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Want to continue Champions Trophy form, says Fakhar

DUBAI: Pakistan’s young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman wants to continue with the top form he showed at the ICC Champions Trophy earlier this year. “Definitely, I want to continue with that performance”, the young ODI opener said. “It is in my mind to perform well for Pakistan’s victories.” Fakhar mentioned ...

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Pakistan look to bounce back in ODI series against Sri Lanka

DUBAI: Pakistan are counting on a change in format and players to overcome a resurgent Sri Lanka in the five-match one-day series starting in Dubai from today (Friday). Pakistan were upset 2-0 in the preceding Test series but they are hoping to change their fortunes and carry the limited over ...

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Without Ben Stokes, We Will Win Ashes: Steve Waugh

SYDNEY: Test great Steve Waugh says England can’t win the Ashes without Ben Stokes and the bad boy allrounder would have been dumped immediately if he was Australian. England vice-captain Stokes was arrested last month in Britain on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and suspended from internationals until further ...

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Ireland edge closer to first-ever Test against Pakistan

DUBLIN: The International Cricket Council has confirmed Wednesday they’re close to finalising details of Ireland’s inaugural Test match. The first-ever match in Ireland’s history is “likely” to be staged in Dublin against Pakistan next year, the cricket.com.au quoted an ICC spokesperson as saying. It is understood that talks between Ireland ...

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Stone Thrown at Australian Cricket Team Bus in India

GUWAHATI: Australia’s team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati. In a shameful incident, a rock was thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus after their victory over India in the second Twenty20 International in Guwahati last night (October 10). Australia defeated the hosts by eight wickets to level the three-match rubber ...

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Australia beats India in 2nd T20, levels series

GUWAHATI: Australia swept to an eight-wicket victory over India in their second Twenty20 on Tuesday, after Moises Henriques and Travis Head piled on an unbeaten 109-run partnership for the second wicket to level the three-match series. Australia needed only 15.3 overs to reach 122-2 in reply, after Jason Behrendorff had ...

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All rounder Haris Sohail achieves unique cricket records

DUBAI: Pakistan all rounder Haris Sohail, achieved a new cricket record for Pakistan on Monday, after he claimed three wickets against Sri Lanka. Haris Sohail’s 3-1 are the best ever figures in the history of Test cricket by a bowler bowling only 1 over. Sohail, picked up three wickets, Sri ...

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Shafiq and Sarfraz give Pakistan hope of unlikely win

DUBAI: Chasing 136 at Abu Dhabi, Pakistan lost what seemed to be an un-losable Test. Having been 52 for 5 in the pursuit of 317, they have now left themselves a chance of winning what appeared to be an unwinnable one. In a series that has been enlivened by a ...

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Never supported Australia due to racism: Khawaja

MELBOURNE: Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams. The Pakistan-born 30-year-old said in a blog post that racial abuse was widespread on the playing field during his junior days ...

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Test Championship could be confirmed in Auckland this week

AUCKLAND: Cricket history could be made in New Zealand this week. The International Cricket Council meets in Auckland with the agenda including a realignment of the test and one-day international schedules for the next few years. The Sydney Morning Herald reports a nine-nation test championship over two years from 2019 ...

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