Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Sports

Cricket Australia ready for arbitration in pay row

James Sutherland

MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia said Thursday it will take its long-running pay dispute with players to independent arbitration if agreement cannot be reached by early next week, with a tour to Bangladesh looming. Chief executive James Sutherland said unless a period of intensive negotiations over the next few days produces a ...

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More gifts for winning captain Sarfraz Ahmad

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KARACHI: The winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed received the keys of BMW XI by a private bank today. The gift was announced earlier by the bank in Ramzan during a show of private channel. While talking to media, Sarfraz Ahmed thanked the nation for their appreciations. He said that the players are working ...

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Kamran blames Waqar for Pakistan cricket’s downfall

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LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal accused former national coach Waqar Younis of causing damage to Pakistan cricket. The wicketkeeper-batsman slammed Waqar for not being able to guide Pakistan to success during his two separate tenures as head coach in 2010-2011 and 2014-2016. Reiterating his point, Kamran said that in his ...

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Sri Lanka vs India first Test: Jadeja removes Mathews

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GALLE: India’s bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan top order to put the visitors firmly on top on the second day of the first Test in Galle on Thursday. Paceman Mohammed Shami picked two wickets in the same over and Umesh Yadav got rid of opener Dimuth Karunaratne after India ...

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Celebrations over, we have to start again: Mickey Arthur

Pakistan’s Champions trophy triumph was as phenomenal as it was satisfying. Nobody had expected that the bottom placed team which barely qualified for the eight-nation event will lift the trophy. In fact detractors had sharpened their knives, presuming that Sarfraz and Co will lose all three matches and they have ...

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Dhawan, Pujara centuries hurt Sri Lanka in first Test

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GALLE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 190 on his Test comeback to lead a brilliant Indian batting assault on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. The left-handed opener struck 31 boundaries in a blazing 168-ball knock and Cheteshwar Pujara joined in with an unbeaten ...

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Quinton de Kock likely to be part of third edition of PSL

Quinton de Kock

KARACHI: South Africa wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock is likely to play the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). According to sources, de Kock is leading Global T20 League franchise Benoni that is owned Peshawar Zalmi’s Javed Afridi, and the South African might sign a contract with Peshawar as ...

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Never considered retiring from Test cricket: Amir

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LONDON: Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir has said that he has not considered the option of retiring from Test cricket, and as long as he is young and fit, he will be enthralled to represent Pakistan in the longer format of the game. The 25-year-old told in an interview ...

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Cricket: Bangladesh’s ‘Fizz’ on target for Australia, says Walsh

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DHAKA: Bangladesh pace bowling hope Mustafizur Rahman is on track to return to form when Australia visit next month, fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh said. The 21-year-old, known as “Fizz”, created a sensation with 26 wickets in his first nine one-day internationals. He burst onto the international scene in 2015 ...

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