Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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Yuvraj Singh announces retirement

MUMBAI: India’s hero during the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, announced retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday after spending 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international experience. The Chandigarh-born cricketer captured the imagination of world cricket with his gravity-defying fielding abilities ...

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Furore in India after Dhoni asked to remove gloves insignia

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, forcing New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the country. Dhoni, one of the game’s biggest stars, is an honourary lieutenant colonel in the territorial army ...

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South Africa’s Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON: South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has approved Beuran Hendricks as a replacement player for Dale Steyn in the ...

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Pakistan sensational win against England in World Cup

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan shocked England by 14 runs at Trent Bridge on Monday as they ended a long losing streak in one-day internationals despite two centuries for the World Cup host nation. Joe Root (107) and Jos Buttler (103) were guiding the tournament favourites towards an imposing target of 349 after ...

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World Cup 2019: Bangladesh upset South Africa

LONDON: Bangladesh piled up their highest one-day International total and bowled superbly to upset South Africa by 21 runs in the Cricket World Cup at The Oval on Sunday. It was a major scalp for Bangladesh, underlining their reputation as dangerous outsiders at the tournament, while South Africa slumped to ...

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Google marks 2019 CWC with a doodle

LONDON: As the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will run from May 30 to July 14 in England and Wales, the Google has marked the mega event with a doodle to make sure the cricket fans have something to cheer for on the search engine. When you open Google in ...

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Stokes, Archer help England begin WC with a bang

LONDON: Ben Stokes’ innings of 89 and excellence in the field, alongside a sterling bowling performance from Jofra Archer, helped England to a 104-run win over South Africa in the first match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. South Africa won the toss and chose to field, and ...

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Why Malala Trolling India at World Cup Opening Ceremony

LONDON: The ICC World Cup 2019 opening ceremony brought cricketers and celebrities from all the 10 participating nations together for a fun 60-second challenge of gully cricket. After the challenge, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousufzai, who attended the event in front of Buckingham Palace in London, couldn’t help but ...

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‘Royal & Majestic’ opening ceremony for World Cup

LONDON: The 2019 ICC World Cup officially kicked off with captains of all the ten nations coming together in an exciting opening ceremony which was presented by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Shibani Dandekar opposite the Buckingham Palace in London. Ahead of the lively ceremony at the ...

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Pakistan to host Asia Cup next year

SINGAPORE: The upcoming edition of Asia Cup T20 will be hosted in Pakistan in 2020, after a decision was made during the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Singapore. The tournament is scheduled to be held in September ahead of the World T20 in Australia. Pakistan Cricket Board (PC) Chairman ...

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