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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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‘Mystery’ a must in this World Cup says Hafeez

LONDON: With the ICC World Cup 2019 just around the corner, Pakistan senior cricketer Mohammad Hafeez believes that a ‘mystery’ bowler would be a must for a side to dismantle the opposition. “Your spinners will play a major role and at the same time you must have some mystery in ...

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‘Shattered’: Sri Lankan cricketer recounts church bombing horror

NEGOMBO: Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka barely survived one of the deadly blasts that killed more than 320 people in the island nation on Easter Sunday, and says the horrific scenes have left him “scared” to go out. The 27-year-old all-rounder skipped Easter service at St Sebastian’s Church in his ...

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Alex Hepburn found guilty of rape

LONDON: Australian-born former Worcestershire county cricketer Alex Hepburn was found guilty at a re-trial on Friday of raping a sleeping woman as part of a sex game conducted on WhatsApp. The BBC and Sky television reported the jury delivered a unanimous guilty verdict on a count of oral rape after ...

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Wasim Akram slams Pakistan team’s ‘biryani’ diet plan

KARACHI: Erstwhile Test skipper and legendary fast bowler – while bashing the diet plan of Pakistan cricketers – said players still eat biryani ahead of the 2019 World Cup. According to media reports, the left-arm bowler was of the opinion that Pakistan cricketers are eating junk food and are not ...

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Imran Khan congratulates Indian cricket team on historic win

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer Imran Khan extended his congratulations and wishes to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team on beating Australia to clinch the Test series 2-1. With rain washing play out on the fifth day of the fourth Test between Australia and India, the visitors ...

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England’s Stokes acquitted of affray

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray in a unanimous decision by a jury in less than three hours of deliberations following a trial at Bristol Crown Court. The 27-year-old – whose co-defendant Ryan Ali was also found unanimously not guilty – had been charged following ...

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Former Indian cricketer’s wife slaps man for ‘inappropriate touch’

MUMBAI: A 55-year-old resident from Mumbai filed a complaint against former cricketer Vinod Kambli and his wife on charges of assaulting him. In the complaint, according to NDTV, Rajendra Kumar Tiwari mentioned that Kambli’s wife assaulted him and her bodyguards manhandled his son at Inorbit Mall. Tiwari said that while ...

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Stokes ready to inspire refreshed England against Pakistan

England’s Joe Root and Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed pose with the Test series trophy. LONDON: After a winless winter in test matches, England is hoping the return of a fully fit and focused Ben Stokes will inspire his team to victory over Pakistan. The all-rounder’s absence was acutely felt as England ...

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