Sunday, 19 November 2017

Sports

Misbah may decide future after PSL

LAHORE: Misbah ul Haq, Pakistan’s Test captain will use the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as a platform by which to make a decision about his international future, and said that he is likely to take a call within the next month. Misbah is keen to assess his batting and hunger ...

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David Warner wins Allan Border medal

SYDNEY: Australia’s prolific opening batsman David Warner fought off a strong challenge from his captain Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals. Only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke have previously won consecutive medals in Australian cricket’s prestigious annual awards. Thirty-year-old Warner ...

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Boxer Amir Khan misses his brother’s wedding party

LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan missed his brother’s wedding party to go training instead as his family feud deepens. The former world champion’s brother Haroon celebrated his marriage to wife Arifa in front of 1,000 guests in a lavish bash at Bolton FC’s Macron Stadium. But while the Khans were all ...

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Arthur slams ‘woeful’ Pakistan fielding

SYDNEY: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has labelled his side’s fielding “woeful” and “unacceptable” after a butter-fingered display in the fourth VB one-day international against Australia in Sydney. Pakistan dropped four catches in the field as the home side racked up a monster total of 6-353, with each of Australia’s four ...

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Ben Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

KOLKATA: Ben Stokes said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-around performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata. Stokes hit an unbeaten 39-ball 57 and claimed three wickets to hand England their first win ...

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Warner ton sets up series win for Australia

SYDNEY: A David Warner hundred. A catalogue of Pakistan fielding errors. A big win for Australia. It was as if the fourth one-day international in Sydney was a recap of the Test campaign earlier this summer. Certainly the result was the same – a series victory for Australia. Unlike in ...

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South Africa look to secure T20 series over Sri Lanka

CENTURION: South Africa: South Africa look to secure another series over Sri Lanka with victory in their second T20 international against Sri Lanka here on Sunday (today). Fowing their 3-0 triumph in the Test series, South Africa took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series with a 19-run win ...

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To win in Sydney, Green Shirts will have to bat well: Aaqib

LAHORE: Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed has on Saturday said that Pakistan will have to bat well to win the Sydney match. Talking on TV’, Aaqib Javed said that Pakistan batting in Perth was shocking. He said that Sydney match will be the make-or-break game and to win it, Pakistan will ...

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Mickey Arthur wants to get rid of international Twenty20 matches

PERTH: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes Twenty20 cricket should be played almost exclusively at the domestic level in order to give ailing one-day international format a much-needed boost. Arthur was in the stands during the Perth Scorchers’ 27-run win over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League, an Australian ...

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Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

CUTTACK: Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India’s series clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack. England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 for victory, gave ...

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