Thursday, 13 December 2018

Tag Archives: Cricket World Cup

South Africa series a real test for Pakistan before World Cup

ISLAMABAD: Former captain Rashid Latif has said that after New Zealand series, the real test for Pakistan team will be South Africa series to do well in next year’s World Cup. Latif said: “Pakistan team has to play a long and tough South Africa series which include 3 Tests, 5 ...

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England look for World Cup boost against struggling Sri Lanka

COLOMBO-AFP: In-form England will look to maintain their one-day momentum ahead of next year’s World Cup when they take on a Sri Lanka side in disarray in the first of a five-match series at Dambulla on Wednesday. But Sri Lanka are expected to prove much tougher opposition when a three-Test ...

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ICC chief David Richardson to step down after World Cup

LONDON: International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson will step down from his position once his contract expires after the 2019 World Cup, cricket’s world governing body said. Richardson, who became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket in 2002, was promoted to ...

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Pollard, Darren Bravo, Narine, Russell, pick PSL over WC Qualifiers

BARBUDA: Leading players ruled themselves out in order to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Chris Gayle was named in the West Indies´ squad for the 2019 World Cup qualifying tournament. All-rounders Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell, spinner Sunil Narine and batsman Darren Bravo have all decided to miss ...

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Malik desires to win a World Cup

LAHORE: Veteran cricketer Shoaib Malik has expressed his desire to win a World Cup for Pakistan saying only a World Cup is missing from my honour. “I still want to play a few more years. I come to the ground every morning and practice hard. I don’t know about tomorrow ...

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 Cricket World Cup final defeat

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then ...

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Pakistan celebrating 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory

LONDON: Pakistan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory today. On this day Pakistan beat England in the final by 22 runs to lift the cup for the first time. The 92 World Cup was the first major international tournament to be played with white ball and black ...

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Arthur wants more aggressive approach in T20

LAHORE: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes new captain Sarfraz Ahmed will bring some much-needed aggression to the limited-overs team who have struggled in the ODI format for the last two years. Arthur said Saturday that Pakistan had been playing ‘a very conservative type’ of one-day international cricket. This didn’t work ...

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Dwayne Smith retires from international cricket

DUBAI: West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith announced retirement from international cricket. Smith, who is currently playing for Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League, announced the decision before the play-off against Karachi Kings. The last match in which he represented West Indies was an ODI against United Arab Emirates (UAE) in ...

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