Sunday, 28 May 2017

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Suspended Nasir Jamshed threatens legal action against PCB

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LONDON: Suspended Test batsman Nasir Jamshed has threatened to take the Pakistan Cricket Board to court, alleging that the PCB has been trying to implicate him in a spot-fixing scandal by coercing fellow players to testify against him. Jamshed – a left-handed opener who played two Tests, 48 ODIs and ...

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India will have edge over Pakistan in Champions Trophy: Gayle

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LONDON: Chris Gayle said that India will have the edge when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a much anticipated upcoming Champions Trophy group match. The 37-year-old made it clear that both India and Pakistan are his favourites for winning the eight-nation tournament which starts from June 1 in England ...

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Champions Trophy: All tickets for Pakistan vs India match sold out

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LONDON: Cricket-crazy fans wasted no time in buying the tickets for some of the most favourite matches of the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy, and tickets to the contest between India and Pakistan, expected to be the “mother of all matches” have already been sold out. “We are about 18 days away ...

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Pakistan team leave for London ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

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LONDON: Pakistani cricket players left for London to participate in upcoming ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Seven players including Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman Muhammad Hafeez and Faheem Ashraf flew from Lahore today. Other players along Captain Sarfraz Ahmad flew from West Indies to London while ...

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Misbah bedrock of Pakistan cricket team; Younis a class above rest

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Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan farewelled cricket as Pakistan sealed a dramatic 101-run Test win against West Indies on Sunday. ICC CEO David Richardson heaped praise on Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan for the pair’s contribution to cricket. The ICC sends its congratulations to Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq on their successful international ...

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Dale Steyn out of England Tests

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 pacer Dale Steyn will miss South Africa’s tour of England, which starts next week and ends in August, as he continues to recover from a shoulder surgery. Steyn, who has been out of action since the Perth Test against Australia last November with a broken bone, was ...

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Australia’s most wanted Ian John Steele deported from UK

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LONDON: An alleged career criminal who is said to have donned disguises to break out of jail and skipped the country after a string of armed hold-ups has been arrested three decades after the alleged crime spree. Ian John Steele, a man with a well-documented history of evading authorities, has been wanted ...

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Quit IPL, get contract deals: Australia board tells its top cricketers

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SYDNEY: The Australian Cricket Board offered long-term contracts to five of its most valuable players in exchange for not playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from the next season. As per the report, Cricket Australia’s move to offer three-year deals to star players – Steven Smith, David Warner, Pat Cummins, ...

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Pakistan all out for 376 on second day against Windies

Members of the West Indies team form a guard of honour for captain Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan who is playing his final test match, during the second days of play of the 3rd and final test match at the Windsor Park Stadium in Roseau, Dominica on May 11, 2017.  
The series is level with one match all. / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON

Misbah-ul-Haq walks out to a guard of honour DOMINICA: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali made his second century of the series as they batted into a strong position on the second day of the third test against West Indies in Dominica. Azhar laboriously ground out a patient 127 in a marathon ...

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