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MCC gives umpires greater discretion over beamers

MELBOURNE: Umpires will have greater discretion over what constitutes a dangerous delivery from 2019, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced. The umpires will have more flexibility over whether a beamer – a delivery aimed at the batsman´s head – is deemed to be dangerous. It marks a major rethink by the ...

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Cricket Australia says country comes before IPL

MELBOURNE: Players picked in Australia’s World Cup squad won’t be allowed to take part in the final few weeks of the Indian Premier League (IPL), cricket bosses said Thursday in a bid to ensure country comes first. The lucrative IPL Twenty20 tournament usually runs from late March till mid May ...

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Former Lanka player Dilhara charged with corruption

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka international Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged under an anti-corruption code relating to a 10-over league in the United Arab Emirates last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. The 38-year-old, who played nine one-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals for Sri Lanka, has been charged with three ...

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Karachi Kings drops Shahid Afridi from upcoming PSL

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain and star all-rounder, Shahid Afridi, will not be a part of the Karachi Kings for the upcoming fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), after the franchise decided not to retain him for the next season. A list released by PSL revealed the names of players ...

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India biggest market for bookies: Ehsan Mani

DUBAI: Former ICC President, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani said India was the biggest market for the bookies, who were vitiating the cricketing world . When he was the president of International Cricket Council, he had asked the cricket boards to take strict action against the bookies, he ...

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Shoaib Malik part ways with T10 League 2018

LAHORE: Pakistan senior batsman Shoaib Malik, has announced his departure from the T10 League, citing family commitments. “I announce with mixed feelings that I will be not be part of Punjabi Legends-T10League to spend time with my family,” said Malik in a tweet post. The veteran, who has scored over ...

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Australia captain Finch says whole team under microscope

MELBOURNE:  Australia captain Aaron Finch has said his whole team are under pressure after losing their fourth consecutive one-day international series, with the batting order under particular scrutiny after failing to trouble South Africa. Seven months out from their World Cup defence, Australia were thrashed by 40 runs in Hobart ...

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Hafeez jumps big as Pakistan retain top slot

DUBAI: Mohammad Hafeez has been rewarded with big jump in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Twenty20 player rankings after his performance in the series against New Zealand while Pakistan lead second-ranked India by 11 points to retain top slot. According to press release issued here by International Cricket Council ...

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Mushfiqur’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka. Mushfiqur hit an unbeaten 219 to help Bangladesh declare their first innings at 522-7 an hour into the final session, ...

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Australia ‘different ball game’, says India’s Sharma

MUMBAI: Batsman Rohit Sharma said India were brimming with confidence after their crushing home victories over the West Indies – but warned that winning their first Test series in Australia was a challenge of a different order. India completed a 3-0 Twenty20 series sweep over the West Indies on Sunday, ...

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