Friday, 21 September 2018

Sports

Players should relax, no more suspension on cards, says Najam Sethi

DUBAI: Chairman Pakistan Super League (PSL) Najam Sethi on Saturday said media should stop speculation and players should relax as no more player suspension on the card during the ongoing PSL second edition. Amid speculations about PSL players’ involvement in spot-fixing, he took to Twitter to clear the air and ...

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Shakib, Mushfiqur, Hasan lead Bangladesh fightback against India

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Bangladesh fought back against India through half centuries from Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan to reach 322 for six at the close of the third day’s play in the one-off test in Hyderabad on Saturday. Bangladesh’s most experienced pair of Shakib and Mushfiqur added 107 for the ...

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PCB suspend Sharjeel and Khalid Latif over match-fixing concerns

DUBAI: Pakistan’s two opening batsmen in their nine-wicket Twenty20 win against England last year have been provisionally suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board as part of a domestic match-fixing investigation. Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif scored 59 runs apiece in that victory at Old Trafford in September but are playing ...

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Morgan’s brutal knock hands Peshawar Zalmi first win of PSL

DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi defeated Karachi Kings, registering their first win of the tournament, by seven wickets. Eoin Morgan’s steady knock cemented the victory as he continued to punish the bowlers with periodic boundaries, helping his side to keep the scoreboard ticking in their second match of the Pakistan Super League. ...

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Virat Kohli sparkles as India make Bangladesh suffer

HYDERABAD: Murali Vijay backed his red-hot skipper Virat Kohli to pile on the agony for Bangladesh after centuries from both players gave their visitors a harsh introduction to Test cricket in India. India were 356 for three at stumps on the first day of the one-off Test in Hyderabad’s Uppal ...

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PSL 2: Haddin leads Islamabad United to 7 wicket win over Zalmi

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DUBAI: Islamabad United’s key player Shane Watson’s back to back boundaries (two sixes and one four) to Junaid Khan in second last over took the pressure off the shoulder of the team and fixed the victory for the previous year’s champions. In the rain interrupted match, the target had been ...

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Sarfraz steps in, Azhar steps down as ODI captain

LAHORE: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan’s One-day International (ODI) cricket team captain and Sarfraz Ahmad will now take over as ODI captain. Azhar took this decision after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. “Azhar met me Thursday and offered to step down ...

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PSL 2 commences with magnificent colourful ceremony

DUBAI: The second Pakistan Super League (PSL) commenced with the colourful opening ceremony held here at Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The organisers billed it to be an entertaining event, with celebrity appearances and ...

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PSL: Johan Botha joins Islamabad United

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DUBAI: Former South Africa captain Johan Botha will be Islamabad United’s fielding coach for Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017, the franchise’s management announced on Wednesday. Botha will replace Darren Berry for the post. Berry, who coaches the South Australia team, was unavailable for the second season of PSL due to ...

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