Tuesday, 16 July 2019

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Cricket Australia hails players’ post-scandal conduct

SYDNEY: Australian cricketers’ once-notorious behaviour has significantly improved amid attempts to clean-up the game’s culture after the ball-tampering scandal, Cricket Australia said. The men’s national team had no conduct citings during 2018-19 season, the first clean sheet in seven years, and code of conduct charges at all levels dropped 74 ...

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Jonny Bairstow picks World Cup glory over Ashes win

LONDON: England batsman Jonny Bairstow said he would rather win the 50-overs World Cup than the Ashes series against Australia if he was given the chance to claim only one. World Cup returns to England and Wales after 20 years and Bairstow said England deserved to win their maiden title ...

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Bangladesh down West Indies by 8 wickets

DUBLIN: West Indies completely lost their way after Shai Hope had set them up for a really substantial total against Bangladesh at Castle Avenue in Dublin on Tuesday. Hope got his second successive century, but his side slipped from 205 for 2 in the 41st over to finish on 261 ...

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Rain washes out opening England-Pakistan 1st ODI

LONDON: Jofra Archer continued his bid to earn a place in England’s World Cup squad with a hostile opening spell against Pakistan before rain meant there was no result in Wednesday’s first one-day international at The Oval. Archer conceded just six runs in four overs in a wicket-taking spell after ...

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‘Finding a way to win’ was crucial for preparations: Joe Root

LONDON: Joe Root believes that England are building momentum heading into a landmark season of international cricket. Root, who combined with man-of-the-match Eoin Morgan for a 65-run partnership which guided England to victory in a high-pressure T20 against Pakistan in Cardiff on Sunday, said there was a sense the summer ...

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Morgan plays a captain’s innings as England beat Pakistan

CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan led his side to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in a lone Twenty20 international in Cardiff on Sunday with an unbeaten innings of 57. Test skipper Joe Root made 47 and James Vince 36 as England overhauled Pakistan’s total of 173 for six with four ...

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Pakistan-South Africa women team ready for ODI series

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan and South Africa women teams start their three-match ICC Women’s Championship ODI series today (Monday) here at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. The two captains Bismah Maroof and Sune Luus unveiled the series trophy on Sunday, a day ahead of the series opener. Only a single point separates the ...

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Babar Azam joins Somerset for T20 Blast stint

LONDON: Somerset have agreed a deal to bring in Pakistan batsman Babar Azam for the Vitality Blast later this summer, subject to receiving a No-Objection Certificate. Babar, currently ranked the No. 1 T20 batsman by the ICC, will join in July and be available for the entire group stage as well as ...

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Bangladesh forced to change World Cup kit design

Bangladesh has altered its World Cup cricket strip to add a touch of red following uproar over the initial design, which some had likened to rival Pakistan’s kit, the cricket board said on Wednesday. The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers’ jersey unveiled Monday for ...

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