Thursday, 22 March 2018

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Butt seeks international return after twin hundreds

KARACHI: Spot-fixing convict and former Pakistan captain Salman Butt pressed his case for a return to international cricket by scoring a century in each innings to help power his team to victory Thursday. The 32-year-old was playing in his first major first-class tournament after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, ...

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New Zealand’s Bracewell out for two months with knee injury

AUCKLAND: New Zealand pace bowler Doug Bracewell will be sidelined from international cricket for up to two months after suffering a serious knee injury during a domestic Twenty20 match. The 26-year-old tore his anterior cruciate ligament when fielding for Central Districts Stags against the Northern Knights over the weekend, local ...

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Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe to one-day trophy

BULAWAYO: Sri Lanka capped a productive month of cricket in Zimbabwe by lifting the triangular series trophy on Sunday, beating the hosts by six wickets in the final. Having comfortably beaten Zimbabwe in both Tests in Harare at the start of November, Sri Lanka added another trophy to their haul ...

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ICC awards Pakistan women full points for unplayed India series

Both India and Pakistan will have to qualify for the 2017 Women’s World Cup DUBAI: The ICC’s technical committee has awarded full points to Pakistan women for the three-match series against India women that was not played in October. The series and points counted towards the ICC Women’s Championship, and ...

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Huddleston, Bates help New Zealand seal World Cup berth

Holly Huddleston paved the way for New Zealand’s entry into the Women’s World Cup with 4 for 20 NELSON: New Zealand women’s bowling prowess came to the fore with right-arm medium pacer Holly Huddleston taking 4 for 20 before half-centuries from Suzie Bates and Sophie Devine studded their seven-wicket win ...

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Pakistan teams ‘safe’ after NZ earthquake

CHRISTCHURCH: All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after an earthquake of high intensity hit New Zealand, their manager Wasim Bari has confirmed. Pakistan were in Nelson to play a three-day tour game before the first Test, scheduled to begin in Christchurch on November 17. The ...

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