Saturday, 17 November 2018

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Windies recover after Amir strikes on Day 1

JAMAICA: West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day in Jamaica on 244 for 7. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir had ...

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‘Unique’ Younus eyes final Test milestone

KARACHI: When Younus Khan hangs up his bat at the end of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, it will likely be with a final Test milestone against his name. Younus is just 23 runs away from becoming the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs. With the first ...

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Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

KARACHI: Pakistan’s top Test cricketer Misbahul Haq has won the hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy, which will also earn him a cash prize of Rs 500,000. PCB had announced a ...

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Hassan Ali ruled out of first Test against West Indies

KARACHI: Pakistan’s fast bowler Hassan Ali is recovering well from his groin injury. However, he has been ruled out of Pakistan’s first Test against West Indies, starting on Friday. Hassan had suffered groin injury on Monday while fielding during Pakistan’s three-day practice match in Montego Bay ahead of the first ...

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Sri Lankan spinner Kamindu Mendis bowls with both hands

HOBART: Sri Lanka have found a ‘double-hand’ bowler in the form of Kamindu Mendis. According to details, Sri Lanka under-19 captain Kamindu Mendis bowled with both hands against Australia in second match of Youth Series. Head coach Roy Dias praised the talent of young Mendis and said his bowling skills ...

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Inzamam hopeful of winning West Indies Test series

LAHORE: Enthusiastic Chief Selector of national team Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed hope in clinching the Test series against West Indies as this time it’s a great chance for green shirts to register their victory. Inzamam-ul-Haq said that the team will make the win historic but, firstly there is a need to ...

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PCB issues warning to Afridi over PSL transfer policy

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a warning to Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings over the transfer rules of the league. In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board clarified the rules for the recruitment, retention and transfer of players in the Pakistan Super ...

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Shoaib & Sania Mirza Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gave an early anniversary gift to his Indian wife and tennis ace Sania Mirza by scoring a fine century (101*) against West Indies at Guyana that helped his team win the third ODI by six wickets. Shortly after South African batsman AB de Villiers went ...

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Former ICC president all praise for Pakistan team

LONDON: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas lauded Pakistan cricket team for winning the ODI series against West Indies and hoped they will do well in the Test series and win it for Misbah. Zaheer said: “One must understand a simple fact before unleashing unwanted and uncalled for ...

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Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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