Saturday, 15 August 2020

Cricket

Feel angry but have learnt to control emotions: MS Dhoni

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known for his calmness even in tense situations. The Ranchi stumper has now revealed that even he sometimes feels ‘angry’ and ‘frustrated’ on the field but has learnt to control his emotions. Speaking on the sidelines of an event, Dhoni said: “I also ...

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The Hundred Draft – Amir picked by London Spirit for £100,000

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s bowling trio of speedster Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi and leggie Shadab Khan were picked for The Hundred Draft. Amir led the Men in Green into the draft, becoming the first Pakistani player picked in The Hundred Draft. The fast bowler was picked by London Spirit for a ...

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Bangladesh sacks coaches for not playing leg-spinners

DHAKA: Bangladesh has upped in the ante in its quest for a quality leg-spin bowler, with two domestic first-class coaches sacked for not fielding one in the National Cricket League. The unusual requirement was introduced as Bangladesh desperately look for a decent leggie for their national team as it struggles ...

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Shoaib Malik a better captaincy choice over Babar Azam, says Afridi

LONDON: Pakistan former captain Shahid Afridi believes that veteran batsman Shoaib Malik would have been a better T20I captaincy choice over Babar Azam, as ICC T20 World Cup 2020 approaches. “Babar Azam is no doubt the backbone of Pakistan batting line and a consistent performer for Pakistan, but I believe ...

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PCB sacks Sarfraz, names Azhar, Babar as Test, T20 captains

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sacked Sarfraz Ahmed as the national cricket team skipper across all formats while Azhar Ali and Babar Azam were named as new Test and T20 captains respectively. The cricket board has taken this decision to Sarfraz Ahmed’s drop in overall form, which has also ...

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Azhar Ali aims at improving team’s ranking

LONDON: Pakistan’s newly-appointed Test captain Azhar Ali has said that his main aim is to improve the team’s international ranking and turn make it a winning combination by displaying fearless cricket. Addressing his maiden press conference as Test captain here at Gaddafi Stadium, Azhar said: “There are a lot of ...

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Shoaib Malik signs for South African T20 franchise Jozi Stars

JOHANNESBURG: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik will join Johannesburg-based Jozi Stars for the latter stages of the Mzansi Super League Twenty20 tournament this season. The franchise announced on Thursday that Malik would take over from West Indian Chris Gayle, the franchise s marquee overseas signing. Gayle is only available for the first ...

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PCB sacks Sarfraz Ahmed as captain across all formats

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has removed Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain from all formats, with immediate effect. The wicketkeeper-batsman has also been dropped from the side ahead of Australia tour and has been asked by the PCB to regain form in domestic cricket before, inorder to be a part ...

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Anil Kumble appointed head coach of Kings XI Punjab

NEW DELHI: Former India skipper Anil Kumble has been appointed as the head coach of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). According to ESPNcricinfo, Kumble has been put in charge of “all cricket-related affairs” of the team and will be making a presentation ...

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