Saturday, 24 August 2019

Cricket

MS Dhoni opts out of West Indies tour

MUMBAI: Former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has made himself “unavailable” for India’s upcoming tour of West Indies as he has decided to take a two-month sabbatical to serve his paramilitary regiment. After plenty of speculation regarding his retirement is being made following India’s semi-final loss in the ICC ...

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Ashwin left heartbroken after ICC ban on Zimbabwe cricket

The suspension of Zimbabwe cricket board by the International Cricket Council (ICC) has left the cricketing world in shock and surprise. Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin took to social media to express his emotions and what he feels about the ban. Ravichandran Ashwin took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, ...

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Allan Donald, Tendulkar, Cathryn join ICC Hall of Fame

LONDON: Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald, former India captain Sachin Tendulkar and former Australia Women’s fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick have become the newest additions to the ICC Hall of Fame. The trio were inducted in a ceremony in London. Tendulkar, cricket’s most prolific run-getter, was inducted immediately after ...

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Razzaq openly admitted that he had five to six affairs

Former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Razzaq left fans taken aback after he revealed that he has had numerous extramarital affairs. Speaking at a television program, the 39-year-old former all-rounder confessed to having had relationships with multiple women despite being married. Razzaq openly admitted  that he had “five to six extramarital affairs.” ...

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Bayliss to coach IPL’s Sunrisers Hyderabad after Ashes

LONDON: Sunrisers Hyderabad have hired England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of the 2020 season, the Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) said on Thursday. Bayliss, 56, whose national team contract ends in September, had been linked with multiple IPL franchises by the Indian media since overseeing England’s successful 2019 ...

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Zimbabwe suspended following ICC Annual Conference

LONDON: The introduction of concussion replacements and a change to over-rate punishments were two of the major decisions made at the ICC Annual Conference in London, where the headline was the decision to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. The ICC Board unanimously decided that the Full Member had failed ...

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Bangladesh are resting Shakib-Al-Hasan for Sri Lanka ODIs

DHAKA: Bangladesh are resting all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan but have retained skipper Mashrafe Mortaza for the three-match One-day International series against Sri Lanka later this month, chief selector said. Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam and top-order batsman Anamul Haque were also recalled to replace Shakib and batsman Liton Das, who has ...

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Jason Roy given first England Test call to face Ireland

LONDON: England have given Jason Roy his first Test call-up to face Ireland after the Surrey opener played a key role in his country´s historic World Cup triumph, but pace bowler Mark Wood will be sidelined for between four and six weeks. Roy was a crucial part of England´s first ...

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Inzamam step down as a chief selector of Pakistan cricket team

LAHORE: Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has decided to step down as a chief selector of Pakistan cricket team, after his contract expires on July 31. Inzamam was appointed in August 2016 and has decided not to renew his contract. “After more than three years as Pakistan men’s selection committee chairman, ...

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Fakhar Zaman joins Glamorgan Cricket county

MANCHESTER: Pakistan’s hard hitting opening batsman Fakhar Zaman has joined the Glamorgan Cricket county for the upcoming Vitality Blast campaign. Zaman, who was part of Pakistan’s recently concluded World Cup 2019 campaign, would be available for Glamorgan’s opening eight matches in the competition. Zaman sign up comes as a replacement ...

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