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Jos Buttler ‘responding well’ after hip injury

LONDON: England’s Jos Buttler is “responding well” to treatment on a hip injury but the star batsman still has to prove his fitness in time for Friday’s World Cup match against the West Indies. Buttler suffered a heavily bruised right hip while hitting a six during England’s 106-run win over ...

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My heart isn’t in cricket anymore: Afghan keeper Shahzad

KABUL: Afghanistan have been plunged into controversy with wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad claiming that he was incorrectly declared unfit and omitted from the World Cup squad. However, the Afghanistan Cricket Board insists that Shahzad was indeed unfit, which is why he has been replaced by Ikram Alikhil. Shahzad, 32, retired hurt ...

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Finch dismisses Adam Zampa ball-tampering claims

LONDON: Australia captain Aaron Finch attempted to defuse a potential controversy after spinner Adam Zampa was caught on camera putting his hand into his pocket and then rubbing the ball several times, fueling allegations of ball-tampering. Zampa was pictured making the movements during Australia’s clash with India at The Oval ...

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We need one good game, says Afghan captain

TAUNTON: With three consecutive defeats, Afghanistan is now at the bottom of the Points Table in ICC World Cup 2019 but the captain Gulbadin Naib feels that his team isn’t demoralized and one good game can turn around things for them. Afghanistan lost to New Zealand by 7 wickets in ...

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Yuvraj Singh announces retirement

MUMBAI: India’s hero during the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, announced retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday after spending 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international experience. The Chandigarh-born cricketer captured the imagination of world cricket with his gravity-defying fielding abilities ...

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Furore in India after Dhoni asked to remove gloves insignia

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, forcing New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the country. Dhoni, one of the game’s biggest stars, is an honourary lieutenant colonel in the territorial army ...

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South Africa’s Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON: South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has approved Beuran Hendricks as a replacement player for Dale Steyn in the ...

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Pakistan sensational win against England in World Cup

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan shocked England by 14 runs at Trent Bridge on Monday as they ended a long losing streak in one-day internationals despite two centuries for the World Cup host nation. Joe Root (107) and Jos Buttler (103) were guiding the tournament favourites towards an imposing target of 349 after ...

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World Cup 2019: Bangladesh upset South Africa

LONDON: Bangladesh piled up their highest one-day International total and bowled superbly to upset South Africa by 21 runs in the Cricket World Cup at The Oval on Sunday. It was a major scalp for Bangladesh, underlining their reputation as dangerous outsiders at the tournament, while South Africa slumped to ...

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Google marks 2019 CWC with a doodle

LONDON: As the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will run from May 30 to July 14 in England and Wales, the Google has marked the mega event with a doodle to make sure the cricket fans have something to cheer for on the search engine. When you open Google in ...

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