Sunday, 25 August 2019

Cricket

Jayasuriya handed two-year ban under anti-corruption code

DUBAI: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after breaching two counts of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Tuesday. The ICC said the former captain had refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by its ...

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Windies and England third ODI abandoned due to rain

GEORGE’S: The third One-Day International of the five-match series between the West Indies and England was abandoned on Monday after Steady rainfall forced the match to be stopped before a ball was bowled in Grenada. England captain Eoin Morgan put the West Indies to bat but the showers which delayed ...

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Colin Ingram blitz lightens up PSL

DUBAI: Majestic Colin Ingram single-handedly guided Karachi Kings to their second victory in the Pakistan Super League-4, as Quetta Gladiators suffered their first defeat at Sharjah Stadium on late Sunday night. Ingram’s swash-buckling knock was more than enough to ensure Karachi Kings back on winning ways and bring smile back ...

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Sri Lanka make history with epic series win in South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH: Sri Lanka made history by becoming the first sub-continent nation to win a test series in South Africa when they clinched the second match by eight wickets at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Overnight batsmen Kusal Mendis and Oshada Fernando both made half centuries as Sri Lanka ...

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Caribbeans fight back to level series with England

BARBADOS: West Indies produced a dramatic comeback to beat England by 26 runs in Barbados on Friday and level their five-match one-day series at 1-1. The hosts, who ended a 10-match losing streak in one-day internationals against England, made 289 for six with left-hander Shimron Hetmyer hitting a magnificent unbeaten ...

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PSL4: Pollard help Peshawar Zalmi thrash Multan Sultans

SHARJAH: Peshawar Zalmi routed Multan Sultans with 146 on the scoreboard with five wickets remaining in the Sharjah Cricket Ground with the 14th match of Pakistan Super League in the last leg of the city on Sunday. Multan Sultans scored an average score of 145 with all players bowled out, ...

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Luke Ronchi guide United to victory over Kings

DUBAI: Medium pacer Faheem Ashraf grabbed three wickets while Luke Ronchi struck a masterful half century to steer defending champions Islamabad United to a comfortable seven wicket win over a hapless Karachi Kings in HBL PSL in Sharjah on Saturday. Ronchi built on Faheem’s 3-26 with an undefeated 35-ball 67 ...

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PSL4: Sarfraz’ last ball six keeps Quetta unbeaten

SHARJAH: It could not have been a better sight than Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed sealing the fate of a PSL match, sending the last ball of the match over deep mid-wicket boundary to give Quetta Gladiators a three wicket win against Lahore Qalandars in Sharjah. Quetta, chasing 144 to win, ...

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ICC can ban BCCI if they not play Pakistan in World Cup

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) can impose a ban on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) if they refuse to play with Pakistan in their scheduled match of the upcoming World Cup on June 16. The BCCI was under immense pressure after Indian people and former ...

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AB de villiers on fire as Lahore Qalandars destroy Multan

DUBAI: Master blaster AB de Villiers announced his arrival as he in company of former South African teammate David Wiese annihilated Multan Sultans in the final five overs for Lahore Qalandars to clinch a drama-packed HBL PSL match in Sharjah by six wickets. According to PCB spokesman, De Villiers brought ...

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