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Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Pakistan bounce back with commitment, belief and desire

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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Feels good to be in semis but not satisfied: Eoin Morgan

LONDON: After another convincing result, England skipper Eoin Morgan lauded the team’s batting depth. Morgan felt they were 30 short of par at the half-way stage. “We weren’t that pleased at the half-way stage, maybe 30 short of par. But it shows with the batting line-up we’ve got, upwards of ...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan face do-or-die situation

LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur’s press conference after their opener against India in the ICC Champions Trophy was the best indication one could get of the preparation, or lack of it, the team has had before travelling to England. Arthur had a common answer to a few of the questions ...

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India has evolved, we are way behind: Shahid Afridi

BIRMINGHAM: Former player of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi said that Pakistan team is way behind India. Yesterday Pakistan lost to India by 124 runs at Edgbaston stadium. Shahid Afridi showed his disappointment on Twitter by saying, The gap between Indian and Pakistani teams is bigger than ever! India has ...

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Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

BIRMINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 81 to spur his side to a crushing 124-run victory over rivals Pakistan in a rain-shortened Champions Trophy Group B clash on Sunday. Kohli’s master-class from 68 balls helped India post 319 for three in their 48 overs in a match interrupted ...

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Pakistan completely calm ahead of India clash: Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur (R) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed attend a press conference at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur insisted his side were “completely calm” ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against arch-rivals India – the latest edition of world cricket’s highest profile fixture. A ...

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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

Alex Hales and Joe Root put on 159, England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 1, 2017 LONDON: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. England set ...

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England bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in the opening match of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy one-day international tournament at the Oval on Thursday (Today). England dropped leg-spinner Adil Rashid from their side, with his place effectively taken by Nottinghamshire paceman Jake ...

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Champions Trophy: Mathews likely to miss South Africa clash

COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lankan skipper, is unlikely to play against South Africa in his side’s Champions Trophy opener due to a calf injury, Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed Mathews complained of pain on his calf and as a result, the management wouldn’t want to take a risk on Saturday. ...

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