Monday, 24 September 2018

Sports

India can compete with Australia, insists defeated Virat Kohli

LONDON: The defeated Indian captain Virat Kohli is optimistic that his side can compete in challenging conditions in Australia despite a crushing 4-1 defeat to England that compounded a disappointing away record in Tests. England wrapped up victory at The Oval on Tuesday, winning the final match of the series ...

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Paul Collingwood calls time on career

LONDON: Former England skipper Paul Collingwood will retire from professional cricket at the end of the current season, his County Championship side Durham announced on Thursday. Collingwood, 42, became the first England captain to win a trophy at a global tournament when he guided them to the ICC World T20 ...

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Sohail Tanvir’s penultimate-ball six takes Warriors into CPL

Trinidad:  In a tense low-scorer, hometown boys Shimron Hetmyer and Sherfane Rutherford reprised their heroics from Sunday, against the same opponent, before Sohail Tanvir struck the game-clinching blow, with a ball to spare, as Guyana Amazon Warriors made their fourth CPL final, with a two-wicket win over Trinbago Knight Riders ...

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India, Pakistan match will be an exciting to watch: Younus Khan

KARACHI: Former Pakistan skipper Younus Khan said the Pakistan and India Asia Cup encounter would be one to watch. Speaking to media at a cricket camp for Balochistan cricketers, Younus said: “The game between Pakistan and India will be exciting. There is a fifty-fifty chance for both the teams and ...

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Cricket Australia name 5 uncapped players for Pakistan series

MELBOURNE: Australia, hit by suspensions and injuries involving its top players, has named a 15-member squad for a two-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with five players yet to debut at Test level. New coach Justin Langer was not able to select from among the suspended ...

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5th Test: Anderson seals England’s win over India

LONDON: James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England’s 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday. With just one wicket to fall, and Anderson needing one more to break the record of 563 he had shared with retired Australia great Glenn ...

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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

SYDNEY: An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using – what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as – “racist and sexist tropes”. Mark Knight’s caricature, published in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at ...

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Murali Vijay joins Essex

LONDON: India batsman Murali Vijay has agreed to join Essex for the rest of the English side’s County Championship campaign. Vijay played India’s first two Tests on their current tour of England, but was dropped after struggling in their heavy defeat at Lord’s. The 34-year-old opener was twice dismissed without ...

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