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England’s Archer takes aim at Pakistan as World Cup looms

LONDON: Jofra Archer insisted his focus was on Pakistan following an England call-up that could see him make a late charge into the hosts World Cup squad. Dynamic all-rounder Archer was included Wednesday in a 17-man squad for next month s one-day internationals against Pakistan and Ireland. The Barbados-born rising ...

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Pakistan second or third favourites for World Cup: Morgan

Eoin Morgan

Pakistan cricket team may not look among the best sides at the moment, particularly after the 5- drubbing at the hands of Australia in the recently concluded One Day International (ODI) series. However, the side known for its unpredictability was among England cricket captain Eoin Morgan’s favourites to clinch the ...

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Ben Stokes: I want to do things on the field to be remembered for

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes has expressed how he has “changed the way he does things” in the aftermath of an incident in Bristol, insisting that he wants to be remembered for his exploits on the cricket field. Stokes, speaking to The Daily Mirror, commented on lifestyle alterations he has ...

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Brian Lara hopes for India-Pakistan final at 2019 World Cup

DUBAI: West Indies icon Brian Lara picked India as the favourites entering the 2019 World Cup in England and said he would like to see a repeat of the 2017 Champions Trophy – a final clash between India and Pakistan. While sporting relations between India and Pakistan have reached an all-time low following escalation ...

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England have a very good chance to win World Cup: Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar believes England have a very good chance to win the 50-over World Cup. “If you go by the history of last two or three World Cups, in 2011 the host nation India won, in 2015 host nation Australia won. In 2019, there is ...

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Dhoni understands match situations better than bowlers: Yadav

NEW DELHI: Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav says Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s understanding of match situations beats that of the bowlers and the former captain’s presence behind the stumps makes his job easy. Yadav, who is quite vocal in his admiration for Dhoni, said that he feels lucky to play alongside the ...

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Alex Hales, Chris Jordan joins PSL knock-out phase

KARACHI: Two of the stars of England’s Twenty20 series cleansweep of West Indies are heading straight to Karachi in time for the knock-out phase of the Pakistan Super League. Alex Hales will bolster the top-order of Islamabad United when he re-joins the franchise ahead of their eliminator against Karachi Kings ...

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England sweep series against Windies

ST KITTS – David Willey made an emphatic point while Mark Wood didn’t miss a beat as West Indies were bowled out for an abysmal 71 and England cruised to an eight-wicket win in St Kitts to sweep their T20I series 3-0. Willey claimed 4 for 7 and Wood 3 ...

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Rashid, Buttler propel England to victory in fourth ODI

GRENADA: Adil Rashid snared four wickets in five balls as England resisted a determined West Indies effort to claim a 29-run victory in a high-scoring fourth ODI at the National Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday. Responding to the tourists’ mammoth total of 418 for six, the highest ever in an ...

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