Sunday, 18 August 2019

Cricket

Rashid Khan: My quick arm action is a plus point for me

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan’s incredible rise has been one of the success stories in world cricket over the past few years. According to ICC, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings for bowlers, the leg-spinner from Afghanistan has 47 wickets from 29 T20 Internationals at 13.72 and an ...

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Amir gets visa for England-Ireland tour

LONDON: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir has been granted the visa to travel to United Kingdon for the England-Ireland tour. Amir will leave for England tomorrow (Wednesday) to join the rest of the squad in Canterbury. According to media reports, Mohammad Amir could not move with rest of the team, when they departed ...

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English cricket plans 100 balls format

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LONDON:  The England and Wales Cricket Board have proposed a 100-balls-a-side format for a new domestic competition that will start in 2020. England’s new eight-team domestic tournament, which is set to begin in 2020, will not be played in the traditional T20 format, the ECB announced in a surprise move ...

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Shoaib and Sania Mirza expecting their first child

LAHORE: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and tennis ace Sania Mirza are expecting their first child, according to the latest tweet from both celebrities.   #BabyMirzaMalik 👶🏽❤️ pic.twitter.com/RTYpqok1Vl — Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) April 23, 2018 Shoaib and Sania both shared an illustration from their respective Twitter and Instagram accounts. The illustration ...

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Hasan Ali’s trademark celebration at Wagah border

LAHORE/NEW DELHI: Ahead of leaving for England, Pakistan’s superstar pacer Hasan Ali, along with teammates, visited Wagah Border at the conclusion of their training camp on Saturday to witness the flag-lowering ceremony conducted daily at the historic venue. The 24-year-old couldn’t resist showing off his famous trademark style and thrilled ...

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IPL: CSK Beat SunRisers Hyderabad In A Thriller

Chennai Super Kings held firm in the end to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad. (Source: PTI) CHENNAI: Dwayne Bravo consistently bowled in the block hole in a tense finish as Chennai Super Kings prevailed over a weakened Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs to consolidate their position at the top of the order ...

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Shane Warne slams Cricket Australia

File Photo SYDNEY: Former Australia spinner Shane Warne criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended Big Bash League (BBL) – with an increase in fixtures from 35 to 43 – is set to ...

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Samit Patel says Ajmal had ‘positive effect’ on my bowling

LONDON: England left-arm spinner Samit Patel has heaped praise on former Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for helping him improve the ‘technical and mental aspects’ of his bowling during the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Patel, who was representing eventual winners Islamabad United in PSL3, believes said Ajmal ...

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Sarfraz has high hopes for young Pakistan in England

LONDON: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Saturday he had high hopes for his young and inexperienced side on their tough twin tours of Ireland and England starting this month. The 16-member squad fly early Monday and after two side games against county teams in England will play a one-off ...

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