Sunday, 17 November 2019

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I am loving my visit to Pakistan, says Kieron Pollard

KARACHI: West Indies master blaster Kieron Pollard had heard a lot of good things about Pakistan and that made him curious to visit the cricket-mad country, which has a rich history and tradition of always welcoming and hospitable to those who visit it. The 31-year-old had never visited Pakistan, but ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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Shaniera Akram welcomes Shane Watson to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shaniera Akram, wife of former skipper Wasim Akram has welcomed former Australian captain Shane Watson to Pakistan after he confirmed his presence in the last leg of the Pakistan Super League in Karachi. Shaniera commented on the Twitter post of Shane Watson, saying “Welcome Watto! Probably not so great ...

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Ireland, Scotland, Holland launch European T20 cricket league

LONDON: The cricket boards of Scotland, Netherlands and Ireland have reached an agreement to form a new European Twenty20 league that will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 22 this year, the three boards said in a joint statement. The tournament has been developed in consultation with the International ...

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Naib stars as Afghanistan down Ireland in 1st ODI

DEHRADUN: Gulbadin Naib starred with both bat and ball as Afghanistan outplayed Ireland by five wickets in the first one-day international. Naib took two wickets to help dismiss Ireland for 161 and then struck a crucial 46 as Afghanistan achieved their target in 41.5 overs in the north Indian city ...

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Rashid, Buttler propel England to victory in fourth ODI

GRENADA: Adil Rashid snared four wickets in five balls as England resisted a determined West Indies effort to claim a 29-run victory in a high-scoring fourth ODI at the National Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday. Responding to the tourists’ mammoth total of 418 for six, the highest ever in an ...

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South African shock as Olivier signs for Yorkshire

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa expressed disappointment on Tuesday at fast bowler Duanne Olivier’s decision to sign a three-year contract with English county Yorkshire which will rule him out of international cricket. Olivier, 26, was one of the stars of the South African summer, taking 31 wickets in five Test matches ...

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Jayasuriya handed two-year ban under anti-corruption code

DUBAI: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after breaching two counts of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Tuesday. The ICC said the former captain had refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by its ...

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Caribbeans fight back to level series with England

BARBADOS: West Indies produced a dramatic comeback to beat England by 26 runs in Barbados on Friday and level their five-match one-day series at 1-1. The hosts, who ended a 10-match losing streak in one-day internationals against England, made 289 for six with left-hander Shimron Hetmyer hitting a magnificent unbeaten ...

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