Friday, 23 June 2017

Sports

England knock Australia out of Champions Trophy

ben stokes

LONDON: Australia’s sodden Champions Trophy campaign has ended with a whimper at the hands of a rampant England side that affirmed their rightful status as tournament favourites with a convincing win at Edgbaston. Having limped to 9-277 from their 50 overs, Australia were in full control when they removed England’s ...

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Under performing players should be dropped: Javed Miandad

Javed Miandad

ISLAMABAD: Legendary batsman Javed Miandad Thursday wants Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors to under performing players in the Champions Trophy from participating in the ODI squad in future. He urged selectors to monitor those players who keep on playing too many dot balls thus proving a burden on the team ...

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Victory draws praise for Bangladesh

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CARDIFF: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes his side can face the future with renewed confidence even if they are denied a semi-final place at the Champions Trophy. The Tigers gave themselves a shot at a last four spot with a stunning five-wicket win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Friday. ...

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Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets

Angelo Mathews

LONDON: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 contest at The Oval on Thursday. Chasing the 322-run total, Sri Lanka reached the target with ease and lost just seven wickets in the process. This result makes Group B wide open as now the winner ...

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Former cricketers praise Fakhar Zaman’s debut performance

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LONDON: Former cricketing legends Michael Vaughan and Stephen Fleming have lauded the performance of Fakhar Zaman during his debut one-day international match against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy. Zaman, who scored a quick 31 off 23 balls, retained an notable strike rate of 134 with six boundaries, earning ...

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Pakistan bounce back with commitment, belief and desire

Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman is hurried on a pull, Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM: Just when even their most loyal supporters were beginning to lose faith, just as the cornered tigers had started to look like tamed kittens, long after the cliché about them being mercurial had ...

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Feels good to be in semis but not satisfied: Eoin Morgan

Morgan

LONDON: After another convincing result, England skipper Eoin Morgan lauded the team’s batting depth. Morgan felt they were 30 short of par at the half-way stage. “We weren’t that pleased at the half-way stage, maybe 30 short of par. But it shows with the batting line-up we’ve got, upwards of ...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan face do-or-die situation

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LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur’s press conference after their opener against India in the ICC Champions Trophy was the best indication one could get of the preparation, or lack of it, the team has had before travelling to England. Arthur had a common answer to a few of the questions ...

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