Sunday, 19 August 2018

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I feel safer in Pakistan than in England: 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

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

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

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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Kent sign up Yasir Shah

LONDON: Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah signs up with Kent for four matches in the ongoing County Championship Division Two. The 31-year-old, who has claimed 149 wickets in 26 Test matches, will fill up for pacer Adam Milne who is on national duty for New Zealand in the ongoing ICC ...

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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

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

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

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

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

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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