Friday, 15 December 2017

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Sangakkara considers ‘genius’ Wasim Akram the greatest ever

PERTH: Born with an ability to tarnish any bowling attack, Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara is regarded as one of the most complete batsman of the modern era. The batting genius form the island nation claims Wasim Akram as the most difficult bowler he ever faced. Yes, Wasim Akranm ...

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Morgan bemoans collapse return to bad old days

NEW DELHI: Skipper Eoin Morgan said England’s batting collapse in the third Twenty20 international was their worst performance in recent times after India inflicted a crushing defeat in the series decider in Bangalore. Chasing 203 for victory, England’s much-vaunted batting line-up imploded on Wednesday night, losing their last eight wickets ...

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New Zealand-Australia second ODI washed out

NAPIER: Rain and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia without a ball being bowled in Napier on Thursday. The series will now be decided in the final match in Hamilton on Sunday. New Zealand won the series opener by six ...

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Sana Mir sets her eyes on World Cup

KARACHI: With ICC Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament is around the corner, Sana Mir – the captain of Pakistan’s women cricket team – has set her eyes on qualifying for the mega event with extraordinary performances in the upcoming tournament in Sri Lanka. The ICC Women’s World Cup qualifier starts ...

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Chahal sinks England as India clinch series 2-1

BANGALORE:  India skipper Virat Kohli Wednesday said he has faith in Yuzvendra Chahal’s abilities after the leg spinner claimed six wickets to set up his country’s 75-run series-clinching victory in the third Twenty20 international in Bangalore. Chahal recorded his T20 best of 6-25 to help skittle out England for 127 ...

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Pakistan beat India in blind World Twenty20

NEW DELHI: The bowlers bowled underarm and the batsmen played only sweep shots but the highly charged atmosphere at the World T20 for the blind Wednesday was otherwise typical of any contest between India and Pakistan. The players wore their hearts on their sleeves – fervently shouting out to each ...

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Saqlain a ‘huge help’, says Surrey and England U19 spinner Virdi

LONDON: Surrey and England Young Lions off-spinner Amar Virdi insists Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq has helped elevate his game to another level. Virdi signed his first professional contract with Surrey last summer after playing regularly for the county’s second XI and representing England U19s in their Test series with Sri ...

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Finch to captain Aussie Twenty20 team against Sri Lanka

SYDNEY: Opening batsman Aaron Finch will lead the Australian Twenty20 team in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka with captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner resting ahead of the tour of India. Finch, who was stand-in captain in Monday’s one-day international against New Zealand, will take the helm for ...

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