Thursday, 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

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

Mustafizur Rahman

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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Sarfraz vows to make team No 1 in all formats

Sarfraz-Ahmed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed to make Pakistan No 1 cricket team in all the three formats. Sarfraz, who was recently appointed Test skipper as well, will now lead the national team in all the three formats. He became T20 captain after the 2016 World T20, when Shahid Afridi ...

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Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Murali Vijay

Shikhar Dhawan

MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan has been named as replacement for Murali Vijay in the squad for Test series in Sri Lanka starting July 26. The Virat Kohli-led Team India departs for a full-fledged tour consisting three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20 International on July 19. “The All-India Senior Selection ...

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Dhoni’s inputs made captaincy easier for Virat Kohli: Rahane

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MUMBAI: Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane is in the spotlight after emerging as India’s highest run-getter in the West Indies ODI tour. Despite not being given much of an opportunity in the ICC Champions Trophy in June in England, the Mumbai batsman proved he can deliver when needed as his batting ...

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Fakhar says Kohli, Bumrah sledged him during CT final

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KARACHI: Although it was Hasan Ali who remained the star performer for Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with the ball, and Player of the Tournament as well, but young opening batsman Fakhar Zaman changed the course of his team’s batting approach with his aggressive style as soon as ...

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A real challenge to follow Misbah, says Sarfraz

Sarfraz Ahmed

KARACHI: The hardest part, Sarfraz Ahmed might reasonably think, is over. Becoming Pakistan’s limited-overs captain always loomed as the greater challenge, given the depths to which they have fallen there. But he’s come through that with flying colours, the Champions Trophy win the icing on a captaincy record that currently ...

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Fakhar Zaman opens up on Dhoni, Kohli’s reaction

Fakhar Zaman

LONDON: Pakistan opening batsman Fakhar Zaman had a successful ICC Champions Trophy, after he played a crucial part in the country’s title triumph in England earlier this month. The left-handed batsman scored 252 runs from four matches, which includes two half centuries and a 114 in the final against India. ...

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Won’t disappoint as Test captain, says Sarfraz

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KARACHI: Pakistan One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he won’t disappoint anybody if he is selected as the Test skipper. The Champions Trophy triumphant captain said his foremost priority will be to take the Test team to number one ranking once again by ...

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