Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Sports

Shakib goes top of CWC run chart against Afghanistan

SOUTHAMPTON: Bangladesh´s Shakib Al Hasan became the leading run scorer in this year´s World Cup so far as he made a confident start in Monday´s match against minnows Afghanistan. Shakib´s unbeaten 31 took him to 456 runs in the tournament, while Mushfiqur Rahim was six not out in Bangladesh´s 95-2 after ...

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Jason Roy Ruled Out Of Australia World Cup Clash

MANCHESTER: England suffered a major setback as opener Jason Roy failed to recover in time and will miss the World Cup 2019 clash against Australia on Tuesday, according to reports in the British media. Jason Roy pulled his hamstring in the match against the West Indies on June 14 and ...

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Du Plessis hopes to fix South Africa problems

LONDON: If Faf du Plessis were Sarfaraz Ahmed, he would have lost his job by Monday morning. After all he was at the helm of a catastrophic South African World Cup campaign that ended on Sunday here at Lord’s with a 49-run defeat against Pakistan. After having won just one ...

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Pakistan’s bounce back against South Africa

LONDON: A combined batting performance studded by Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 was backed up by the bowlers as Pakistan kept their hopes of progression at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 alive with a 49-run win against South Africa. Chasing Pakistan’s 308/7, South Africa came undone against Mohammad Amir ...

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Black caps beat Windies by five runs despite Brathwaite fireworks

MANCHESTER: New Zealand boosted their bid to reach the World Cup semi-finals as Kane Williamson’s 148 set up a dramatic five-run win over the West Indies on Saturday. Williamson’s imperious 154-ball innings laid the foundations for New Zealand’s 291-8 at Old Trafford. In a thrilling run-chase, West Indies all-rounder Carlos ...

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Boxer Amir Khan promises to Avenge Pakistan’s Cricket Loss

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has promised to avenge Pakistan’s loss to India at the Cricket World Cup 2019 in his next bout. He will face Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat on July 12, 2019, in Saudi Arabia. Khan said he will avenge Pakistan’s loss by knocking out Goyat. Goyat is ...

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Shami hat-trick helps India survive Afghanistan scare

SOUTHAMPTON: Mohammed Shami’s hat-trick denied Afghanistan a historic and shock World Cup victory over India in Southampton on Saturday. India looked in danger of losing when Afghanistan struck a boundary off the first ball of the final over to move to within 12 runs of victory. However, Shami had Mohammad ...

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Want WC trophy in my hand on July 14: Pandya

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya has expressed his desire of winning the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales and lifting the coveted trophy at the iconic Lord’s Stadium in London on July 14. In an interview to the International Cricket Council (ICC), Pandya shared his feelings while representing the country ...

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South Africa aim to sign off from World Cup with a flourish

BIRMINGHAM: Struggling South Africa need a miracle to make the World Cup semi-finals but coach Ottis Gibson said the team have plenty to play for in their remaining three matches. The Faf du Plessis-led side have flopped badly at the 50-over event in England and Wales, recording just one win, ...

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No ‘grouping’ within Pakistan team, insists Hafeez

LONDON: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has rubbished reports of “grouping” within the Pakistan cricket team, questioning “why such speculation does not happen when the team is winning.” The cricketer nickname Professor aired his views while speaking to media personnel following a team practice session in London. “Whenever we lose this talk ...

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