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Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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Majestic Shoaib sees Pakistan to series win over Windies

The Pakistan players enjoy their series victory, West Indies v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Providence, April 11, 2017 PROVIDENCE: Shoaib Malik scored an unbeaten century as Pakistan beat West Indies by six wickets to clinch victory in their one day international series in Guyana on Tuesday. Shoaib Malik sealed the win – ...

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IPL – We Have To Improve Our Death Bowling: Manish Pandey

MUMBAI: Disappointed with his team’s bowling in the death overs, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Manish Pandey said they needed to improve in this aspect of the game after Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling four-wicket win in an Indian Premier League game on Sunday. MI needed 64 in the final 30 ...

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Pakistan thrash Windies to level ODI series

GUYANA: Babar Azam stroked yet another hundred against the West Indies and Hasan Ali claimed five wickets as Pakistan won the second one-day international by 74 runs at the National Stadium in Guyana on Sunday. Put in by West Indies captain Jason Holder, Pakistan totalled 282 for five and then dismissed ...

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After Misbah, Younis Khan says goodbye to cricket

KARACHI: Veteran Pakistan batsman and former captain Younis Khan announced on Saturday he will retire from international cricket after the upcoming Test series in the West Indies. The 39 year-old has captained Pakistan in all three formats, and in 2009 led them to their only World Twenty20 title in England. ...

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Misbah, Kohli and Younis get Wisden honours

LONDON: Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of the respected Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, – ‘cricket’s bible’ – published this week. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan were named as two of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year. According ...

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Yuvraj, Henriques hand Hyderabad winning start

Ashish Nehra became the first left-arm bowler to take 100 IPL wickets, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Hyderabad The 10th edition of the flashiest and most glamorous show in cricket got underway at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Wednesday as the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) took on Royal Challengers ...

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Bright chances of winning ODI, Test series: Mushtaq

LAHORE  – National Cricket Academy (NCA) head coach Mushtaq Ahmad has said that Pakistan’s chances of winning ODI and Test series against the West Indies are quite bright. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Mushtaq said: “I am quite confident that after giving excellent performances ...

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IPL should have Pakistani players: Rishi Kapoor

MUMBAI: Indian actor Rishi Kapoor has urged Indian Premier League (IPL) administration to include Pakistani players in the tournament. In a tweet, the Bollywood actor wrote that this year Afghanistan players are making their debut but Pakistani cricketers should also be a part of the tournament, because it will make ...

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Kusal Perera leads Sri Lanka to 6 wicket win over Bangladesh

COLOMBO: Kusal Perera struck a quick-fire half century to steer Sri Lanka to a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first of their two-match T20I series in Colombo on Tuesday. Perera, who passed a late fitness test to be included for the game, hit 77 off 53 balls as Sri ...

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