Friday, 23 June 2017

Sports

Former England opener Michael Carberry hits ton on return from cancer

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SOUTHAMPTON: Former England opener Michael Carberry enjoyed a fairytale return to First-Class cricket following his battle with cancer, scoring a century for county side Hampshire in their pre-season fixture against Cardiff MCCU in Southampton. The 36-year-old left-hander, who was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour last July, scored 100 off 121 ...

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Afridi blames Javed’s changing vision for leaving Zalmi

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ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi revealed the reason which led to his exodus from the Pakistan Super League franchise Peshawar Zalmi owned by Javed Afridi. Afridi, on March 25, tweeted his decision to part ways with Zalmi after playing two seasons for the side – first as the captain ...

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Pakistan beat Windies to win T20 series

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  PORT OF SPAIN: Ahmed Shehzad struck a patient half-century as Pakistan cruised to a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the final fixture of a four-match T20 International series at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Sunday. Earlier, excellent seam bowling by Pakistan limited the West Indies to ...

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Pakistan eye to seal T20 series against West Indies

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PORT OF SPAIN: Pakistan will aim to seal the T20 series when they take on hosts West Indies in the third game at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain today. Pakistan beat the West Indies in the first T20I by 6 wickets, whereas in the second T20I, they ...

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Waqar Younis criticises Kamran Akmal’s selection for WI tour

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LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and legendary bowler Waqar Younis Thursday took to Twitter and bashed the national selectors for picking up Kamran Akmal for West Indies tour. Waqar Younis said that it is bizarre decision to select a 35-year-old player as specialist batsman who has never been on the cricket ...

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Indian govt unlikely to allow Indo-Pak cricket series

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NEW DELHI: The Indian government is unlikely to grant permission to the Indian cricket team to play against Pakistan in Dubai due to the prevailing situation in Indian held Kashmir. “The Indian home minister and the home ministry will take call on this but I don’t think the atmosphere is ...

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Sarfraz thinks India seem afraid to face off against Pakistan

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LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team captain (T20I) Sarfraz Ahmed thinks India seem afraid to face off against Pakistan on the cricket pitch, which is why they don’t play against his team. “Perhaps India are afraid of facing Pakistan which is why they don’t play against us,” Indian media quoted the T20 ...

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Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

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DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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Offend it like Beckham: England star upsets Hong Kong

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LONDON: David Beckham has scored an own goal on Facebook after upsetting Hong Kongers by lumping their city in with China – then annoyed mainlanders when he tried to fix his mess. The former England star planted his foot firmly in his mouth after a visit to the semi-autonomous city ...

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