Friday, 22 March 2019

Cricket

PSL: Talking points from the big Kings-Qalandars clash

DUBAI: The Lahore Qalandars’ batting lineup failed to fire once again but it was AB de Villiers’ 33-run knock that gave the side some hope of salvaging a victory in the much-anticipated encounter. The PSL 2019 is proving to be a tournament for the spinners and Karachi Kings’ Iftikhar Ahmed ...

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PSL: Asif Ali vindicates United coach Dean Jones

SHARJAH: Islamabad United Dean Jones stood vindicated after Asif Ali conjured a sparkling knock to lay the groundwork for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) defending champions’ narrow five-wicket win over the Karachi Kings late on last night. The middle-order batsman stroked a magnificent 70 from just 38 balls, that was ...

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Rashid, Buttler propel England to victory in fourth ODI

GRENADA: Adil Rashid snared four wickets in five balls as England resisted a determined West Indies effort to claim a 29-run victory in a high-scoring fourth ODI at the National Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday. Responding to the tourists’ mammoth total of 418 for six, the highest ever in an ...

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Tamim falls for 126 as New Zealand strike back

HAMILTON: Tamim Iqbal brought up his ninth Test century in a heroic one-man stand for Bangladesh before New Zealand fought their way back into the first Test in Hamilton on Thursday. After being sent into bat on a green-tinged wicket, Bangladesh were 217 for seven at tea. Tamim, Bangladesh’s most ...

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PSL: Daniel Christian steers Multan to victory over Islamabad

DUBAI: Helped by all-round performance by Daniel Christian, Multan Sultan inflicted convincing victory on lackluster Islamabad United in must-win encounter here at Dubai Stadium on late Tuesday night. Chasing a very modest total of 122 runs for victory, Sultans got off to perfect start, as both openers Umar Siddiq and ...

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The stunning PSL 2019 trophy adorned with 50,000 crystals!

DUBAI: With its stunning glory and utmost magnificence, Pakistan Super League (PSL) trophy is always a sight to behold and this year is no different. Jewelled with a star, the crescent, the green and the white, the coveted trophy of the fourth edition of the PSL franchise is a visual ...

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‘Anybody can beat anybody’: Test upsets keep Black Caps wary

HAMILTON, New Zealand: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said Wednesday recent Test upsets mean “anybody can beat anybody” and the world number two ranked side can have no room for complacency against minnows Bangladesh. The Black Caps made history this week when they were elevated to second in the ICC ...

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South African shock as Olivier signs for Yorkshire

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa expressed disappointment on Tuesday at fast bowler Duanne Olivier’s decision to sign a three-year contract with English county Yorkshire which will rule him out of international cricket. Olivier, 26, was one of the stars of the South African summer, taking 31 wickets in five Test matches ...

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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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