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Adil Rashid pockets $22,000 for doing absolutely nothing

LONDON: Adil Rashid on Sunday became just the 14th player and first Englishman in 13 years to complete a Test match without bowling, batting, taking a catch or effecting a run out. Rashid, who made £12,500 ($21,900) for his walk-on role, was not called upon to weave his leg-spin magic ...

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Pakistan will perform well against India: Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed has vowed that Green-Shirts will perform well against arch rivals India in the upcoming Asia Cup. Talking got media at an Independence Day event in Karachi, the captain said “We will perform our best against India in Asia Cup.” “We will go well-prepared ...

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2nd Test – England rout India by an innings and 159 runs

. LONDON: England thrashed India by an innings and 159 runs to win the second Test at Lord´s on Sunday with visiting skipper Virat Kohli admitting: “We deserved to lose.” Victory, achieved on the fourth day of a rain-marred match featuring a total first-day washout, put England 2-0 up in ...

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South Africa, Sri Lanka keen to finish ODIs on a high

COLOMBO: South Africa have won the series already, but will want to make a statement following the loss in the fourth ODI. Sri Lanka , meanwhile, will be looking to continue their fightback. After falling 3-0 behind in the five-match one-day international series, Sri Lanka made a thumping comeback in ...

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Imran Nazir returns to cricket after prolonged illness

LAHORE: Famous hard hitting Pakistan opener Imran Nazir has finally stepped onto the ground once again for what may be his last glory in his career. Nazir always mesmerised fans through his aggressive batting style despite facing ups and downs in his career. His popularity did not take a nosedive. ...

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Sohail Tanvir Fined For Making Obscene Gesture During Match

JAMAICA: Pakistan left-arm seamer Sohail Tanvir has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for making an obscene gesture during a Caribbean Premier League 2018 (CPL) match between Guyana Amazon Warriors and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The incident occurred in the 17th over of the Patriots innings ...

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Shahzaib Hasan’s ban has been extended to four years

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has extended Shahzaib Hasan’s ban to four years in the PSL spot fixing case. Hasan was banned for a year and fined Rs1 million after being declared guilty in a spot fixing scandal in the 2017 edition of the Pakistan Super League. He had filed ...

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Sri Lanka clinch rain-marred thriller to end losing streak

KANDY: Suranga Lakmal bowled a tight final over to help Sri Lanka win the rain-hit fourth one-dayer against South Africa by three runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method and snap their losing streak. Having lost the five-match series following three defeats, Sri Lanka batted with conspicuous freedom to post 306-7 after ...

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