Friday, 14 December 2018

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Pakistan bowl England out for 184 in Ist Test

LONDON: Pakistani bowlers dismissed England for 184 runs in the first innings of the first Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday. Opener Alastair Cook, appearing in a record-equalling 153rd consecutive Test appearance, was the only batsman to make a half-century, with a well-made innings of 70. Mohammad Abbas and ...

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Stokes ready to inspire refreshed England against Pakistan

England’s Joe Root and Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed pose with the Test series trophy. LONDON: After a winless winter in test matches, England is hoping the return of a fully fit and focused Ben Stokes will inspire his team to victory over Pakistan. The all-rounder’s absence was acutely felt as England ...

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England skipper Joe Root terms Pakistan a strong side

LONDON: England skipper Joe Root reckoned Pakistan as a strong side who has world class players who could exploit English conditions in the first of two Tests starting at Lord’s on Thursday. Root is in second year of his captaincy and has to overcome a tough loss in the Ashes ...

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Sri Lanka hikes cricket wages by 34 percent

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket board increased wages for national players by more than a third after making record profits in 2017. A total of 33 players under contract to Sri Lanka Cricket will also see match fees increase substantially despite dismal results on the field last year. “Sri Lanka Cricket ...

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Injury scare for Hasan Ali before England Test

LONDON: Pakistani fast bowler Hasan Ali is facing an injury scare before the Test match against England to be played at Lord’s from May 24. The right-arm pacer injured his hand during the two-day practice match against Leicestershire while attempting a catch, the team management said. According to physiotherapist of Pakistani team, ...

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Azhar Ali leads good batting show against England

LONDON: It’s the last outing for the visiting Pakistanis before the two-Test series in England, and they went quite well on the first day of the two-day fixture against Leicestershire at Grace Road, scoring 321/9 by close of play. Stumps were called when No.10 batsman Mohammad Abbas fell to Aadil ...

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Soumya, Sabbir back in selection spotlight

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s selectors were left with hard decisions to take ahead of Sunday’s squad announcement for the T20Is against Afghanistan in India next month. Most of their selections will be based on the performances in the Nidahas Trophy that was played in Sri Lanka in March. Imrul Kayes, Abu Jayed, ...

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Delhi Daredevils down Chennai Super Kings

MUMBAI: Delhi Daredevils restored some pride with an upset 34-run win over the formidable Chennai Super Kings in a dead rubber of the Indian Premier League here on Friday. Vijay Shankar (36 not out off 29 balls) and Harshal Patel (36 n.o., 16b) scripted Daredevils’ recovery with an unbeaten 65-run ...

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Afghan teen spinner signs for Hampshire

LONDON: Hampshire announced the signing of Afghan teenager Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro for the Twenty20 Blast. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of the county s T20 campaign and white-ball specialist opener Munro can play until he moves to the Caribbean Premier League in August. Mujeeb ...

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‘Spiderman’ de Villiers defies gravity with stunning catch

CAPE TOWN: South African cricket star AB de Villiers seems to make it a habit of being spectacular in whatever he does on a cricket field and the talismanic South African’s gravity-defying catch in Thursday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match only added to his legend. The Sunrisers Hyderabad’s chase was ...

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