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Mathews to lead Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy

COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews will return as Sri Lanka skipper for the Champions Trophy after missing the ODI series against South Africa, the tour of Australia and the home series against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday announced a 15-member squad led by Mathews, who cut short his tour of South ...

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Yasir gives Pakistan control after Misbah 99 not out

KINGSTON: A brilliant spell by Yasir Shah late on day four has given Pakistan control of the first Test against West Indies in Kingston. Yasir (4-33) dominated before stumps on Monday as the Windies were reduced to 93-4 in their second innings, still trailing by 28 runs. Opener Kieran Powell ...

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PM congratulates Younis Khan on achieving 10,000-run milestone

KINGSTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has extended felicitations to Younis Khan for becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket. In a statement from PM House on Monday, the Prime Minister congratulated Younis on achieving the milestone and said the record is a practical example of ...

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Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to join 10,000 runs club

KINGSTON: Younis Khan became the first Pakistani batsman in Test cricket to complete 10,000 runs here on Sunday. Younis, who is also termed a ‘Run machine’ for green Shirts made the history as he crossed 23rd run during first innings of Pakistani side in the first test match against Wes ...

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WATCH: Wahab extraordinary catch against Windies in 1st Test

JAMAICA: Pakistan‘s speargun Wahab Riaz‘s brilliant display of his athleticism was one of the highlights of Day One of the first Test against West Indies at Sabina Park in Kingston. Wahab grabbed an extraordinary catch to get rid of Roston Chase on Friday. Chase, who was batting good on 63, looked to ...

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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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