Friday, 28 July 2017

Sports

India beat Australia by 8 wickets

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HIMACHAL PRADESH: Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India to an eight-wicket win in the fourth and final test against Australia as the hosts secured a 2-1 series victory at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday. Rahul made 51 not out and Rahane added a rapid unbeaten 38 ...

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Teenager Shadab stars as Pakistan beat sorry Windies

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OVAL: Teenage spinner Shadab Khan starred in a dream Pakistan debut as West Indies slumped to a six-wicket defeat in the first game of the Twenty20 international series at the Kensington Oval. Shadab was given his chance after impressing for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League and the 18-year-old claimed remarkable figures ...

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Nathan Lyon roars for Australia in fourth India Test

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DHARAMSALA: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four key wickets to fashion a late comeback for Australia on an engrossing second day in the decisive fourth Test against India on Sunday. The 29-year-old made the most of a lively track at Dharamsala, which is hosting its first Test, to return a rich ...

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Saqlain commits to England as spin consultant

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LONDON: Saqlain Mushtaq is set to join the ECB on a two-year contract. Saqlain, the former Pakistan spinner, has already had a couple of spells with the England team as a “spin consultant” for two years. In India it was noticeable that the performance of Adil Rashid, in particular, dipped ...

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Boxer Amir Khan candid over financial woes like never before

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LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan has opened up about his bad patch in career, mismanagement of expenses and departure of his father and best friend from his management team after he lost to Alvarez Canelo in May 2016. Khan said that people show their true colour during your bad time. He ...

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Afridi leaves Peshawar Zalmi due to personal reasons

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Former Pakistan captain and hard hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi has resigned as president and player of Peshawar Zalmi because of his ‘personal reasons’.  Boom Boom announced this on his Twitter handle where in two tweets, he announced his resignation and expressed best wishes for the Zalmis. Won d 🏆 with 1 ...

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Brian Lara wants to coach PSL teams

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LONDON: West Indies cricketer Brian Lara said that he’s interested in coaching at Pakistan Super League (PSL). He said that he was proud of Darren Sammy for playing the PSL final in Pakistan. Holding a press conference along with former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis, Brian Lara said that he was waiting ...

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Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Kohli

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DHARMASALA: Virat Kohli has said that he will undergo a fitness test before taking a call on his participation in the fourth Test at Dharamsala against Australia, starting Saturday (March 25). Speaking to the media on Friday, Kohli said, “If I get through the fitness test, then I’ll play. (We) ...

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