Thursday, 27 July 2017

Cricket

Quinton de Kock likely to be part of third edition of PSL

Quinton de Kock

KARACHI: South Africa wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock is likely to play the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). According to sources, de Kock is leading Global T20 League franchise Benoni that is owned Peshawar Zalmi’s Javed Afridi, and the South African might sign a contract with Peshawar as ...

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Never considered retiring from Test cricket: Amir

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LONDON: Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir has said that he has not considered the option of retiring from Test cricket, and as long as he is young and fit, he will be enthralled to represent Pakistan in the longer format of the game. The 25-year-old told in an interview ...

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Cricket: Bangladesh’s ‘Fizz’ on target for Australia, says Walsh

Mustafizur Rahman

DHAKA: Bangladesh pace bowling hope Mustafizur Rahman is on track to return to form when Australia visit next month, fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh said. The 21-year-old, known as “Fizz”, created a sensation with 26 wickets in his first nine one-day internationals. He burst onto the international scene in 2015 ...

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WC heroine Anya Shrubsole lives out Lord’s dream

Anya Shrubsole

LONDON: Anya Shrubsole said her match-winning display in England’s Women’s World Cup final win over India at Lord’s on Sunday was proof that dreams can come true. The 25-year-old pace bowler turned the match on its head with a spell of five wickets for 11 runs late on as England ...

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Shastri on mission to keep India at Number 1

Ravi Shastri

GALLE: New India coach Ravi Shastri will Wednesday look to prove his team remains the world’s best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches. Shastri, who took over the demanding role after Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit last month, has backed India to continue ...

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Asian Bradman Zaheer Abbas turns 70

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LONDON: Asian Bradman Zaheer Abbas turned 70 on Monday, was born July 24, 1947 in Sialkot. One of Pakistan’s most stylish, elegant batsman with timing and precision as his strengths mainly, and a high bat lift, Abbas made his Test debut for Pakistan in October 1969 against New Zealand at ...

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Worcestershire’s Whiteley hits six sixes in an over

Ross-Whiteley

LONDON: Worcestershire´s Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over on Sunday to join a select group who´ve performed the feat in senior cricket. Whiteley struck Yorkshire left-arm spinner Karl Carver for six sixes – a total of 36 runs – during the 16th over of Worcestershire´s innings in an ...

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Mithali Raj wants women’s League after World Cup heartbreak

Bengaluru: India's Women Cricket team's skipper Mithali Raj at a practice session ahead of the Women's World T20 match at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on Monday. PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak  (PTI3_14_2016_000170A)

LONDON: Losing captain Mithali Raj said now was time to “create the base” of a female equivalent to the Indian Premier League after her side’s hopes of Women’s World Cup final glory were snatched away by England at Lord’s. Raj’s side looked on course to lift the trophy for the ...

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World XI expected to have Amla, Clarke: PCB

Shaharyar

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that top players, including Hashim Amla and Michael Clarke, were expected to be part of the proposed World XI which is to tour Pakistan in September. During a conversation on Geo Super’s show “Yey Hai Cricket Pakistan”, Shaharyar said he ...

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