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Cricket star Shane Watson’s Twitter account hacked

SYDNEY: Former Australian cricket star Shane Watson’s Twitter account was hacked on Friday. In addition to a series of objectionable tweets, the account’s profile picture and name were also changed. Watson’s account was active for nearly half-an-hour during which there were a series of tweets, which included fat-shaming statements and ...

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Rashid advises struggling Sarfraz to take rest

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has suggested Sarfraz Ahmed to take some time off from international cricket to regain his form back. Pakistan captain Sarfraz has been facing the heat after the team lost on Wednesday to the inexperienced Sri Lankan side 3-0 in the T20I series. In the ...

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Australia smash record for most consecutive women ODI wins

Australia smashed the world record for most consecutive wins in women’s ODI as it defeated Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their dead-rubber third fixture to win their 18th straight game. The record was previously set by Australia’s Belinda Clark side which won 17 straight matches in 1999. Australia in ...

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Sri Lanka T20 series loss ‘an eye-opener’: Misbah-ul-Haq

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has come down hard on his players after the T20 series loss against Sri Lanka , terming it as an eye-opener for the national team. “Losing is never good, especially against the second-leg Sri Lankan team, which is without their major players and ...

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Bangladesh players to gear up for World Test Championship with NCL stint

DHAKA: The National Cricket League, Bangladesh s domestic first-class tournament, will mark the beginning of the team s preparation for their ICC World Test Championship campaign, which begins with a two-match away series against India next month. Following Bangladesh s 224-run defeat to Afghanistan in the one-off Test in Chittagong ...

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Patience key in South Africa rebuilding phase: Du Plessis

VISAKHAPATNAM: Skipper Faf du Plessis said that South Africa s leadership will have be patient with an emerging team that was thumped to the tune of 203 runs by India in the opening Test. Chasing a daunting 395, the Proteas were bowled out for 191 on the fifth and final day ...

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Sharma helps India set South Africa 395 to win

VISAKHAPATNAM: Rohit Sharma struck a second hundred in his debut as Test opener to help India set South Africa a daunting 395 to win the opening match of their series. The hosts declared their second innings on 323 for four in the final session of day four in Visakhapatnam. South ...

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Babar Azam, Smith included in draft for ‘The Hundred’

LONDON: ‘The Hundred’ is turning out to be a star studded affair as renowned international cricketers have been named in the upcoming tournament organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Pakistani batsman Babar Azam is one of the players included in the draft which will be held on ...

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Dean Elgar, de Kock tons lead South Africa fightback

VISAKHAPATNAM: Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock made centuries to revive South Africa before R Ashwin’s five-for helped India reduce the visitors to 385/8 on Day 3 of the Visakhapatnam Test. Elgar scored a stroke-filled 160 off 287, a fluent innings which was studded with 23 fours and six sixes, ...

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BCCI deny providing No Objection Certificate to Harbhajan Singh

MUMBAI: Reports have emerged that former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh had been named in the player draft for the inaugural The Hundred tournament, but the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has denied providing the No Objection Certificate. According to ESPNCricinfo, the 39-year-old was the lone Indian in ...

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