Friday, 14 December 2018

Cricket

Big Bash League: Melbourne Renegades Sign Usman Khan Shinwari

MELBOURNE: The search of foreign players finally ended for Melbourne Renegades with the signings of Usman Khan Shinwari and Harry Gurney. They are in quest of signing left-handed fast bowlers for quite a time now. Finally, the latest series between Pakistan and Australia has given them the choice to bag ...

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Boult hat-trick leads Black Caps to win over Pakistan

ABU DHABI: The Black Caps needed something special to get their season on track, and Trent Boult had just the trick. Making his international cricket return after parental leave, Boult claimed New Zealand’s first ODI hat-trick in nearly 12 years, ripping through the top of the Pakistan order as the ...

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Hafeez’ bowling action draws scrutiny again

ABU DHABI: There was fresh scrutiny on Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action when Ross Taylor appeared to publicly question its legality during the course of the first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. Taylor made the gesture at the end of Hafeez’s first over, when he seemed to ...

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Misbah voices to keep Sarfraz captain in World Cup

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former Test cricketer, Misbah-ul-Haq said that Sarfraz Ahmed should not be criticized for one bad performance as he has led Pakistan to numerous achievements. Misbah, while talking to the media in Karachi, said that Sarfraz is a man with a good presence of mind and replacing him will not ...

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43 off a single over! New Zealand pair set new List A record

AUCKLAND: Two batsmen in New Zealand have written themselves into the record books by smashing 43 runs from a single over. The Northern Districts duo of Joe Carter and Brett Hampton set a new List A best against hapless bowler Willem Ludick in the Ford Trophy, the country’s domestic one-day ...

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Rohit Sharma’s record ton helps India clinch T20 series

LUCKNOW: Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth Twenty20 international century – the most by any batsman in the format – to set up India’s convincing 71-run series-clinching win over West Indies. Sharma hit an unbeaten 111 off 61 deliveries to power the hosts to 192-2 after being put into bat ...

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Zimbabwe storm to first away Test win in 17 years

SYLHET: Zimbabwe stormed to first away Test win in 17 years on the fourth afternoon of the Test matxh against Bangladesh Tuesday. Ariful Haque swung hard at Wellington Masakadza, but suffered a fate that most Bangladesh batsmen have off late, his top-edge being caught by a jubilant Regis Chakabva. Zimbabwe ...

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Chandimal looks to put England in a spin at Galle

LONDON: Skipper Dinesh Chandimal yesterday said Sri Lanka’s spinners are ready to fire in the first Test against England in Galle as the hosts eye a winning farewell for the retiring Rangana Herath. Sri Lanka, who went down to the tourists 3-1 in the five one-day internationals and also lost ...

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England taking no chances with injured Bairstow

GALLE: England’s Jonny Bairstow is out of the first Test against Sri Lanka as he recovers after injuring himself playing football, coach Trevor Bayliss said. The wicketkeeper-batsman hurt his ankle playing football in a training session and missed the last two games of the five-match ODI series, which England won ...

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Mickey Arthur demands apology from Mohsin Khan

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team’s head coach Mickey Arthur has demanded an unconditional apology from newly appointed chairman of Cricket Committee Mohsin Khan for his unsavoury remarks in the media. According to a newspaper, Arthur has made it clear that unless former Test opener Mohsin apologises for his alleged remarks about ...

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