Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Sports

Misbah becomes Pakistan’s most-capped skipper

SHARJAH: Skipper Misbahul Haq walked out for a toss in a Test match for the 49th time – more than any other Pakistan captain – and, after winning his third toss of the three-Test series, had no hesitation in choosing to bat. That means West Indies could once again find ...

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India grabs 4th Men’s Asian Champions Trophy

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA: India defeats Pakistan on Sunday with the scoreboard showing 3-2 in the 4th Asian Hockey Championship final. India scored the winning goal in the last minutes of the game and claimed the match from the defending champions – even though both the teams entered into the fourth quarter ...

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Malinga, Morkel join Pakistan Super League

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LAHORE: More foreign stars have joined lucrative Pakistan Super League (PSL) as Sri Lanka’s fast bowler Lasith Malinga and South African all-rounder Albie Morkel are latest players to join the players’ roster for the second edition of the league, ahead of the players’ draft. A statement from Pakistan Cricket Board ...

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Pietersen mulls playing for South Africa

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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said he is considering playing international cricket for his native South Africa after he was sacked from the England side two years ago. The flamboyant batsman, who was born in Pietermaritzburg but left for England more than a decade ago, would be eligible to ...

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Prince William ‘DYING’ for Leicester title WIN

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

  London – Britain’s Prince William has leapt aboard the Leicester City bandwagon, telling guests at a reception on Wednesday that he is “dying” to see them win the Premier League title. Modest Leicester were at the bottom of the English top flight a year ago, but have charmed neutrals ...

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I was left devastated: Ben Stokes

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London – England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he was left devastated by his last over horror show in the World T20 final against West Indies and has yet to watch a re-run of Carlos Brathwaite hitting him for four straight sixes.The 24-year-old, who had earned plaudits for his efforts in ...

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Bairstow: I’m in ‘best form’

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Jonny Bairstow believes he is in the best form of his career after being handed an England recall ahead of the third Test against Australia at Edgbaston on July 29. Bairstow has been picked in place of dropped county team-mate Gary Ballance after making five hundreds for reigning champions Yorkshire ...

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Usain sacrifices fast food to prolong career

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amaican track star Usain Bolt has admitted to sacrificing fast food in a bid to extend his stellar sprinting career. In an interview with the IAAF Inside Athletics programme released, Bolt said curbing off-track activities as the years rolled by had been easy compared to having to watch his diet. ...

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