Sunday, 21 October 2018

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Zulqarnain Haider demands security amid death threats

DUBAI: The controversial wicket-keeper batsman Zulqarnain Haider has created yet another controversy with claims of fixing in first installment of T10 league in Dubai. “Fixing offers were hurled at me in Dubai. I request army chief to provide security as fixers are issuing death threats”, asserted Haider. In his social ...

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Gooch backs Cook to rediscover England form

LONDON: Graham Gooch had been Alastair Cook’s mentor and was England’s batting coach during its India tour in 2012. Graham Gooch has backed Alastair Cook to come out of his Ashes slump and start scoring big runs for England once again. Cook’s highest score in five innings during the series ...

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Afridi becomes 1st bowler to do hat-trick in T10 Cricket

SHARJAH: Shahid Afridi, hero of many a battles at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, did what the unique T10 Cricket League format wanted on the first day of the tournament on Thursday night. He bowled a hat-trick to prove to the world that he is still a champion cricketer, although retired ...

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ICC Introduces New Playing Conditions for 4-day Test Cricket

PORT ELIZABETH:: The inaugural four-day Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth will see a minimum of 98 overs per day. It is 8 more overs than the usual 90-over quota per day in usual Tests. Also, a 150-run lead will be enough to enforce follow on instead ...

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Mohammad Amir reveals his targets for T10 League

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir will be seen in action at the upcoming T10 League in UAE, where he will be representing the Maratha Arabians that will play their first match tonight against Shahid Afridi’s Pakhtoons. This is the first time Amir will be playing alongside former Indian opening batsman ...

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Pakistan targeting associate nations to play during the IPL

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing serious conundrums with the latest updates made by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC recently made the April-May window open only for the Indian Premier League (IPL) action. What this essentially meant was that the other countries were asked by the ...

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Dawid Malan puts England on top in third Ashes Test

PERTH: A maiden Test century by Dawid Malan helped England fight back to 305 for four at stumps in the opening day of the vital third Ashes clash in Perth on Thursday. After Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat, Malan’s unbeaten 110 helped the tourists to breathe life ...

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No more Pakistan-India matches in ICC’s new Future Tour Programme

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Pakistan team is schedule to play only 38 bilateral ODIs and 28 Tests in four-year cycle from 2019 to 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is waiting for a decision on its dispute claim against India before ...

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BPL: Gayle’s record 146 carries Rangpur to maiden title

DHAKA: Chris Gayle created a new world record of most sixes in a T20 innings as he hit 18 massive sixes, helping his side Rangpur Riders win the final of Bangladesh Premier League in Dhaka. Gayle smashed 18 sixes during his unbeaten innings of 146 off 69 deliveries to break ...

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Root wants focus on England’s cricket, not culture

LONDON: Root, on his first overseas trip as England’s Test captain, has been peppered with more questions about the team’s conduct and curfew than their cricket. The tone was set by Ben Stokes’s brawl outside a Bristol bar in September that left another man with a fractured eye socket. Recent ...

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