Friday, 13 December 2019

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Amla breaks Kohli’s record, smashes fastest 27 ODI centuries

PORT ELIZABETH: South Africa’s opener Hashim Amla has  become the fastest batsman to reach 27 ODI hundreds in just 167 innings,  breaking the record of  Virat Kohli, who  had taken 169 innings to reach the mark. Amla scored a magnificent ton in the first ODI against Pakistan but his unbeaten ...

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Hafeez lauds Pakistan’s confident run chase in first ODI

PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that they were confident about chasing down the target, after restricting South Africa to 266 runs in first One-Day International (ODI). A sparkling performance from Mohammad Hafeez, another half-century for the in-form Imam-ul-Haq, and a superb death-bowling performance all helped Pakistan claim ...

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India defeats Australia to win ODI series

MELBOURNE: India clinched the one-day international series with a seven-wicket victory with four balls to spare in the third and deciding game against Australia in Melbourne on Friday. Veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni expertly guided India to the win with an unbeaten 87 with solid support from Kedar Jadhav on ...

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England’s Olly Stone out of Windies tour

LONDON:- England fast bowler Olly Stone has been ruled out of the upcoming tour of West Indies with a back injury and will return home, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. Stone had a scan on Wednesday and was not selected for England’s first warm-up match against Cricket ...

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Quinton de Kock, Steyn rested for first two ODIs

PORT ELIZABETH: Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn have been rested for South Africa’s five-match ODI series against Pakistan that begins on January 19 at Port Elizabeth. De Kock found himself back among runs after top scoring with 129 in the Proteas’ series-sweeping 107-run win against the touring Pakistan side ...

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Manu Sawhney named new ICC CEO

DUBAI: Manu Sawhney, the former managing director of ESPN Star Sports, has been appointed as the International Cricket Council’s new chief executive. Indian-born Sawhney will join the ICC next month before formally taking over the reins from David Richardson, whose contract expires after the World Cup in the UK later ...

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Kohli hits century as India level Australia ODI series

MELBOURNE: Virat Kohli smashed his 39th one-day international century as India claimed a dramatic six-wicket victory over Australia at a sweltering Adelaide Oval on Tuesday to level up the three-match series at 1-1. Skipper Kohli contributed of 104 of his side’s runs as they successfully chased down their victory target ...

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England cricket chief backs ‘Hundred’ despite Kohli concerns

LONDON: English cricket’s top administrator believes the world game’s best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year, despite the scepticism of India captain Virat Kohli. Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has insisted the eight-team domestic competition, ...

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PSL 4: AB de Villier agrees to play in Pakistan

LAHORE: In a boost for international cricket revival in the country, star South African cricketer AB de Villier has agreed to play in Pakistan during PSL 4, Lahore Qalandars announced. The fourth edition of Pakistan Super League is scheduled to start next month and will be played in UAE before ...

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New sexism scandal for cricket after Indian stars’ TV misogyny

NEW DELHI: Two Indian cricketers have sparked outrage after a run of misogynist comments on prime television, prompting calls for gender sensitisation in a sport rife with sex scandal. Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul were guests on an episode of ‘Koffee with Karan’ – a popular TV chat show that ...

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