Sunday, 21 October 2018

Cricket

Michael Vaughan says Abbas ‘would get me out every time’

ABU DHABI: Mohammad Abbas was the wrecker-in-chief as he helped Pakistan dismiss Australia for a meagre 145 in their second innings on day two of the second Test at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Abbas, playing only his ninth Test match, registered his career-best figures of 5/33. Impressed by ...

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Adil and Tom, Star In England’s Big ODI Win

LONDON: Adil Rashid and Tom Curran set up England’s comfortable seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the rain-shortened third one-day international in Kandy. Rashid and Curran shared seven wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to 150-9 in the 21-overs-a-side contest. The visitors surpassed the total in 18.3 overs to ...

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Danish Kaneria admits fixing guilt at last

LONDON: Pakistan’s Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denials, Britain’s Daily Mail reported. Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in ...

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Masakadza hopes to end losing streak in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza expressed confidence Wednesday about their upcoming tour of Bangladesh, despite his side losing their last 13 one-day international matches against the Tigers on home soil. The visitors will play three ODIs starting October 21 in Bangladesh, where Zimbabwe has not recorded a win against the ...

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Amir reveals tactic behind Kohli’s wicket in Champions Trophy final

MUMBAI: Mohammad Amir played a crucial role in Pakistan’s 180-run victory in the 2017 Champions Trophy over arch-rivals India. The left-arm speedster ripped apart the Indian top order dismissing the troika of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli to make things easy for Sarfraz Ahmed and co. Speaking on ...

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Abbas took 5, Pakistan dismisses Australia for 145

ABU DHABI: Australia, resuming at 20-2, were dismissed for 145 in their first innings on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Mohammad Abbas (5-33) and Bilal Asif (3-23) rocked Australia as they conceded a big 137-run lead over Pakistan´s first innings total of ...

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West Indies coach Law banned for two ODIs

ICC: West Indies coach Stuart Law will miss his team’s two upcoming ODIs against India after a breach of the ICC code of conduct saw him banned. The Australian was found guilty of breaching the code during Sunday’s play in the Hyderabad Test by making “inappropriate comments” to the umpires. ...

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BCCI stance on India-Pakistan matches is ‘hypocrisy’: Ehsan Mani

LAHORE – Ehsan Mani, the newly elected PCB chairman, has termed India’s stance on playing Pakistan “hypocrisy”. In a climate of political tension between the two countries, India have not played a bilateral match against Pakistan in any format since January 2013, but have met them 10 times since then ...

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