Friday, 18 January 2019

Cricket

Hasan Ali remains top ODI bowler

LONDON: Pakistan’s Hasan Ali maintained his hold on the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings as the top ODI bowler. Hasan Ali finished ahead of Imran Tahir from South Africa and Jasprit Bumrah from India. England’s James Anderson was the top-ranked test bowler followed by Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) and Ravindra ...

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Amir backs T10 cricket

SHARJAH: Pakistan left-arm pace bowler Mohammad Amir has backed T10 cricket, the latest format of the game, by saying that it will help to deal with the pressure of Twenty20 cricket. Talking to media in Sharjah where the T10 League was hosted, the 25-year-old said some people think the 10-over ...

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Kerala Kings clinch T10 League title, beat Punjabi Legends in final

SHARJAH: Kerala Kings defeated Punjabi Legends in the final match of T10 Cricket League 2017 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Eoin Morgan scored fastest T10 half-century. .@Stirlo90 & @Eoin16 reach a partnership of 101 runs. The highest in Heera T10 League. #BusAbDus — T10 League (@T10LeagueTweets) December 17, 2017 ...

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Dhawan lead India to series-clinching ODI win over Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a decisive spell by their wrist spinners powered India to a series-clinching eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 216 for victory, India rode on a 135-run partnership between Dhawan (100 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (65) ...

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Zulqarnain Haider demands security amid death threats

DUBAI: The controversial wicket-keeper batsman Zulqarnain Haider has created yet another controversy with claims of fixing in first installment of T10 league in Dubai. “Fixing offers were hurled at me in Dubai. I request army chief to provide security as fixers are issuing death threats”, asserted Haider. In his social ...

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T10 League: Pakhtoons best Team Sri Lanka to remain unbeaten

HARJAH: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal’s unbeaten half-century and England left-arm spinner Liam Dawson’s vital strikes helped Pakhtoons defeat Team Sri Lanka in the T10 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 27-run victory saw the Pakhtoons become the only team to finish up ...

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Gooch backs Cook to rediscover England form

LONDON: Graham Gooch had been Alastair Cook’s mentor and was England’s batting coach during its India tour in 2012. Graham Gooch has backed Alastair Cook to come out of his Ashes slump and start scoring big runs for England once again. Cook’s highest score in five innings during the series ...

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Afridi becomes 1st bowler to do hat-trick in T10 Cricket

SHARJAH: Shahid Afridi, hero of many a battles at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, did what the unique T10 Cricket League format wanted on the first day of the tournament on Thursday night. He bowled a hat-trick to prove to the world that he is still a champion cricketer, although retired ...

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Dirk Nannes reveals spot-fixing practices in Bangladesh League

PERTH: Former Australian pacer Dirk Nannes has opened up about his experiences with spot-fixing in the Bangladesh Premier League in the wake of the allegations surrounding the Ashes Test in Perth. “The Bangladesh Premier League, that was the interesting one,” Nannes told on Friday. “The first time there were owners ...

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