Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tag Archives: England

Afghan teen spinner signs for Hampshire

LONDON: Hampshire announced the signing of Afghan teenager Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro for the Twenty20 Blast. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of the county s T20 campaign and white-ball specialist opener Munro can play until he moves to the Caribbean Premier League in August. Mujeeb ...

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Pakistan to struggle against England: Zaheer Abbas

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain and ICC president Zaheer Abbas has said that Pakistan team has to struggle against mighty hosts England in both the Test matches. Zaheer said: “We conceded too many runs in the second innings of the one off Test against Ireland. The green caps have to learn ...

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England recall Jos Buttler for first Pakistan Test

LONDON: England recalled batsman Jos Buttler in a 12-man squad announced Tuesday for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s on May 24. In the first England squad since former Test batsman Ed Smith took over as national selector, Somerset off-spinner Dom Bess was given a first call-up. But, after ...

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Pakistan beat Ireland by five wickets in historic Test

DUBLIN: Ireland eventually succumbed to defeat in their inaugural Test match against Pakistan on Tuesday. Ireland had lost centurion Kevin O’Brien to the first ball he faced on the final day of their historic Test. The unbeaten 118 O’Brien made on Monday raised hopes of the Irish drawing, or even ...

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Virat Kohli will boost English county cricket, says Chris Woakes

BIRMINGHAM: England paceman Chris Woakes said Friday that Virat Kohli’s decision to play for Surrey will raise the standard of English county cricket, as the Indian skipper faces criticism for missing a landmark Test. Kohli will skip Afghanistan’s first-ever Test, in Bangalore against India, to play county cricket in preparation ...

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Pakistan secure victory against Northamptonshire

Mohammad Abbas took three of the five Northants wickets to fall on day four   LONDON: Asad Shafiq increased his overnight hundred before Pakistan were given a solid workout in the field by Northamptonshire on Sunday’s third day of their final warm-up match ahead of next week’s Test against Ireland. ...

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James Anderson causes stir with platinum blonde hair

(Twitter (@bbctms) OLD TRAFFORD: As one of the world’s most prolific seambowlers, James Anderson naturally draws attention, but it was his surprising new hairstyle that turned heads on Friday. England’s record wicket-taker experimented with a few boldhairdos during the early days of his career, but has sported a more conservativelook ...

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England ‘old boys’ in Ireland squad for Pakistan Test

Ireland skipper William Porterfield (File | AP)   DUBLIN: Former England internationals Boyd Rankin and Ed Joyce were included in a 14-man Ireland squad named by coach Graham Ford on Friday for next week s inaugural Test against Pakistan. Ireland will again be led by experienced captain William Porterfield for what ...

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Amir needs to take more responsibility: Azhar Mahmood

LONDON: The visiting Pakistanis had a rough time in their first four-day tour game against Kent ahead of the Tests against Ireland and England. First, there was a lot of rain, which washed out two of the four days totally. Then, when play was possible, the Kent players called the ...

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