Saturday, 18 August 2018

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Pakistan, India to face off in Asia Cup clash

Pakistan, India DUBAI: Pakistan and India will face off in Dubai after drawing the same group for this year´s Asia Cup, the International Cricket Council announced. India suspended bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan after the 2008 Mumbai attacks but the two teams continue to play each other in international tournaments, ...

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England will have slight edge: Dale Steyn

LONDON: Dale Steyn has played five Test matches in England, all in the months of July and August and took 23 wickets at 31.65. South Africa either won or drew these matches in 2008 and 2012. Past his prime now, Steyn has also represented Warwickshire and Essex in 13 County ...

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India vs Essex Practice Match Draw

LONDON: India and Essex ended the only warm-up match in a draw. India were India were 89/2 in the second innings against Essex when rain stopped play and the match was called a draw. In the first innings of the match, India were bowled out of 395 after Murali Vijay, ...

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Adil Rashid ‘surprised’ by England recall for India opener

EDGBASTON: Adil Rashid admitted even he was “kind of surprised” by his dramatic recall to England’s Test squad for next week’s series opener against India at Edgbaston. But angry Yorkshire chief executive Mark Arthur said he hoped England “knew what they are doing”. Rashid was included in a 13-man squad ...

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Shimron Hetmyer ton sets up Windies win in last-over thriller

GUYANA: A century from Shimron Hetmyer and a fantastic final over from Jason Holder sealed the Windies’ thrilling three-run win that drew them level 1-1 in the one-day internationals against Bangladesh. Hetmyer’s second ODI hundred propped up the Windies total of 271 at Guyana late on Wednesday. Fifties from Tamim ...

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Steyn To Retire From Limited Overs Cricket After 2019 WP

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

REUTERS/David Gray LONDON: South Africa pacer Dale Steyn on Thursday said that he doesn’t see himself play the white-ball cricket for his country after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. However, Steyn is hopeful that his experience will help him to earn a place in the ...

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Tamim, Mashrafe, Shakib script Bangladesh win over West Indies

(AFP) PROVIDENCE: A record double-century partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paved the way as Bangladesh bounced back from their Test series drubbing with a 48-run win over West Indies in their opening one-day international on Sunday. Man-of-the-Match Tamim blasted an unbeaten 130, the highest by a Bangladeshi ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed decided to try his hand at bowling

LONDON: Pakistan completed a series whitewash over Zimbabwe with a 131-run win on Sunday in the fifth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. During the match, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed took off his wicket-keeping gloves and decided to try his hand at bowling. Sarfraz had ...

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Fakhar becomes fastest batsman to get to 1000 ODI runs

HARARE: Pakistan hard-hitting left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman broke another record as he became the fastest batsman to get to 1000 ODI runs, reaching the milestone in just 18 innings. Zaman needed 20 runs to break this record-earlier held by Sir Vivian Richards- in the fifth One Day International (ODI) against Zimbabwe. Kevin ...

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