Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Cricket

Spot fixing: Shahzaib Hassan banned for one year

LAHORE: The Anti-corruption Unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the verdict of the PSL spot fixing case against Shahzaib Hassan today. According to the verdict, one-year ban has been put on the batsman Shahzeb Hassan besides imposing a fine of one million rupees. He was facing charges of ...

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Why Lahore Qalandars continue to struggle in the PSL3

DUBAI: As the third edition of the Pakistan Super League moves from Dubai to Sharjah, with Islamabad United taking on Quetta Gladiators in Wednesday’s encounter, every team has something tangible to take with them – except for Lahore Qalandars. The Qalandars are the only team that is yet to win ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin

MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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Rumman Raees reveals his ‘dream’ encounter with Virat Kohli

DUBAI: There have been very few bowlers who have troubled Virat Kohli on a consistent basis. He has fallen to James Anderson five times in Tests, four of those in English conditions on a forgettable 2014 tour for the world’s No.2 ranked Test batsman. Last year, Nathan Coulter-Nile caused Kohli ...

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Morne Morkel to quit international cricket

DURBAN: South African fast bowler Morne Morkel announced that he would retire from international cricket after the four-Test series against Australia which starts at Kingsmead. The tall paceman, who has played in 83 Tests, 117 one-day internationals and 44 Twenty20 internationals, blamed the burden of the international schedule for his ...

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Hafeez wants ICC to allow doosra

DUBAI: Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to retain ‘Doosra’ and ensure it remains the part of the sport. He is currently featuring in the ongoing third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi. Hafeez has been banned by ICC ...

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Santner, Taylor heroics guide Kiwis to victory

HAMILTON: A century by Ross Taylor and lusty late hitting by Mitch Santner delivered a last-over victory to New Zealand against England in their first one-day international in Hamilton. In a match filled with twists and turns, the outcome hung in the balance until Santer smacked a six in the ...

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Indians slam Kapil Sharma Performance at PSL, Forgot Zareen Khan

BOLLYWOOD actor and comedian Kapil Sharma is constantly being ridiculed by Indians on social media for extended his support to Peshawar Zalmi in the third season of Pakistan Superior League. They quickly started tweeting and posting about how Sharma is a traitor for cheering for their rival country. Javed Afridi, ...

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India win 3rd T20I against South Africa to clinch series

CAPE TOWN: India quelled a late charge by the South African batsmen to clinch a nail-biting seven-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) here yesterday. Chasing a target of 173 runs, the Proteas could only manage 165/6 in their 20 overs. India have thus won the three-match ...

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar: We are ready to go to England and Australia

CAPE TOWN: Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels that the Indian cricket team is ready to face the tough competition in England and Australia later this year after team’s stupendous performance against the Proteas. After starting the tour with a narrow 1-2 loss in the Tests, India ended the bilateral series on a ...

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