Saturday, 17 November 2018

Cricket

Khawaja Criticises Cricket Australia Selection Policy

SYDNEY: Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has criticised the country´s selection policy and says the constant team changes hampered his attempts to develop his all-round game. The 30-year-old left-hander scored 55 runs in four innings during Australia´s 3-0 test series defeat in Sri Lanka in 2016 before being dropped for the ...

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Babar, Shadab lead Pakistan to win against Sri Lanka in second ODI

ABU DHABI: Babar Azam scored a second successive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a ...

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Sri Lanka Cricket confirm Pakistan tour

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket authority confirmed on Monday that it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan later this month for the third and final T20I match despite security concerns expressed by several players. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee agreed unanimously that the October 29 match ...

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Pakistan look to keep up momentum against Sri Lanka

ABU DHABI: After flaying Sri Lanka out with their fiery pace in the first One Day International, Pakistan will be looking to carry their momentum into the second day-night encounter at the Shaikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Monday. The action starts at 3pm. Right-arm pacer Hasan Ali (3 for 36) ...

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Shastri & Gavaskar Inspired Pakistan to Win Champions Trophy

LONDON: In the words of Pakistan cricket team manager Talat Ali, it was Indian cricket legends like Ravi Shastri and Sunil Gavaskar, who played a massive role in their maiden Champions Trophy win earlier this year. The ‘Men in Blue’ were hot favourites to clinch the title at the Oval ...

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Black Caps coach wary of India

WELLINGTON: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said Thursday his players need to hit the ground running in India if they want to challenge the world’s top-ranked one-day international team on their home turf. New Zealand, rated fifth in the world, play the first of three one-dayers against India in Mumbai ...

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Starc urges Aussie fans to unleash hell on Stokes

SYDNEY: Fast bowler Mitchell Starc has urged Australian fans to “get stuck into” England bad boy Ben Stokes if he makes the trip for the upcoming Ashes, calling for them to be “very loud”. Test vice-captain Stokes was arrested last month in Britain on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm ...

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Babar, Malik guide Pakistan to win against Sri Lanka

DUBAI: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 83 runs in the first one-day international in Dubai on Friday, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Pakistan piled up 292-6 with Babar Azam scoring 103 and Shoaib Malik striking a quickfire 81, before restricting Sri Lanka for 209-8 in 50 overs. ...

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Want to continue Champions Trophy form, says Fakhar

DUBAI: Pakistan’s young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman wants to continue with the top form he showed at the ICC Champions Trophy earlier this year. “Definitely, I want to continue with that performance”, the young ODI opener said. “It is in my mind to perform well for Pakistan’s victories.” Fakhar mentioned ...

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Wahab Riaz speaks about hostile bowling spell to Shane Watson

DUBAI: Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz spoke about the hostile bowling against Australia’s Shane Watson in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015,. In an interview to ICC 360, Wahab recalled the exchange of words between him and Australian players Shane Watson and Mitchell Starc when he was batting in the ...

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