New York City) was a female tennis player from the United States. Cooke twice won the singles title at the U.S. Championships, the second time in 1945 at the age of 32. She was only the second mother to have won the title, with Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman being the first.[1] Cooke won the 1945 title after being down 4–3 in the third set to Pauline Betz Addie, with Betz Addie serving.[2] Betz Addie was the three time defending champion and would have won six consecutive titles had Cooke not defeated her in the 1941 and 1945 finals. Cooke is one of the only women, if not the sole woman, to appear on a top level male championship honor roll. Because of the manpower crisis during World War II, she and husband Elwood Cooke were permitted to enter the men\s doubles of the

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