Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Cricket

Shadab Khan signs Big Bash contract with Brisbane Heat

BRISBANE: Pakistan’s dynamic teen leg-spinner Shadab Khan will play in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League with Brisbane Heat this year. Shadab, 18, has made impressive progress since his international debut for Pakistan last year, producing starring T20 turns in the Pakistan Super League and the Caribbean Premier League. He earned ...

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Sethi says zero tolerance for corrupt practices

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that the verdict of PCB anti corruption tribunal against spot fixer Sharjeel Khan is a vindication of our policy of zero tolerance against corrupt practices in the game of cricket. “The PCB anti corruption and vigilance department deserves great credit ...

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Kohli to continue experiments in fifth ODI

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli described India’s 168-run win over Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI as a clinical performance and said he would continue to experiment with the team’s lineup in the fifth and final ODI on Sunday. Batting first, India posted a huge 375/5 in the fourth ODI ...

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Working hard to make comeback, says Kamran

ISLAMABAD: Test discarded wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal lauded Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Aziz Sethi and termed him saviour of Pakistan cricket and a man of commitment. Kamran said: “It was Najam Sethi, who fulfilled his promises one after another, as the PSL was the brainchild of Sethi, then ...

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Australia call up O’Keefe for second Test

DHAKA: Australia Wednesday added left-arm slow bowler Steve O’Keefe to their squad for the second Test against Bangladesh starting next week. O’Keefe, 32, will replace fast bowler Josh Hazlewood who has been ruled out of the series after picking an injury. Hazlewood will return home after the Test. “With Jackson ...

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Sohail Tanveer returns incredible bowling figures in CPL

GUYANA: Pakistan bowler Sohail Tanveer bowled one of the most spectacular spells in T20 history to help his team clinch a huge victory in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Representing Guyana Amazon Warriors, Tanveer ripped through Barbados Tridents batting and took five wickets while giving away just three runs ...

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Sri Lanka selectors resign after series defeat by India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s selection panel will step down en masse after their current home series against India, following a turbulent year on and off the field. After being whitewashed 3-0 in the Tests, Sri Lanka trail 3-0 in the five-match one-day international series, and Sunday’s match in Pallekele was delayed ...

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Bangladesh beat Australia by 20 runs

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan picked up 10 wickets in the match to wreck Australia in the second innings as Bangladesh secured a historic 20-run win over Australia. This was Bangladesh’s first Test win over Australia in five attempts. Earlier, David Warner scored his 19th Test century was dismissed by Shakib ...

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Sharjeel Khan banned for five years in PSL spot fixing scandal

LAHORE: Ban of five years has been imposed on left handed batsman Sharjeel Khan in Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s Anti Corruption Tribunal today. According to details, no fine is being imposed on the player. Sharjeel was accused of playing two dot balls ...

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