Wednesday, 5 August 2020

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Michael Vaughan warns England to ‘not underestimate Pakistan’

MANCHESTER: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has warned the host team to not underestimate Pakistan’s potential in the upcoming Test series, maintaining that the green squad is much better than the West Indies team they just defeated 2-1. The Caribbean side, not known to be a team cut for the ...

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England’s Willey takes five to victory against Ireland

SOUTHAMPTON: David Willey marked his return to England duty with a maiden five-wicket one-day international haul after sparking an Ireland collapse as white-ball cricket resumed Thursday following the coronavirus lockdown. The left-arm paceman was appearing in his first ODI since being left out of England s World Cup-winning squad for Jofra ...

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England names unchanged Test squad against Pakistan

OLD TRAFFOD: The England National Selectors announced the unchanged English squad for the first Test against Pakistan that is scheduled to begin from August 5 at Emirates Old Trafford. “After three Tests in quick succession against the West Indies, we now turn to an equally condensed Test series against Pakistan, ...

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England seal West Indies series win

MANCHESTER: Stuart Broad joined one of cricket s most exclusive clubs when he took his 500th Test wicket as England completed a series-clinching win over the West Indies at Old Trafford. The 34-year-old became just the seventh bowler and fourth pacemen to reach the landmark when he had opener Kraigg Brathwaite ...

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20 Man Pakistan Squad for England Tests

BIRMINGHAM: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 20-man shortlisted squad for the three-Test series against England starting August 5. The experienced pair of Wahab Riaz and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed has returned to the Test set up, while middle-order batsman Iftikhar Ahmed has been left out. Initially, the PCB had ...

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Ben Stokes becomes top ranked Test all-rounder

LONDON: England vice-captain Ben Stokes’ match-winning performance in the second test against West Indies hoisted him above Windies skipper Jason Holder to become the top-ranked all-rounder in the game’s longest format, the International Cricket Council said. Stokes followed up his 176 in the first innings with an unbeaten 78 in the second ...

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Amir needs one more negative test for England departure

LONDON: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has tested negative for the coronavirus and now requires just one more negative test before he can depart for England. “It was the first test and the second one will be carried out on Wednesday,” a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman was quoted as saying ...

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West Indies avoid follow-on in Manchester Test

MANCHESTER: Half-centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite (75), Shamarh Brooks (68) and Roston Chase (51) helped West Indies avoid the follow on, which left England racing against time to push for a victory in the second Test against West Indies in Manchester. At stumps, England were 37 for 2, leading by 219 with Ben Stokes and Joe Root in ...

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Broad boosts England’s victory bid in second West Indies Test

MANCHESTER: Stuart Broad revived England s hopes of a series-levelling victory in the second Test with a trio of new-ball wickets even as the West Indies avoided the follow-on at Old Trafford on Sunday. The veteran paceman took three wickets for one run in 14 balls as the West Indies were ...

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Visitors in command, Holder took a career-best 6-42

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder took a career-best 6-42 and won the first round of his private duel with England allrounder Ben Stokes as the touring side took control of the first test at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday. Holder capitalized on more favorable bowling conditions under overcast skies on Day ...

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