Sunday, 15 September 2019

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Junaid sends obscure message to selectors after World Cup axe

LONDON: Junaid Khan was included in Pakistan’s provisional ICC World Cup 2019 squad ahead of Mohammad Amir and it seemed certain that the 29-year-old fast bowler will be travelling for the tournament. However, that was not the case as the selectors decided to replace Abid Ali and Junaid Khan with Asif ...

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Rivals wary of India’s all-surface attack, says Kumar

NEW DELHI: Batting has traditionally been India’s strength but their World Cup rivals will also be wary of their all-surface pace attack, swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has said. The 29-year-old is a key member of the twice world champions’ three-pronged pace attack, which also includes Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. ...

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Pakistan look to save ODI series against England today

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan will lock horns with England in the 4th one-day international (ODI) match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Friday (today) in order to save the series. England lead the five-match series 2-0, and a defeat in today’s game will bring Pakistan’s chances to save the series to an end. ...

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ECB, CA to help Pakistan in int’l cricket revival: Wasim Khan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Managing Director Wasim Khan looks highly positive about his meetings with different English Counties and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison and says cricket-mad Pakistani fans will soon hear a number of good news and witness great international cricketing activities ...

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Nida inspires Pakistan women to T20 win over South Africa

PRETORIA: All-rounder Nida Dar scored a half-century and took two wickets to lead Pakistan to a seven wicket win against South Africa in the first T20I match played at LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria on Wednesday, Pakistan have taken a 1-0 lead in the five match series. Nida, who ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Amir in World Cup squad

LONDON: After getting thrashed at the hands of England’s batsmen at the third One Day International (ODI), the Pakistani bowling line is under fire as the visitors chased down the massive 358 runs target with 31 balls to spare. Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has demanded the inclusion of speedster ...

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Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography

KARACHI: Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi batted away accusations of misogyny this week as critics lashed out at the cricket star’s admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports. The remarks were just the latest controversy stemming from Afridi’s tell-all autobiography – “Game Changer” – released in ...

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Shadab Khan declared fit to play for World Cup

LONDON: Shadab Khan has been declared fit for the World Cup after his latest test results reflected zero viral load in his blood, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced in a press release. The leg-spinner will leave for London on Thursday, May 16, where he will consult Dr Patrick Kennedy ...

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England beat Pakistan by six wickets in 3rd ODI

BRISTOL: England beat Pakistan by six wickets to win the third one-day international at Bristol on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. World Cup hosts England made light of a seemingly challenging target of 359, Jonny Bairstow top-scoring with 128 as they won with 31 balls ...

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England rest Buttler, Rashid, Archer for third ODI

England will be playing the third ODI against Pakistan without the likes of batsman Jos Buttler, all-rounder Adil Rashid and pacer Jofra Archer, ESPNcricinfo reported. Reports stated that the team selectors have been given time off on the back of their performances in the only T20I and the ongoing five-match ...

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