Tuesday, 26 January 2021

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Bangladesh coach wants to create open team environment

DHAKA: Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo wants to create a team environment in which players can openly talk about issues related to physical and mental health. Domingo also said he expects players to be honest about their mental health. “Regarding mental fatigue I think it’s something players need to be ...

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PCB to provide financial aid to pacer Hasan Ali

(Photo by Philip Brown/Getty Images) LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on said pacer Hasan Ali is responding well to the virtual rehabilitation session being conducted for recuperation of his back injury and might return to competitive cricket sooner than expected. The board also announced it will provide financial assistance to ...

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Markram stakes claim for South Africa test captaincy

CAPE TOWN: Opening batsman Aiden Markram has said he would give an “arm and a leg” to captain South Africa in tests but admits doubting his own ability during a difficult 12 months in the longer format. Markram, 25, is considered one of the front-runners to take over the test ...

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No crowds, no problem for James Anderson

LONDON: James Anderson has insisted he is still excited about playing for England this season, even if matches are played behind closed doors. England cricketers are set to return to limited individual training next week, with bowlers such as Anderson leading the way, amid assurances that health protocols will make ...

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Mickey Arthur recalls heated exchange with banned Umar Akmal

LONDON: Sri Lankan cricket Head Coach Mickey Arthur has recollected his heated exchange with banned middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, while admitting that he might have used couple of strong words for him. In 2017, Akmal had stated that Arthur cursed at him in the presence of Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq, ...

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India to accept quarantine to save Australia Test series

SYDNEY: India’s cricket team is prepared to undergo quarantine to salvage a money-spinning Test series against Australia, a top official said Friday, but there was less optimism about this year’s Twenty20 World Cup taking place Down Under. Virat Kohli’s men are scheduled to contest a four Test series in Australia ...

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Tendulkar: Playing for Yorkshire helped me gain exposure

BIRMINGHAM: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday recounted his days at English County side Yorkshire as a 19-year old, saying the “special” stint helped him gain exposure and have better understanding of conditions in England. “Flashback to my county cricket days! As a 19 year old cricketer, playing for @Yorkshireccc ...

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Wasim Akram says ‘no time to respond to negative people’

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram said he did not have time to respond to negative people and hence prefers to ignore their comments. Recently, former Pakistan opening batsman Aamir Sohail has hurled allegations at the former fast bowling great stating that his “captaincy drama” was the main reason ...

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Inzamam-ul-Haq recounts horror of 2002 blast

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq spoke of what the players went through when a bomb blast occurred near the hotel where the Pakistan and New Zealand sides were staying in Karachi in the summer of 2002. “None of the players got injured but that was a scary day,” said Inzamam ...

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Morgan open to playing World T20 behind closed doors

BIRMINGHAM: Eoin Morgan, England’s 2019 World Cup-winning captain, is not averse to playing behind closed doors if it’s a pre-requisite for the T20 World Cup cricket to be held on schedule from October 18 in Australia. The cloud of uncertainty over the marquee ICC event is very much alive with ...

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