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Bangladesh forced to change World Cup kit design

Bangladesh has altered its World Cup cricket strip to add a touch of red following uproar over the initial design, which some had likened to rival Pakistan’s kit, the cricket board said on Wednesday. The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers’ jersey unveiled Monday for ...

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Hafeez to miss only T20 and 2 ODIs against England

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez’s availability is still in doubt for England series as he likely will miss only T20 and first two ODIs against England. Last month, Mohammad Hafeez was selected in the preliminary 15-member squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Pakistani all-rounder sustained a thumb injury during ...

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Ton-up Babar helps Pakistan beat Leicestershire

LEICESTERSHIRE: Pakistan opener Babar Azam smashed a century as Pakistan thrashed Leicestershire by 58 runs in their final practice game of the England tour. Pakistan were off to a flying start as they played superbly and posted 200 runs on the board for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted ...

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PCB MD to hold talks for English team’s tour to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board Managing Director (MD) Waseem Khan will leave for UK in the wee hours of Sunday morning to hold important discussions with England and Wales Cricket Board and discuss highly important issues related to Pakistan cricket future. Waseem said: “I will stay there till May 15th. I ...

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Warner ends IPL with 81 and big win for Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Australia’s David Warner hit a scintillating 81 to seal his comeback from scandal in his last Indian Premier League game before heading to the World Cup. Warner’s knock off 56 balls powered Hyderabad to a 45-run win over Kings XI Punjab after posting a mammoth 212 for six and ...

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Bangladesh captain tells fans to ease World Cup ‘hype’

DHAKA: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza called on the country’s fans to douse their expectations for the World Cup and avoid putting unwanted pressure on the team. After Bangladesh’s appearance at the Champions Trophy semi-finals two years ago and the Asia Cup final last year, national hopes of a winning streak ...

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Claire becomes the first female umpire to stand in a men’s ODI

WINDHOEK: Australia’s Claire Polosak said it was a “special day” as she made history in becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men’s one-day international. The 31-year-old officiated in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 between hosts Namibia and Oman at the weekend and admitted ...

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Bismah Maroof confident of success in South Africa

LAHORE: Pakistan women’s team captain Bismah Maroof has expressed complete confidence in her side that will play South Africa in three ICC Women’s Championship ODIs, which will be followed by five T20Is. The series will be played from May6-23. Speaking ahead of her side’s departure for South Africa, Bismah said ...

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Pakistan beat Kent by whopping 100 runs

BECKENHAM: Pakistan won their first match of the England tour against Kent by a whopping margin of 100 run as Kent collapsed for 258 runs only. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first at Beckenham when the national cricket team piled up a humongous total of 358 runs for ...

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Shane Watson retires from Australian

SYDNEY: Powerful all-rounder Shane Watson retired from Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League Friday, but will continue playing select overseas tournaments. The 37-year-old, who quit international cricket in 2016, stood down as Sydney Thunder’s captain and all-time top run-scorer to spend more time with his family. “I have so many amazing ...

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