Thursday, 19 April 2018

Cricket

Wahab has not won us a game in two years: Arthur

Wahab Riaz - Shane Watson

LAHORE: Wahab Riaz has become the latest casualty of coach Mickey Arthur’s drive towards a high-performance culture within the Pakistan squad. So low has Wahab’s stock fallen that he was not even part of the 25 probables recently chosen for a training camp, from which a squad will be chosen to tour Ireland ...

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Sania Mirza gives cheeky reply to Shadab’s tweet

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LONDON: It looks like Shadab Khan has rubbed salt into Sania Mirza’s wounds, as he shared a picture with Shoaib Malik on a bike and wished the couple on their wedding anniversary with an interesting caption. The sports couple is celebrating their 8th wedding anniversary today and they are getting ...

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Azhar Ali: English conditions to favor pace bowlers

Azhar Ali

LAHORE: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali believes English condition will favor fast-bowlers and his compatriot pacers have the ability to trouble the hosts. The right-handed opener was talking to media when he said that England will have home advantage but Pakistan is ready for the challenge. “Home side always has an advantage ...

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IPL matches moved out of Chennai over security concerns

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CHENNAI Super Kings will lose their home advantage for the rest of the IPL.* The IPL has decided to move their six remaining home games out of the city in the wake of protests during the venue’s first match and threats to disrupt more fixtures. Kasi Viswananthan, Super Kings’ chief ...

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Asia Cup 2018 shifted from India to UAE

Asia Cup 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday moved the venue of the Asia Cup 2018 from India to Dubai citing reservations of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). PCB Chairman Najam Sethi headed the annual meeting of the ACC in Kuala Lumpur, during which it was decided that the ...

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Yasir Shah to miss England tour

Yasir Shah

LONDON: Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah will be missing out on the tours of Ireland and England due to a hip injury after being recommended eights weeks of rest and rehabilitation, a PCB spokesperson confirmed on Monday (April 9). “It will take him eight weeks at maximum to recover. He will ...

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Michael Clarke Offers to Help Cricket Australia

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 Australia’s next international commitment is a limited-overs tour of England in June. (Photo: AFP) GOLD COAST: Former captain Michael Clarke has offered to help the embattled Australian cricket team ‘in any way’ he can as they deal with the fallout of ball-tampering bans to captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David ...

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Warner joins Smith and Bancroft in accepting tampering ban

David Warner

SYDNEY: David Warner said he will not be challenging his 12-month ban for ball-tampering and would strive to be a better teammate and role model. His decision, just hours before a deadline, followed a contrite Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft also accepting their sanctions on Wednesday. Warner and Smith were ...

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Won’t play in IPL even if they invite me: Shahid Afridi

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LONDON: Shahid Afridi allegedly boasted that he wouldn’t play in the Indian Premier League even if invited to play for any of its eight teams. Afridi saying that he has been enjoying his time at the PSL and the league would overtake IPL in the future. “Even if they call ...

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Windies confirmed to tour Pakistan next month

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DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule for West Indies tour of Pakistan. Najam Sethi confirmed that Windies will be touring Pakistan for the series of three T20 Internationals next month. “West Indies will be touring Pakistan in April. They will play three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) on 1st, ...

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