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Tag Archives: England

ODI rankings: England overtake India to claim top spot

Reuters LONDON: England’s rise up the table is largely because of a forgettable 2014-15 season which saw them winning only seven out of 25 ODIs against other Full Members. The 2014-15 season has been dropped from the latest calculations while those from the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons are weighted at ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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Shoaib Akhtar warns Pakistan cricket team against ‘tricky’ England

AFP LONDON: Former Pakistan pace sensation and record breaking fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has once again cautioned skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s men for tour of England and Ireland, as the speedster believes that the English conditions would prove ‘tricky’ for Pakistani batsmen. “The English conditions will prove to be tricky for ...

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Eoin Morgan Backs 100 Ball-Format

AFP MANCHESTER: England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan backed the proposed 100-ball cricket format suggesting that such innovations should be embraced otherwise cricket “will die”. The England and Wales Cricket Board caught everybody by surprise after announcing last week the creation of an eight-team domestic tournament in the brand new format ...

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Amir gets visa for England-Ireland tour

LONDON: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir has been granted the visa to travel to United Kingdon for the England-Ireland tour. Amir will leave for England tomorrow (Wednesday) to join the rest of the squad in Canterbury. According to media reports, Mohammad Amir could not move with rest of the team, when they departed ...

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English cricket plans 100 balls format


LONDON:  The England and Wales Cricket Board have proposed a 100-balls-a-side format for a new domestic competition that will start in 2020. England’s new eight-team domestic tournament, which is set to begin in 2020, will not be played in the traditional T20 format, the ECB announced in a surprise move ...

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Samit Patel says Ajmal had ‘positive effect’ on my bowling

LONDON: England left-arm spinner Samit Patel has heaped praise on former Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for helping him improve the ‘technical and mental aspects’ of his bowling during the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Patel, who was representing eventual winners Islamabad United in PSL3, believes said Ajmal ...

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Sarfraz has high hopes for young Pakistan in England

LONDON: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Saturday he had high hopes for his young and inexperienced side on their tough twin tours of Ireland and England starting this month. The 16-member squad fly early Monday and after two side games against county teams in England will play a one-off ...

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