Monday, 16 September 2019

Cricket

South Africa sweep Sri Lanka after floodlight failure

CAPE TOWN: South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday as the final match at Newlands was ended prematurely by a failed floodlight. After electing to bat, Sri Lanka were bowled out for ...

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Captain Fantastic Puyol kicks of WSS tickets at PSL Final

KARACHI: International football legend, Carles Puyol arrived at the PSL final in Karachi to kick start the World Soccer Stars event in Pakistan.  Puyol made his way to a massive welcome by the cricket fans at the National Stadium in Karachi. Welcomed not only by the cricket fans but the ...

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Quetta Gladiators defeat Peshawar Zalmi to win PSL-4

KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators have defeated Peshawar Zalmi by 8 wickets in the final match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Forth Edition at National Stadium Karachi. Quetta Gladiators had won the toss and elected to field first against Peshawar Zalmi. Zalmi had set a target of 139 runs for Quetta Gladiators ...

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Shane Warne reveals his three favorite bowlers

NEW DEHLI: Legendary spinner Shane Warne on Sunday named Yasir Shah from Pakistan, Rashid Khan from Afghanistan and Kuldeep Yadav from India as his most favorite current bowlers in limited overs cricket as they have been extraordinary in their own way. Warne believed that wrist spinner is the key to ...

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Sarfaraz, Darren Sammy unveil PSL 4 trophy

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League’s fourth edition’s coveted trophy was unveiled at Karachi’s National Stadium on Saturday. The trophy was showcased by Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and Peshawar Zalmi’s captain Darren Sammy as the two teams have landed a spot each in the most sought-after finale of the series. The ...

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My heart broke: Ponting on Christchurch terror attack

MUMBAI: Even though he is sitting thousands of miles away on another continent, Ricky Ponting, the former skipper of the Australian cricket team, is deeply shocked by the Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand which left 49 people dead and over 40 injured on Friday. “You know my heart broke ...

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PSL to pay accolades to late Nazia Hassan at closing ceremony

KARACHI: Strains between singer Zoheb Hassan and Pakistan Super League (PSL) have evidently subsided as the the singer has offered his late sister Nazia  Hassan Hassan’s track ‘Dosti’ to the tournament with his full consent. The 52-year-old pop singer turned to Twitter to publicize his decision of giving the rights of ...

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India top court scraps Sreesanth’s life ban for fixing

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court scrapped cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth life ban for match-fixing on Friday but stopped short of acquitting the paceman. The court said Sreesanth’s long-running case had been badly handled and gave the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) three months to reconsider his punishment. Sreesanth, ...

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Bangladesh cricket team escapes Christchurch mosque shooting

CHRISTCHURCH: Forty people were killed and 20 more were seriously injured in armed assaults on two Christchurch mosques Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. “It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,” she said. “From what we know, it does appear to ...

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