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Azhar Ali should build innings like Amla: says Misbah

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BIRMINGHAM: Former Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has asked opening batsman Azhar Ali to watch Hashim Amla and try to build his innings like the South African opener. “He (Azhar) should try to play in gaps and focus on his timing. It is not necessary you have to hit the ball with force. ...

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Hasan Ali expresses determination to win CT final against India

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young medium-fast bowler Hasan Ali on Friday has appealed the cricket lovers to pray for the victory of Pakistan against India in Champions Trophy final. In his recent video message, Hasan Ali thanked the people for their love and support and also expressed determination in winning the champions ...

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Pakistan always produces competitive cricketers: Kapil Dev

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MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev praised Pakistan’s performance in Champions Trophy 2017, particularly their win against England in the first semi-final of the tournament. “Despite there being hardly any local cricket matches in the country, Pakistan has managed to produce extremely competitive cricketers,” he said. “The situation in Pakistan is ...

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India eases past Bangladesh, sets up fiery final against Pakistan

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LONDON: India have secured their place in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan after comfortably defeating Bangladesh. India chased the target with ease, making 265 runs in 40.1 overs with nine wickets in hand. Opening India’s batting account, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan gave India a strong start with an ...

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Champions Trophy: Fakhar wants to face India in final

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CARDIFF: Young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman, who has helped transform Pakistan into a fearsome team in a matter of just a few days, cannot wait to unleash his power hitting in the Champions Trophy finale on Sunday. The aggressive opener, when asked about who he wanted to face in the ...

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I feel safer in Pakistan than in England: Ian Chappell

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LONDON: In what can be deemed as a boost of foreign cricketers’ confidence to visit Pakistan, former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that he feels safer in Pakistan than in England. Chappell, who is currently in Islamabad as an expert on the 8th ICC Champion’s Trophy 2017 being held in ...

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Pakistan striving for consistency against England, says Arthur

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LONDON: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur is still no closer to removing the inconsistency that dogs the national team. In fact, he may be starting to embrace it. “Sometimes that’s our strength, our unpredictability,” said Arthur, a South African who joked that he has been ...

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Under performing players should be dropped: Javed Miandad

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ISLAMABAD: Legendary batsman Javed Miandad Thursday wants Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors to under performing players in the Champions Trophy from participating in the ODI squad in future. He urged selectors to monitor those players who keep on playing too many dot balls thus proving a burden on the team ...

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Victory draws praise for Bangladesh

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CARDIFF: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes his side can face the future with renewed confidence even if they are denied a semi-final place at the Champions Trophy. The Tigers gave themselves a shot at a last four spot with a stunning five-wicket win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Friday. ...

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Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets

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LONDON: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 contest at The Oval on Thursday. Chasing the 322-run total, Sri Lanka reached the target with ease and lost just seven wickets in the process. This result makes Group B wide open as now the winner ...

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