Monday, 25 March 2019

Cricket

Andre Russell to return after doping ban

JAMAICA: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell already has a pretty full dance card despite spending the last year on the sidelines. Russell was hit with a one-year ban in 2017 for multiple incidents of failing to make his whereabouts known to anti-doping officials. He will turn out for Jamaica in ...

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Mickey must have more game-plans in mind: Miandad

Batting legend Javed Miandad has urged coach Mickey Arthur to devise different strategies for the Pakistan team on the changing situations on the field in order to get better results. It may be mentioned here that Pakistan was whitewashed by New Zealand in the One-Day International series, however, the green ...

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Mills: IPL Auction Deeply Humiliating, Players Paraded Like Cattle

WELLINGTON: For the first time, cricket administrators from a country openly criticised the process of Indian Premier League auction. Post conclusion of IPL 2018 auction, New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA) labelled it as “undignified and cruel”. A total of seven New Zealand cricketers were picked in the auction – ...

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Salman Butt discloses he was part of All Stars League

DUBAI: Salman Butt, the former Pakistan captain, could face a possible punishment after taking part in the unsanctioned Ajman All Stars T20 League that is the subject of an International Cricket Council investigation into possible match-fixing. The match in question was between the Dubai Bulls and Sharjah Warriors with several ...

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Bangladesh dominate Sri Lanka in 1st Test

DHAKA: Mominul Haque hit 175 not out as Bangladesh reached 3-374 at stumps on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Mushfiqur Rahim was out for 92 toward the end of the day’s play, but he and Mominul combined for a national record of 236 for the third ...

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Injured AB de Villiers ruled out of first three ODIs

DURBAN: AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the first three ODIs against India with a finger injury. The selectors will not name a replacement, so the squad has been trimmed to 14 players, with the likelihood of Khaya Zondo being handed a debut now higher. De Villiers sustained ...

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Pujara to play for Yorkshire in English County cricket

It is reportedly learned that Cheteshwar Pujara had signed the deal with the County earlier but considering the Indian Premier League auction, he postponed his announcement. “I’m really excited to be able to have the opportunity to represent Yorkshire once again. It’s always nice to be able to come over ...

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IPL auction: Most shocking deals

MUMBAI: From the unheralded 16-year-old making 700 grand to the one-Test wonder with a two-million-dollar deal, the weekend’s Indian Premier League auction threw up plenty of surprises. We take a look at some of the more shocking deals made over the weekend. MUJEEB ZADRAN – $A776,000 – Kings XI Punjab ...

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India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in ICC Under-19 World Cup

CHRISTCHURCH: India crushed arch-rival Pakistan by 203 runs in their Under-19 World Cup semi-final in Christchurch Tuesday to set up a tournament decider against Australia. An unbeaten century from Shubman Gill helped India set a competitive total of 272, which Pakistan never looked like reaching as they were skittled for 69 with more than ...

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India v Pakistan: ICC U-19 World Cup semi-final clash

CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan U19 are to meet India U19 in second semi-final of U19 World Cup 2018 on Tuesday at 02:30AM (PST) at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Our boys in green and the management are fully focused on the big Semi-Final clash against India in the @cricketworldcup pic.twitter.com/hM4jMdNpIC — PCB Official ...

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