Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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India in top shape ahead of semi-finals, Jasprit Bumrah

LEEDS: Jasprit Bumrah says India have a “good headache” with every player in top form going into Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. Pace bowler Bumrah claimed three wickets in India’s win over Sri Lanka on Saturday at Headingley, with Virat Kohli’s side taking top spot in the final ...

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No apology as team’s World Cup performance: Sarfraz

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed has said that there is no need for him to apologise for their performances in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, saying his team worked hard to get the right results in England. Addressing a press conference in Karachi after Pakistan team’s return ...

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Shoaib Malik ends long ODI career

LONDON: Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik’s two-decade long one-day international (ODI) career ended after Pakistan were eliminated from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 as he had already announced to retire after the mega event. Shoaib Malik represented Pakistan in 287 ODIs and played his last one-day international innings on June ...

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Will try to make 500 runs against Bangladesh: Sarfraz

LONDON: Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed admitted his team need a miracle to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals as they prepare for their final league game against Bangladesh at Lord’s on Friday. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said they would try to give 500 runs target to Bangladesh. Pakistan require an outlandishly ...

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Bangladesh want to finish the World cup on a high

LONDON: It’s a dead rubber for Bangladesh. It’s almost a dead rubber for Pakistan, too, as only a miracle of biblical proportions can help them stay alive in the World Cup. But Bangladesh warned on Thursday that they won’t approach Friday’s World Cup match against Pakistan as a dead rubber ...

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Imad Wasim: Need to go all-out attacking and leave the rest

BIRMINGHAM: Hero of Headingly Imad Wasim attributed his match-winning innings to the people of Pakistan saying it would have not been possible, if the entire nation’s prayers were not with Pakistan cricket team. Imad said: “I had simply one thing in my mind that was to play cool cricket and ...

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India eliminate Bangladesh on way to booking semi-final place

BIRMINGHAM: Bangladesh’s semifinal hopes at the Cricket World Cup have been vanquished after falling to a 28-run defeat to India in Birmingham. Set 315 to win, Bangladesh fell just short, mustering 286 all out as India secured their spot in the semifinals, and eliminated their rivals. If the Black Caps ...

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Wahab Riaz To Play Against Bangladesh Despite Injury

LEEDS: Seasoned pacer Wahab Riaz will play against Bangladesh in the world cup match despite suffering froma fractured finger. Wahab continues to attend the team’s training sessions in the lead up to Pakistan’s last group match against Bangladesh at Lord’s on July 5. Pakistan spent Sunday traveling from Leeds to London, which is a five-hour journey by road. They had a rest day on Monday and will resume training on Tuesday at ...

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David, Candice Warner welcome their 3rd baby girl

LONDON: Australian batsman David Warner announced on Monday that he has become father for a third time. “We welcomed our newest family member Isla Rose Warner at 10.30 p.m. late last night. @candywarner1 was absolutely amazing. Mum and Bub doing very well and her big sisters are over the moon. ...

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