Sunday, 18 November 2018

Sports

Kohli tells Indian to leave country, provokes social media storm

MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli has provoked a social media storm after telling a critic to leave the country for criticising his batting. Kohli told the Indian fan to “go and live somewhere else” in a video on his newly-launched personal app, in which he responded to comments from the ...

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Foakes, spinners put England on top in first Sri Lanka Test

GALLE: England spinners led by Moeen Ali helped dismiss Sri Lanka for 203 and build on their advantage after wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes’ debut ton in the first Test on Wednesday. The islanders conceded a 139-run lead in response to England’s 342 after being bowled out in the final session of ...

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Big Bash League: Melbourne Renegades Sign Usman Khan Shinwari

MELBOURNE: The search of foreign players finally ended for Melbourne Renegades with the signings of Usman Khan Shinwari and Harry Gurney. They are in quest of signing left-handed fast bowlers for quite a time now. Finally, the latest series between Pakistan and Australia has given them the choice to bag ...

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Boult hat-trick leads Black Caps to win over Pakistan

ABU DHABI: The Black Caps needed something special to get their season on track, and Trent Boult had just the trick. Making his international cricket return after parental leave, Boult claimed New Zealand’s first ODI hat-trick in nearly 12 years, ripping through the top of the Pakistan order as the ...

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Hafeez’ bowling action draws scrutiny again

ABU DHABI: There was fresh scrutiny on Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action when Ross Taylor appeared to publicly question its legality during the course of the first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. Taylor made the gesture at the end of Hafeez’s first over, when he seemed to ...

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Misbah voices to keep Sarfraz captain in World Cup

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former Test cricketer, Misbah-ul-Haq said that Sarfraz Ahmed should not be criticized for one bad performance as he has led Pakistan to numerous achievements. Misbah, while talking to the media in Karachi, said that Sarfraz is a man with a good presence of mind and replacing him will not ...

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43 off a single over! New Zealand pair set new List A record

AUCKLAND: Two batsmen in New Zealand have written themselves into the record books by smashing 43 runs from a single over. The Northern Districts duo of Joe Carter and Brett Hampton set a new List A best against hapless bowler Willem Ludick in the Ford Trophy, the country’s domestic one-day ...

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Rohit Sharma’s record ton helps India clinch T20 series

LUCKNOW: Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth Twenty20 international century – the most by any batsman in the format – to set up India’s convincing 71-run series-clinching win over West Indies. Sharma hit an unbeaten 111 off 61 deliveries to power the hosts to 192-2 after being put into bat ...

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Zimbabwe storm to first away Test win in 17 years

SYLHET: Zimbabwe stormed to first away Test win in 17 years on the fourth afternoon of the Test matxh against Bangladesh Tuesday. Ariful Haque swung hard at Wellington Masakadza, but suffered a fate that most Bangladesh batsmen have off late, his top-edge being caught by a jubilant Regis Chakabva. Zimbabwe ...

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