Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Cricket

Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul set to be suspended

NEW DELHI-cricbuzz: Barely 24 hours to go before India line-up their playing eleven for the first of the three One-day Internationals against Australia in Sydney, captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri are clueless if they can pick all-rounder Hardik Pandya and batsman KL Rahul in the team. Reason: BCCI ...

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Haris to start rehabilitation programme next week

LAHORE: Haris Sohail will resume training here at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in next week after returning home following the recurrence of a right knee injury, which he sustained during a three-day practice match in South Africa. Haris will start his rehabilitation programme on January 14, under the supervision ...

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Pace deficient Pakistan should try Wahab Riaz, says Afridi

LONDON: Pakistan former captain and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that the team should give a chance to speedster Wahab Riaz, if they are lacking in the pace department. “Good luck for the ODIs and third Test against South Africa to team Pakistan. I feel that if pace is ...

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Albie Morkel announces retirement

CAPE TOWN: Former South Africa international all-rounder Albie Morkel has decided to retire from all forms of cricket, ending a two-decade career that earned him a reputation as a clean striker of the ball and a bowler full of guile. The 37-year-old, the older brother of fast bowler Morne Morkel, ...

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South Africa eye series sweep against Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa are set to hand a debut to batsman Zubayr Hamza in the third and final test against Pakistan starting at the Wanderers on Friday as they seek a clean sweep of the series against a battered touring side. Hamza, 23, will be a replacement for captain Faf ...

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Dominant New Zealand complete 3-0 sweep

NELSON: Sri Lanka won the toss and had made three changes to their side, but despite their best efforts, a familiar sequence of events unfolded in Nelson. New Zealand lost early wickets but recovered emphatically, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls hitting fine hundreds, while Kane Williamson made an effortless half-century. ...

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Kusal Perera included for Australia Tests

NELSON: Selectors have included aggressive left-handed batsman Kusal Perera in the 16-man squad for the Test series in Australia. Perera was not in the squad for the Test series in New Zealand recently, with his most recent Test appearance coming in June last year during the series in the Caribbean. ...

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Wasim Akram Cricket Academy to be set up in Pakistan

KARACHI: Legendary cricketer Wasim Akram announced establishment of “Wasim Akram Cricket Academy” in DHA Multan besides announcing himself as Brand Ambassador of Rumanza Golf Course DHA Multan. Addressing a presser at a local hotel here, he said that the Wasim Akram Cricket Academy will be a state-of-the-art academy with all ...

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Imran Khan congratulates Indian cricket team on historic win

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer Imran Khan extended his congratulations and wishes to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team on beating Australia to clinch the Test series 2-1. With rain washing play out on the fifth day of the fourth Test between Australia and India, the visitors ...

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Kohli’s hard advice for Ashes

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli the triumphant skipper, whose team recently clinched the first-ever Test series  in Australia, has a strong message for the Kangaroos ahead of their  tour to England for the Ashes. The Indian top order, who scored 262 runs in four Test matches, urged the  Aussie batsmen  to leave ...

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