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Marlon Samuels wishes to join Pakistan Army

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LONDON: West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has expressed his desire to join the Pakistan Army and saluted its Army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, for the security and top class arrangements provided for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final that was held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on March ...

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Hales, Root hit tons as England rout hapless Windies

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BRIDGETOWN:  Centuries by Alex Hales and Joe Root powered England to a crushing 186-run victory over the hapless West Indies in the third and final one-day international. Replying to the tourists’ total of 328 all out off 50 overs, the home side were bundled out for just 142 off 39.2 ...

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India withdraw Smith protest as boards make peace

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BENGALURU: India have withdrawn an official protest about the actions of Australia captain Steve Smith in the second Test as the governing bodies of both countries moved to bring an end to the acrimony surrounding the ongoing four-match series. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier ...

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Fire alarm drama as South Africa edge ahead

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DUNEDIN: South Africa shrugged off a ground evacuation because of a fire alarm to reach 38 for one in the first Test against New Zealand, a lead of five runs. With the game evenly poised after an absorbing first three days, both sides were hoping looming rain over the weekend ...

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Bangladesh openers, bad light keep Lanka at bay

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GALLE: Opener Soumya Sarkar scored his second half-century of the match as Bangladesh kept their faint hopes of saving the first Test against Sri Lanka alive in Galle. Set a daunting target of 457 runs, Bangladesh reached 67-0 before bad light brought early stumps on the fourth day with the ...

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Mitchell Starc out of India series with foot fracture

PERTH: Australia’s hopes of victory in their bitterly-fought series against India suffered a severe blow Friday when pace spearhead Mitchell Starc had to head home with a stress fracture to his right foot. Team physio David Beakley said Starc felt pain in his right foot during Australia’s 75-run defeat in ...

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Misbah smashed 6 sixes on 6 balls in Hong Kong T20 blitz

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HONG KONG: Amidst the controversy of being asked to retire from international cricket, Misbah-ul-Haq just showed how much cricket he has left in him. He launched a massive attack against PCB by pelting six sixes against Hung Hom Jaguars while playing for Hong Kong United Island in the Hong Kong ...

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Lucky Mendis lifts Sri Lanka with big ton

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GALLE: Kusal Mendis made the most of a first-ball reprieve and went on to score an unbeaten century as Sri Lanka posted a commanding 321-4 in the first Test against Bangladesh. Mendis remained unbeaten on 166 at stumps after sharing a 196-run stand with Asela Gunaratne (85) for the fourth ...

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Chris Jordan amazed by passion for cricket in Pakistan

during the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 Group 1 match between England and Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground on March 26, 2016 in Delhi, India.

LONDON: Peshawar Zalmi fast bowler and England star Chris Jordan termed his experience playing for Pakistan as brilliant, adding that he was glad to be in Lahore for Pakistan Super League final, which was won by his team on Sunday. “It was pretty surreal! Obviously from making the decision to ...

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Morne Morkel to make Test comeback

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DUNEDIN: Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has put to bed the selection debate over the Test XI by declaring that Morne Morkel will make his return ahead of Duanne Olivier. Du Plessis feels that Morkel has been producing the goods in the nets and backed him to deliver come game ...

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