Tuesday, 20 February 2018


Ton-up Warner breaks India’s winning streak


BANGALORE: In a week where fierce rivals England saw their Ashes campaign thrown off course by the arrest of star allrounder Ben Stokes, Australia gave their own preparations for the Test summer the tiniest of boosts by snapping a worrying streak of eight consecutive ODIs and 13 away games overall ...

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Imad Wasim denies allegations made by the Afghan-born Dutch girl

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LONDON: The Afghan-born Dutch girl, whose pictures surfaced with Pakistan cricketer Imad Wasim earlier this week, has accused the cricketer of being “disloyal to her.” The pictures of the cricketer with an unknown female had sparked social media frenzy earlier in the week. The girl claimed to have met Imad ...

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Stokes suspended; Ashes spot in danger

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LONDON: Ben Stokes’s Ashes hopes were in the balance Thursday after England suspended him from international matches “until further notice” after a video emerged apparently showing him fighting outside a nightclub. Test vice-captain Stokes was included in England’s Ashes squad announced Wednesday, despite reportedly injuring his hand in the incident ...

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Essex crowned champions with a massive victory

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BIRMINGHAM: Led by Samuel Cook’s fifer in the second innings, Yorkshire were bowled out for 74 in the second essay to further extend Essex’s lead at the top. Needing 450 to win, it took Essex less than 29 overs to fold up Yorkshire’s challenge at the County Ground in Chelmsford ...

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Sarfraz, Chandimal look for new beginning


ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Dinesh Chandimal hope the recent two-match Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will give them a new beginning. Pakistan want to turn the page after the retirement of their two greats Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq while Sri Lanka will look to lift ...

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Ali shines again as England clinch series vs Windies


LONDON: England beat West Indues by six runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method to win the rain-affected fourth one-day international at The Oval on Wednesday. Moeen Ali again proved England’s hero with the bat as they beat West Indies by six runs in a rain-marred fourth one-day international at The Oval ...

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Sachin Tendulkar gifts BMW to Sehwag


NEW DELHI: Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, also the brand ambassador of BMW India, has just gifted former teammate Virender Sehwag a BMW 730 Ld luxury sedan. Prices of BMW’s flagship luxury car start at 1.38 crore rupees in Delhi, the city where Sehwag currently resides. Sehwag tweeted this picture from ...

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Ben Stokes urged to ‘grow up’ by former England captain Nasser Hussain

LONDON: Star England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been warned he could damage his international career irreparably if he does not “grow up”. The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after an incident in Bristol early on Monday morning, and was then released under investigation without charge. A ...

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Inquiry Panel Recommends 3 Match Ban, Fine On Umar Akmal


LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s inquiry committee has recommended a three-match ban and fine on batsman Umar Akmal after finding him guilty of breaching three clauses of the players code of conduct. A PCB official told on condition of anonymity that the inquiry committee, headed by Director Cricket, Haroon Rasheed, ...

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Ronaldo double hands Real first win in Dortmund


DORTMUND: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in his 150th European appearance to give Real Madrid a 3-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund, their first against them in Germany, and make it two wins out of two matches in their Champions League Group H. Ronaldo, who has now scored 411 goals in his ...

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