Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Sports

PCB finalizes Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan head coach: sources

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to appoint former Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq as the head coach of the national team, sources privy to Dunya News reported on Wednesday. According to details, the governing body has offered Misbah-ul-Haq to perform dual roles as the head coach and the chief ...

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Steve Waugh wowed by deceptive Archer’s ‘X-factor’

LONDON: England fast bowler Jofra Archer has the “X-factor” that unsettles opposition batting lineups, said former Australia captain Steve Waugh who believes the evenly-balanced Ashes series would be decided by a few key moments. Archer made his test debut in the drawn second match at Lord’s and produced several spells ...

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Cricketer Hasan Ali ties the knot with Samiya Arzoo

Pakistan’s Hasan Ali began a new chapter of his life on Tuesday as he tied the knot with Samia Arzoo . The cricketer was dressed in a gorgeous black sherwani, while his wife donned a red and gold dress. The ceremony was held at a seven-star hotel, with Hasan’s close friend ...

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Lehmann expresses delight at Yorkshire return

LONDON: Darren Lehmann, who stood down as Australia coach in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, is to take charge of the Leeds-based team in next year s inaugural The Hundred tournament. The 49-year-old — who was cleared of involvement in the scandal which resulted in Steve Smith, David Warner ...

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Sharjeel Khan apologizes for spot fixing, agrees to undergo rehabilitation

LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan apologized to the Pakistan Cricket Baord (PCB) his fans and cricket fraternity for his spot fixing scandal during the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). “I offer my unconditional apology to the Pakistan Cricket Board, my teammates, fans and family for the irresponsible ...

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Shoaib Malik thrashes Shahid Afridi’s Wolves in GT20

TORONTO: Pakistan veteran middle order batsman Shoaib Malik booked his team the Vancouver Knights a place in the finals of Global T20 Canada, thrashing Shahid Afridi’s Brampton Wolves in the first qualifier of the tournament at Brampton. Malik top scored for his side with 46 off 26 deliveries, featuring three ...

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Archer had advised batsmen to buy an extra helmet six years ago

LONDON: England’s new pace sensation, Jofra Archer made an impressive red-ball debut against Australia in the second Test of the ongoing Ashes series at Lord’s. The right-arm venomous fast bowler displayed all the tricks of pace bowling, where he tested the Aussie batsmen with channel bowling and lethal bouncers with ...

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Ashes has kept Test cricket alive: Sourav Ganguly

NEW DELHI: Former Indian skipper seems to be mighty impressed with the standard of cricket being played in the ongoing Ashes Test series between England and Australia which has so far seen nervy battle between the arch-rivals. After an emphatic 251-run win for Australia in the Ashes opener in Edgbaston, ...

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