Sunday, 20 September 2020

Cricket

England beat India in second ODI

LONDON: Joe Root was adjudged the man of the match and there was good reason for that. His century, accompanied by Eoin Morgan and David Willey’s fifties helped England get to a competitive 322-run total. England then managed to get the Indian top order dismissed and Liam Plunkett swooped down ...

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1st ODI, Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 201 runs

(AFP) BULAWAYO: Pakistan leg spinner Shadab Khan on Friday credited his team´s recent successes on their camaraderie after a crushing win over Zimbabwe in the opening game of a five-match one-day series. After Pakistan won by 201 runs in Bulawayo, Khan, who starred with the ball, was asked to explain ...

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Yadav takes six England wickets as India win opening ODI

NOTTINGHAM: India’s spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav tormented England with a six wicket haul and Rohit Sharma then piled on the runs as the tourists won their opening one-day international with ease at Trent Bridge on Thursday. The victory by eight wickets, and with 9.5 overs remaining, came after the hosts ...

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Pakistan take on Zimbabwe in first ODI

BULAWAYO: Riding on their recent success in the Twenty20 International tri-series last week in Harare, Pakistan will take some confidence going into the first of the five-match one-day international series against Zimbabwe. Unlike their gallant victories in the shortest format of the game, Pakistan’s 50-over form has been a mixed ...

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‘Killed’ by social media: Razzaq say he is alive and well

LAHORE: Former Pakistan star cricketer Abdul Razzaq has quashed rumours of his death in a video message he recorded and shared a day ago in response to false reports about his accident on the social media. A post started circulating on the social media claiming Razzaq died in a car ...

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Pandya says, Rohit Sharma’s knock was special

BRISTOL: Rohit Sharma’s elegant unbeaten century made it a walk in the park for India as they cruised to a seven-wicket victory against England to clinch the three-match T20 International series 2-1 here on Sunday. The Indian vice-captain made a target of 199 look ridiculously easy on a small Bristol ...

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Shehzad’s doping test result to be out this week

LONDON: Pakistani opener Ahmed Shehzad’s fate over a positive dope test is likely to be known this week, with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) hoping to receive the final report in the coming days. A source in the PCB said that due to the sensitivity of the issue, the tests ...

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India’s Mohammad Kaif congratulate Pakistan on tri-series win

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LONDON: Indian cricketers Mohammad Kaif and Aakash Chopra were all praise for the Pakistan team’s Twenty20 tri-series win against Australia in Zimbabwe. They took to social media to congratulate the team and left-handed batsman Fakhar Zaman on the victory. “Well done to Pakistan on winning the T20 series final against ...

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Anuskha joins husband Virat for MS Dhoni’s birthday bash

MUMBAI: A doting wife and top Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma joined her better half Virat Kohli for the birthday celebrations of former Indian Cricket Team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in England. Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli and the team is currently in England for the Twenty-20 International (T20I) series. ...

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Fakhar Zaman moves to 2nd place in the T20 rankings

(AP) DUBAI: Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman moved to second place in the Twenty20 rankings for batsmen following his solid performance in the tri-series in Zimbabwe. Zaman made three half centuries in his previous five games. Australia’s Twenty20 captain Aaron Finch climbed three spots to top the T20 batsmen’s rankings. India’s Lokesh ...

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