Sunday, 9 August 2020

Sports

Australian women stars slam timing of India’s T20 Challenge

ICC @ Twitter SYDNEY: Some of Australia’s top women s cricketers on Monday blasted a decision by India to schedule its T20 Challenge during the Big Bash League as a “huge shame” and “sad for the game”. Indian cricket bosses on Sunday said the women s T20 Challenge will take place in ...

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Michael Vaughan warns England to ‘not underestimate Pakistan’

MANCHESTER: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has warned the host team to not underestimate Pakistan’s potential in the upcoming Test series, maintaining that the green squad is much better than the West Indies team they just defeated 2-1. The Caribbean side, not known to be a team cut for the ...

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England’s Broad says considered retirement after Southampton snub

LONDON: England’s Stuart Broad said he considered retiring after being omitted for last month s series opener against West Indies at Southampton. England s decision to go with James Anderson, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood for the first match, which West Indies won by four wickets, snapped the 34-year-old Broad s run of ...

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Pakistani cricketers celebrate Eid in England

LONDON: The Pakistan cricket team celebrated the auspicious festival of Eid-ul-Adha while on international duty in England where they are set to take on the hosts in 3 Tests and as many T20Is. As the likes of Sarfaraz Ahmed, Younis Khan, Babar Azam and others gathered together for the festival, ...

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England’s Willey takes five to victory against Ireland

SOUTHAMPTON: David Willey marked his return to England duty with a maiden five-wicket one-day international haul after sparking an Ireland collapse as white-ball cricket resumed Thursday following the coronavirus lockdown. The left-arm paceman was appearing in his first ODI since being left out of England s World Cup-winning squad for Jofra ...

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Hardik And Natasa Blessed With A Baby Boy

BOLLYWOOD: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic have been blessed with a baby boy, the 26-year-old announced via his social media handle. His Twitter post read: “We are blessed with our baby boy.” It was posted with the picture of the baby’s hand. The delivery happened in Vadodara. The duo ...

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England names unchanged Test squad against Pakistan

OLD TRAFFOD: The England National Selectors announced the unchanged English squad for the first Test against Pakistan that is scheduled to begin from August 5 at Emirates Old Trafford. “After three Tests in quick succession against the West Indies, we now turn to an equally condensed Test series against Pakistan, ...

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Umar Akmal ban reduced from 36 months to 18 months

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan Supreme Court Judge announced to reduce the ban on Pakistan’s cricket player Umar Akmal from three years to one and a half years. Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as an independent adjudicator announced his order on Umar Akmal’s appeal and said, “The self-incriminatory admission by the appellant ...

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Pakistan pacer Haris cleared for England tour

MANCHESTER: Twenty20 pace sensation Haris Rauf has been cleared to join Pakistan s cricket squad in England after twice testing negative for coronavirus, officials said. Rauf was ordered into quarantine on June 22 after testing positive for the virus, and despite never showing any symptoms failed four more tests before finally ...

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Charlotte Flair Undergoes Breast Surgery

LONDON: The daughter of WWE legend Ric Flair, Charlotte Flair has carved a niche for herself in the pro-wrestling world. Be it her amazing wrestling skills or glamorous looks, the diva is simply perfect in every department. The 34-year-old diva was seen in action during the last month in WWE. ...

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