Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Cricket

ICC Test Rankings: Abbas rises to No.3

DUBAI: Mohammad Abbas was the hero of Pakistan’s series-clinching win over Australia in the Abu Dhabi Test, and also the star of the latest Test match rankings. It was the Abbas show in Abu Dhabi all right. In the first Australia innings, he led the way with 5/33 to help ...

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Sharma, Kohli help India trounce West Indies in first ODI

MUMBAI: India overpowered the West Indies by eight wickets in the first one-day international in Guwahati. The visitors made 322/8 in 50 overs with Shannon Hetmeyer making 106 runs from 78 balls with the help of six boundaries and six maximums. Kieron Powell scored 51 runs while skipper Jason Holder ...

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Top international cricketers ‘involved’ in spot-fixing

LONDON: Aneel Munawar, an alleged match-fixer on ICC’s radar, is said to have been involved in 26 spot-fixing instances in six Tests, six ODIs and three World T20 matches between 2011-12, according to Al Jazeera’s investigative documentary released on Sunday (October 21). Titled ‘Cricket’s Match Fixers: The Munawar Files’, the ...

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PCB might start fresh inquiry against Danish Kaneria

KARACHI:- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) might initiate a new inquiry against banned spinner Danish Kaneria after he confessed to being guilty of spot-fixing following six years of denial. Kaneria was banned for life by the England Cricket Board in 2012. “Kaneria’s confession is a serious matter and this week the ...

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Michael Vaughan says Abbas ‘would get me out every time’

ABU DHABI: Mohammad Abbas was the wrecker-in-chief as he helped Pakistan dismiss Australia for a meagre 145 in their second innings on day two of the second Test at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Abbas, playing only his ninth Test match, registered his career-best figures of 5/33. Impressed by ...

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Adil and Tom, Star In England’s Big ODI Win

LONDON: Adil Rashid and Tom Curran set up England’s comfortable seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the rain-shortened third one-day international in Kandy. Rashid and Curran shared seven wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to 150-9 in the 21-overs-a-side contest. The visitors surpassed the total in 18.3 overs to ...

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Danish Kaneria admits fixing guilt at last

LONDON: Pakistan’s Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denials, Britain’s Daily Mail reported. Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in ...

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Masakadza hopes to end losing streak in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza expressed confidence Wednesday about their upcoming tour of Bangladesh, despite his side losing their last 13 one-day international matches against the Tigers on home soil. The visitors will play three ODIs starting October 21 in Bangladesh, where Zimbabwe has not recorded a win against the ...

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