Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Cricket

Razzaq eyes PSL-4 after domestic exploits

ISLAMABAD: One of the most enterprising al-rounder’s Pakistan cricket had ever produced Abdul Razzaq has said he is ready to play Pakistan Super League 4th edition for any given franchise and is fully fit and enjoying his game both with willow and leather. Razzaq expressed these views during an interview. ...

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Pakistan face Australia with T20 top ranking at stake

DUBAI: Pakistan face Australia in the first match of the three-match T20 series in a bid to defend their world number one ranking starting today in Abu Dhabi. Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed led Pakistan to a tri-series triumph by beating Australia in the final at Harare in July this year and needs ...

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Sri Lanka hammer England in final ODI

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka produced a fabulous all-round performance in the fifth and final ODI to earn a comprehensive 219-run DLS method win over a much-changed England side. England fell well short of their 367-run target and were 132/9 after 26.1 overs before rain brought the inevitable forward. Led by Jos ...

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Sana Mir tops ICC ODI bowling rankings

LONDON: Veteran Pakistan Women’s cricketer Sana Mir has risen to the top of ICC ODI bowling rankings, adding yet another accolade to her list of achievements representing the country. The 32-year-old former captain clinched the number one spot after bowling performances of 3/26, 1/37 and 3/53 against Australia in the ...

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Maxwell upbeat ahead of T20 fever

DUBAI: Australia’s swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell is eagerly looking forward to take on Pakistan in the three match T20I series. The opening game of the series will be played on October 24 in Abu Dhabi followed by the business end in at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. The 2nd& ...

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Sri Lanka spin ace Herath to retire after first England Test

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka´s Rangana Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in Test history, will retire after the series opener against England in Galle next month, the country´s cricket board said. The 40-year-old, who has been managing knee injuries for several years, will bring down the curtain on his glorious career ...

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Australia, England reject cricket fixing as probe launched

LONDON: Australia and England rejected fresh allegations about corruption in cricket by television news channel Al Jazeera, which claimed there had been 26 spot-fixing incidents in 15 international matches. In a follow-up documentary to one aired earlier this year, the Qatari-based broadcaster reported on Sunday that a small group of ...

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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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