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Roston Chase bowls Windies to massive win over England

BARBADOS: A career-best 8/60 from the off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase bowled Windies to victory on the fourth day of the first Test in Barbados. Despite not extracting noticeable turn from the pitch, Chase ran through the England middle-order, dismissing Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Ben Foakes ...

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Shinwari powers Pakistan to series-levelling win

JOHANNESBURG: A thrilling spell of bowling from Usman Shinwari, Shaheen Shah Afridi helped Pakistan on their way to a comfortable eight-wicket thrashing of South Africa in the fourth ODI at the Wanderers. The left-arm seamer stunned the home side in a thrilling passage of play, taking four wickets across six ...

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Australia name Head, Cummins vice-captains for Sri Lanka tests

BRISBANE: Batsman Travis Head and pace bowler Pat Cummins have been named joint vice-captains for Australia’s two-test series against Sri Lanka starting in Brisbane, the country’s cricket board said. Cricket Australia (CA) said that the duo have been elevated to leadership roles to assist skipper Tim Paine in place of ...

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Windies women to tour Pakistan after nearly 15 years

LONDON: West Indies, the last non-Asian women’s team to tour Pakistan, are set to play in the country again after nearly 15 years. The series, comprising three T20Is, will take place in Karachi from January 31 to February 3, and will mark the resumption of women’s international cricket in Pakistan ...

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Hardik Pandya , Rahul suspension over sexist comments lifted

MUMBAI: Indian cricket board lifted on Thursday suspensions on Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul, imposed after comments about women during a talk show saw the players ordered home from a tour of Australia. Pandya boasted on the TV celebrity show earlier this month about his success with multiple women as Rahul ...

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Kohli will break all records created by Tendulkar: Zaheer Abbas

KARACHI: Pakistan’s legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas joined the bandwagon of former greats terming Indian captain Virat Kohli as the best batsman in world cricket who will break all the records of Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli currently has 39 ODI hundreds and is only 10 short of Tendulkar’s 49 centuries. Appearing on ...

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Shoaib Malik relishing playing alongside Afridi in PSL

PORT ELIZABETH: Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik is relishing the opportunity to play alongside former Pakistan captain and flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi, during the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). While speaking in an interview with Sky Sports, Malik said Afridi still has a lot to offer in the ...

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Bumrah bowls the best yorker in world currently: Wasim Akram

LONDON: Back in his time, he knew a thing or two about bowling ‘toe-crushers’ so no wonder Wasim Akram has high praise for Jasprit Bumrah’s ability to bowl the “most effective yorker” in world cricket currently. Bumrah, who played a pivotal role in India’s maiden Test series win on Australian ...

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Amla breaks Kohli’s record, smashes fastest 27 ODI centuries

PORT ELIZABETH: South Africa’s opener Hashim Amla has  become the fastest batsman to reach 27 ODI hundreds in just 167 innings,  breaking the record of  Virat Kohli, who  had taken 169 innings to reach the mark. Amla scored a magnificent ton in the first ODI against Pakistan but his unbeaten ...

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Hafeez lauds Pakistan’s confident run chase in first ODI

PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that they were confident about chasing down the target, after restricting South Africa to 266 runs in first One-Day International (ODI). A sparkling performance from Mohammad Hafeez, another half-century for the in-form Imam-ul-Haq, and a superb death-bowling performance all helped Pakistan claim ...

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