Thursday, 2 July 2020

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Incredible year for my daughter, says Anya Shrubsole’s dad

LONDON: England’s woman cricketer Anya Shrubsole’s father Ian is over the moon. Her right-arm medium pacer daughter is not only one of the Wisden’s five cricketers of the year, but also on the cover page of the 2018 edition of cricket’s Bible. Speaking exclusively, he says, “it has been an ...

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Pakistan announce squad for Ireland, England Tests

LONDON: Batsmen Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Usman Salahuddin and Saad Ali received maiden call-ups in a 16-man Test squad for Pakistan’s tour to Ireland and England named by chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq on Sunday, with no place – as expected – for fast bowler Wahab Riaz. It is a squad that contains a notably large batting contingent, with ...

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Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

BENGALURU: Prior to Royal Challengers Bangalore’s first game this season, captain Virat Kohli said this was ‘our most balanced side ever’. After the first round of games, it appeared Royal Challengers had the most unbalanced XI among all teams: a star-studded top four, followed by an untested middle order and a ...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off thrillingwin over Mumbai Indians

Billy Stanlake and Deepak Hooda held their nerves to pull off a close win against Mumbai Indians (AFP)

Billy Stanlake and Deepak Hooda held their nerves to pull off a close win against Mumbai Indians (AFP) CHENNAI: In a thrilling match, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by 1 wicket in Match 7 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 at Hyderabad. With this win, SRH and ...

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Wahab has not won us a game in two years: Arthur

LAHORE: Wahab Riaz has become the latest casualty of coach Mickey Arthur’s drive towards a high-performance culture within the Pakistan squad. So low has Wahab’s stock fallen that he was not even part of the 25 probables recently chosen for a training camp, from which a squad will be chosen to tour Ireland ...

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Asia Cup 2018 shifted from India to UAE

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday moved the venue of the Asia Cup 2018 from India to Dubai citing reservations of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). PCB Chairman Najam Sethi headed the annual meeting of the ACC in Kuala Lumpur, during which it was decided that the ...

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Windies confirmed to tour Pakistan next month

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule for West Indies tour of Pakistan. Najam Sethi confirmed that Windies will be touring Pakistan for the series of three T20 Internationals next month. “West Indies will be touring Pakistan in April. They will play three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) on 1st, ...

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Hashim Amla is ‘likely’ to open for Hampshire

HAMPSHIRE director of cricket Giles White says Hashim Amla is likely to open the batting in the Specsavers County Championship – and will help the development of homegrown batsmen Tom Alsop and Joe Weatherley. The 34 year-old, who made 0 and eight as South Africa lost the first of their four ...

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Imran Tahir, Sangakkara helps Multan Sultan take over Quetta

SHARJAH: Multan Sultans thrashed Quetta Gladiators by nine wickets in the 13th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Sharjah on Saturday. From 101/5 to 102 all out! @TeamQuetta lose their last five wickets for an addition of one run. @MultanSultans run through Quetta lower-order. #DilSeJaanLagaDe #MSvQG pic.twitter.com/LULlSD3JSD — ...

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Zalmi’s Sammy beats injury and Gladiators in PSL thriller

SHARJAH: A hobbling Darren Sammy struck two sixes and a boundary to clinch a sensational five-wicket victory in the last over for Peshawar Zalmi against Quetta Gladiators in the only match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah on Thursday. The Zalmi skipper, who twice hurt his hamstring during bowling, ...

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