Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Anil Kumble steps down as India coach

Anil Kumble has stepped down as India coach, four days before the limited-overs tour of the Caribbean begins. The decision comes less than a month after it emerged that players, including captain Virat Kohli, had told BCCI officials that they were uncomfortable with the “intimidating” style of Kumble’s man management. ...

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Champions Pakistan climb to No 6 in ODI rankings

LONDON: Pakistan’s stunning title-winning triumph in the Champions Trophy has catapulted them to number six in the One-day International rankings. The triumphant team’s players have also made significant gains in the individual rankings following a 180-run victory over India in the final. According to the latest ICC rankings announced on ...

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Sarfraz proud as Fakhar and Hasan join him in ICC’s team of tournament

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council’s team of the Champions Trophy was the “perfect icing on the cake” of his side’s stunning title triumph. Sarfraz’s side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final The Oval having been the lowest ...

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Victorious Pakistan team returns home to hero’s welcome

LONDON/KARACHI: Even after the special convoy escorting Sarfraz Ahmed from the airport got within sight of his Karachi home in the early hours of the morning, it took the Pakistan captain nearly a half-hour to get from the vehicle to his house as a throng of adoring cricket fans clamored ...

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CT 2017 win: Mirwaiz, Erdogan congratulate Pakistan

ANKARA/SRINAGAR: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have congratulated the nation after Pakistan’s maiden Champions Trophy win in 2017 on Sunday. Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team #Pakistan — Mirwaiz Umar ...

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How Bollywood stars and Indian fans reacted to Pakistan win

LONDON: The Pakistan cricket team on Sunday, came out on top with a commendable all-round performance as they defeated the boys in blue – Team India by 180 runs at The Oval to lift their maiden Champions Trophy title. In a country where Cricket is a religion, there were mixed ...

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Bank Chor: Riteish film to suffer due to India vs Pakistan match

MUMBAI: The latest offering Bank Chor from Yash Raj Films is another disappointment after its previous venture Meri Pyaari Bindu failed to stir people’s interest. The audience which was expecting a light-hearted, comedy film from Bank Chor starring Riteish Deshmukh is visibly not interested as the film kept ticket buyers away ...

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Champions Trophy: Hassan Ali named player of the tournament

LONDON: Fast bowler Hassan Ali was named player of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after he bowled Pakistan to its maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at The Oval. Sunday’s 181 runs victory over traditional rival India was also Pakistan’s first title in a 50-over tournament since winning the ICC Cricket ...

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