Friday, 22 March 2019

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Sohail Tanvir joins Sylhet Sixers in BPL

DHAKA: Sylhet Sixers might have started the Bangladesh Premier League 2017 with a bang, winning their opening three matches of the tournament. However, as the fifth edition has progressed they have lost steam.  After their three wins on the trot, the Sylhet Sixers have failed to win ever since, losing ...

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England deny Stokes heading to Australia

SYDNEY: England cricket chiefs Tuesday said suspended allrounder Ben Stokes was visiting family in New Zealand and not heading to Australia after he was apparently spotted leaving London’s Heathrow airport. An image that claimed to show him at the airport began doing the rounds on social media late Monday, sparking ...

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Sri Lanka paceman Shanaka fined for ball tampering

NAGPUR: Sri Lanka fast bowler Dasun Shanaka was Saturday fined 75 percent of his match fee for ball tampering, cricket authorities said, in the ongoing second Test against India in Nagpur. According to the International Cricket Council, Shanaka was charged by match officials for “changing the condition of the ball”, ...

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Ashes: Australia beat England by 10 wickets in first Test

BRISBANE: Australia completed a 10-wicket victory over England in the first Ashes Test on the fifth morning in Brisbane. Chasing a target of 170, the hosts got the 56 runs they required in little more than an hour, with David Warner 87 not out and debutant Cameron Bancroft unbeaten on ...

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Pakistan-India series much more than just sports: Dhoni

SRINAGAR: Former Indian skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Mahinder Singh Dhoni, has stated that the cricket series between Pakistan and India ‘is much more than just sport.’ “An India-Pakistan cricket series is much more than just sport. It’s not a simple decision. It’s a diplomatic as well as political decision. It’s ...

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Kohli double ton puts India in command of second Test

NAGPUR: Skipper Virat Kohli hit a blistering double century to hand India a massive first innings lead of 405 as the hosts tightened their grip on the second Test against Sri Lanka on day three on Sunday. India declared on 610-6 after Rohit Sharma (102) had completed his hundred, as ...

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Australia fight-back against England after top-order failure

   BRISBANE: If the first two days of the Test match are anything to go by, the Ashes series should be a keenly fought contest. This was another day of absorbing Test cricket at the Gabba in Brisbane with Australia finishing on 165 for 4 in reply to England’s first ...

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Kohli and company keen to stamp authority on Sri Lanka series

NAGPUR: India almost pulled off a sensational win in the 1st Test of the three-match series in Kolkata and as the scene shifts to Nagpur, skipper Virat Kohli and his boys would be keen to establish that the glitches they experienced on the first two days of the Eden Test ...

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Gayle teases birthday boy Shehzad with cheeky message

LONDON: West Indies hitting machine Chris Gayle took a jibe at Pakistan’s opening batsman and birthday boy Ahmed Shehzad on social media. The bad boy of cricket Chris Gayle sent his wishes to Shehzad as he approaches to become the quickest to 5,000 runs, the 26 years old is only ...

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