Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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Nabi, Mujeeb lead Afghanistan to victory against Bangladesh

DHAKA: Afghanistan continued their success story against Bangladesh, handing the home side a 25-run defeat in their second match of the tri-nation Twenty20 tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. Mohammad Nabi hit an unbeaten 84 off 54 balls to help Afghanistan recover from 40-4 and post ...

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Australia retain the Ashes but England square series

LONDON: England defeated Australia by 135 runs in the final Ashes Test at The Oval to draw the series 2-2. Australia took an unassailable lead at Old Trafford last week to retain the urn, but were unable to become the first touring side to win the Ashes on these shore ...

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Shoaib Akhtar, Ramiz Raja disappointed with Sri Lankan cricketers

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his disappointment with Sri Lankan players refusing to tour Pakistan. “So disappointed with the 10 Sri Lankan players who have pulled out of Pakistan tour,” the Rawalpindi Express tweeted on Wednesday. “Pakistan has always been a huge support for Sri Lanka Cricket.” ...

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Sarfaraz retained as captain; Babar appointed vice-captain

LAHORE: Sarfaraz Ahmed has been retained as Pakistan captain while Babar Azam has been named as vice-captain for three ODI and three T20I home series against Sri Lanka, which will be held from September 27 to October 9. In April 2016, Sarfaraz was appointed Pakistan captain for the T20Is before ...

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Sana Mir named among Asia Game Changer Award honorees

KARACHI: Pakistan woman cricketer Sana Mir has been named among honorees for the annual Asia Game Changer Awards. The award ceremony will take place in New York City on October 24, 2019, where Mir will receive the award along with five other women. Mir led Pakistan women’s team to gold ...

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Wahab Riaz takes indefinite break from Test cricket

LAHORE: Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has decided to take an indefinite break from red-ball cricket in order to focus on limited-overs formats. He has also withdrawn from the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, just two days before the start of the tournament, where he was set to represent his domestic side Central ...

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Sri Lanka ‘reassessing’ Pakistan tour after security threat

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan cricket association (SLC) said it was reassessing the security situation in Pakistan after receiving a warning “of a possible terrorist threat” to its team. The team was scheduled to leave for the tour in less than two weeks, but the tour now hinges on a “reassessment ...

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