Sunday, 20 January 2019

Cricket

Pakistan demand apology from Afghanistan

LONDON: Cricket Boards continues to clash, with PCB refusing to renew ties with neighbour until matter is publicly addressed The feud between the Afghanistan and Pakistan Cricket Boards has continued to rumble on, with the PCB demanding a public apology from their neighbours in order to renew cricketing ties. The ...

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India sink Sri Lanka in Galle Test

GALLE: With a blasting century of Virat Kohli, India thrashed Sri Lanka Saturday by 304 runs in the opening test, leading series by 1-0. Overall, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours as well as a six. In doing so, he equaled the records of former Indian skipper Dilip ...

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Matt Machan retires from international cricket aged 26

SCOTLAND international and a child-prodigy at Sussex, Matt Machan has announced his retirement from international cricket following a wrist injury. Machan, aged 26, is struggling with a recurring wrist injury that forced him to take such a decision. Machan represented Scotland in the ICC 2015 World Cup and T20 World ...

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Sri Lanka reach 85-2 in hunt for 550 against India

GALLE: Sri Lanka reached 85-2 at lunch on Saturday after India captain Virat Kohli set them a daunting target of 550 to win the first Test in Galle. The home side made a poor start to the campaign, losing opener Upul Tharanga in the third over for 10 and Danushka ...

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PCB to file case against India in ICC: Shaharyar

LAHORE: Outgoing Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has said that they are going to file case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the ICC dispute resolution committee for non-fulfillment of the MoU signed between the two boards. “During the board of governors ...

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Cricket Australia ready for arbitration in pay row

MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia said Thursday it will take its long-running pay dispute with players to independent arbitration if agreement cannot be reached by early next week, with a tour to Bangladesh looming. Chief executive James Sutherland said unless a period of intensive negotiations over the next few days produces a ...

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More gifts for winning captain Sarfraz Ahmad

KARACHI: The winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed received the keys of BMW XI by a private bank today. The gift was announced earlier by the bank in Ramzan during a show of private channel. While talking to media, Sarfraz Ahmed thanked the nation for their appreciations. He said that the players are working ...

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Kamran blames Waqar for Pakistan cricket’s downfall

LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal accused former national coach Waqar Younis of causing damage to Pakistan cricket. The wicketkeeper-batsman slammed Waqar for not being able to guide Pakistan to success during his two separate tenures as head coach in 2010-2011 and 2014-2016. Reiterating his point, Kamran said that in his ...

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Sri Lanka vs India first Test: Jadeja removes Mathews

GALLE: India’s bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan top order to put the visitors firmly on top on the second day of the first Test in Galle on Thursday. Paceman Mohammed Shami picked two wickets in the same over and Umesh Yadav got rid of opener Dimuth Karunaratne after India ...

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