Sunday, 19 August 2018

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Banned Steve Smith retakes top spot in ICC rankings

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Banned Australian batsman Steve Smith reclaimed top spot in the ICC Test batting rankings from India s Virat Kohli on Monday, despite not having played since March. The 29-year-old was suspended for a year and stripped of the captaincy by Cricket Australia following his part in the infamous ball-tampering scandal against ...

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Pakistan, India to face off in Asia Cup clash

Pakistan, India DUBAI: Pakistan and India will face off in Dubai after drawing the same group for this year´s Asia Cup, the International Cricket Council announced. India suspended bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan after the 2008 Mumbai attacks but the two teams continue to play each other in international tournaments, ...

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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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Fakhar becomes fastest batsman to get to 1000 ODI runs

HARARE: Pakistan hard-hitting left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman broke another record as he became the fastest batsman to get to 1000 ODI runs, reaching the milestone in just 18 innings. Zaman needed 20 runs to break this record-earlier held by Sir Vivian Richards- in the fifth One Day International (ODI) against Zimbabwe. Kevin ...

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Andre Russell returns to West Indies ODI squad

BARBADOS: Andre Russell is set to turn out for the Windies in a one-day international for the first time since November 2015. The big-hitting all-rounder has been named on the 13-member squad to take on Bangladesh in three ODIs at home. Russell made his international comeback in the Windies v ...

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Fakhar Zaman moves to 2nd place in the T20 rankings

(AP) DUBAI: Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman moved to second place in the Twenty20 rankings for batsmen following his solid performance in the tri-series in Zimbabwe. Zaman made three half centuries in his previous five games. Australia’s Twenty20 captain Aaron Finch climbed three spots to top the T20 batsmen’s rankings. India’s Lokesh ...

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‘Hall of Fame’ for Dravid, Ponting and Taylor

NEW DELHI: Former captains Rahul Dravid of India and Australia’s Ricky Ponting have been inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame together with England women’s wicketkeeper-batter Claire Taylor, the world governing body said Monday. Dravid and Ponting both scored more than 10,000 runs in Tests and one-day internationals for ...

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ICC chief David Richardson to step down after World Cup

LONDON: International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson will step down from his position once his contract expires after the 2019 World Cup, cricket’s world governing body said. Richardson, who became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket in 2002, was promoted to ...

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ICC announce sanctions for ball tampering, personal abuse

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced tougher sanctions related ball tampering and personal abuse by declaring it a Level three and Level two offence respectively. According to the ICC media release, the maximum sanction for a Level 3 offence has been increased from 8 suspension points to 12 suspension ...

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