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Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

England look to end drought in Champions Trophy

LONDON: England have never won a global 50-over tournament but they will not get a better chance to end their long wait than in this year´s Champions Trophy on home soil. Eoin Morgan´s team have been transformed since their dismal World Cup performance two years ago, playing a vibrant and ...

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Hassan Ali aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young gun Hassan Ali aims to be the most successful bowler of the Champions Trophy. In an interview after Pakistan’s warm-up match against Australia, which was called off due to rain in Birmingham, Hassan said that he wants to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He said ...

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Indian cricket players reportedly INTIMIDATED by coach Kumble

MUMBAI: India’s campaign for Champions Trophy has begun under a cloud of discontent within the dressing room with the captain, and possibly a few other senior players, expressing a lack of confidence in their head coach. Speculation had been rife ever since the BCCI chose not to automatically extend the ...

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Aussies ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacers

SYDNEY: Australia are relishing the prospect of uniting their “big four” pace attack for the first time at the Champions Trophy – and sending a message to England ahead of the Ashes. Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given ...

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Junaid Khan confident of dismissing Virat Kohli

KARACHI: Pakistan fast-bowler Junaid Khan has his eyes set on Indian skipper Virat Kohli when the two arch-rivals clash in their Champions Trophy opener on June 4. While Kohli is one of the finest batsmen in the world, Junaid is understandably confident of dismissing the right-hander considering his track record ...

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Prince of Wales donates to Manchester Fund

LONDON: The Manchester Arena Bombing has affected so many around the world. Politicians, royals and world leaders have sent their condolences to the people of Manchester and the United Kingdom. Members of the British Royal Family were among those who spoke out publicly about the attacks. The Prince of Wales ...

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Champions Trophy – Pakistan looking to maintain record vs India

BIRMINGHAM: His side comes into the tournament eighth in the ICC ODI Team Rankings, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident of making the most of having nothing to lose in this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy. Pakistan has yet to lift this particular trophy, but comes to England with a ...

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CHAMPIONS TROPHY: Amir aims to perform well against India

BIRMINGHAM: Fast bowler Mohammad Amir said on Monday that whichever team manages to handle pressure well in the Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan will win the game. He said: “I bowled long spells in the West Indies tour. I am getting back my swing and my line and ...

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Umar Akmal to return from England

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been asked to return from England after he failed two fitness tests in two days, ahead of the Champions Trophy next month. The selectors are considering Umar Amin and Haris Sohail as replacements. “He has failed two fitness tests during the ongoing camp there ...

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