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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

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Alex Hales and Joe Root put on 159, England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 1, 2017 LONDON: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. England set ...

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England bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

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LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in the opening match of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy one-day international tournament at the Oval on Thursday (Today). England dropped leg-spinner Adil Rashid from their side, with his place effectively taken by Nottinghamshire paceman Jake ...

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England look to end drought in Champions Trophy

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LONDON: England have never won a global 50-over tournament but they will not get a better chance to end their long wait than in this year´s Champions Trophy on home soil. Eoin Morgan´s team have been transformed since their dismal World Cup performance two years ago, playing a vibrant and ...

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Hassan Ali aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

CARDIFF, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04:  England player Joe Root is dismissed by Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali during the 5th One Day International between England and Pakistan at Swalec Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young gun Hassan Ali aims to be the most successful bowler of the Champions Trophy. In an interview after Pakistan’s warm-up match against Australia, which was called off due to rain in Birmingham, Hassan said that he wants to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He said ...

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The city in Pakistan that loves a British hairstyle

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LONDON: When British correspondent Secunder Kermani visited Pakistan and wanted to get a haircut, he headed to Mirpur in Azad Kashmir. Originally from Pakistan but born in London, Kermani’s haircut stood out in Islamabad. A security guard outside his hotel in the capital, asked him if he was from Mirpur. ...

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Tiger kills keeper at zoo in Cambridgeshire

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A female zookeeper in England has been killed in a “freak accident” after a tiger entered the enclosure she was in. Police were called at 11.15am on Monday to reports of a serious incident Hamerton Zoo Park in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. An air ambulance was on the scene 20 minutes later ...

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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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