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Will try to make 500 runs against Bangladesh: Sarfraz

LONDON: Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed admitted his team need a miracle to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals as they prepare for their final league game against Bangladesh at Lord’s on Friday. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said they would try to give 500 runs target to Bangladesh. Pakistan require an outlandishly ...

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Bangladesh want to finish the World cup on a high

LONDON: It’s a dead rubber for Bangladesh. It’s almost a dead rubber for Pakistan, too, as only a miracle of biblical proportions can help them stay alive in the World Cup. But Bangladesh warned on Thursday that they won’t approach Friday’s World Cup match against Pakistan as a dead rubber ...

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Imad Wasim: Need to go all-out attacking and leave the rest

BIRMINGHAM: Hero of Headingly Imad Wasim attributed his match-winning innings to the people of Pakistan saying it would have not been possible, if the entire nation’s prayers were not with Pakistan cricket team. Imad said: “I had simply one thing in my mind that was to play cool cricket and ...

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India eliminate Bangladesh on way to booking semi-final place

BIRMINGHAM: Bangladesh’s semifinal hopes at the Cricket World Cup have been vanquished after falling to a 28-run defeat to India in Birmingham. Set 315 to win, Bangladesh fell just short, mustering 286 all out as India secured their spot in the semifinals, and eliminated their rivals. If the Black Caps ...

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Wahab Riaz To Play Against Bangladesh Despite Injury

LEEDS: Seasoned pacer Wahab Riaz will play against Bangladesh in the world cup match despite suffering froma fractured finger. Wahab continues to attend the team’s training sessions in the lead up to Pakistan’s last group match against Bangladesh at Lord’s on July 5. Pakistan spent Sunday traveling from Leeds to London, which is a five-hour journey by road. They had a rest day on Monday and will resume training on Tuesday at ...

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David, Candice Warner welcome their 3rd baby girl

LONDON: Australian batsman David Warner announced on Monday that he has become father for a third time. “We welcomed our newest family member Isla Rose Warner at 10.30 p.m. late last night. @candywarner1 was absolutely amazing. Mum and Bub doing very well and her big sisters are over the moon. ...

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MS Dhoni go-slow against England stirs Indian fan fury

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket fans and pundits on Monday turned on wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni for his poor strike rate in the final overs of his side’s narrow 31-run World Cup loss to England. Chasing a stiff 338, India clawed their way back into contention needing 71 runs from the last ...

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Pakistan have found a winning formula, Waqar Younis

LEEDS: Having seen Pakistan almost suffering a shock defeat against Afghanistan, Waqar Younis urged the national team to raise their game for the do-or-die World Cup game against Bangladesh at Lord’s on June 5. “It’s still hard to know what to think about this Pakistan team,” wrote Waqar in his ...

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England rout India to stay alive in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: A brilliant 111 from Jonny Bairstow and a brisk half-century from Ben Stokes was ably supplemented by the bowlers as England sealed a 31- run win over India in their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup clash at Edgbaston.  A quartet of convincing victories had put England into a position ...

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