Saturday, 19 January 2019

Cricket

PSL 4: AB de Villier agrees to play in Pakistan

LAHORE: In a boost for international cricket revival in the country, star South African cricketer AB de Villier has agreed to play in Pakistan during PSL 4, Lahore Qalandars announced. The fourth edition of Pakistan Super League is scheduled to start next month and will be played in UAE before ...

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New sexism scandal for cricket after Indian stars’ TV misogyny

NEW DELHI: Two Indian cricketers have sparked outrage after a run of misogynist comments on prime television, prompting calls for gender sensitisation in a sport rife with sex scandal. Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul were guests on an episode of ‘Koffee with Karan’ – a popular TV chat show that ...

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3-0 defeat doesn’t sit well with us: Arthur

JOHANNESBURG: Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur has said that he extremely disappointed with team’s performance. “It obviously is [a reality check],” he said. “I am extremely disappointed. We’ve had our moments and we did not take them. Having said that, South Africa were outstanding. Their bowling kept coming at us ...

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Injured Steve Smith ruled out of PSL-4

MELBOURNE: : Multan Sultans have been dealt a blow with Australian batsman Steve Smith ruled out of the Pakistan Super League 2019 due to an elbow injury. According to Cricket Australia, Smith will undergo surgery and is expected to wear a brace for six weeks before commencing rehabilitation. The HBL ...

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Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action

SYDNEY: India batsman and part-time offspinner Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action during his side’s one-day international match against Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday said that Rayudu’s action was cited by match officials after he bowled two overs for ...

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De Kock, Steyn put South Africa on course

JOHANNESBURG: A century by Quinton de Kock and a double strike by Dale Steyn kept South Africa on course to complete a series clean sweep on the third day of the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Set to make a daunting 381 to ...

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Waqar Younis hails wife Faryal as a ‘star’

LONDON: While former Pakistani cricketer has been hailed a hero on the field by fans all around, the cricket champ himself considers his wife to be the real star. Turning to Twitter, the former Pakistan cricket team coach paid accolades to his better half, Dr Faryal Waqar by expressing his ...

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Dhoni becomes fifth to make 10,000 runs for India

SYDNEY: Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fifth Indian to reach the elusive 10,000-run mark in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the country. MS Dhoni, who was missing the feat by just a run, entered the 10,000th club with a single off Jhye Richardson in the ongoing first ODI between ...

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Bracewell, bowlers power Kiwis to 35-run win in first T20

AUCKLAND: Late resurgence, with both bat and ball, helped New Zealand to an exciting win in the lone Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka. First New Zealand lifted themselves to 179/7 after stumbling to 55/5 at the halfway mark. Then Sri Lanka looked like they were bossing the chase at 94/3 ...

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