Tuesday, 11 August 2020

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Pakistan cricket teams tour to Netherlands postponed

BIRMINGHAM: The Pakistan Cricket Board night announced following advice from the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB), it has indefinitely postponed its July tour to the Netherlands after the Dutch government banned all events (sports and cultural) until 1 September 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Pakistan national men’s cricket ...

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Salim Malik asks for cricket ban to be dropped

LAHORE: Former Pakistani cricket captain Salim Malik pleaded with sporting authorities to drop his lifetime ban and allow him the chance to coach. Malik, 57, was found guilty of match fixing after a judicial inquiry in 2000 in a scandal that rocked the cricket-mad nation. Australians Shane Warne, Mark Waugh ...

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Here are some innovations of the ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on April 21, 2020 celebrated World Creativity and Innovation Day by listing out a few innovative ideas that helped transform and enhance the game. Here are a few of them that the world cricket body shared. 1992: Coloured kits at World Cup and Third Umpire in ...

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My basics will not allow me to get rusty, says Babar Azam

LONDON: Pakistan’s batting mainstay Babar Azam knows he might be a bit rusty after the extended break from competitive cricket during the coronavirus shutdown but he is confident his strong basics will help him quickly get back up to speed. The elegant right-hander has been cooling his heels at home ...

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Shami: I learnt a lot from Wasim Akram

Indian pacer Mohammad Shami has credited former Pakistan great Wasim Akram for playing a crucial role in his progression as a bowler. While speaking with Indian batsman Manoj Tiwari in an Instagram live session, the 29-year-old recalled the details of his first encounter with Akram, while the latter was the ...

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Clarke slammed for suggesting Aussies sucked up to India for IPL

NEW DELHI: Michael Clarke’s claims that Australian players “sucked up” to India and Virat Kohli to secure lucrative deals in the country’s premier league are ridiculous, say former top Indian cricketers. Clarke said last week that Australians were “too scared to sledge” skipper Kohli or other Indian players because of ...

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Cricket chiefs ‘exploring all options’ over T20 World Cup

LONDON: The International Cricket Council has played down speculation this year s T20 World Cup in Australia could be pushed back to 2021 but admitted it was “exploring all options”. Australia is due to stage the global tournament from October 18 until November 15 but the coronavirus pandemic has already created ...

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Shahid Afridi is ‘blessed’ to be surrounded by his daughters

LONDON: Big cricket star Shahid Afridi has said that his daughters brighten up his mornings. Sharing a cute photo with his daughters, Arwa and Asmara, on Twitter, Afridi wrote, “Blessed to be surrounded by my angels Arwa & Asmara.” “Asmara was waiting for Arwa to wake-up and give her that ...

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