Friday, 23 June 2017

Sports

Kent sign up Yasir Shah

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LONDON: Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah signs up with Kent for four matches in the ongoing County Championship Division Two. The 31-year-old, who has claimed 149 wickets in 26 Test matches, will fill up for pacer Adam Milne who is on national duty for New Zealand in the ongoing ICC ...

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India has evolved, we are way behind: Shahid Afridi

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BIRMINGHAM: Former player of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi said that Pakistan team is way behind India. Yesterday Pakistan lost to India by 124 runs at Edgbaston stadium. Shahid Afridi showed his disappointment on Twitter by saying, The gap between Indian and Pakistani teams is bigger than ever! India has ...

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London attack does not change Wimbledon plans: Novak Djokovic

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PARIS: Three times Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said he will not change plans or preparations for the tournament next month after an attack in London on Saturday left seven people dead and 48 injured. A van rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge and three attackers with knifes charged out and ...

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Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

BIRMINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 81 to spur his side to a crushing 124-run victory over rivals Pakistan in a rain-shortened Champions Trophy Group B clash on Sunday. Kohli’s master-class from 68 balls helped India post 319 for three in their 48 overs in a match interrupted ...

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Pakistan completely calm ahead of India clash: Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur (R) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed attend
 a press conference at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham on June 3, 2017, ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between Pakistan and India. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur (R) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed attend a press conference at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur insisted his side were “completely calm” ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against arch-rivals India – the latest edition of world cricket’s highest profile fixture. A ...

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After Kohli-Kumble Clash, Sehwag applies for India coaching job

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NEW DELHI: Virender Sehwag, the former India batsman, has applied for the job of India coach, which will become vacant after Anil Kumble’s contract expires at the end of the ongoing Champions Trophy. Kumble is an automatic entry in the application process, but his chances of another term appear slim ...

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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

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Alex Hales and Joe Root put on 159, England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 1, 2017 LONDON: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. England set ...

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Abdul Razzaq announces international cricket retirement

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LONDON: Much respected all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has made an announcement to retire from the international cricket after being a part of the national team the last time in 2013. The cricketer had filed his retirement in black and white to the cricket board in 2016 seeking a Non-Objection Certificate (NOC) ...

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