Sunday, 21 April 2019

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Without Amir, team lack edge in pace attack: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his concern about Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad which was announced on Thursday. The former Pakistan fast bowler seemed dissatisfied with the pace attack without Mohammad Amir, who has not been named in the 15-man squad. Expressing this on Twitter, he wrote, “My biggest concern ...

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Abid, Hasnain in; Amir, Asif out of Pakistan WC squad

LAHORE: Pacer Mohammad Amir and power-hitter Asif Ali failed to find a place in Pakistan’s 15-man preliminary squad announced by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, commencing from May 30 in England. However, both Amir and Asif have been included for the ODI series against ...

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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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Finch moves into top 10 of the ICC ODI Player Rankings

DUBAI: Australia captain Aaron Finch has moved into the top 10 of the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after a superb run in the series against Pakistan which his side won 5-0 to bolster its confidence just two months before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. The 32-year-old’s player ...

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Azhar Mahmood upbeat despite series loss

SHARJAH: Despite the series loss to Australia, Pakistan’s bowling coach Azhar Mahmood was upbeat about finding suitable options and trying various combinations ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be played in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July. Pakistan lost by 80 runs in ...

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Amir’s form a worry for Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has admitted spearhead Mohammad Amir’s form has been a worry, but he remains confident the left-armer has all the attributes to bounce back ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The event will run from 30 May to 14 July in England and Wales, ...

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David Richardson: No complacency on 2019 World Cup security

KARACHI: The deadly New Zealand shootings which Bangladesh cricketers narrowly avoided means security will remain an “absolute priority” going into the World Cup, the head of cricket’s governing body said. Fifty people died in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, in what is believed to be the worst ...

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