Monday, 16 September 2019

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Amir retires from Test cricket

LONDON: Mohammad Amir today announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, but reaffirmed his commitment to playing white ball cricket for Pakistan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reported. In a statement, Amir said: “It has been an honour to represent Pakistan in the pinnacle and traditional format of ...

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Imam-Ul-Haq Accused Of Multiple Affairs, ‘Chats’ Leaked On Twitter

LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Imam-ul-Haq has landed himself in a soup after a Twitter user accused him of having multiple affairs. The user leaked the Pakistan opener’s social media chats with several girls, also alleging that the cricketer cheated on them. “So apparently Mr. @ImamUlHaq12 was dating 7 to 8 (that we ...

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Ireland lead England by 122 after bowling hosts out for 85

MANCHESTER: Andrew Balbirnie top-scored for Ireland with 55 – the only 50 on either side so far in the match – with pacemen Sam Curran, Olly Stone and Stuart Broad taking three wickets apiece for England. There was time for just one more over in the day’s play when Ireland ...

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Jonty Rhodes Applies to Become India’s Fielding Coach

MUMBAI: Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has applied for the position of Indian cricket men’s team’s fielding coach. The stalwart, who is known for his fielding abilities and is considered a renaissance who modernized that aspect of the game, stated that he wanted to scale greater heights as the ...

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Narine and Pollard recalled for T20Is against India

KINGSTON: Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard have been recalled to the West Indies T20I squad for the opening two matches against India, with uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Anthony Bramble also earning a call-up. Allrounder Andre Russell has been included subject to passing a fitness test following the knee injury which forced him ...

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Vote for Williamson, England’s Stokes tells New Zealanders

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he was flattered to be nominated for New Zealander of the Year but the country’s beaten World Cup cricket captain Kane Williamson should win it. Stokes, 28, was born in New Zealand but moved to England at the age of 12 when his father ...

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Ireland set for landmark Lord’s Test against England

LONDON: Ireland’s march to becoming a fully fledged member of cricket’s elite will reach another important staging post when they play their first Test against England at Lord’s on Wednesday. The Irish men’s side only made their Test debut last year, suffering a final day defeat by Pakistan in Dublin ...

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Mark Wood eyes Ashes role despite injury blow

LONDON: England paceman Mark Wood has set his sights on recovering from injury in time to play a role in the Ashes against Australia. Wood will be out for up to six weeks after suffering a side strain during last Sunday s historic World Cup final victory over New Zealand. The ...

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AB de Villiers fires Middlesex to victory on T20 Blast debut

BIRMINGHAM: AB de Villiers made his debut in England’s T20 Blast and played a marvellous knock for Middlesex to help them win at Lord’s. Ab de Villiers scored a quick 88 runs off 43 balls and remained unbeaten to help his team defeat Essex by seven wickets. This was Ab ...

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PCB congrats Sana Mir on induction in ICC women’s committee

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has congratulated Pakistan women’s cricket star Sana Mir for her inclusion in the ICC Women’s Committee as one of the three current player representatives. Former England player Clare Connor has been retained as the chair of the ICC Women’s Committee, which also includes PCB Managing ...

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