Wednesday, 24 April 2019

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Hafeez announces retirement from Test cricket

LAHORE: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez announced his retirement from Test cricket during the ongoing third Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in UAE. On his retirement, Hafeez said: “Today, I want to announce my retirement from the Test match format so that I can focus my energies on playing for Pakistan ...

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Bangladesh thumping of West Indies bittersweet for Walsh

DHAKA: Former West Indies bowling great Courtney Walsh has admitted to mixed emotions as his countrymen were routed by Bangladesh – the side he now helps coach, who earned a rare Test series win. Bangladesh swept the series 2-0, with the second Test wrapping up Sunday inside three days as ...

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T10 could be cricket’s gateway into Olympics: Afridi

DUBAI: Former Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi has put his weight behind T10 cricket, saying the new format could be cricket’s gateway into the Olympics. Afridi, playing in his second season of the T10 League with the Pakhtoons, said he has been greatly encouraged by the league’s growth and sees ten-over ...

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Bangladesh crush West Indies for biggest Test win

DHAKA – Off spinner Mehidy Hasan finished with a match haul of 12-117, the best figures by a Bangladeshi bowler, to spin his side to an innings and 184 runs victory against West Indies in the second test on Sunday. It marked the first time Bangladesh won a test by ...

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Bangladesh eye rare Test series win

DHAKA: Bangladesh will be looking for a rare Test series win when they take on the West Indies in the second and final Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. The home side lead the two-match series 1-0 thanks to their 64-run win the first Test in ...

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Clarke denies Australia culture soured under his watch

SYDNEY: Michael Clarke has branded a prominent Australian sports journalist a “headline chasing coward” in a rant on social media after the broadcaster linked the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal with cultural failings during his captaincy. Journalist Gerard Whateley said on his programme on local radio station SEN that Australia had ...

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Abbas set to miss third PAK,NZ-Test with shoulder injury

ABU DHABI: The curse of the Pakistan pace spearhead has struck once again, an injured shoulder almost certain to rule Mohammad Abbas out of Pakistan’s deciding Test against New Zealand next week. But Pakistan’s worst early fears, that it may also potentially affect his participation for the South Africa tour ...

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Wasim Akram compares Rohit Sharma’s batting to Inzamam-ul-Haq

LONDON: Pakistan former captain and cricket great Wasim Akram has compared the batting of Rohit Sharma, the Indian opening batsman, to the likes of fellow teammate Inzamam-ul-Haq. “Inzi was very special indeed, you rarely get to see such players, like the way he used to face fast bowlers that he ...

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