Monday, 24 July 2017

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Players reject Cricket Australia’s disrespectful pay offer

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MELBOURNE: Australia’s players’ union rejected a Cricket Australia pay and conditions proposal, saying it was unfair and disrespectful. The sport’s governing body put forward an improved offer, but the Australian Cricketers’ Association called it a “win” for administrators, but a “loss” for cricket. CA has offered total potential pay for ...

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McCullum thanks fans ahead of 100th IPL milestone

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KOLKATA: Brendon McCullum has paid tribute to his loyal fans and also his teammates ahead of his 100th IPL match on Friday (NZT). McCullum started his IPL career in 2008 with the Kolkata Knight Riders and has since played for the Kochi Tuskers, the Chennai Super Kings and now the Gujarat Lions. McCullum tweeted early ...

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Pakistan call off tour to Bangladesh

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DUBAI: Pakistan will not tour Bangladesh this year as per schedule; the PCB said the series has been postponed indefinitely by mutual consent. Pakistan was to play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I series in Bangladesh in July and August. “We had spoken about the possibility of hosting them ...

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BCCI Loses Governance, Revenue Votes At ICC Meet

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DUBAI: BCCI, the so-called “godfather” of international Cricket, was left isolated as a majority of the full members of ICC outvoted BCCI’s position on the new proposed constitution of ICC to abolish the infamous “Big 3” model. The only support India got in the ICC meeting in Dubai during voting ...

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Zafar Ansari: Surrey and England all-rounder retires aged 25

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LONDON: Surrey and England all-rounder Zafar Ansari has retired from cricket at the age of 25, saying he has “other ambitions that I want to fulfil”. Ansari made his Test debut for England in October, against Bangladesh, before playing two Tests against India. The left-arm spinner played 71 first-class games, ...

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Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to victory over Windies in 1st Test

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KINGSTON: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hit successive sixes off Devendra Bishoo to give Pakistan victory by seven wickets in the first Test against West Indies in Jamaica on Tuesday. The tourists had bowled West Indies out for 152 in the second innings leaving them a target of 32 to win on ...

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Mathews to lead Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Angelo Matthews of Sri Lanka looks dejected after his bowlers concede another boundry during game four of the Commonwealth Bank one day international series between Australia and Sri Lanka at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews will return as Sri Lanka skipper for the Champions Trophy after missing the ODI series against South Africa, the tour of Australia and the home series against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday announced a 15-member squad led by Mathews, who cut short his tour of South ...

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Yasir gives Pakistan control after Misbah 99 not out

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KINGSTON: A brilliant spell by Yasir Shah late on day four has given Pakistan control of the first Test against West Indies in Kingston. Yasir (4-33) dominated before stumps on Monday as the Windies were reduced to 93-4 in their second innings, still trailing by 28 runs. Opener Kieran Powell ...

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PM congratulates Younis Khan on achieving 10,000-run milestone

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KINGSTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has extended felicitations to Younis Khan for becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket. In a statement from PM House on Monday, the Prime Minister congratulated Younis on achieving the milestone and said the record is a practical example of ...

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