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Nasser Hussain: You cannot write off Pakistan for this World Cup

LONDON-ICC: Ex-England captain Nasser Hussain has analysed Pakistan s chances for success in this summer s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, and he s not ruling them out of a potential triumph. Hussain, who played 96 Tests and 88 ODIs for England, described Pakistan as a mercurial outfit, ...

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Alex Hales withdrawn from England’s World Cup squad

LONDON: Alex Hales has been dropped from England world cup squad ahead of the international season for using recreational drugs. Hales will not travel to Ireland for a one-off ODI on Friday in Malahide and has also been removed from England’s squad for the T20I, the one-day series against Pakistan, ...

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Pakistan beat Kent by whopping 100 runs

BECKENHAM: Pakistan won their first match of the England tour against Kent by a whopping margin of 100 run as Kent collapsed for 258 runs only. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first at Beckenham when the national cricket team piled up a humongous total of 358 runs for ...

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Ganguly names his favourites to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

NEW DELHI: The former India captain, who led the team to the 2003 World Cup finals expects that current round robin format will be one of the most “keenly contested” tournament. “My pick for the four semifinalists spot would be India, Australia, England and Pakistan. India are one of the ...

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – Team Squads

LONDON: Full list of squads announced for the ICC Men s Cricket World Cup 2019, which gets underway on 30 May in England and Wales. All teams have announced 15-member provisional squads for the World Cup. Teams can still make changes until one week before the start of the tournament. England: ...

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Shoaib Akhtar believes England will win World Cup 2019

LONDON: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has picked England that he predicts would win the upcoming World Cup 2019, scheduled to begin in England and Wales on May 30. “The England cricket team once hold a reputation for not being serious with limited overs cricket, look at them now. ...

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Another injury scare for England

Jason Roy

LONDON: After England opener Alex Hales declared taking an ‘indefinite break’ from cricket due to ‘personal reasons,’ another opener of the side was feared to be in danger of missing the all-important ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup. Jason Roy, a prolific run-scorer for England in last couple of years, suffered ...

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Yasir Shah named for England series

LONDON: Yasir Shah has been named as wrist spinner Shadab Khan’s replacement for the upcoming T20I and ODI series against England, which will be played from 5-19 May. Shadab has been ruled out of the series against England after tests revealed a virus that will require treatment and rest for, ...

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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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