Monday, 22 October 2018

Cricket

Australia batsmen hold key to potential Ashes whitewash: McGrath

Glenn McGrath

SYDNEY: Legendary Australian paceman Glenn McGrath is fond of predicting Ashes whitewashes for his compatriots over England – but this time round he is not so sure. The 47-year-old, who brought the curtain down on his stellar Test career 10 years ago with a 5-0 cleansweep of England, told Saturday’s Daily ...

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New Zealand must lift its game to keep series alive

ICC: After a dominant performance in the first T20I, India will back itself to maintain its hold over the visiting side. India had lost five of its six Twenty20 Internationals, with one washed out, against New Zealand until the first game of the ongoing series in New Delhi on Wednesday. ...

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BCCI’s anti-corruption unit denies Sreesanth’s discrimination claims

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit has rejected S Sreesanth’s allegations that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has separate rules for him and he is being singled out in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case. “I don’t think there is any discrimination. ...

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Blackcaps lose opening Twenty20 against India by 53 runs

DELHI: The Blackcaps have been outclassed by India in their opening Twenty20 clash, falling short by 53 runs in Delhi. They never threatened the huge total of 202 for three posted by their hosts, and lost regular wickets as the run-rate spiralled out of control. Mitchell Santner blasted a couple ...

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Sarfraz rejects Chandimals witchcraft claim

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has dismissed Sri Lankan Test captain Dinesh Chandimal’s claim that the Lankans won the Test series because of “witchcraft” and receiving blessings from a sorcerer, the Hindustan Times reported. “We lost the two Tests because of our poor batting and that is all,” Sarfraz said. “If ...

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ICC gives clean chit to Virat Kohli for using walkie talkie

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave a clean chit to India skipper Virat Kohli who was seen using a walkie talkie during the first T20 International against New Zealand in New Delhi. Kohli was sitting at the dug-out and TV footage showed him talking on the walkie ...

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WATCH: England batsman Alastair Cook names his All Time XI

LONDON: England’s cricketer and former captain Alastair Cook has unveiled his all-time great World XI cricket team featuring some of the greatest and iconic players. All the cricketers chosen are those who have played with or against Cook with one exception. Therefore, Cook has picked former England legend Graham Gooch ...

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Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Australia media

MELBOURNE: West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has won the defamation case against an Australian media which alleged that he exposed himself to a female massage therapist during a Sydney training session in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Following less than two hours of deliberation, the jury at the New ...

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After Australia, working with Pakistan is a good experience: Arthur

SYDNEY: Pakistan cricket team Head Coach Micky Arthur stated that after Australia his experience with Pakistan team remain good. “PCB has given me full authority to work for betterment of the team,” he said. The head coach further said that he has fallen in love with coaching job.  “You become ...

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Indian Cricket Team Can Help Pakistan in Becoming No.1 T20I Team

NEW DELHI: Indian Cricket Team, who recently defeated New Zealand in the three-match ODI series, will now aim to clinch the three-match T20I series against the Black Caps and in that process, the Men in Blue can help their arch-rivals Pakistan to top the ICC T20I Team Ranking chart. Currently, ...

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