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Tag Archives: Asia Cup 2018

Bangladesh look to shock India in Asia Cup final

DUBAI: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza called on his players to ignore the absence of veteran stars Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan when they face defending champions India in today’s (Friday) Asia Cup final. Bangladesh upset Pakistan by 37 runs in the last Super Four match in Abu Dhabi to ...

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Indian bookies allegedly offer money to Afghan opener

DUBAI: Indian bookies approached Afghan opener and wicket keeper Mohammad Shahzad and allegedly offered him money to perform poorly in ongoing Asia Cup 2018. Sources told that the cricketer has reported the issue to International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit after which an alert has been issued to all the ...

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Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across the border and elsewhere in the ...

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Asia Cup 2018: Sri Lanka knocked out by Afghanistan

ABU DHABI: Minnows Afghanistan recorded a great upset win to knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup in Group B One-day International here at Sheikh Zayad Stadium on Monday. Chasing 250, Sri Lanka were all out for 158 in 52 balls to spare. They lost their second consecutive match by ...

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Bangladesh overpowered Sri Lanka by 137 runs

DUBAI: Bangladesh overpowered five-time champions Sri Lanka by 137 runs to provide a dramatic opening to the 14th edition of the Unimoni Asia Cup at the Dubai International stadium. The action began with the packed stadium witnessing one of the world’s finest pacers, Lasith Malinga, taking two wickets in the ...

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Pakistan potential team to reach 2019 World Cup semis: Adam Gilchrist

MELBOURNE: Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Adam Gilchrist believes that Pakistan can surprise all other teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, calling it the ‘dark horse’. In an interview, the Aussie legend said, “Pakistan are always the dark horse, they can spring a surprise or two.” Asked about ICC Cricket World Cup ...

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All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status

DUBAI: The ICC will grant all matches in multi-team one-day tournaments ODI status when they include teams with and without international status, beginning with the Asia Cup in the UAE this month, amid a wider review of the application of status in one-day cricket. The decision will also extend to ...

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Hasan Ali vows to deliver against India in Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has said that he is eager to give out his best against India, ahead of the opening match of Asia Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday after a training session of the team ...

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Pakistan favourites to win Asia Cup: Rashid Latif

DUBAI: Former captain Rashid Latif has said that Pakistan cricket team is favourite to win the Asia Cup 2018, to be held in UAE. Talking to media, Latif said: “As UAE is home for Pakistan cricket for last decade and green caps are fully aware about the conditions, they have ...

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BCCI names Kohli less Asia Cup squad

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli has been rested for the 2018 Asia Cup, starting on 15 September, and Rohit Sharma will stand in as captain, the Board of Control for Cricket in India confirmed on Saturday. Manish Pandey returned to the side while Khaleel Ahmed, the left-arm medium-pacer from Rajasthan who ...

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