Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across the border and elsewhere in the ...

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Tamim out of Asia Cup after injury heroics

DHAKA: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been ruled out of the rest of the Asia Cup with a broken hand after batting despite his injury in the opening match, an official said. “He got two fractures in his hand. He would not be able to continue here and also for ...

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Sri Lanka detains five Indians over match-fixing fears

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka cricket’s anti-corruption unit detained five Indian spectators on suspicion of match-fixing during Sunday’s third and final women’s ODI between the hosts and India, an official said. The five were initially asked to leave the ground at Katunayake, just north of the capital Colombo, and later detained by police ...

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Shastri Should Be Removed As Head Coach”: Former India Cricketer

MUMBAI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has been in the eye of the storm since Virat Kohli-led India suffered a 1-4 drubbing at the hands of England in the recently-concluded five-match Test series. From fans to former cricketers, everyone has been blaming Ravi Shastri for India’s dismal show in ...

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Cricket Australia to probe Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ accusations

SYEDNEY: Cricket Australia has decided to launch a probe on England all-rounder Moeen Ali’s allegations against an Australian player for calling him “Osama” during the 2015 Ashes. Moeen, 31, made the accusation in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, where he also labelled the 2015 Australian touring party as “rude” and “disrespectful”. “It ...

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Ravi Shastri under fire following England series defeat

NEW DELHI: India coach Ravi Shastri has come under fire for his side’s humiliating 4-1 Test series loss to England – a second consecutive away defeat for the world’s top-ranked side. The thrashing in England, following the loss in South Africa earlier this year, piles pressure on Shastri ahead of ...

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All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status

DUBAI: The ICC will grant all matches in multi-team one-day tournaments ODI status when they include teams with and without international status, beginning with the Asia Cup in the UAE this month, amid a wider review of the application of status in one-day cricket. The decision will also extend to ...

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India can compete with Australia, insists defeated Virat Kohli

LONDON: The defeated Indian captain Virat Kohli is optimistic that his side can compete in challenging conditions in Australia despite a crushing 4-1 defeat to England that compounded a disappointing away record in Tests. England wrapped up victory at The Oval on Tuesday, winning the final match of the series ...

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Paul Collingwood calls time on career

LONDON: Former England skipper Paul Collingwood will retire from professional cricket at the end of the current season, his County Championship side Durham announced on Thursday. Collingwood, 42, became the first England captain to win a trophy at a global tournament when he guided them to the ICC World T20 ...

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India, Pakistan match will be an exciting to watch: Younus Khan

KARACHI: Former Pakistan skipper Younus Khan said the Pakistan and India Asia Cup encounter would be one to watch. Speaking to media at a cricket camp for Balochistan cricketers, Younus said: “The game between Pakistan and India will be exciting. There is a fifty-fifty chance for both the teams and ...

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