Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Sports

Under-19 World Cup: England thump Bangladesh to reach quarter finals

Under 19 World Cup England thump Bangladesh to reach quarter finals

QUEENSTOWN: England defeated Bangladesh on Thursday to qualify for the quarter finals of the Under-19 World Cup. A century by skipper Harry Brook helped England qualify for the last-eight stage of the competition. Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first. However, the decision which did not go in ...

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Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

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DUBAI: Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test. Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers, had achieved the milestone ...

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South Africa beat India by 135 runs, win series

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CENTURION: India put up a feeble resistance in the morning session of Day Five versus South Africa. Lungi Ngidi’s fiery bowling and some reckless shot selection cost India the Centurion Test by 135 runs before lunch. Rohit Sharma played with a lot of freedom – something he should have done since ...

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South and North Korean Athletes to March as One at Olympics

MACAU, CHINA:  Athletes from both North and South Korea walk together under a unified Korean flag at the Macau Stadium during the opening ceremony of  the 4th East Asian Games in Macau, 29 October 2005.  The Games will be held 29 October to 06 November.  AFP PHOTO/Antony DICKSON  (Photo credit should read ANTONY DICKSON/AFP/Getty Images)

SEOUL: The details of how North Korea will participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea are still being worked out – but the two countries say their athletes will march together at the opening ceremony, under a unification flag. The two countries will also form a unified women’s ...

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Flintoff eyes England coaching role in 2019

Andrew Flintoff

LONDON: Andrew Flintoff has revealed he could consider applying to become England coach when the job is open next year. Trevor Bayliss has announced his intention to step down after the 2019 Ashes series and former England all-rounder Flintoff is pondering a bid to take over. Flintoff, 40, played a ...

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Ronaldinho retires from football

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SAO PAULO: Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football , more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday. The 37-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star, a key member of the Brazil side which won the World Cup in ...

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Kohli should temper down his aggression a little bit: Kepler

Kepler Wessels

CAPE TOWN: Former South African cricketer and a member of the current commentary panel for South Africa vs India Tests, Kepler Wessels, recently put his opinions forward about Virat Kohli. Wessels spoke in particular about Kohli being reprimanded by the ICC for his on-field behavior recently. The Indian captain was ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed needs to perform individually: Younis Khan

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LAHORE: Since his appointment as Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has enjoyed success across different formats. Having led the his side to an impressive win in the ICC Champions Trophy against India in the final, he has made a name for himself in Pakistan cricketing history. Yet, he has come under ...

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