Sunday, 17 November 2019

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AB de Villiers to make Big Bash debut with Brisbane Heat

SYDNEY: South African great AB de Villiers will make his debut in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League during the 2019-20 season after signing with Brisbane Heat, the team announced Tuesday. The 35-year-old prolific batsman will join the Heat for the second half of the eight-team competition that runs from December ...

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Babar Azam star in Pakistan’s 67-run win over Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket fans left the National Stadium Karachi with big smiles on their faces as the national team registered a thumping 67-run win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI to take an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the three-match series on Monday. Pakistan rode on a magnificent hundred from ...

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Sarah Taylor retires from international cricket over anxiety issues

LONDON : World Cup-winning England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has announced her retirement from international cricket because of an ongoing battle with anxiety. Taylor s 6,533 runs in 226 appearances across all formats places her second on England s all-time list, while she is widely regarded as one of the best ...

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Australia beat Sri Lanka in first women’s T20I

SYDNEY: Beth Mooney scored a century as Australia picked up a 41-run win over Sri Lanka in the opening game of the three-match women’s T20I in Sydney. Australia won the toss and elected to bat in the series opener. Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney put on a 72-run opening partnership ...

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Australia look for new selector as Greg Chappell retires

SYDNEY: Australia are on the hunt for a new national selector after Greg Chappell announced his retirement from the game. The former Australian skipper, who played 87 Tests and 74 one-day internationals, had been Cricket Australia s national talent manager for the past nine years as well as a selector. Former ...

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England may rope in Gary Kirsten as head coach

MANCHESTER: World champions England are thinking of roping in former South Africa batsman Gary Kirsten as their next head coach across all three formats. According to a www.telegraph.co.uk report, England director of cricket Ashley Giles will formally begin the process of hiring a new head coach this week and Kirsten ...

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Pakistan players excited to mark ODI returns in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan’s ODI series against Sri Lanka in Karachi, which commences Friday, marks returns of five players to the national squad. The list of players includes Abid Ali, the right-handed opener, Iftikhar Ahmed, an all-rounder who bats in the middle order and bowls off-spin, Mohammad Nawaz, a slow left-arm bowler, ...

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Sri Lanka to replace Zimbabwe for India T20 series

NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka will replace Zimbabwe in the Twenty20 series in India in January after the African nation s suspension by the world governing body, officials said. Zimbabwe was suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference. ...

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Shadab Khan To Donate All Pak-SL Match Fees To Earthquake Victims

KARACHI: Pakistani all-rounder Shadab Khan has pledged to donate all of his match fees from the Sri Lanka series to the victim of earthquake. Legspinner took to Twitter and expressed to donate all his match fees received from the series for the people affected by the earthquake, “I pledge to ...

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Finch hopes for one more shot at Test cricket

CANBERRA: Australia’s limited-overs captain Aaron Finch wants to have one more go at Test cricket, having struggled for the most part in Test whites so far. “For me personally, it’s about probably having one really good crack at trying to get back to the Test team again,” Finch told SEN ...

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