Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Cricket

Mominul guides Bangladesh to draw Chittagong Test

CHITTAGONG: Mominul Haque became the first player from Bangladesh to score a century in both innings of a Test as he steered his side to a draw in the opening match against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Mominul , who made 176 in the first innings, hit 105 off 174 balls ...

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Shaheen Shah Afridi included in ICC World Under-19 team

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced 12-member Under 19 squad which includes Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi as well, Dunya News reported on Sunday. Shaheen Afridi had dismissed 12 batsmen in the ICC U-19 World Cup. World Cup winners India’s five players have been picked in the ICC squad who are ...

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Bangladesh in trouble after Sri Lanka’s 713

CHITTAGONG: The fall of three late Bangladesh wickets lent hope the Chittagong Test may yet produce a result, after Sri Lanka had secured a first-innings lead of 200, amassing 713 for 9. Roshen Silva completed an assured hundred, Dinesh Chandimal a measured 87 and Niroshan Dickwella a rapid 62, but it was Sri Lanka’s ...

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India beat Australia by eight wickets to win U-19 World Cup

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: India have on Saturday beaten Australia by eight wickets to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui for fourth time. Australia set a 217-run target for India after winning the toss and electing to bat first as the Kangaroos were all out for ...

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Sam Billings and Vince vie for opening role for England

CANBERRA: Same England tour, but another month, and another format. After Australia lorded the Ashes, and England returned the compliment in the 50-over series, England are competing in a 20-over tri-series with Australia and New Zealand. The trio will play each other twice before the final in Auckland – no ...

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De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

CHITTAGONG: Dhananjaya de Silva struck a century and shared 187 runs in an unbroken second wicket stand with Kushal Mendis as Sri Lanka gave a strong reply to Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong. De Silva made an unbeaten 104 while Mendis hit 83 not out, guiding Sri Lanka ...

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Virat Kohli’s ton powers India to 6-wicket win

DURBAN: Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 112 as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first ODI played at Durban on Thursday. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series. Earlier, skipper Faf du Plessis’ ninth ODI century helped South Africa recover ...

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Life ban on Sreesanth: Indian SC to hear plea this week

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on February 5 an appeal filed by cricketer S Sreesanth against a Kerala High Court verdict that restored the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. A bench headed by Chief ...

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Under-19 World Cup: Pakistan take third after washout

Pakistan claimed the third position at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 after their third-fourth position play-off match against Afghanistan was washed-out on Thursday without a ball being bowled. Earlier, Pakistan had lost to arch-rivals India in the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup semi-finals. They lost by a massive ...

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Andre Russell to return after doping ban

JAMAICA: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell already has a pretty full dance card despite spending the last year on the sidelines. Russell was hit with a one-year ban in 2017 for multiple incidents of failing to make his whereabouts known to anti-doping officials. He will turn out for Jamaica in ...

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