Sunday, 15 September 2019

Cricket

Windies to host Bangladesh for T20Is in Florida

ST KITTS: West Indies are set to host Bangladesh for three Twenty20 internationals in August, with the second and third games to be held at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida. St Kitts is likely to be the venue for the first game. A Florida stadium official ...

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Rain wipes out Day 1 of Ireland’s test debut vs Pakistan

DUBLIN: Ireland had a wet welcome to test cricket on Friday with the opening day of its inaugural one-off match against Pakistan completely wiped out by bad weather. The Irish will become the 11th nation to play the longest format, yet heavy overnight showers and further light rain and strong ...

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Australian skipper Tim Paine denies Warner rift

SYDNEY: Australian skipper Tim Paine denied David Warner was a divisive figure widely disliked within the team, insisting he would be welcomed back after his ban for a cheating scandal. Disgraced former vice-captain Warner is serving a year-long suspension for his part in the plan to use sandpaper to tamper ...

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IPL: Rajasthan Royals to face Chennai in do-or-die Match

JAIPUR: Back to winning ways after a hat-trick of defeats, a desperate Rajasthan Royals face a herculean task when they take on mighty Chennai Super Kings in a must-win Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Friday. Three consecutive defeats have more or less sealed their fate but Royals somehow managed ...

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Shoaib Malik announces 2020 World T20 will be his last

File Photo Shoaib Mailk will be back at the Caribbean Premier League in 2018, but with a different team. Having played for the Barbados Tridents for the last five years he will line up for the Guyana Amazon Warriors for the 2018 tournament. While Malik has his sights firmly set ...

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Dwayne Bravo signs for Middlesex T20

LONDON:- West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has signed for English county side Middlesex for this year’s Twenty20 Vitality Blast. Bravo, who has helped West Indies win the global T20 tournament on two occasions, will represent Middlesex in the first six matches of the campaign, making his debut against Surrey at Lord’s ...

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Ben Stokes has been the biggest flop in IPL

LONDON: BEN STOKES, The most expensive overseas recruit has failed to deliver the goods with both bat and ball. The English all-rounder has looked a shadow of his former self having scored just 155 runs in eight innings while picking up just two wickets with the ball. Stokes‘ flop show coupled ...

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Moment of Irish delight ahead of historic first Test

DUBLIN: An unlikely venue at Malahide in Dublin will witness history when Ireland play their first Test match against the visiting Pakistan team from Friday. It has taken 18 years for a new Test playing nation to emerge after Bangladesh, who faced India in their debut Test way back in ...

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Younis Khan fulfills request of fan from New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Pakistan former captain Younis Khan has finally fulfilled his promise that he made to a 12-year-old fan from New Zealand, after teaching him about his batting technique. Two years ago, Felix Anderson, a fan from New Zealand, wrote a letter to Younis calling him one of his ‘biggest heroes,’ ...

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West Indies appoints Mushtaq Ahmed as bowling coach

JAMAICA: West Indies cricket team has appointed former Pakistani leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as new bowling coach, the agency representing Ahmed confirmed on Tuesday. The leg-spinner will join the West Indian team this month for a short-term appointment which can be turned into the long-term contract. After his retirement from international cricket, ...

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