Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Sports

Four things to look forward in PSL 2017

McCULLUM’S BATTING Among the several other top picks during this year’s draft, McCullum is probably the most attractive of them due to this attacking style of batting and dynamic captaincy. He was made Lahore Qalandars’ captain earlier replacing Azhar Ali. His dynamic captaincy took New Zealand cricket into the ‘modern ...

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Eoin Morgan looking forward to action packed PSL

Eoin Morgan

DUBAI: England’s T20 captain and most bankable batsman in limited overs Cricket, Eoin Morgan has said that he’s excited ahead of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) with a promise of contributing the most to his team’s success. Morgan, who will be playing for Peshawar Zalmi in the ...

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We are yet to work out how to stop Kohli, says Lehmann

SYDNEY: Australia have yet to work out a plan to foil India captain Virat Kohli beyond bowling well and hoping for some “luck” against the in-form batsman, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Kohli was man-of-the-series against England, plundering 655 runs off their bowlers at an average of 109.16 to comfortably ...

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Du Plessis hits 185 as South Africa win fourth ODI v Sri Lanka

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s Faf du Plessis smashed a career-best 185 off 141 balls as the hosts beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs after surviving a fierce onslaught in a high-scoring fourth one-day international to take a 4-0 series lead. After opting to bat, South Africa posted 367 for five ...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj wishes Afridi luck for PSL-2

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar Zalmi shared a video on Twitter which came from none other than Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, wishing good luck to former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi for the upcoming PSL tournament. In the video, he is also shown saying, “Go get it boys, ...

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Pakistan Super League 2017: Complete list of players for all 5 teams

The highly-anticipated second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to kick-start from Thursday, and teams are gearing up with their last-minute preparations. Most of the foreign players of the five participating teams have also arrived, and they will try to steer their respective teams to victory in PSL ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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Australia confident Wade will be fit for India

WELLINGTON: Australia are confident wicketkeeper Matt Wade will be fit for the upcoming test tour of India and have no plans to call up another gloveman as a precaution, according to coach Darren Lehmann. Wade, who took over as first choice wicketkeeper from Peter Nevill last November, missed two one-day ...

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PSL launched with new glittering trophy

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LAHORE: The second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) was officially launched at a colourful function attended by team captains, owners, coaches and PSL’s top officials at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday. In front of a packed hall, the new glittering trophy, which will be known as the ...

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Explosive English batsman Jason Roy joins Lahore Qalandars

Jason Roy

DUBAI: England’s explosive batsman Jason Roy has arrived in Dubai to join PSL team Lahore Qalandars for the second edition of Pakistan Super League. Jason joined the Qalandars after performing national duty for England in India where he scored 19, 10 and 32 in three T20Is and 73, 82 and ...

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