Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Sports

Manchester attack: BCCI raises security concerns with ICC

Bengaluru :  Indian Cricket Test Captain Virat Kohli and Head Coach Anil Kumble on the first day of the preperatory camp ahead of the West Indies series, in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak  (PTI6_29_2016_000193A) *** Local Caption ***

MUMBAI: Worried about the security of the Indian cricket team during the ICC Champions Trophy in England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has raised its concern with the International Cricket Council. The concern comes after the terrorist attack in Manchester. BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said that ...

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ICC to review security in wake of Manchester bombing

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LONDON: The ICC have reiterated their commitment to safety and security at the forthcoming Champions Trophy and Women’s World Cup, in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people and injured several more in Manchester on Monday night. The incident, which police believe to have been ...

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CHAMPIONS TROPHY: Amir aims to perform well against India

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BIRMINGHAM: Fast bowler Mohammad Amir said on Monday that whichever team manages to handle pressure well in the Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan will win the game. He said: “I bowled long spells in the West Indies tour. I am getting back my swing and my line and ...

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Umar Akmal to return from England

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LONDON: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been asked to return from England after he failed two fitness tests in two days, ahead of the Champions Trophy next month. The selectors are considering Umar Amin and Haris Sohail as replacements. “He has failed two fitness tests during the ongoing camp there ...

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Mumbai beat Pune in tense IPL final

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HYDERABAD: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run in a gripping Indian Premier League final on Sunday. Pune captain Steve Smith hit a crucial 51 that seemed to put Pune on course for victory in the chase for Mumbai´s 129-8. But he was then one of two wickets ...

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Smith lauds youngsters for Pune IPL success

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HYDERABAD: Rising Pune Supergiant might be packed with cricketing heavyweights, but skipper Steve Smith Saturday credited the youngsters for the team s success in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament. Pune s Indian talent in Washington Sundar and Rahul Tripathi have won crucial games for the side that boasts of star players ...

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Pakistan can beat India in Champions Trophy: Inzamam

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has insisted that Pakistan’s target in the upcoming Champions Trophy is not only to beat India but also to win the coveted trophy. Pakistan, to be captained by wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, will lock horns with India in their first match of the ...

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Sharapova Will Not Request Wild Card for Wimbledon

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LONDON: Maria Sharapova has played in three tournaments since her return to the WTA circuit after a 15-month drug suspension. Maria Sharapova will play in the Wimbledon qualifying tournament. The 2004 champion at the All England Club, who returned last month from a 15-month doping ban, said on Friday in ...

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India call up Karthik for Champions Trophy after Pandey injury

Kanpur: Dinesh Karthik of the Gujarat Lions bats during an IPL match against Delhi Daredevils in Kanpur on Wednesday.  PTI Photo/Sportzpics(PTI5_10_2017_000298B)

NEW DEHLI: Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been called up to India´s squad for next month´s Champions Trophy, replacing the injured Manish Pandey, the country´s cricket board (BCCI) said. Pandey sustained a left-side strain during a practice session with the Kolkata Knight Riders for the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Karthik ...

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Shahid Afridi back at Hampshire

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LONDON: Star all-rounder Shahid Afridi is to return for a third spell with Hampshire after signing to take part in this season’s English Twenty20 Blast, the south coast club announced Thursday. Boom Boom for his aggressive big-hitting, the 37-year-old is also a highly effective leg-spinner in cricket’s shortest format, with ...

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