Monday, 26 June 2017

Tag Archives: England

ICC decides to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan

Giles Clarke

LONDON: International Council of Cricket (ICC) has decided to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan. After recent important meeting of ICC, it was decided that T20s between Pakistan Eleven and World Eleven will be played in Lahore. Most important aspect is that these matches will hold international ICC status. The details ...

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CT 2017 win: Mirwaiz, Erdogan congratulate Pakistan

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18:  Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates with Shadab Khan after catching out Kedar Jadhav of India during the ICC Champions Trophy Final between India and Pakistan at The Kia Oval on June 18, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

ANKARA/SRINAGAR: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have congratulated the nation after Pakistan’s maiden Champions Trophy win in 2017 on Sunday. Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team #Pakistan — Mirwaiz Umar ...

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Pakistan always produces competitive cricketers: Kapil Dev

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MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev praised Pakistan’s performance in Champions Trophy 2017, particularly their win against England in the first semi-final of the tournament. “Despite there being hardly any local cricket matches in the country, Pakistan has managed to produce extremely competitive cricketers,” he said. “The situation in Pakistan is ...

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Champions Trophy: Fakhar wants to face India in final

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CARDIFF: Young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman, who has helped transform Pakistan into a fearsome team in a matter of just a few days, cannot wait to unleash his power hitting in the Champions Trophy finale on Sunday. The aggressive opener, when asked about who he wanted to face in the ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

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Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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England skipper Morgan rated Pakistan as a dangerous side

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CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan has said his side cannot be complacent against Pakistan as the boys in green can be a dangerous opponent on their day. Talking to media at Cardiff ahead of England’s semi-final in ICC Champions Trophy against Pakistan, Morgan hinted that Jason Roy may be dropped ...

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I feel safer in Pakistan than in England: Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell

LONDON: In what can be deemed as a boost of foreign cricketers’ confidence to visit Pakistan, former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that he feels safer in Pakistan than in England. Chappell, who is currently in Islamabad as an expert on the 8th ICC Champion’s Trophy 2017 being held in ...

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Pakistan striving for consistency against England, says Arthur

Britain Cricket - Pakistan Press Conference - Edgbaston - June 3, 2017 Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur and Sarfraz Ahmed during the press conference Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic

LONDON: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur is still no closer to removing the inconsistency that dogs the national team. In fact, he may be starting to embrace it. “Sometimes that’s our strength, our unpredictability,” said Arthur, a South African who joked that he has been ...

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Feels good to be in semis but not satisfied: Eoin Morgan

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LONDON: After another convincing result, England skipper Eoin Morgan lauded the team’s batting depth. Morgan felt they were 30 short of par at the half-way stage. “We weren’t that pleased at the half-way stage, maybe 30 short of par. But it shows with the batting line-up we’ve got, upwards of ...

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Taylor Swift house-hunting in London’s Chelsea area

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LONDON: Taylor Swift is keen to buy a property in London’s affluent area of Chelsea after her relationship with her beau Joe Alwyn ramped up a notch. The ‘Shake It Off’ hitmaker has been spending considerably more time with her boyfriend Joe Alwyn in his native England over the past ...

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