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Tag Archives: Asia Cup

Pakistan beat India, qualify for ACC Emerging Teams final

MIRPUR: Pakistan beat India by three runs in a thrilling end to the first semi-final of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. After winning the toss, Pakistan elected to bat first and scored 267-7. Openers Haider Ali (43 off 60 balls) and ...

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Asia Cup: PCB sets deadline for India to confirm participation

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan has said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has until June, 2020 to confirm participation in the Pakistan-hosted Asia Cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place in September next year. According to details, ...

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Kohli turns focus to Pakistan after NZ washout

NOTTINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli’s focus turned to Pakistan immediately after his side’s match against New Zealand was abandoned without a ball being bowled on Thursday. India face Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday in a match which is likely to draw a global television audience of one billion. “It’s ...

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Pakistan to host Asia Cup next year

SINGAPORE: The upcoming edition of Asia Cup T20 will be hosted in Pakistan in 2020, after a decision was made during the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Singapore. The tournament is scheduled to be held in September ahead of the World T20 in Australia. Pakistan Cricket Board (PC) Chairman ...

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PCB earns rights to host 2020 Asia Cup

DHAKA/ISLAMABAD: The next Asia Cup will be hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the first time in over a decade, but whether that means it will be played in Pakistan or the United Arab Emirates, is not yet clear. The tournament, which will switch back to being a ...

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Pakistan recalls Hafeez for Australia Tests

KARACHI: Pakistan’s national selection committee Monday recalled former opener Mohammad Hafeez for the two-match Test series against Australia to reinforce its batting following a failed Asia Cup campaign. The 37-year-old was not part of the original 17-member squad announced last week, but after Pakistan suffered losses at the hands of ...

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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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Shoaib Akhtar schools Indian journalist over mocking attempt

NEW DELHI: Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has schooled an Indian journalist after she tried to mock the Pakistan cricket team over its defeat against India in the Asia Cup. In a video making rounds over the internet, Akhtar tells the anchorperson to speak to him with respect after she ...

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Mushfiqur, Mustafizur lead Bangladesh to Asia Cup final

ABU DHABI: Mushfiqur Rahim scored a fighting 99 to guide Bangladesh into the Asia Cup final with a convincing 37-run win over Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The former skipper missed out a deserving century but still lifted Bangladesh from a precarious 12-3 to 239 all out in 49.5 ...

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Afghanistan, India tie Asia Cup thrilling match

DUBAI: Afghanistan pulled off a sensational tie off the penultimate ball against India in the Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup in Dubai on Tuesday. Mohammad Shahzad’s 124 lifted Afghanistan to 252-8 in 50 overs while India were all out in 49.5 overs with the scores level. Title ...

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