Thursday, 19 April 2018

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PCB suspend Sharjeel and Khalid Latif over match-fixing concerns

DUBAI: Pakistan’s two opening batsmen in their nine-wicket Twenty20 win against England last year have been provisionally suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board as part of a domestic match-fixing investigation. Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif scored 59 runs apiece in that victory at Old Trafford in September but are playing ...

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Morgan’s brutal knock hands Peshawar Zalmi first win of PSL

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DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi defeated Karachi Kings, registering their first win of the tournament, by seven wickets. Eoin Morgan’s steady knock cemented the victory as he continued to punish the bowlers with periodic boundaries, helping his side to keep the scoreboard ticking in their second match of the Pakistan Super League. ...

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Virat Kohli sparkles as India make Bangladesh suffer

HYDERABAD: Murali Vijay backed his red-hot skipper Virat Kohli to pile on the agony for Bangladesh after centuries from both players gave their visitors a harsh introduction to Test cricket in India. India were 356 for three at stumps on the first day of the one-off Test in Hyderabad’s Uppal ...

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Sarfraz steps in, Azhar steps down as ODI captain

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LAHORE: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan’s One-day International (ODI) cricket team captain and Sarfraz Ahmad will now take over as ODI captain. Azhar took this decision after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. “Azhar met me Thursday and offered to step down ...

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PSL 2 commences with magnificent colourful ceremony

DUBAI: The second Pakistan Super League (PSL) commenced with the colourful opening ceremony held here at Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The organisers billed it to be an entertaining event, with celebrity appearances and ...

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Pakistan beat Bangladesh in women’s cricket World Cup qualifiers

DUBAI: After a disappointing start to their journey, Pakistan Women got themselves back on track as they defeated Bangladesh Women in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2017 match played at Dubai on Wednesday. After a defeat against South Africa Women, they made amends and dominated Bangladesh with an ...

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Eoin Morgan looking forward to action packed PSL

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DUBAI: England’s T20 captain and most bankable batsman in limited overs Cricket, Eoin Morgan has said that he’s excited ahead of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) with a promise of contributing the most to his team’s success. Morgan, who will be playing for Peshawar Zalmi in the ...

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We are yet to work out how to stop Kohli, says Lehmann

SYDNEY: Australia have yet to work out a plan to foil India captain Virat Kohli beyond bowling well and hoping for some “luck” against the in-form batsman, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Kohli was man-of-the-series against England, plundering 655 runs off their bowlers at an average of 109.16 to comfortably ...

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Du Plessis hits 185 as South Africa win fourth ODI v Sri Lanka

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s Faf du Plessis smashed a career-best 185 off 141 balls as the hosts beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs after surviving a fierce onslaught in a high-scoring fourth one-day international to take a 4-0 series lead. After opting to bat, South Africa posted 367 for five ...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj wishes Afridi luck for PSL-2

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar Zalmi shared a video on Twitter which came from none other than Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, wishing good luck to former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi for the upcoming PSL tournament. In the video, he is also shown saying, “Go get it boys, ...

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