Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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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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MS Dhoni opts out of West Indies tour

MUMBAI: Former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has made himself “unavailable” for India’s upcoming tour of West Indies as he has decided to take a two-month sabbatical to serve his paramilitary regiment. After plenty of speculation regarding his retirement is being made following India’s semi-final loss in the ICC ...

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Ashwin left heartbroken after ICC ban on Zimbabwe cricket

The suspension of Zimbabwe cricket board by the International Cricket Council (ICC) has left the cricketing world in shock and surprise. Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin took to social media to express his emotions and what he feels about the ban. Ravichandran Ashwin took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, ...

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Bayliss to coach IPL’s Sunrisers Hyderabad after Ashes

LONDON: Sunrisers Hyderabad have hired England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of the 2020 season, the Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) said on Thursday. Bayliss, 56, whose national team contract ends in September, had been linked with multiple IPL franchises by the Indian media since overseeing England’s successful 2019 ...

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Zimbabwe suspended following ICC Annual Conference

LONDON: The introduction of concussion replacements and a change to over-rate punishments were two of the major decisions made at the ICC Annual Conference in London, where the headline was the decision to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. The ICC Board unanimously decided that the Full Member had failed ...

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Bangladesh are resting Shakib-Al-Hasan for Sri Lanka ODIs

DHAKA: Bangladesh are resting all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan but have retained skipper Mashrafe Mortaza for the three-match One-day International series against Sri Lanka later this month, chief selector said. Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam and top-order batsman Anamul Haque were also recalled to replace Shakib and batsman Liton Das, who has ...

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