Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Cricket

Alastair Cook’s All-Time Playing Eleven

LONDON: England batsman Alastair Cook recently called time on his Test career. Cook will play his last Test match against India at the Kennington Oval in London, starting on September 7. The 33-year-old Cook, in a video posted on Facebook page of the Lord’s Cricket Ground, revealed his all-time playing ...

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India announce schedule for West Indies series

NEW DELHI:  Top-ranked Test team India will host the West Indies next month and in November for two Tests, five one-day internationals and three Twenty20s, the cricket board said Tuesday. The Test series will kick off on October 4 in the western city of Rajkot followed by the second and ...

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Cricket Australia draws up cultural charter to avoid scandals

MELBOURNE: Australian cricket is drawing up a cultural blueprint in which players will pledge to uphold certain standards in a move away from their win-at-all-costs mentality, according to skipper Tim Paine. The player charter is being developed in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal in March that rocked the game ...

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Pakistan favourites to win Asia Cup: Rashid Latif

DUBAI: Former captain Rashid Latif has said that Pakistan cricket team is favourite to win the Asia Cup 2018, to be held in UAE. Talking to media, Latif said: “As UAE is home for Pakistan cricket for last decade and green caps are fully aware about the conditions, they have ...

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Watson excited for T-10 league with Karachians

DUBAI: Who can forget a blistering 107 not out by an Australian which clinched the third Indian Premier League title for Chennai Super Kings in May this year. Watching Watson in full bloom in Mumbai on that warn night many had thought that why this champ had quit international cricket? ...

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Pakistans cricket squad announced for Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan’s 16-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup was announced by Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq here on Tuesday. Asia Cup, which will start from September 15 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All-rounder Imad Wasim has been left out of the squad after failing to pass the fitness test during ...

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Alastair Cook announces retirement from international cricket

ICC: Former England captain Alastair Cook on Monday announced retirement from international cricket. Cook, best-known for his Test run scores, announced that the ongoing Test series against India will be his last. England will be playing the last Test match against India from 7th September after which Cook won’t be ...

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AB de Villiers likely to feature in PSL4

LAHORE: With more than five months remaining in Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 4 kickoff, big names are already showing consent to be part of the league. Multiple reports have confirmed that former South African captain AB de Villiers has agreed to be part of the 4th edition. His arrival ...

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Moeen Ali credits Saqlain after picking nine wickets against India

LONDON: Making a comeback in a decisive match against India, England allrounder Moeen Ali picked up nine wickets and earned the man of the match award. During the post-match ceremony, Moeen credited his mentor Saqlain Mushtaq for helping him in the training. He attributed his tremendous performance to the Pakistani ...

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Ali bowls England to series win over India

LONDON: Moeen Ali bowled England to a series-clinching 60-run win in the fourth Test against India at Southampton on Sunday. Victory, achieved with more than a day to spare, left England an unassailable 3-1 up in the five-match series against India, the world’s number one ranked Test side, ahead of ...

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