Saturday, 23 September 2017

Tag Archives: England

UK acid attack survivors demand tougher sentences

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TRURO: Victims of acid attacks in Britain are calling on the government to enforce longer prison sentences and tighten controls on the sale of corrosive substances, after a jump in the number of cases last year and in 2017. The issue hit headlines after a recent spate of attacks, including ...

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Drawing Not Allowed In Islam: Moeen Ali Told On Twitter

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LONDON: England cricketer Moeen Ali became the latest target of trolls after he asked his Twitter followers to bid for his drawing for a charity. The all-rounder’s portrait of Sir Viv Richards was to be auctioned by Cricket United, a cricket charity awareness campaign that raises money for the Professional Cricketers’ ...

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Moeen Ali credits Saqlain Mushtaq for maiden hat-trick

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LONDON: England all-rounder Moeen Ali paid due credit to his bowling coach Saqlain Mushtaq after claiming his maiden Test hat-trick against South Africa at Oval. England were already cruising to claim thier second win against South Africa in the 4-match Test series when took to pitch on Day 5, but ...

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Moeen Ali helps England thrash South Africa

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LONDON: Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval’s 100 Test-history to take a hat-trick as England wrapped up a crushing 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa on Monday. Victory put England 2-1 up in this four-match series, with just the fourth Test at Old Trafford ...

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Somerset county club signs Fakhar Zaman

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LONDON: Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman will be playing for Somerset county club, Samaa reported. Zaman, who played a key role in Pakistan’s Champions Trophy 2017 win, has been recently drafted in this year’s edition of Caribbean Premier League (CPL). It is pertinent to mention that all Pakistani cricketers drafted in the ...

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Denmark stun champions Germany at women’s Euros

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TILBURG : Germany’s hopes of a seventh successive European women’s title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam. In Thursday’s semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following ...

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Stokes double gives England control

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LONDON: Ben Stokes’s double-strike, following half-centuries from Tom Westley, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, left England eyeing victory at the end of the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday. At stumps, South Africa was 117 for 4 having been set a massive target ...

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WC heroine Anya Shrubsole lives out Lord’s dream

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LONDON: Anya Shrubsole said her match-winning display in England’s Women’s World Cup final win over India at Lord’s on Sunday was proof that dreams can come true. The 25-year-old pace bowler turned the match on its head with a spell of five wickets for 11 runs late on as England ...

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Boxer Amir Khan gets back in the ring in Bolton

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BOLTON: A Team of family and friends have shown fighting spirit to mark two successful years running a unique venture. Boxing gym and community centre Premier was opened in Tonge Moor in 2015 and has been going from strength to strength. On Wednesday the hub for both young and old ...

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