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Sri Lankan cricketers charged for match-fixing

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lankan Test players Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene have been charged with match-fixing and given two weeks to respond, the International Cricket Council announced Friday. The charges against the two cricketers relate to a T10 league played in the United Arab Emirates in December, the ICC said. ...

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Azhar Ali ‘annoyed’ with Pakistan’s unpredictability

Pakistan’s former limited-overs captain Azhar Ali has said he is not a big fan of the ‘unpredictable’ tag given to his side, but admitted that they deserve it due to their ability to ‘bounce back.’ “It’s annoying for us to keep being unpredictable, but it’s true,” Azhar told ICC. The middle ...

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Cricket Australia hails players’ post-scandal conduct

SYDNEY: Australian cricketers’ once-notorious behaviour has significantly improved amid attempts to clean-up the game’s culture after the ball-tampering scandal, Cricket Australia said. The men’s national team had no conduct citings during 2018-19 season, the first clean sheet in seven years, and code of conduct charges at all levels dropped 74 ...

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Jonny Bairstow picks World Cup glory over Ashes win

LONDON: England batsman Jonny Bairstow said he would rather win the 50-overs World Cup than the Ashes series against Australia if he was given the chance to claim only one. World Cup returns to England and Wales after 20 years and Bairstow said England deserved to win their maiden title ...

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Bangladesh down West Indies by 8 wickets

DUBLIN: West Indies completely lost their way after Shai Hope had set them up for a really substantial total against Bangladesh at Castle Avenue in Dublin on Tuesday. Hope got his second successive century, but his side slipped from 205 for 2 in the 41st over to finish on 261 ...

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Rain washes out opening England-Pakistan 1st ODI

LONDON: Jofra Archer continued his bid to earn a place in England’s World Cup squad with a hostile opening spell against Pakistan before rain meant there was no result in Wednesday’s first one-day international at The Oval. Archer conceded just six runs in four overs in a wicket-taking spell after ...

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‘Finding a way to win’ was crucial for preparations: Joe Root

LONDON: Joe Root believes that England are building momentum heading into a landmark season of international cricket. Root, who combined with man-of-the-match Eoin Morgan for a 65-run partnership which guided England to victory in a high-pressure T20 against Pakistan in Cardiff on Sunday, said there was a sense the summer ...

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Morgan plays a captain’s innings as England beat Pakistan

CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan led his side to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in a lone Twenty20 international in Cardiff on Sunday with an unbeaten innings of 57. Test skipper Joe Root made 47 and James Vince 36 as England overhauled Pakistan’s total of 173 for six with four ...

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Pakistan-South Africa women team ready for ODI series

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan and South Africa women teams start their three-match ICC Women’s Championship ODI series today (Monday) here at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. The two captains Bismah Maroof and Sune Luus unveiled the series trophy on Sunday, a day ahead of the series opener. Only a single point separates the ...

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