Sunday, 19 August 2018

Sports

Moeen Ali helps England thrash South Africa

LONDON: Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval’s 100 Test-history to take a hat-trick as England wrapped up a crushing 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa on Monday. Victory put England 2-1 up in this four-match series, with just the fourth Test at Old Trafford ...

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Somerset county club signs Fakhar Zaman

LONDON: Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman will be playing for Somerset county club, Samaa reported. Zaman, who played a key role in Pakistan’s Champions Trophy 2017 win, has been recently drafted in this year’s edition of Caribbean Premier League (CPL). It is pertinent to mention that all Pakistani cricketers drafted in the ...

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Vanessa becomes the first British-American woman to climb K2

LONDON: Vanessa O’Brien sets a world record by becoming the first American-British woman to summit Mt K2. On July 28, the 52-year-old scaled the highest mountain also known as the “Killer Mountain” at 8,611 m. One most important flags I carried to the top of #K2 was #Pakistan, a country ...

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Denmark stun champions Germany at women’s Euros

TILBURG : Germany’s hopes of a seventh successive European women’s title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam. In Thursday’s semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following ...

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Stokes double gives England control

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s double-strike, following half-centuries from Tom Westley, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, left England eyeing victory at the end of the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday. At stumps, South Africa was 117 for 4 having been set a massive target ...

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Ganguly says Virat Kohli yet to be tested as India captain

NEW DELHI: Sourav Ganguly feels the Indian skipper Virat Kohli remains to be untested. India played as many as 13 Tests last year at home, and a series versus West Indies in the Caribbean, that hardly posed a threat to Kohli’s dominance. Ganguly has always maintained that real test of ...

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Pakistan demand apology from Afghanistan

LONDON: Cricket Boards continues to clash, with PCB refusing to renew ties with neighbour until matter is publicly addressed The feud between the Afghanistan and Pakistan Cricket Boards has continued to rumble on, with the PCB demanding a public apology from their neighbours in order to renew cricketing ties. The ...

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Waseem KOs Panama’s Ivan Trejos

PANAMA: World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem continued his winning run as he knocked out Panama’s Ivan Trejos in the third round in Panama on Sunday. Waseem, who was also honoured with Pakistan’s Pride of Performance award, had earlier knocked out Eliecer Valdez, another Panamanian, in the second ...

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India sink Sri Lanka in Galle Test

GALLE: With a blasting century of Virat Kohli, India thrashed Sri Lanka Saturday by 304 runs in the opening test, leading series by 1-0. Overall, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours as well as a six. In doing so, he equaled the records of former Indian skipper Dilip ...

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