Wednesday, 3 June 2020

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Shaniera Akram reveal she is Punjabi at heart

LAHORE: Pakistan’s legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram’s wife Shaniera might have been Australian by birth but her latest social media pictures are revealing the true ‘Punjabi’ in her. For the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL), Wasim left his former franchise ‘Islamabad United’ and joined the ‘Multan Sultans’ as his new team. ...

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Salman Butt to play in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has arrived in Bangladesh to play his first full-fledged competition outside his homeland since serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, an official said. He was cleared by the Pakistan Cricket Board to play in the latest edition of the Dhaka Premier ...

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Doug Bollinger announces retirement

SYDNEY: Australia bowler Doug Bollinger announced his retirement from all formats of the game on Monday. The pacer appeared for Sydney Sixers in the recently concluded Big Bash League. The New South Wales-born Bollinger donned the jersey of Australia in all the three formats. With the announcement, the career which ...

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Mominul guides Bangladesh to draw Chittagong Test

CHITTAGONG: Mominul Haque became the first player from Bangladesh to score a century in both innings of a Test as he steered his side to a draw in the opening match against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Mominul , who made 176 in the first innings, hit 105 off 174 balls ...

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Bangladesh in trouble after Sri Lanka’s 713

CHITTAGONG: The fall of three late Bangladesh wickets lent hope the Chittagong Test may yet produce a result, after Sri Lanka had secured a first-innings lead of 200, amassing 713 for 9. Roshen Silva completed an assured hundred, Dinesh Chandimal a measured 87 and Niroshan Dickwella a rapid 62, but it was Sri Lanka’s ...

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India beat Australia by eight wickets to win U-19 World Cup

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: India have on Saturday beaten Australia by eight wickets to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui for fourth time. Australia set a 217-run target for India after winning the toss and electing to bat first as the Kangaroos were all out for ...

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Sam Billings and Vince vie for opening role for England

CANBERRA: Same England tour, but another month, and another format. After Australia lorded the Ashes, and England returned the compliment in the 50-over series, England are competing in a 20-over tri-series with Australia and New Zealand. The trio will play each other twice before the final in Auckland – no ...

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Virat Kohli’s ton powers India to 6-wicket win

DURBAN: Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 112 as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first ODI played at Durban on Thursday. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series. Earlier, skipper Faf du Plessis’ ninth ODI century helped South Africa recover ...

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Under-19 World Cup: Pakistan take third after washout

Pakistan claimed the third position at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 after their third-fourth position play-off match against Afghanistan was washed-out on Thursday without a ball being bowled. Earlier, Pakistan had lost to arch-rivals India in the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup semi-finals. They lost by a massive ...

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Mickey must have more game-plans in mind: Miandad

Batting legend Javed Miandad has urged coach Mickey Arthur to devise different strategies for the Pakistan team on the changing situations on the field in order to get better results. It may be mentioned here that Pakistan was whitewashed by New Zealand in the One-Day International series, however, the green ...

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