Saturday, 14 December 2019

Cricket

Sharjeel Khan apologizes for spot fixing, agrees to undergo rehabilitation

LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan apologized to the Pakistan Cricket Baord (PCB) his fans and cricket fraternity for his spot fixing scandal during the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). “I offer my unconditional apology to the Pakistan Cricket Board, my teammates, fans and family for the irresponsible ...

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Shoaib Malik thrashes Shahid Afridi’s Wolves in GT20

TORONTO: Pakistan veteran middle order batsman Shoaib Malik booked his team the Vancouver Knights a place in the finals of Global T20 Canada, thrashing Shahid Afridi’s Brampton Wolves in the first qualifier of the tournament at Brampton. Malik top scored for his side with 46 off 26 deliveries, featuring three ...

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Archer had advised batsmen to buy an extra helmet six years ago

LONDON: England’s new pace sensation, Jofra Archer made an impressive red-ball debut against Australia in the second Test of the ongoing Ashes series at Lord’s. The right-arm venomous fast bowler displayed all the tricks of pace bowling, where he tested the Aussie batsmen with channel bowling and lethal bouncers with ...

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Ashes has kept Test cricket alive: Sourav Ganguly

NEW DELHI: Former Indian skipper seems to be mighty impressed with the standard of cricket being played in the ongoing Ashes Test series between England and Australia which has so far seen nervy battle between the arch-rivals. After an emphatic 251-run win for Australia in the Ashes opener in Edgbaston, ...

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Sri Lanka script record chase at Galle after Karunaratne’s ton

GALLE: Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne’s ninth Test hundred underpinned the highest successful chase ever at the Galle International Stadium, as Sri Lanka ushered into the World Test Championship era with a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first Test. Never before had a team successfully chased a three-figure score at ...

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Lord’s Test ends in a draw despite Stokes’ century

LONDON: Ben Stokes recorded a fantastic century on day five at Lord’s, but his efforts were not enough to push England to victory in the second Test. The draw means Australia maintain their 1-0 lead, and the home side now require victory at Headingley in the third bout to maintain ...

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MS Dhoni completes his two-week stint with Army

MS Dhoni completed his two-week stint with the Territorial Army and returned to New Delhi on Saturday. The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman was seen at the Leh airport after which he was joined by his wife Sakhshi and daughter Ziva in New Delhi. After taking a two-months break from the sport, Dhoni ...

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Ashes second Test set for thrilling end

LONDON: The second Ashes Test is poised for a thrilling conclusion after a memorable fourth day in which the fast bowlers of England and Australia illuminated Lord’s. In a ferocious spell in which he touched 96mph, England debutant Jofra Archer struck Steve Smith on the neck and forced the world’s ...

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PCB grants six-day marriage leave to Hasan Ali

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has on Saturday granted six-day marriage leave to fast bowler Hasan Ali and allowed him to join the pre-season camp afterwards. The 25-year-old is all set to marry an Indian girl – Samia Khan – on August 20 in Dubai and preparations have been ...

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