Sunday, 22 September 2019

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England sweep series against Windies

ST KITTS – David Willey made an emphatic point while Mark Wood didn’t miss a beat as West Indies were bowled out for an abysmal 71 and England cruised to an eight-wicket win in St Kitts to sweep their T20I series 3-0. Willey claimed 4 for 7 and Wood 3 ...

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India sought permission to wear army caps: ICC

DUBAI: The Indian cricket team was granted permission to wear camouflage caps during a one-day international against Australia in Ranchi, the ICC said. Mahendra Singh Dhoni distributed the caps among his team members before Friday’s toss for the third ODI as a way to pay tribute to 40 Indian soldiers ...

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Kohli slams DRS after historic Australia defeat

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli has slammed the decision review system (DRS) as “not consistent” after India had a referral turned down by the TV umpire and went on to lose the fourth one-day international to a record Australia chase in Mohali. Ashton Turner hit an unbeaten 43-ball 84 to ...

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Afridi salutes foreign players for coming to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan skipper and one of the most popular cricketers around the world for his boom boom hitting, has saluted the foreign players for featuring in the Pakistan-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League, saying they will always be credited for helping the PCB to revive ...

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I am loving my visit to Pakistan, says Kieron Pollard

KARACHI: West Indies master blaster Kieron Pollard had heard a lot of good things about Pakistan and that made him curious to visit the cricket-mad country, which has a rich history and tradition of always welcoming and hospitable to those who visit it. The 31-year-old had never visited Pakistan, but ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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Shaniera Akram welcomes Shane Watson to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shaniera Akram, wife of former skipper Wasim Akram has welcomed former Australian captain Shane Watson to Pakistan after he confirmed his presence in the last leg of the Pakistan Super League in Karachi. Shaniera commented on the Twitter post of Shane Watson, saying “Welcome Watto! Probably not so great ...

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Ireland, Scotland, Holland launch European T20 cricket league

LONDON: The cricket boards of Scotland, Netherlands and Ireland have reached an agreement to form a new European Twenty20 league that will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 22 this year, the three boards said in a joint statement. The tournament has been developed in consultation with the International ...

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Naib stars as Afghanistan down Ireland in 1st ODI

DEHRADUN: Gulbadin Naib starred with both bat and ball as Afghanistan outplayed Ireland by five wickets in the first one-day international. Naib took two wickets to help dismiss Ireland for 161 and then struck a crucial 46 as Afghanistan achieved their target in 41.5 overs in the north Indian city ...

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