Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Cricket

Wahab, Amir, Asif named in Pakistan’s final World Cup squad

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) included experienced fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir and hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali in the Pakistan’s final World Cup squad following a loss to England in the one-day series. Hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali also made the World Cup team – at the expense of ...

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Rivals wary of India’s all-surface attack, says Kumar

NEW DELHI: Batting has traditionally been India’s strength but their World Cup rivals will also be wary of their all-surface pace attack, swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has said. The 29-year-old is a key member of the twice world champions’ three-pronged pace attack, which also includes Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. ...

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Woakes hands England series sweep

LEEDS: After half-centuries from Joe Root (84) and Eoin Morgan (76) had helped England post 351-9 from their 50 overs, Woakes (5-54) ripped through the Pakistan top order in a fine opening burst. He took three wickets without conceding a run in his first two overs to leave the tourists ...

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Pakistan look to save ODI series against England today

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan will lock horns with England in the 4th one-day international (ODI) match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Friday (today) in order to save the series. England lead the five-match series 2-0, and a defeat in today’s game will bring Pakistan’s chances to save the series to an end. ...

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Sachin Tendulkar responds with witty reply to ICC troll

NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar recently attracted a lot of attention on Twitter with a knockout punch to International Cricket Council (ICC). The official handle of the cricket governing body tried to troll the legendary Indian batsman, however, it was his tongue-in-cheek response that stole the show online. As it happened, ...

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ECB, CA to help Pakistan in int’l cricket revival: Wasim Khan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Managing Director Wasim Khan looks highly positive about his meetings with different English Counties and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison and says cricket-mad Pakistani fans will soon hear a number of good news and witness great international cricketing activities ...

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan will miss Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Nottingham after being suspended for a slow over-rate offence, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. Match referee Richie Richardson imposed the suspension on Morgan after England were ruled to be two overs short after time ...

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Nida inspires Pakistan women to T20 win over South Africa

PRETORIA: All-rounder Nida Dar scored a half-century and took two wickets to lead Pakistan to a seven wicket win against South Africa in the first T20I match played at LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria on Wednesday, Pakistan have taken a 1-0 lead in the five match series. Nida, who ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Amir in World Cup squad

LONDON: After getting thrashed at the hands of England’s batsmen at the third One Day International (ODI), the Pakistani bowling line is under fire as the visitors chased down the massive 358 runs target with 31 balls to spare. Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has demanded the inclusion of speedster ...

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