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Brian Lara hopes for India-Pakistan final at 2019 World Cup

DUBAI: West Indies icon Brian Lara picked India as the favourites entering the 2019 World Cup in England and said he would like to see a repeat of the 2017 Champions Trophy – a final clash between India and Pakistan. While sporting relations between India and Pakistan have reached an all-time low following escalation ...

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South Africa sweep Sri Lanka in T20I series

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa strolled to a 45-run DLS victory over Sri Lanka to seal a clean sweep in their three-match T20I series. The hosts were asked to bat first by Lasith Malinga and after losing Aiden Markram for 15 inside the Powerplay, never took their foot off the tourists’ throat. Reeza ...

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Finch leads Australia to victory over Pakistan in second ODI

SHARJAH: Australia thrashed Pakistan again and by the same margin of eight wickets to take a 2-0 lead with three matches remaining in the five-match One-day International series here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday night. Chasing a daunting target of 285, they completed the victory with ease in ...

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Shoaib Malik hopes conditions favour new-look Pakistan in Australia

SHARJAH: Pakistan’s stand-in captain Shoaib Malik hopes his new-look side will be up for a challenge against a resurgent Australia side as they meet in the first of five one-day internationals in Sharjah on Friday. Pakistan have rested their six key players – captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali ...

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Pakistan-India World Cup match to take place as scheduled: ICC

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) said that there is no threat to the Pakistan-India World Cup match scheduled to take place in a group game in Manchester on June 16. ICC Chief Executive Officer Dave Richardson said: “For ICC events, all teams have signed a members’ participation agreement, which requires ...

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Taking incredible memories with me from Pakistan, says Watson

KARACHI: Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, who played an instrumental role in Quetta Gladiators’ success in PSL 4, has said he’s taking incredible memories with him from his visit to Pakistan. Talking exclusively to Geo, the 37-year-old star said that visiting Pakistan was an amazing experience and he was looked ...

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Zaheer Abbas: PSL is one of the best leagues of the world

KARACHI: Asian Bradman and former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Zaheer Abbas asked the ICC to decide for how long they further deprive Pakistanis from watching their favourite heroes in action in front of their home soil. Former Pakistan captain and runs-scoring machine Zaheer Abbas expressed these views during an ...

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David Richardson: No complacency on 2019 World Cup security

KARACHI: The deadly New Zealand shootings which Bangladesh cricketers narrowly avoided means security will remain an “absolute priority” going into the World Cup, the head of cricket’s governing body said. Fifty people died in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, in what is believed to be the worst ...

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