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Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Champions Trophy: Fakhar wants to face India in final

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CARDIFF: Young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman, who has helped transform Pakistan into a fearsome team in a matter of just a few days, cannot wait to unleash his power hitting in the Champions Trophy finale on Sunday. The aggressive opener, when asked about who he wanted to face in the ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

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Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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England skipper Morgan rated Pakistan as a dangerous side

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CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan has said his side cannot be complacent against Pakistan as the boys in green can be a dangerous opponent on their day. Talking to media at Cardiff ahead of England’s semi-final in ICC Champions Trophy against Pakistan, Morgan hinted that Jason Roy may be dropped ...

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Pakistan striving for consistency against England, says Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur and Sarfraz Ahmed during the press conference

LONDON: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur is still no closer to removing the inconsistency that dogs the national team. In fact, he may be starting to embrace it. “Sometimes that’s our strength, our unpredictability,” said Arthur, a South African who joked that he has been ...

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Under performing players should be dropped: Javed Miandad

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ISLAMABAD: Legendary batsman Javed Miandad Thursday wants Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors to under performing players in the Champions Trophy from participating in the ODI squad in future. He urged selectors to monitor those players who keep on playing too many dot balls thus proving a burden on the team ...

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Victory draws praise for Bangladesh

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CARDIFF: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes his side can face the future with renewed confidence even if they are denied a semi-final place at the Champions Trophy. The Tigers gave themselves a shot at a last four spot with a stunning five-wicket win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Friday. ...

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Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets

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LONDON: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 contest at The Oval on Thursday. Chasing the 322-run total, Sri Lanka reached the target with ease and lost just seven wickets in the process. This result makes Group B wide open as now the winner ...

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Former cricketers praise Fakhar Zaman’s debut performance

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LONDON: Former cricketing legends Michael Vaughan and Stephen Fleming have lauded the performance of Fakhar Zaman during his debut one-day international match against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy. Zaman, who scored a quick 31 off 23 balls, retained an notable strike rate of 134 with six boundaries, earning ...

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Pakistan bounce back with commitment, belief and desire

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Fakhar Zaman is hurried on a pull, Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM: Just when even their most loyal supporters were beginning to lose faith, just as the cornered tigers had started to look like tamed kittens, long after the cliché about them being mercurial had ...

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