Sunday, 16 December 2018

Cricket

Ashes 2017: Maxwell called up as injury cover for David Warner

MELBOURNE: Explosive Australian batsman, Glenn Maxwell has been roped in as cover for opener David Warner before the first Ashes Test. This was after Warner reportedly suffered a sore neck during a training session on Tuesday. However, the southpaw has not been ruled off the Test yet and remains available ...

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Bangladesh to deport five Indians for betting on cricket

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack down on illegal bookmaking in the lucrative domestic league. The men were detained Saturday at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium during the one-day Bangladesh Premier League match, police said. They were caught ...

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Wyatt hundred gives England T20 win over Australia

LONDON: Through the most daring of hands, Danni Wyatt has steered England to the least likely of victories, the visitors ending their Women’s Ashes campaign by knocking off the highest successful run chase in the history of women’s Twenty20 Internationals. In turn, Heather Knight’s side now fly home having levelled ...

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Jason Gillespie to coach Sussex

LONDON: English county side Sussex named former Australia pace bowler Jason Gillespie as their new head coach on Monday. The 42-year-old led Yorkshire to promotion from the second division in 2012 and back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015. He ran Trevor Bayliss close when he was appointed as England coach ...

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New Perth stadium to host Australia-England ODI

PERTH: The new Perth Stadium will host Australia’s fifth One-day International (ODI) against England in January, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Monday. The Western Australia state government has confirmed the new stadium will be ready to host the ODI on January 28. “For cricket to host the first major sporting ...

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BPL: Hasan Ali rips Dhaka Dynamites batting line-up apart

MIRPUR: Pakistan pacer and world number one one-day international (ODI) bowler Hasan Ali has announced his arrival in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with a bang by claiming a five-for. Hasan Ali, who was just playing his second BPL game, struck on the very first ball of the match for ...

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Bolt trains Australia cricket team before Ashes against England

SYDNEY: Australia’s cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve ...

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Bangladesh tackles illegal cricket betting with stadium raids

DHAKA: Bangladesh has launched a series of police raids to crack down on illegal betting in cricket stadiums that has gripped the country’s main Twenty20 competition, tournament officials said. Some 77 people have been thrown out of two cricket grounds in the cities of Dhaka and Sylhet in the past ...

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Boom Boom Afridi achieves another record in BPL

CHITTAGONG: Pakistan star all-rounder Shahid Afridi, is shining at the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), as his picked up 4 wickets for Dhaka Dynamites against the Rajshahi Kings on Saturday. Afridi four for 26 was his second 4-wicket haul in the ongoing tournament and 11th such feat in the T20 cricket. ...

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