Saturday, 18 January 2020

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No ‘grouping’ within Pakistan team, insists Hafeez

LONDON: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has rubbished reports of “grouping” within the Pakistan cricket team, questioning “why such speculation does not happen when the team is winning.” The cricketer nickname Professor aired his views while speaking to media personnel following a team practice session in London. “Whenever we lose this talk ...

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Dominant England seek to continue upward march

LEEDS: Sri Lanka are hanging in around the middle of the table as of now, but won’t be there for long unless they rack up some wins, starting with the match against England on Friday. This is the ultimate David v Goliath face-off at this ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. ...

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Warner hits 166 as Australia beat Bangladesh

NOTTINGHAM: David Warner’s accomplished 166 was the bedrock for a 48-run win that took holders Australia top of the World Cup table and damaged Bangladesh’s chances of making the semi-finals. Warner found some explosive form late on to push Australia to their second-highest World Cup score of 381-5. Bangladesh chased ...

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Afghan cricketers involved in Manchester restaurant fight

MANCHESTER: Police were called after members of the Afghanistan cricket squad were involved in an altercation at a Manchester restaurant. The incident took place the night before Afghanistan’s World Cup match against England at Manchester’s Old Trafford, with the minnows going down to a colossal 150-run defeat – their fifth ...

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Shoaib Akhtar slams trolls for attacking Sania Mirza

MANCHESTER: Former ace Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar has shut trolls after defending Shoaib Malik and his wife Sania Mirza’s amidst the recent backlash that the two had been facing over a viral video which showcased them and their kid Izhaan at a sheesha bar in Manchester. Sania and Shoaib saw ...

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Alex Carey: Australia planning to nullify Shakib threat

NOTTINGHAM: Australia wicketkeeper Alex Carey says the defending champions will target Bangladesh dangerman Shakib Al Hasan when the two sides meet at Trent Bridge on Thursday. Shakib s brilliant century helped the Tigers complete the second-highest World Cup chase in a seven-wicket win over the West Indies in Taunton on ...

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Williamson ends South Africa’s World Cup hopes

BIRMINGHAM: New Zealand cruised to the top of the table with a fantastic four-wicket win in their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 contest against South Africa on Wednesday. The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final once again came to haunt South Africa at Edgbaston as New Zealand yet ...

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Morgan blasts record 17 sixes against Afghanistan

MANCHESTER: England captain Eoin Morgan smashed his way into the record books on Tuesday, blasting 17 sixes – the most in a one-day international cricket innings – on his way to 148 off just 71 balls against Afghanistan at the Cricket World Cup. India’s Rohit Sharma, West Indie’s Chris Gayle ...

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Waqar Younis: Pakistan intimidated by India’s excellence

MANCHESTER: Pakistan legend Waqar Younis claimed India are superior to his former team because Virat Kohli’s men intimidate their arch rivals. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side were no match India, who cruised to an 89-run win via the DLS method in Sunday’s World Cup clash in Manchester. Indian opener Rohit Sharma led ...

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Jason Roy to miss two games through injury

LONDON: England opening batsman Jason Roy, who left the field during the team’s eight-wicket win over West Indies, has been ruled out of their next two matches, against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, an England and Wales Cricket Board release announced. Roy had left the field during the West Indies innings ...

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