Tuesday, 24 April 2018

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Amir gets visa for England-Ireland tour

AMIR

LONDON: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir has been granted the visa to travel to United Kingdon for the England-Ireland tour. Amir will leave for England tomorrow (Wednesday) to join the rest of the squad in Canterbury. According to media reports, Mohammad Amir could not move with rest of the team, when they departed ...

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English cricket plans 100 balls format

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LONDON:  The England and Wales Cricket Board have proposed a 100-balls-a-side format for a new domestic competition that will start in 2020. England’s new eight-team domestic tournament, which is set to begin in 2020, will not be played in the traditional T20 format, the ECB announced in a surprise move ...

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Hasan Ali’s trademark celebration at Wagah border

Hasan Ali

LAHORE/NEW DELHI: Ahead of leaving for England, Pakistan’s superstar pacer Hasan Ali, along with teammates, visited Wagah Border at the conclusion of their training camp on Saturday to witness the flag-lowering ceremony conducted daily at the historic venue. The 24-year-old couldn’t resist showing off his famous trademark style and thrilled ...

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IPL: CSK Beat SunRisers Hyderabad In A Thriller

IPL T20 -  Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Chennai Super Kings held firm in the end to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad. (Source: PTI) CHENNAI: Dwayne Bravo consistently bowled in the block hole in a tense finish as Chennai Super Kings prevailed over a weakened Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs to consolidate their position at the top of the order ...

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Shane Warne slams Cricket Australia

Shane Warne

File Photo SYDNEY: Former Australia spinner Shane Warne criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended Big Bash League (BBL) – with an increase in fixtures from 35 to 43 – is set to ...

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Sarfraz has high hopes for young Pakistan in England

Sarfaraz-Ahmed

LONDON: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Saturday he had high hopes for his young and inexperienced side on their tough twin tours of Ireland and England starting this month. The 16-member squad fly early Monday and after two side games against county teams in England will play a one-off ...

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IPL players will soon earn $1m per match

Lalit Modi

LONDON: Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi believes there will come a time when players will earn $1 million dollars per game while warning that the traditional programme of matches between countries “will disappear”. A Twenty20 domestic franchise competition launched a decade ago, which has spawned a host of imitators ...

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Afridi, Malik and Perera to play for World XI at Lord’s

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LONDON: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera will be part of the World XI in the T20 International against West Indies to be played at Lord’s on May 31, the ICC announced today. The match is being staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues ...

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Police crack down on IPL betting racket

Mitchell Johnson of the Mumbai Indians celebrates the wicket of Rising Pune Supergiant captain Steven Smith  in the last over during the final of the Vivo 2017 Indian Premier League between the Rising Pune Supergiant and the Mumbai Indians held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, India on the 21st May 2017

Photo by Ron Gaunt - Sportzpics - IPL

MUMBAI: Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches, as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year. The suspects are accused of running an online betting syndicate from a residence in New Delhi. Nearly all ...

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