Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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Why Lahore Qalandars continue to struggle in the PSL3

DUBAI: As the third edition of the Pakistan Super League moves from Dubai to Sharjah, with Islamabad United taking on Quetta Gladiators in Wednesday’s encounter, every team has something tangible to take with them – except for Lahore Qalandars. The Qalandars are the only team that is yet to win ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin

MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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Rumman Raees reveals his ‘dream’ encounter with Virat Kohli

DUBAI: There have been very few bowlers who have troubled Virat Kohli on a consistent basis. He has fallen to James Anderson five times in Tests, four of those in English conditions on a forgettable 2014 tour for the world’s No.2 ranked Test batsman. Last year, Nathan Coulter-Nile caused Kohli ...

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Hafeez wants ICC to allow doosra

DUBAI: Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to retain ‘Doosra’ and ensure it remains the part of the sport. He is currently featuring in the ongoing third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi. Hafeez has been banned by ICC ...

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Santner, Taylor heroics guide Kiwis to victory

HAMILTON: A century by Ross Taylor and lusty late hitting by Mitch Santner delivered a last-over victory to New Zealand against England in their first one-day international in Hamilton. In a match filled with twists and turns, the outcome hung in the balance until Santer smacked a six in the ...

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India win 3rd T20I against South Africa to clinch series

CAPE TOWN: India quelled a late charge by the South African batsmen to clinch a nail-biting seven-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) here yesterday. Chasing a target of 173 runs, the Proteas could only manage 165/6 in their 20 overs. India have thus won the three-match ...

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Replacement for Chris Lynn, Lahore Qalandars sign Dinesh Ramdin

SYDNEY: Australia’s explosive batsman Chris Lynn has been ruled out of the entire Pakistan Super League season due to a shoulder injury and Lahore Qalandars have named West Indies’ Dinesh Ramdin as his replacement. The 32-year-old carries tremendous experience and will also provide a good wicket keeping option for the ...

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Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error

WELLINGTON: Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still top the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia’s victory in the T20 tri-series also featuring New Zealand and England. Cricket Australia said this week that Australia would take the number one spot if they were unbeaten in the tri-series, a feat they ...

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Asela Gunaratne ruled out of T20I tri-series

COLOMBO: In a major blow to Sri Lanka, batsman Asela Gunaratne has been ruled out of the Nidahas Trophy T20I tri-series, also featuring India and Bangladesh due to a right-arm injury. The 32-year-old sustained an injury on his right arm while diving during one of the fielding drills and getting ...

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McCullum unveils Qalandars’ strategy for PSL3

DUBAI: Revealing Lahore Qalandars’ strategy for the third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL), New Zealand legend Brandon McCullum said his team would continue to play fearless cricket in the tournament. Speaking ahead of his team’s first match against debutants Multan Sultan, the Lahore Qalandars captain said, “If you look ...

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