Monday, 24 September 2018

Sports

We are better than what our ranking suggests: Imad

PERTH: Pakistan’s left-arm spinner Imad Wasim says the tourists are better than their ranking suggests as they chase victory against the world’s No.1 side. Pakistan have returned to their most successful Australian venue looking to take a further bite out of an unsettled home side and take the lead in ...

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Joe Root ready to captain England should Cook quit

LONDON: England’s Joe Root has said he is ready to take on the mantle of Test skipper should Alastair Cook decide to relinquish the captaincy. Root, part of the England limited-overs squad currently in India, has been widely tipped to take over the Test reins if Cook decides to stand ...

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Australia’s Marsh out of Pakistan ODIs with shoulder injury

MELBOURNE: Australia’s fast bowling all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day international series against Pakistan with a shoulder injury, the country’s cricket board said. The 25-year-old Marsh was named in Australia’s 16-man squad for the four-test series in India and will hope to recover ...

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Football: Zidane proud of Real Madrid team despite the loss

MADRID: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urged his side to put their disappointment of a first defeat in 40 games behind them as Sevilla produced a remarkable late turnaround to breathe new life into the Spanish title race with a 2-1 win. Zidane s men looked set to extend their commanding ...

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Melbourne win a ‘special, special blessing’ : Hafeez

MELBOURNE: Pakistan’s stand-in captain Mohammad Hafeez called his side’s One-day International (ODI) series-levelling win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) a “special, special blessing”, and said his bowlers accepting responsibility set the tone in the first innings. It was Pakistan’s first victory against Australia in 17 matches across formats since ...

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Kane Williamson steers New Zealand to victory over Bangladesh

WELLINGTON: Neil Wagner of New Zealand celebrates after dismissing Mominul Haque of Bangladesh during day five of the First Test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh at Basin Reserve. WELLINGTON: Kane Williamson seized New Zealand’s run chase by the scruff of the neck to lead his side to an improbable ...

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Kohli, Jadhav tons help India beat England

PUNE: Skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit blistering centuries to help India chase down 350 and stun England by three wickets in the first one-day international in Pune. Kohli (122), who was leading the limited overs side for the first time, and Jadhav (120) put on 200 runs for ...

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Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 years

MELBOURNE: Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the second one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, their first ODI win on Australian soil for 12 years. The win was also Pakistan’s first ODI victory at the MCG since 1985 and levels the five-match series at 1-1. Australian ...

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Pakistan’s old-style cricket doesn’t really have future: Arthur

SYDNEY: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur, on the other day, said that the national team’s old fashioned approach in ODI cricket doesn’t really have a future in the one-day game. Speaking after the visitors’ 92-run loss at the Gabba in Brisbane, the South African said that the side went back to ...

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