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Lack of confidence behind loss of form: Amir

ISLAMABAD: Mohammad Amir believes that a lack of confidence in his skills was behind his decline as a strike force in limited-overs cricket this year, which saw him dropped from all three formats over the past month. The 26-year-old said that failing in a sequence of ODI matches left him ...

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Hard to beat Pakistan in T20s: McMillan

  ABU DHABI: New Zealand’s batting coach Craig McMillan said that Pakistan are a very strong Twenty20 side and it is very hard to beat world No 1 in home conditions. After the end of the series of One-day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals against Australia, Pakistan are going to play ...

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Babar Azam back as No 1 ranked T20I batsman

ICC: Pakistan’s Babar Azam now leads second-ranked Aaron Finch of Australia by five points after the Australian started the series with a commanding 126 points lead over the Pakistani. According to ICC press release, Babar Azam has reclaimed the number-one ranking in the ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20I Batsmen ...

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Mushtaq Ahmed signs with Windies as assistant coach

JAMAICA: Former leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has ended his stint as spin bowling coach of National Cricket Academy (NCA) to take up a consultancy role with West Indies. He is set to become the assistant coach and is on a contract that will need him to commit 150 days in ...

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Jason Gillespie eyes Australian selector role

SYDNEY: Former Test fast bowler Jason Gillespie revealed his ambition to become a selector on Friday as Australia rebuilds after this year’s ball-tampering scandal. The current Sussex coach is well regarded after he led the Adelaide Strikers to their maiden Big Bash League T20 title this year, and took Yorkshire ...

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Shane Warne joins MCC World Cricket committee

MELBOURNE: Australian spin great Shane Warne said he had “plenty to offer” as he was appointed to the MCC´s influential World Cricket committee, which suggests changes to the game´s laws. The 49-year-old replaces fellow Australian Rod Marsh, who stepped down after serving on the committee since 2012. “It is an ...

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‘Car crash in slow motion’ after Australia humbled in T20

ABU DHABI: Australia’s sensational powerplay batting collapse was like “watching a car crash in slow motion” according to captain Aaron Finch after his side were dismissed for their third-lowest score in Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday. Finch’s side were bundled out for 89 in the first Twenty20 international against Pakistan in ...

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Dwayne Bravo announces international retirement

JAMAICA: West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday. The 35-year-old Trinidadian, who made his West Indies debut in 2004, played 40 tests, 164 one-day internationals and 66 T20 internationals. His last appearance for his country came in the shortest format against Pakistan in Sept. ...

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Babar, Imad help Pakistan To Biggest T20I Win Over Australia

  ABU DHABI: Opener Babar Azam struck an unbeaten 68 while spinner Imad Wasim capped a return to international cricket with three wickets as Pakistan crushed Australia by 66 runs in Wednesday’s opening T20I match in Abu Dhabi. Azam hit five fours and a six in his 55-ball innings as ...

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Virat Kohli fastest-ever to reach 10,000 ODI runs

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli became Wednesday the fastest-ever batsman to reach 10,000 one-day international runs, making history in his 205th innings against the West Indies in Visakhapatnam. The 29-year-old surpassed fellow Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar, who first crossed the 10,000-run mark in 259 innings in 2001. Kohli, playing his 213th ...

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