Thursday, 24 October 2019

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Kane Williamson steers New Zealand to victory over Bangladesh

WELLINGTON: Neil Wagner of New Zealand celebrates after dismissing Mominul Haque of Bangladesh during day five of the First Test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh at Basin Reserve. WELLINGTON: Kane Williamson seized New Zealand’s run chase by the scruff of the neck to lead his side to an improbable ...

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Kohli, Jadhav tons help India beat England

PUNE: Skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit blistering centuries to help India chase down 350 and stun England by three wickets in the first one-day international in Pune. Kohli (122), who was leading the limited overs side for the first time, and Jadhav (120) put on 200 runs for ...

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Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 years

MELBOURNE: Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the second one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, their first ODI win on Australian soil for 12 years. The win was also Pakistan’s first ODI victory at the MCG since 1985 and levels the five-match series at 1-1. Australian ...

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Pakistan’s old-style cricket doesn’t really have future: Arthur

SYDNEY: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur, on the other day, said that the national team’s old fashioned approach in ODI cricket doesn’t really have a future in the one-day game. Speaking after the visitors’ 92-run loss at the Gabba in Brisbane, the South African said that the side went back to ...

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Pakistan to tour West Indies between March and May

ST JOHN’S: West Indies and Pakistan on Wednesday revealed plans to play three Tests, three ODIs and two T20I matches in the Caribbean between March and May. The series is scheduled to start in Trinidad on March 31 and end in Dominica on May 14. The one-dayers will be particularly ...

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Miandad says ODI series against Australia won’t be easy

KARACHI: Former batting legend, Javed Miandad fears Pakistan’s five match ODI series against Australia starting in Brisbane from Friday will not be an easy one and the green shirts would have to play with all their might to save them from going into the qualifiers of the World Cup 2019. Pakistan is in serious ...

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Pakistan blow as Sarfraz Ahmed leaves Australia tour

BRISBANE: Sarfraz Ahmed has become the second Pakistan player forced to return home this week in a troubled lead-up to Friday’s opening one-day international against Australia in Brisbane. Captain Azhar Ali confirmed on Thursday that his team will be without their vice-captain and wicketkeeper for the opening game at the ...

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‘No regrets’ for Morgan as he resumes captaincy

LONDON: England’s Eoin Morgan insisted on Monday he had no regrets over his controversial decision to skip last year’s tour of Bangladesh, ahead of his return to the One-day International (ODI) captaincy in India this week. Morgan, skipper of England’s Twenty20 and 50-over sides, came in for criticism for opting ...

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Billings’ 93 helps England hunt down 305

Sam Billings gears up for a reverse sweep, India A v England XI, Mumbai. MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan and Yuvraj Singh scored half-centuries, and the relatively less-heralded Ambati Rayudu scored a hundred. But, the magic the crowd thirsted for had to be conjured by the man they had assembled in large ...

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Irfan withdraws from Australia tour after mother dies

SYDNEY: After Mohammad Irfan’s mother sadly passed away on Monday, the left-arm fast bowler has gone back to Pakistan to mourn. Being named in the squad for the five-match ODI series against the Baggie Greens, Irfan was informed of his mother’s death during practice. Reports from Australia reckon that the ...

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