Saturday, 14 December 2019

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Sarfraz, Chandimal look for new beginning

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Dinesh Chandimal hope the recent two-match Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will give them a new beginning. Pakistan want to turn the page after the retirement of their two greats Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq while Sri Lanka will look to lift ...

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Ali shines again as England clinch series vs Windies

LONDON: England beat West Indues by six runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method to win the rain-affected fourth one-day international at The Oval on Wednesday. Moeen Ali again proved England’s hero with the bat as they beat West Indies by six runs in a rain-marred fourth one-day international at The Oval ...

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Lancashire sign Keaton Jennings from Durham on four-year deal

LANCASHIRE have pulled off a major coup in signing Keaton Jennings from Durham. The 25-year-old opening batsman, who scored a century on his England Test debut in India last winter, has signed a four-year deal at Emirates Old Trafford. Jennings, who was born in South Africa, announced on Tuesday morning ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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Kohli urges high-flying India to be ‘ruthless’

NEW DELHI: Captain Virat Kohli has called on his players to be “ruthless” after the crushing one-day series win over Australia took India top of the world one-day rankings to add to their number one Test status. A five-wicket win in the third game of the five-match series on Sunday ...

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Sri Lanka Cricket to cooperate with ICC corruption probe

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket board Sunday asked all national players and its employees to cooperate fully with an ICC investigation following allegations by former players of match-fixing and other forms of corruption. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee had directed players and staff to cooperate with investigators from ...

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Sri Lanka series will be challenging: Sarfraz

PAKISTAN Cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed said on Saturday that the Sri Lankan side would give the greens ‘a tough time.’ Speaking at a press conference, the skipper said that the retirement of senior players Younis Khan and Misbahul Haq has left a void – and the team will miss ...

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Bairstow to open for England as West Indies big guns return

MANCHESTER: The concept of the points-based “Super Series”, trialled last summer to add over-arching context to the sport’s three different formats, was quietly put into mothballs ahead of this season. But had it still been in existence, we’d have been geared up for an improbably thrilling climax to the second ...

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Six-month ban felt like six years, says fast bowler Irfan

KARACHI: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan has said that the six-month ban felt like “six years” and that time was tought for him. The fast bowler was handed a six-month suspension after he failed to report two approaches made by bookies during the Pakistan Super League. He was not allowed to ...

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Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selectors ahead of Pakistan tour

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officially announced the newly appointed panel of Selectors as ratified by the Minister of Sport, Dayasiri Jayasekara. The panel will be chaired by former Sri Lanka seamer Graeme Labrooy. The remaining members are former Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Gamini Wickremasinghe, former national team manager Jeryl Woutersz, ...

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