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Ponting: Australia can contend at World Cup with Smith, Warner

MELBOURNE: Australia’s new assistant coach Ricky Ponting believes the inclusion of Steve Smith and David Warner will help the nation shrug off a woeful run of form in one-day cricket and transform them into genuine contenders at the World Cup in England. Smith and Warner’s ball-tampering bans expire on March ...

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Ricky Ponting appointed assistant coach for World Cup ’19

SYDNEY: Former national skipper Ricky Ponting was on Friday recruited to work alongside coach Justin Langer, focusing mainly on the batsmen, for the looming World Cup in England where Australia will defend their title. The appointment of the vastly experienced Ponting, who played at five World Cups and won at ...

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PCB to retain Sarfraz Ahmed as Pakistan captain

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ehsan Mani announced to retain Sarfraz Ahmed as captain for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Mani, who made the announcement during a joint press conference with Sarfraz at the PCB headquarters, threw his unequivocal support behind the skipper saying he will captain Pakistan ...

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ICC WC-2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000

LONDON: Cricket World Cup organizers are prepared to take legal action against secondary ticketing sites, with some tickets being priced at over £12,000 ($15,531). Tickets for the England v Australia game at Lord’s are being sold on Viagogo for 104 times their face value. “We are working closely with lawyers ...

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World Cup 2019 trophy reaches Lahore


LAHORE:  The 2019 Cricket World Cup trophy reached Lahore as part of its world tour. On its arrival in the city, the Garrard-made trophy was held up by cricketer Mohammad Irfan and paraded on a bus from the Gaddafi Stadium to Mall Road, Badshahi mosque, and Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort). ...

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Steyn To Retire From Limited Overs Cricket After 2019 WP

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

REUTERS/David Gray LONDON: South Africa pacer Dale Steyn on Thursday said that he doesn’t see himself play the white-ball cricket for his country after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. However, Steyn is hopeful that his experience will help him to earn a place in the ...

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