Thursday, 26 April 2018

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Rumman Raees reveals his ‘dream’ encounter with Virat Kohli

Rumman Raees

DUBAI: There have been very few bowlers who have troubled Virat Kohli on a consistent basis. He has fallen to James Anderson five times in Tests, four of those in English conditions on a forgettable 2014 tour for the world’s No.2 ranked Test batsman. Last year, Nathan Coulter-Nile caused Kohli ...

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Hafeez wants ICC to allow doosra

Hafeez

DUBAI: Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to retain ‘Doosra’ and ensure it remains the part of the sport. He is currently featuring in the ongoing third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi. Hafeez has been banned by ICC ...

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Santner, Taylor heroics guide Kiwis to victory

Taylor, Santner

HAMILTON: A century by Ross Taylor and lusty late hitting by Mitch Santner delivered a last-over victory to New Zealand against England in their first one-day international in Hamilton. In a match filled with twists and turns, the outcome hung in the balance until Santer smacked a six in the ...

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India win 3rd T20I against South Africa to clinch series

India edge South Africa

CAPE TOWN: India quelled a late charge by the South African batsmen to clinch a nail-biting seven-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) here yesterday. Chasing a target of 173 runs, the Proteas could only manage 165/6 in their 20 overs. India have thus won the three-match ...

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Replacement for Chris Lynn, Lahore Qalandars sign Dinesh Ramdin

Dinesh Ramdin

SYDNEY: Australia’s explosive batsman Chris Lynn has been ruled out of the entire Pakistan Super League season due to a shoulder injury and Lahore Qalandars have named West Indies’ Dinesh Ramdin as his replacement. The 32-year-old carries tremendous experience and will also provide a good wicket keeping option for the ...

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Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error

Pakistan Sri Lanka Cricket

WELLINGTON: Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still top the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia’s victory in the T20 tri-series also featuring New Zealand and England. Cricket Australia said this week that Australia would take the number one spot if they were unbeaten in the tri-series, a feat they ...

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Asela Gunaratne ruled out of T20I tri-series

Asela Gunaratne

COLOMBO: In a major blow to Sri Lanka, batsman Asela Gunaratne has been ruled out of the Nidahas Trophy T20I tri-series, also featuring India and Bangladesh due to a right-arm injury. The 32-year-old sustained an injury on his right arm while diving during one of the fielding drills and getting ...

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McCullum unveils Qalandars’ strategy for PSL3

Brandon McCullum

DUBAI: Revealing Lahore Qalandars’ strategy for the third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL), New Zealand legend Brandon McCullum said his team would continue to play fearless cricket in the tournament. Speaking ahead of his team’s first match against debutants Multan Sultan, the Lahore Qalandars captain said, “If you look ...

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Captains launch third edition of PSL in style

PSL3 trophy unveiled

DUBAI: The six captains of Pakistan Super League (PSL) assembled at the Dubai International Stadium to unveil the glittering crystal trophy for the third edition on Tuesday. The colourful function was attended by all the franchise owners, Najam Sethi, the chief of PSL, title sponsor HBL’s Chief Marketing Officer Naveed ...

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IPL 2018 – I would love to captain KKR : Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn

MUMBAI: Chris Lynn would love to captain his IPL side, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and is quite excited about the idea. KKR are without the services of former skipper Gautam Gambhir after failing to retain him in the auctions held in January this year. Since then, speculations have been rife ...

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