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Former cricketers praise Fakhar Zaman’s debut performance

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LONDON: Former cricketing legends Michael Vaughan and Stephen Fleming have lauded the performance of Fakhar Zaman during his debut one-day international match against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy. Zaman, who scored a quick 31 off 23 balls, retained an notable strike rate of 134 with six boundaries, earning ...

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Pakistan bounce back with commitment, belief and desire

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Fakhar Zaman is hurried on a pull, Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM: Just when even their most loyal supporters were beginning to lose faith, just as the cornered tigers had started to look like tamed kittens, long after the cliché about them being mercurial had ...

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Feels good to be in semis but not satisfied: Eoin Morgan

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LONDON: After another convincing result, England skipper Eoin Morgan lauded the team’s batting depth. Morgan felt they were 30 short of par at the half-way stage. “We weren’t that pleased at the half-way stage, maybe 30 short of par. But it shows with the batting line-up we’ve got, upwards of ...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan face do-or-die situation

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LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur’s press conference after their opener against India in the ICC Champions Trophy was the best indication one could get of the preparation, or lack of it, the team has had before travelling to England. Arthur had a common answer to a few of the questions ...

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Kent sign up Yasir Shah

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LONDON: Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah signs up with Kent for four matches in the ongoing County Championship Division Two. The 31-year-old, who has claimed 149 wickets in 26 Test matches, will fill up for pacer Adam Milne who is on national duty for New Zealand in the ongoing ICC ...

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India has evolved, we are way behind: Shahid Afridi

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BIRMINGHAM: Former player of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi said that Pakistan team is way behind India. Yesterday Pakistan lost to India by 124 runs at Edgbaston stadium. Shahid Afridi showed his disappointment on Twitter by saying, The gap between Indian and Pakistani teams is bigger than ever! India has ...

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Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

BIRMINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 81 to spur his side to a crushing 124-run victory over rivals Pakistan in a rain-shortened Champions Trophy Group B clash on Sunday. Kohli’s master-class from 68 balls helped India post 319 for three in their 48 overs in a match interrupted ...

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Pakistan completely calm ahead of India clash: Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur (R) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed attend
 a press conference at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham on June 3, 2017, ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between Pakistan and India. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur (R) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed attend a press conference at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur insisted his side were “completely calm” ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against arch-rivals India – the latest edition of world cricket’s highest profile fixture. A ...

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After Kohli-Kumble Clash, Sehwag applies for India coaching job

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NEW DELHI: Virender Sehwag, the former India batsman, has applied for the job of India coach, which will become vacant after Anil Kumble’s contract expires at the end of the ongoing Champions Trophy. Kumble is an automatic entry in the application process, but his chances of another term appear slim ...

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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

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Alex Hales and Joe Root put on 159, England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 1, 2017 LONDON: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. England set ...

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