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NZ survive late scare to take series 5-0

WELLINGTON: Pakistan lower order gave New Zealand a major scare but couldn’t help the visitors avoid a 5-0 series whitewash as the hosts clinched the fifth and final ODI in Wellington on Friday (January 19) by 15 runs. Set a target of 272, Pakistan lost too many wickets upfront to ...

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Under-19 World Cup: England thump Bangladesh to reach quarter finals

QUEENSTOWN: England defeated Bangladesh on Thursday to qualify for the quarter finals of the Under-19 World Cup. A century by skipper Harry Brook helped England qualify for the last-eight stage of the competition. Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first. However, the decision which did not go in ...

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Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

DUBAI: Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test. Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers, had achieved the milestone ...

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Flintoff eyes England coaching role in 2019

LONDON: Andrew Flintoff has revealed he could consider applying to become England coach when the job is open next year. Trevor Bayliss has announced his intention to step down after the 2019 Ashes series and former England all-rounder Flintoff is pondering a bid to take over. Flintoff, 40, played a ...

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Kohli should temper down his aggression a little bit: Kepler

CAPE TOWN: Former South African cricketer and a member of the current commentary panel for South Africa vs India Tests, Kepler Wessels, recently put his opinions forward about Virat Kohli. Wessels spoke in particular about Kohli being reprimanded by the ICC for his on-field behavior recently. The Indian captain was ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed needs to perform individually: Younis Khan

LAHORE: Since his appointment as Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has enjoyed success across different formats. Having led the his side to an impressive win in the ICC Champions Trophy against India in the final, he has made a name for himself in Pakistan cricketing history. Yet, he has come under ...

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Kohli leads India resistance against South Africa

PRETORIA: India captain Virat Kohli led a superb fightback with an unbeaten century before South Africa grabbed quick wickets with the new ball as the tourists went to lunch at 287 for eight on the third day of the second test on Monday. Kohli had spoken before the match about ...

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Inzamam slams Sarfraz and co over New Zealand drubbing

KARACHI: Expressed disappointment over Pakistan cricket team’s poor show against New Zealand, Chief selector Inzamam ul Haq said that there are no excuses for such a bad show put up by the boys. Addressing the media at UBL sports complex in Karachi, the chairman of national selection committee said, “Obviously ...

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Controversy in Big Bash League

PERTH: Controversy erupted in the Big Bash League after Brisbane Heat’s Alex Ross was given out for ‘obstructing the field’ against Hobart Hurricanes. It happened in the 17th over of Heat’s chase, when Ross – batting at 28 off 16 balls – pulled a short delivery towards mid-wicket and took ...

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