Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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Australia’s most wanted Ian John Steele deported from UK

LONDON: An alleged career criminal who is said to have donned disguises to break out of jail and skipped the country after a string of armed hold-ups has been arrested three decades after the alleged crime spree. Ian John Steele, a man with a well-documented history of evading authorities, has been wanted ...

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Quit IPL, get contract deals: Australia board tells its top cricketers

SYDNEY: The Australian Cricket Board offered long-term contracts to five of its most valuable players in exchange for not playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from the next season. As per the report, Cricket Australia’s move to offer three-year deals to star players – Steven Smith, David Warner, Pat Cummins, ...

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Pakistan all out for 376 on second day against Windies

Misbah-ul-Haq walks out to a guard of honour DOMINICA: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali made his second century of the series as they batted into a strong position on the second day of the third test against West Indies in Dominica. Azhar laboriously ground out a patient 127 in a marathon ...

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Younis Khan to coach Afghanistan team after retirement

KABUL: Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan is set to join the Afghanistan national team as coach after he retires from international cricket at the end of the third Test against the West Indies, said Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman. The ACB head Atif Mashal told media that Younis, 39, had agreed ...

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Pakistan eye perfect farewell for Misbah and Younus

ROSEAU: Can Pakistan give Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan the farewell they deserve? That will be the central focus as the visitor takes on West Indies in the third and final Test starting in Roseau today. The stage couldn’t have been set any better for the big game, with the series ...

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Dhawan, bowlers lead Sunrisers against Mumbai Indians

HYDERABAD : Sunrisers Hyderabad rode on a counter-attacking second-wicket partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Moises Henriques to outplay Mumbai Indians and keep their playoff chances alive. Dhawan and Henriques walloped a stand of 91 that came off just 11 overs as Sunrisers razed a target of 139 with 10 balls ...

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PCB summons Nawaz in PSL spot-fixing case

  KARACHI: The Pakistan cricket board s anti-corruption unit on Monday said it had summoned Mohammad Nawaz in connection with a spot-fixing scandal during the country s Twenty20 league earlier this year. Nawaz, 23, is the sixth player named in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Pakistan Super League held in United ...

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Bairstow stars in England win

LONDON: Jonny Bairstow’s quickfire 72 not out set up England’s 85-run win over Ireland in the second one-day international at Lord’s. Victory saw England take the two-match series 2-0 after they had launched their build-up to next month’s Champions Trophy tournament on home soil with a comfortable seven-wicket win at ...

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