Thursday, 22 August 2019

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Sharjeel Khan apologizes for spot fixing, agrees to undergo rehabilitation

LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan apologized to the Pakistan Cricket Baord (PCB) his fans and cricket fraternity for his spot fixing scandal during the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). “I offer my unconditional apology to the Pakistan Cricket Board, my teammates, fans and family for the irresponsible ...

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Archer had advised batsmen to buy an extra helmet six years ago

LONDON: England’s new pace sensation, Jofra Archer made an impressive red-ball debut against Australia in the second Test of the ongoing Ashes series at Lord’s. The right-arm venomous fast bowler displayed all the tricks of pace bowling, where he tested the Aussie batsmen with channel bowling and lethal bouncers with ...

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Ashes has kept Test cricket alive: Sourav Ganguly

NEW DELHI: Former Indian skipper seems to be mighty impressed with the standard of cricket being played in the ongoing Ashes Test series between England and Australia which has so far seen nervy battle between the arch-rivals. After an emphatic 251-run win for Australia in the Ashes opener in Edgbaston, ...

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Sri Lanka script record chase at Galle after Karunaratne’s ton

GALLE: Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne’s ninth Test hundred underpinned the highest successful chase ever at the Galle International Stadium, as Sri Lanka ushered into the World Test Championship era with a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first Test. Never before had a team successfully chased a three-figure score at ...

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Ashes second Test set for thrilling end

LONDON: The second Ashes Test is poised for a thrilling conclusion after a memorable fourth day in which the fast bowlers of England and Australia illuminated Lord’s. In a ferocious spell in which he touched 96mph, England debutant Jofra Archer struck Steve Smith on the neck and forced the world’s ...

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PCB grants six-day marriage leave to Hasan Ali

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has on Saturday granted six-day marriage leave to fast bowler Hasan Ali and allowed him to join the pre-season camp afterwards. The 25-year-old is all set to marry an Indian girl – Samia Khan – on August 20 in Dubai and preparations have been ...

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Aleem Dar grabs another honour, equals Steve Bucknor

LONDON: One of the world’s most renowned cricket umpire Aleem Dar grabbed another feat to his credit after he became the most experienced umpire in Test cricket. The second Ashes Test on Thursday, 15 August, proved to be Dar’s 128th Test match as an umpire. The 51 years old, Pakistani ...

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Taylor keeps New Zealand in fight after Dananjaya’s five-for

GALLE: Ross Taylor’s counter-punching innings kept New Zealand alive at the end of a strange day for the visitors, who seemed in control for the most part, except the periods immediately preceding the breaks. Offspinner Akila Dananjaya was responsible for that, taking all five of New Zealand’s wickets to fall ...

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Gayle stars as Windies set India daunting target in 3rd ODI

PORT OF SPAIN: Chris Gayle was at his most rampant in pacing the West Indies to a competitive total of 240 for seven batting first against India in the rain-affected third and final one-day international in Trinidad. In a match reduced to 35 overs-per-side because of lengthy stoppages for inclement ...

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Rain washes out first day of second Ashes Test

LONDON: Jofra Archer received his England Test cap but was still to make his debut as rain saw the first day of Wednesday´s second Ashes match against Australia abandoned without a ball bowled at a soaking wet Lord´s. Chris Jordan, a Sussex team-mate, presented Archer with the cap in England´s pre-match huddle ahead of ...

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