Friday, 22 September 2017

Cricket

We Need Dhoni In 2019 World Cup: Ravi Shastri

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MUMBAI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri heaped high praise on former India captain and limited-overs wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and dismissed doubts about his international future, saying that the team management cannot even think of removing the Ranchi stalwart, considering his current form and fitness. Dhoni, who scored 162 ...

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World-XI beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

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World-XI has defeated Pakistan in the 2nd T20 of the three-match series at Qaddafi Stadium after a hair-raising game. Pakistan scored 174 runs off their allotted overs for the loss of 6 wickets with the help of some good performances by Fakhar Zaman (21), Ahmed Shahzad (43), Babar Azam (45), ...

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Pakistan stepping stone towards revival of int’l cricket: ICC CEO

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LAHORE: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is a stepping stone towards the revival of international cricket. Speaking at a press briefing here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Richardson said: “We strongly believe that hosting the World ...

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World XI players debut Rickshaw ride

LAHORE: The World XI players got the unique experience of their life by riding in Rickshaws to get the taste of Lahore culture here on Tuesday. Although they did not get the chance to have a ride on the roads of Lahore, yet inside the Gaddafi Stadium in front of ...

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

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LAHORE: Helped by a fiery 86 runs from Babar Azam and disciplined bowling, Pakistan easily defeated World XI by 20 runs Tuesday here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Spinners consolidated Pakistan’s gains in the middle, slowing the World XI’s run rate after Rumman Raees took the side’s openers in sixth over ...

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Root believes England can do ‘something special’ in Ashes

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LONDON: Joe Root believes England have the capacity to do “something special” by retaining the Ashes in Australia, after they wrapped up a 2-1 Test series victory against West Indies at Lord’s. A nine-wicket win inside three days at the ‘home of cricket’ meant England had won both of Root’s ...

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Mohammad Amir and wife Narjis blessed with a baby girl

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LONDON: Pakistan’s paceman Mohammad Amir and his wife Narjis welcomed a baby girl into this world Tuesday morning. Amir took to Twitter to share his excitement and posted a photo of the newborn with caption: Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat of Allah Mashallah. Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat ...

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World XI visit is much more than a cricket tour: Faf du Plessis

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World XI coach Andy Flower poses for a picture with skipper Du Plessis LAHORE: South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis, who is leading the World XI squad in the Independence Cup 2017, said that the international cricketers on his team were “playing for something bigger than the ...

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Aleem Dar to supervise first T20 at home ground

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s most respected and distinguished cricket Umpire Aleem Dar said that standing in his first T20 international at home is going to be a memorable feeling as he has never supervised a T20 match in his own country. “It is going to be a different event as it has ...

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Yasir Shah joins Trinbago Knight Riders

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RINIDAD AND TOGABO: Yasir Shah, the Pakistan legspinner, will join Trinbago Knight Riders as the team makes a bid for its second Caribbean Premier League title. It will be the 31-year old’s second stint in T20 franchise cricket abroad, having played for Dhaka Dynamites in the 2015 Bangladesh Premier League. ...

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