Friday, 22 February 2019

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England can win Ashes without Ben Stokes, says Moeen Ali

LONDON: Moeen Ali says England can still win the Ashes on enemy turf even if talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes is not in the party that travels to Australia. Stokes was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and suspended from internationals until further notice following an ...

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England thrash West Indies to win series 4-0

OUTHAMPTON: Jonny Bairstow hit an unbeaten century to lead England to a thumping nine-wicket victory over the West Indies in Southampton on Friday, in a low-key fifth and final one-day international overshadowed by the Ben Stokes scandal. Bairstow struck 141 not out as the hosts sealed the win with 12 ...

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Bismah Maroof replaces Sana Mir as Pakistan’s ODI captain

LAHORE: After a miserable show in the World Cup staged in England where Pakistan failed to bag a single win, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday (September 30) came up with a few drastic changes, both in their team’s leadership and management in a bid to bring in better results ...

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Yasir Shah becomes fastest spinner to reach 150 Test wickets

ABU DHABI: Pakistan’s Yasir Shah added another feather to his cap on Thursday when he became the fastest spinner and the second-fastest bowler ever to reach the 150 wickets mark in Test cricket. 31-year-old Yasir Shah, who’s playing his career’s 27th Test in Abu Dhabi against Sri Lanka, completed his ...

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Ton-up Warner breaks India’s winning streak

BANGALORE: In a week where fierce rivals England saw their Ashes campaign thrown off course by the arrest of star allrounder Ben Stokes, Australia gave their own preparations for the Test summer the tiniest of boosts by snapping a worrying streak of eight consecutive ODIs and 13 away games overall ...

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Stokes suspended; Ashes spot in danger

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s Ashes hopes were in the balance Thursday after England suspended him from international matches “until further notice” after a video emerged apparently showing him fighting outside a nightclub. Test vice-captain Stokes was included in England’s Ashes squad announced Wednesday, despite reportedly injuring his hand in the incident ...

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Sarfraz, Chandimal look for new beginning

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Dinesh Chandimal hope the recent two-match Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will give them a new beginning. Pakistan want to turn the page after the retirement of their two greats Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq while Sri Lanka will look to lift ...

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Ali shines again as England clinch series vs Windies

LONDON: England beat West Indues by six runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method to win the rain-affected fourth one-day international at The Oval on Wednesday. Moeen Ali again proved England’s hero with the bat as they beat West Indies by six runs in a rain-marred fourth one-day international at The Oval ...

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Lancashire sign Keaton Jennings from Durham on four-year deal

LANCASHIRE have pulled off a major coup in signing Keaton Jennings from Durham. The 25-year-old opening batsman, who scored a century on his England Test debut in India last winter, has signed a four-year deal at Emirates Old Trafford. Jennings, who was born in South Africa, announced on Tuesday morning ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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