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Chahal sinks England as India clinch series 2-1

BANGALORE:  India skipper Virat Kohli Wednesday said he has faith in Yuzvendra Chahal’s abilities after the leg spinner claimed six wickets to set up his country’s 75-run series-clinching victory in the third Twenty20 international in Bangalore. Chahal recorded his T20 best of 6-25 to help skittle out England for 127 ...

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Pakistan beat India in blind World Twenty20

NEW DELHI: The bowlers bowled underarm and the batsmen played only sweep shots but the highly charged atmosphere at the World T20 for the blind Wednesday was otherwise typical of any contest between India and Pakistan. The players wore their hearts on their sleeves – fervently shouting out to each ...

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Saqlain a ‘huge help’, says Surrey and England U19 spinner Virdi

LONDON: Surrey and England Young Lions off-spinner Amar Virdi insists Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq has helped elevate his game to another level. Virdi signed his first professional contract with Surrey last summer after playing regularly for the county’s second XI and representing England U19s in their Test series with Sri ...

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Finch to captain Aussie Twenty20 team against Sri Lanka

SYDNEY: Opening batsman Aaron Finch will lead the Australian Twenty20 team in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka with captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner resting ahead of the tour of India. Finch, who was stand-in captain in Monday’s one-day international against New Zealand, will take the helm for ...

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Eoin Morgan to complain against Indian umpire for wrong decision

NAGPUR: England captain Eoin Morgan expressed his frustration over the quality of umpiring and indicated that the team management will give their feedback to the Match Referee. Match report; Photos; Series schedule England lost the second T20 International by 5 runs and Joe Root got a real howler as Indian ...

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Gayle expresses wish to play T20 until he turns 50

Chris Gayle

KINGSTOWN: Outstanding batsman of West Indies Chris Gayle has expressed to play Twenty20 until he turns 50 years old and said that he is trying to return to Test format in 2018. In an interview, Chris Gayle said that he wants to be the first man to play till 50. ...

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India level T20 series against England

NAGPUR: Fast bowler Ashish Nehra claimed three wickets as he combined with Jasprit Bumrah to choke the England batting and set up India’s series levelling five-run win in the second Twenty20 international in Nagpur. Chasing 145 for victory, England needed eight off the final over but Bumrah claimed two wickets ...

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Scorchers win Australia’s Big Bash final

PERTH: Michael Klinger smashed an unbeaten 71 off 49 balls to steer the Perth Scorchers to a crushing nine-wicket win over the Sydney Sixers in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League final in Perth on Saturday. Klinger hammered five fours and five sixes in the Scorchers’ 144 for one to easily ...

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We miss you: Giles Clarke tells Pakistan

LAHORE: Head of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Pakistan Task Force Giles Clarke on Saturday said on behalf of the international cricket community that they miss Pakistan. Giles, who is on a two-day tour to Pakistan, is visiting the country to help the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in boosting their finances ...

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Ali, Morgan star in big England win

KANPUR: Skipper Eoin Morgan Thursday hailed England’s “outstanding” bowling performance after Moeen Ali’s superb spell set up a comprehensive seven-wicket win over India in the first Twenty20 international in Kanpur. Chasing a modest 148 for victory, England rode on the third-wicket 83-run stand between Morgan (51) and Joe Root (46 ...

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