Sunday, 16 June 2019

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ICC joins hands with Interpol to fight corruption

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has met with Interpol to discuss closer working relations as part of its ongoing efforts to combat corruptors in the game, a press release said. General Manager of ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit, Alex Marshall, was at Interpol headquarters in Lyon last week to explore how ...

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IPL match-fixing allegations: Former Indian coach arrested

MUMBAI: Former Indian women’s cricket team coach Tushar Arothe was arrested, in Indian district Vadodara, in connection with Indian Premier League (IPL) betting charges along with 18 others. The Detection of Crime branch officials arrested Arothe with the betting racket during a raid in his café. DCB arrested 19 persons ...

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Yasir Shah’s TikTok video goes viral

DUBAI: A TikTok video of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah lip-syncing to a love song has gone viral on social media. In the video, the leg-spinner is seen standing next to a woman and lip-syncing to Oh Humsafar. The song was originally sung by Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar and is ...

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Arthur satisfied with youngsters in Australia ODIs

Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur expressed his satisfaction over the performance of youngsters in the five-match ODI series against Australia. Arthur – speaking at a press conference in Lahore – said that the ODI series against Australia was a chance to try young players in the team. “It ...

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Sri Lankan Test cricket captain arrested after traffic accident

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Test cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after an accident in the capital, police said Sunday. Karunaratne, 30, was taken into custody following the pre-dawn accident that resulted in the driver of a three-wheel taxi being taken ...

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It’d be great to win 5-0, says Glenn Maxwell

DUBAI: Glenn Maxwell and Australia are targeting a 5-0 sweep of Pakistan to finish their dual tour of India and the UAE, which has delivered the tourists as a group and Maxwell himself an enormous amount of growth. “It’s very exciting for us, and that’s all the motivation you need, ...

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Azhar Mahmood upbeat despite series loss

SHARJAH: Despite the series loss to Australia, Pakistan’s bowling coach Azhar Mahmood was upbeat about finding suitable options and trying various combinations ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be played in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July. Pakistan lost by 80 runs in ...

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Former Australian Test cricketer Bruce Yardley passes away

SYDNEY” Former Australian Test cricketer, coach and commentator Bruce Yardley lost his battle to cancer and passed away on Wednesday at the age of 71. Yardley, who debuted for Australia aged 30, started his cricketing career as a medium-pacer but later turned to be an off-spinner. In 33 Tests for ...

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Amir’s form a worry for Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has admitted spearhead Mohammad Amir’s form has been a worry, but he remains confident the left-armer has all the attributes to bounce back ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The event will run from 30 May to 14 July in England and Wales, ...

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