Thursday, 19 September 2019

Cricket

5th ODI: Aussies beat India, snatch series

DELHI: Australia beat India by 35 runs to win the fifth and final ODI and secure a 3-2 victory in the series. It is the first ODI series’ win for Australia since January 2017 and the fourth on Indian soil, the last coming in 2009. It was India’s first loss ...

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Broadcast costs derail Afghanistan’s proposed Zimbabwe tour

HARARE: Afghanistan’s proposed tour of Zimbabwe for five one-day international matches next month has been cancelled because of broadcast costs, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) said. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) had asked Zimbabwe Cricket to host the series in Harare to help their team prepare for the World Cup in England. ...

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Real Madrid reappoint Zinedine Zidane as manager

MADRID: Real Madrid picked one of its most successful figures to try to end one of its worst crises. Zinedine Zidane is returning to coach Madrid, the club he led to three straight Champions League titles before quitting while on top nine months ago. Madrid announced Monday that Zidane accepted ...

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Hashim Amla to miss ODIs on compassionate grounds

PORT ELIZABETH: Veteran batsman Hashim Amla has pulled out of the South African One-Day International squad to play Sri Lanka for family reasons, granting a reprieve for opener Reeza Hendricks who had been dropped for the final two matches of the series. “Hashim has asked to be excused from the ...

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Australia confident of stunning ODI series win over India

NEW DELHI: Vice-captain Alex Carey said that Australia are confident of sealing what would be a stunning one-day international series victory in India after two wins on the trot. Having been two down to the hosts, Australia bounced back to win the third and fourth ODIs to level the series, ...

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Kamran, Hasan star in big win over Karachi in PSL

KARACHI: Kamran Akmal smashed a robust half-century while the pace quartet led by Hasan Ali shared nine wickets as Peshawar Zalmi thumped Karachi Kings by 61 runs at the National Stadium, Karachi on Monday, ending the league phase with number one position in the Pakistan Super League 2019 edition. Kamran ...

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Alex Hales, Chris Jordan joins PSL knock-out phase

KARACHI: Two of the stars of England’s Twenty20 series cleansweep of West Indies are heading straight to Karachi in time for the knock-out phase of the Pakistan Super League. Alex Hales will bolster the top-order of Islamabad United when he re-joins the franchise ahead of their eliminator against Karachi Kings ...

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England sweep series against Windies

ST KITTS – David Willey made an emphatic point while Mark Wood didn’t miss a beat as West Indies were bowled out for an abysmal 71 and England cruised to an eight-wicket win in St Kitts to sweep their T20I series 3-0. Willey claimed 4 for 7 and Wood 3 ...

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India sought permission to wear army caps: ICC

DUBAI: The Indian cricket team was granted permission to wear camouflage caps during a one-day international against Australia in Ranchi, the ICC said. Mahendra Singh Dhoni distributed the caps among his team members before Friday’s toss for the third ODI as a way to pay tribute to 40 Indian soldiers ...

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Shinwari turns hero from zero as Kings reach play-off spot

LAHORE: Fast bowler Usman Shinwari kept his nerves in control to defend five runs in the last over and three off the last delivery to snatch a one-run win for Karachi Kings over Quetta Gladiators in a dramatic PSL clash in front of a packed to capacity National Stadium Karachi. ...

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