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Amir needs to take more responsibility: Azhar Mahmood

LONDON: The visiting Pakistanis had a rough time in their first four-day tour game against Kent ahead of the Tests against Ireland and England. First, there was a lot of rain, which washed out two of the four days totally. Then, when play was possible, the Kent players called the ...

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West Indies Brathwaite joins Kent for T20 stint

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(Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) LONDON: West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has signed to play for Kent in their opening four matches of the Vitality Blast Twenty20 competition, the county announced Wednesday. The West Indian will join the squad before the opening group match at Surrey on July 6. Brathwaite, ...

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ODI rankings: England overtake India to claim top spot

Reuters LONDON: England’s rise up the table is largely because of a forgettable 2014-15 season which saw them winning only seven out of 25 ODIs against other Full Members. The 2014-15 season has been dropped from the latest calculations while those from the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons are weighted at ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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Rohit Sharma’s Wife Ritika Was Trolled

MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma who is called the Hitman in the Indian Squad recently posed for a picture on a magazine and proud wife Ritika Sajdeh shared this picture on her Instagram handle which didn’t go very well with MS Dhoni’s fans. Now you might be wondering what’s the connection between ...

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ICC clears Hafeez to bowl again

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday cleared all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez’s bowling action after he underwent a test at Loughborough University a fortnight ago. The 37-year-old was barred from bowling after his action was found suspicious during an ODI against Sri Lanka in November last year. Hafeez ...

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Gayle believes that Preity Zinta deserves the IPL trophy

AFP MUMBAI: The Kings XI Punjab have participated in every season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ever since the inception of the tournament back in 2008. However, they haven’t won the league even a single time. Meanwhile, Preity Zinta, who has been associated with the franchise from the opening ...

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Pakistan’s Shan beats Kohli, de Villiers, Dhoni

LONDON: Pakistani opening batsman Shan Masood may not have the best international cricket stats to boost about, having only one century and three fifties to his name in 12 Test matches at an average of under 25. However, the 28-year-old, who has so far struggled at the international circuit, is ...

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Eoin Morgan Backs 100 Ball-Format

AFP MANCHESTER: England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan backed the proposed 100-ball cricket format suggesting that such innovations should be embraced otherwise cricket “will die”. The England and Wales Cricket Board caught everybody by surprise after announcing last week the creation of an eight-team domestic tournament in the brand new format ...

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