Sunday, 16 June 2019

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Bangladesh down West Indies by 8 wickets

DUBLIN: West Indies completely lost their way after Shai Hope had set them up for a really substantial total against Bangladesh at Castle Avenue in Dublin on Tuesday. Hope got his second successive century, but his side slipped from 205 for 2 in the 41st over to finish on 261 ...

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Rain washes out opening England-Pakistan 1st ODI

LONDON: Jofra Archer continued his bid to earn a place in England’s World Cup squad with a hostile opening spell against Pakistan before rain meant there was no result in Wednesday’s first one-day international at The Oval. Archer conceded just six runs in four overs in a wicket-taking spell after ...

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‘Finding a way to win’ was crucial for preparations: Joe Root

LONDON: Joe Root believes that England are building momentum heading into a landmark season of international cricket. Root, who combined with man-of-the-match Eoin Morgan for a 65-run partnership which guided England to victory in a high-pressure T20 against Pakistan in Cardiff on Sunday, said there was a sense the summer ...

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Morgan plays a captain’s innings as England beat Pakistan

CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan led his side to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in a lone Twenty20 international in Cardiff on Sunday with an unbeaten innings of 57. Test skipper Joe Root made 47 and James Vince 36 as England overhauled Pakistan’s total of 173 for six with four ...

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Pakistan-South Africa women team ready for ODI series

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan and South Africa women teams start their three-match ICC Women’s Championship ODI series today (Monday) here at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. The two captains Bismah Maroof and Sune Luus unveiled the series trophy on Sunday, a day ahead of the series opener. Only a single point separates the ...

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Babar Azam joins Somerset for T20 Blast stint

LONDON: Somerset have agreed a deal to bring in Pakistan batsman Babar Azam for the Vitality Blast later this summer, subject to receiving a No-Objection Certificate. Babar, currently ranked the No. 1 T20 batsman by the ICC, will join in July and be available for the entire group stage as well as ...

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Bangladesh forced to change World Cup kit design

Bangladesh has altered its World Cup cricket strip to add a touch of red following uproar over the initial design, which some had likened to rival Pakistan’s kit, the cricket board said on Wednesday. The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers’ jersey unveiled Monday for ...

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Hafeez to miss only T20 and 2 ODIs against England

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez’s availability is still in doubt for England series as he likely will miss only T20 and first two ODIs against England. Last month, Mohammad Hafeez was selected in the preliminary 15-member squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Pakistani all-rounder sustained a thumb injury during ...

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Ton-up Babar helps Pakistan beat Leicestershire

LEICESTERSHIRE: Pakistan opener Babar Azam smashed a century as Pakistan thrashed Leicestershire by 58 runs in their final practice game of the England tour. Pakistan were off to a flying start as they played superbly and posted 200 runs on the board for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted ...

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PCB MD to hold talks for English team’s tour to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board Managing Director (MD) Waseem Khan will leave for UK in the wee hours of Sunday morning to hold important discussions with England and Wales Cricket Board and discuss highly important issues related to Pakistan cricket future. Waseem said: “I will stay there till May 15th. I ...

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