Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon signs for Hampshire

SYDNEY: Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said he was relishing “a fabulous opportunity” after agreeing a deal to become Hampshire s overseas player in next season’s County Championship. The 31-year-old, a key member of Australia’s Test team during the recent Ashes series, played a handful of games for Worcestershire in 2017, ...

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Smith powers Australia to series lead against Pakistan

CANBERRA: Australia took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 International series against Pakistan with a comfortable seven-wicket win in Canberra. Steve Smith’s unbeaten 80, his highest T20I score since August 2015, helped steer Australia’s chase of 151, a target they eventually achieved with nine balls to spare. At the ...

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Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh snatch first T20 win over India

DELHI: Mushfiqur Rahim’s perfectly paced, unbeaten 60 off 43 balls took Bangladesh to a seven-wicket win over India, their first against these opponents in nine attempts. Mushfiqur’s late charge against Khaleel Ahmed completely changed the game in Delhi, so much so that in the end, the result was almost a ...

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1st ODI: Pakistan women beat Bangladesh team by 29 runs in Lahore

LAHORE: After securing a three-nil T20I series win, Pakistan women have also beaten the Bangladesh women cricket team in first ODI by 29 runs at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Pakistani team batting first had posted a defendable target of 215 with the help of Nahida Khan‘s 68. Bangldesh’s Jahanara Alam ...

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Kane Williamson’s bowling action given all clear

WELLINGTON: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson’s bowling action was given the all-clear after he was reported during the first Test against Sri Lanka in August. The right-handed batsman and occasional off-spinner came under scrutiny in Galle during a Test that Sri Lanka won by six wickets. He subsequently underwent a ...

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England claim first blood in New Zealand T20 series

CHRISTCHURCH: A maiden half century from James Vince powered England to a convincing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 international in Christchurch on Friday (today). Vince top-scored for the tourists with 59 as England chased down New Zealand’s 154-run target in 18.3 overs to take a 1-0 ...

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Shakib episode will affect team performance, Bangladesh coach

DHAKA: Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo expects the recent ban on Shakib Al Hasan to affect the team’s performance against India in the upcoming T20 and Test series but is hopeful that his players will step up to the challenge against the formidable hosts. Bangladesh’ build-up to the three-match T20 and ...

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Shadab shines as Pakistan start Australia tour with resounding win

SYDNEY: It’s dangerous to read too much into one warm-up match against modest opposition, but the early signs are that Pakistan’s attack will provide a much sterner test for Australia than they have faced from Sri Lanka. An experienced bowling unit put in a solid display at Bankstown Oval to ...

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Rohit Sharma content with sporadic captaincy honour

NEW DELHI: Captaining India is such an honour for Rohit Sharma that he would not fuss whether it’s full time or sporadic, the stylish opener said. Virat Kohli leads India across formats but former players including Yuvraj Singh see merit in split captaincy with limited-overs stalwart Rohit as the white-ball ...

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Glenn Maxwell takes indefinite break from cricket

MELBOURNE: Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell announced that he is taking an indefinite break from the game for mental health reasons, ESPNcricinfo has reported. He will not be a part of Australia squad for the third T20I against Sri Lanka and will miss out on the home T20I series against Pakistan ...

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