Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Cricket

Gayle strikes as Windies see off Afghanistan in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ...

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Bangladesh want to finish the World cup on a high

LONDON: It’s a dead rubber for Bangladesh. It’s almost a dead rubber for Pakistan, too, as only a miracle of biblical proportions can help them stay alive in the World Cup. But Bangladesh warned on Thursday that they won’t approach Friday’s World Cup match against Pakistan as a dead rubber ...

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Imad Wasim: Need to go all-out attacking and leave the rest

BIRMINGHAM: Hero of Headingly Imad Wasim attributed his match-winning innings to the people of Pakistan saying it would have not been possible, if the entire nation’s prayers were not with Pakistan cricket team. Imad said: “I had simply one thing in my mind that was to play cool cricket and ...

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Rihanna at Cricket World Cup, visits West Indies team

DURHAM: Fabian Allen revels in a bit of razzmatazz, and with Rihanna in the house he tried to make the most of it. Nicholas Pooran was playing the support act, scoring his first one-day international century to dig West Indies out of serious trouble in a Cricket World Cup chase ...

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India eliminate Bangladesh on way to booking semi-final place

BIRMINGHAM: Bangladesh’s semifinal hopes at the Cricket World Cup have been vanquished after falling to a 28-run defeat to India in Birmingham. Set 315 to win, Bangladesh fell just short, mustering 286 all out as India secured their spot in the semifinals, and eliminated their rivals. If the Black Caps ...

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Wahab Riaz To Play Against Bangladesh Despite Injury

LEEDS: Seasoned pacer Wahab Riaz will play against Bangladesh in the world cup match despite suffering froma fractured finger. Wahab continues to attend the team’s training sessions in the lead up to Pakistan’s last group match against Bangladesh at Lord’s on July 5. Pakistan spent Sunday traveling from Leeds to London, which is a five-hour journey by road. They had a rest day on Monday and will resume training on Tuesday at ...

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David, Candice Warner welcome their 3rd baby girl

LONDON: Australian batsman David Warner announced on Monday that he has become father for a third time. “We welcomed our newest family member Isla Rose Warner at 10.30 p.m. late last night. @candywarner1 was absolutely amazing. Mum and Bub doing very well and her big sisters are over the moon. ...

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Shakib has been the best performer at this WC: Mashrafe

BIRMINGHAM: Bangaldesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said on Monday that Shakib Al Hasan has been the best performer at this World Cup so far, and that the all-rounder was raring to go ahead of their crucial match against India on Tuesday. Shakib is the third highest run-getter in the World Cup ...

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