Sunday, 20 September 2020

Cricket

Pakistan sensational win against England in World Cup

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan shocked England by 14 runs at Trent Bridge on Monday as they ended a long losing streak in one-day internationals despite two centuries for the World Cup host nation. Joe Root (107) and Jos Buttler (103) were guiding the tournament favourites towards an imposing target of 349 after ...

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World Cup 2019: Bangladesh upset South Africa

LONDON: Bangladesh piled up their highest one-day International total and bowled superbly to upset South Africa by 21 runs in the Cricket World Cup at The Oval on Sunday. It was a major scalp for Bangladesh, underlining their reputation as dangerous outsiders at the tournament, while South Africa slumped to ...

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Green caps can knock England before 300: Azhar

NOTTINGHAM: England made good on their tags as favourites at this ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup with a crushing win against South Africa. In contrast, Pakistan lost their 11th straight one-day international when they were blasted apart by West Indies in their opening match. Green caps bowling coach Azhar Mahmood ...

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Australia to give Windies taste of own medicine: Coulter-Nile

LONDON: West Indies used plenty of short-pitched deliveries to dismantle Pakistan in their opener but the Caribbean batsmen will get a taste of their own medicine when they face Australia, fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has said. A blistering Oshane Thomas-led pace attack swept Pakistan away for a dismal 105 in ...

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Australia coach urges crowd not to boo Smith and Warner

LONDON: Steve Smith and David Warner made a mistake and have paid the price for it – a big price actually, pleaded Australia head coach Justin Langer to the crowd in England. Following their stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Australian batsmen flew to the UK for the ...

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‘We need to move on quickly from England loss’: Faf du Plessis

LONDON: South Africa will have to move on quickly from the drubbing it received in the World Cup opener against England and regroup themselves before its next game against Bangladesh, said captain Faf du Plessis. South Africa were thrashed by 104 runs by favourites England in the opening match of ...

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Jason Holder remains wary of downtrodden Pakistan

NOTTINGHAM: Despite the ground history at Trent Bridge, and their opponents’ questionable form in the lead-up, West Indies captain Jason Holder isn’t getting complacent ahead of his side’s opening clash of the 2019 Men’s Cricket World Cup. They will face off against Pakistan, who have lost their last 11 completed ...

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Stokes, Archer help England begin WC with a bang

LONDON: Ben Stokes’ innings of 89 and excellence in the field, alongside a sterling bowling performance from Jofra Archer, helped England to a 104-run win over South Africa in the first match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. South Africa won the toss and chose to field, and ...

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Why Malala Trolling India at World Cup Opening Ceremony

LONDON: The ICC World Cup 2019 opening ceremony brought cricketers and celebrities from all the 10 participating nations together for a fun 60-second challenge of gully cricket. After the challenge, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousufzai, who attended the event in front of Buckingham Palace in London, couldn’t help but ...

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Hosts England take on South Africa in World Cup 2019 opener

LONDON: The countdown to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 finally comes to an end, as England, the tournament hosts and No.1-ranked ODI side in the world, face off against third-ranked South Africa at The Oval on Thursday, 30 May (today). England’s batting line-up is laden with superstars, headed ...

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