Tuesday, 2 June 2020

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Ganguly wants India to play pink-ball Tests in every series

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly believes pink-ball Tests are here to stay and wants the team under Virat Kohli to play at least one such match in every series. India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day-night Tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front ...

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Nasir Jamshed faces UK trial on bribery charges

LONDON: Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will go on trial in Britain on Tuesday accused of being part of an alleged spot-fixing bribery conspiracy in the Pakistan Super League. Yousef Anwar, 36, and Mohammed Ijaz, 34, admitted Monday conspiring to offer bribes to professional cricketers, before a scheduled trial in ...

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Iceland Cricket mocks Imamul Haq

LONDON: Cricket Iceland took a dig at Pakistani opener Imamul Haq after he failed to perform in both innings of the ongoing day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide. After managing only two runs in the first innings, Imam was trapped leg-before-wicket by Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood and departed without opening ...

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Spin bowler Yasir Shah scores maiden Test century

ADELAIDE: Yasir Shah scored a fighting maiden Test century on Sunday as Pakistan battled back against Australia in the day-night second Test in Adelaide. Best-known as a spin bowler, the 33-year-old’s highest score in his previous 36 Tests was just 42. But after playing second fiddle to Babar Azam in ...

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Root’s epic 226 gives England 101-run lead over New Zealand

HAMILTON: Joe Root celebrated a timely return to form with a double ton as England forged a 101-run lead over New Zealand in the second Test in Hamilton on Monday. After the tourists had established a respectable total, tireless New Zealand short-ball specialist Neil Wagner ripped through the tail to ...

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Australia whitewashes Pakistan in Test series

MELBOURNE: Australia on Monday whitewashed Pakistan in the second Test match of the series with an innings and 48 runs at Adelaide Oval after its yesterday’s clever decision of enforcing a follow-on on the tourists. Nathan Lyon grabbed five wickets to push Australia to victory on day four of the ...

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Warner hits maiden triple century, breaks Bradman’s record

OVAL: David Warner of Australia brought up his maiden triple century in Test cricket on Saturday against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Warner became the seventh Australian batsman to score a triple ton in Test cricket history. The Australian opener reached the mark in 389 deliveries with a boundary off ...

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Kieron Pollard To Lead West Indies ODI, T20I Teams

JAMAICA: The West Indies cricket selection panel named the ODI and T20I squads for the ‘Maroon Brigade’ which will take on India in the upcoming series in December. Reigning World T20 champions West Indies will lock horns with India in 3-match T20I series in Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai between December ...

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George Bailey appointed Australia cricket selector

SYDNEY: Former Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey was appointed as one of the country s three national selectors, replacing the retired Greg Chappell. He joins chairman Trevor Hohns and coach Justin Langer and draws the curtain on his long playing career after the domestic Big Bash League in early February ...

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Cornwall puts West Indies in command against Afghanistan

Rahkeem Cornwall

LUCKNOW: Rahkeem Cornwall picked up a career-best 7 for 75 as Afghanistan squandered a sound start to be dismissed for 187 on the first day of the inaugural Test at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. In response, West Indies lost two early wickets before John Campbell and Shamarh Brooks took them ...

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