Saturday, 27 May 2017

Tag Archives: England

Umar Akmal to return from England

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LONDON: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been asked to return from England after he failed two fitness tests in two days, ahead of the Champions Trophy next month. The selectors are considering Umar Amin and Haris Sohail as replacements. “He has failed two fitness tests during the ongoing camp there ...

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Pakistan can beat India in Champions Trophy: Inzamam

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has insisted that Pakistan’s target in the upcoming Champions Trophy is not only to beat India but also to win the coveted trophy. Pakistan, to be captained by wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, will lock horns with India in their first match of the ...

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Sharapova Will Not Request Wild Card for Wimbledon

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LONDON: Maria Sharapova has played in three tournaments since her return to the WTA circuit after a 15-month drug suspension. Maria Sharapova will play in the Wimbledon qualifying tournament. The 2004 champion at the All England Club, who returned last month from a 15-month doping ban, said on Friday in ...

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Wedding bells ring for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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LONDON: Following in the footsteps of the Queen and Prince Philip, Princess Diana, and Prince Charles, and Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince Harry is also going to marry someone who is not from royalty. Let us inform you that it has now been confirmed Prince Harry is allowed to ...

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India will have edge over Pakistan in Champions Trophy: Gayle

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LONDON: Chris Gayle said that India will have the edge when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a much anticipated upcoming Champions Trophy group match. The 37-year-old made it clear that both India and Pakistan are his favourites for winning the eight-nation tournament which starts from June 1 in England ...

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Pakistan team leave for London ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

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LONDON: Pakistani cricket players left for London to participate in upcoming ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Seven players including Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman Muhammad Hafeez and Faheem Ashraf flew from Lahore today. Other players along Captain Sarfraz Ahmad flew from West Indies to London while ...

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Dale Steyn out of England Tests

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth.    REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON: South African pacer Dale Steyn will miss South Africa’s tour of England, which starts next week and ends in August, as he continues to recover from a shoulder surgery. Steyn, who has been out of action since the Perth Test against Australia last November with a broken bone, was ...

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Amir Khan: Will announce my comeback fight opponent next month

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NEW DELHI: British Pakistani boxing star Amir Khan today said Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and reigning IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook are among the prospective opponents for his much-anticipated return to the ring come November. “I will announce a fight within the next one month. I am in talks with ...

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Bairstow stars in England win

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LONDON: Jonny Bairstow’s quickfire 72 not out set up England’s 85-run win over Ireland in the second one-day international at Lord’s. Victory saw England take the two-match series 2-0 after they had launched their build-up to next month’s Champions Trophy tournament on home soil with a comfortable seven-wicket win at ...

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