Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Murali Vijay

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

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

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

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

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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Time to decide on Dhoni and Yuvraj role: Rahul Dravid

NEW DELHI: India Under-19 cricket team coach and former Indian skipper, Rahul Dravid, asked to take a call on the role of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh in the current Indian team, given the fact that the World Cup 2019 is just a couple of years away. “It is a ...

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SRK unveils upcoming movie in India-Pakistan Champions Trophy final

MUMBAI: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has chosen to unveil a mini trail of his upcoming entertainer “Jab Harry Met Sejal” at the India-Pakistan final of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament. Given the expected viewership of the match, the film’s team found it befitting to unveil the mini trail during the ...

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Pak win against India was celebrated in Kashmir like never before

SRINAGAR: Two days after Pakistan lifted its maiden Champions Trophy, the excitement and the jubilation in  Kashmir is yet to end. Soon after the Indian wickets started falling like nine pins following a terrific spell by the pacer Mohammad Amir, the streets of Kashmir erupted in a cathartic joy. The ...

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