Friday, 22 March 2019

Cricket

Injured Agar to miss last two India ODIs

NEW DELHI – Spinner Ashton Agar has broken his finger and will miss the remaining two one-day internationals against India, Cricket Australia said Monday. The left-arm spinner injured his right little finger while fielding during the third ODI in Indore on Sunday. Steve Smith’s lost the game by five wickets ...

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Lancashire sign Keaton Jennings from Durham on four-year deal

LANCASHIRE have pulled off a major coup in signing Keaton Jennings from Durham. The 25-year-old opening batsman, who scored a century on his England Test debut in India last winter, has signed a four-year deal at Emirates Old Trafford. Jennings, who was born in South Africa, announced on Tuesday morning ...

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No quality in Aussie batting, come back: Harbhajan to Clarke

NEW DELHI: Mocking at Australia’s struggle in the ongoing One-day International (ODI) series against India, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Monday said the era of producing top class batsmen Down Under is over. Currently trailing 0-3, the Steve Smith-led side has already lost the five-match series and are looking down ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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Ali’s turbo century hands England massive win

BRISTOL: Moeen Ali said his six-laden ODI century against West Indies at Bristol was simply a matter of deciding to “press the button and play a few shots”. Ali struck England’s second-fastest ODI hundred off just 53 balls, with his second fifty coming in a world record 12 deliveries. His ...

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Kohli urges high-flying India to be ‘ruthless’

NEW DELHI: Captain Virat Kohli has called on his players to be “ruthless” after the crushing one-day series win over Australia took India top of the world one-day rankings to add to their number one Test status. A five-wicket win in the third game of the five-match series on Sunday ...

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Ali’s rapid ton powers England to 369 against West Indies

BRISTOL: Moeen Ali’s blazing century powered England to an imposing total of 369 for nine in the third one-day international against West Indies at Bristol on Sunday. The Worcestershire all-rounder sprinted to his hundred off 53 balls, with nearly half of his runs coming via eight sixes, before he fell ...

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Pakistan considering Salman Butt for national team

PAKISTAN cricket team’s chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has confirmed ‘considering’ drafting in former captain Salman Butt into the national side, after being impressed with his form in the domestic circuit. Pakistani selectors have reportedly derived a plan to ‘reintegrate’ Butt into the national team, after the left-handed batsman made a strong ...

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Sri Lanka Cricket to cooperate with ICC corruption probe

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket board Sunday asked all national players and its employees to cooperate fully with an ICC investigation following allegations by former players of match-fixing and other forms of corruption. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee had directed players and staff to cooperate with investigators from ...

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