Saturday, 23 September 2017

Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Bairstow to open for England as West Indies big guns return

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MANCHESTER: The concept of the points-based “Super Series”, trialled last summer to add over-arching context to the sport’s three different formats, was quietly put into mothballs ahead of this season. But had it still been in existence, we’d have been geared up for an improbably thrilling climax to the second ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

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LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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Javed Miandad wants Pakistan to boycott India in ICC events

Javed Miandad

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has said Pakistan Cricket Board should boycott playing against India in ICC events. Sports Minister Vijay Goel had earlier, stated that no Pakistan sportspersons will be allowed to play in India or vice versa except for when it is at a neutral venue and ...

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

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PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics. In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field.  ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said. He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

Mickey Arthur

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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PCB to file case against India in ICC: Shaharyar

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LAHORE: Outgoing Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has said that they are going to file case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the ICC dispute resolution committee for non-fulfillment of the MoU signed between the two boards. “During the board of governors ...

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More gifts for winning captain Sarfraz Ahmad

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KARACHI: The winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed received the keys of BMW XI by a private bank today. The gift was announced earlier by the bank in Ramzan during a show of private channel. While talking to media, Sarfraz Ahmed thanked the nation for their appreciations. He said that the players are working ...

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Celebrations over, we have to start again: Mickey Arthur

Pakistan’s Champions trophy triumph was as phenomenal as it was satisfying. Nobody had expected that the bottom placed team which barely qualified for the eight-nation event will lift the trophy. In fact detractors had sharpened their knives, presuming that Sarfraz and Co will lose all three matches and they have ...

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Cricket: Bangladesh’s ‘Fizz’ on target for Australia, says Walsh

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DHAKA: Bangladesh pace bowling hope Mustafizur Rahman is on track to return to form when Australia visit next month, fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh said. The 21-year-old, known as “Fizz”, created a sensation with 26 wickets in his first nine one-day internationals. He burst onto the international scene in 2015 ...

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Hasan Ali signs up for Caribbean Premier League: sources

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JAMAICA: Pakistan pacer and Champions Trophy hero Hasan Ali has been signed by West Indies’ popular T20 venture Caribbean Premier League (CPL), sources within the Pakistan Cricket Board said. According to the sources, the star bowler will be featuring for CPL franchise St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, which also boasts ...

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