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Gabriel apologises over Joe Root sledge

ST LUCIA: West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel sought to clear the air over what he said to England captain Joe Root and extended an “unreserved apology” for his comments during the third Test against England in St Lucia. Gabriel, 30, had accepted a charge for breaching the International Cricket ...

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ICC T20I rankings: Imad Wasim, Yadav, Pandya moved up

DUBAI: Pakistan’s Imad Wasim has moved up five places to fourth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings. India spinner Kuldeep Yadav has also moved up one place to take a career-best second position in the rankings after grabbing 2 for 26 in the final match against ...

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Babar Azam maintains top position in T20I rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan’s Babar Azam continues at the top of the batsmen’s list in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after scoring 151 runs in the South Africa series while Hussain Talat has gained 19 places to reach 56th position after aggregating 98 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi has moved up 28 ...

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Starc bowls Australia to crushing win against Sri Lanka

CANBERRA: A resurgent Mitchell Starc took five wickets as Australia wrapped up a confidence-boosting 2-0 series thrashing of Sri Lanka Monday, with the tourists skittled for 149 in the second Test at Canberra. In front of a sparse crowd on day four, Sri Lanka resumed on 17 without loss, needing ...

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PCB chairman hits out at ICC for suspending Sarfraz Ahmed

LONDON: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has lashed out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its decision to suspend Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed. Mani was of the view that the board has already ‘cleared the air’ after Sarfraz publicly apologize for the incident and the apology ...

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Shoaib Akhtar is doing personal attacks, says Banned Sarfraz

KARACH: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed has fired back at former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, as he arrives in Karachi from South Africa after the ICC’s suspension. “He (Shoaib Akhtar) is not criticising, he is attacking me personally,” said Sarfraz, while talking to media on his arrival. Sarfraz’s statement comes ...

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ICC reveals T20 World Cup 2020 schedule

DUBAI: The fixtures for the ICC T20 World Cup Australia 2020 were revealed in Sydney, Australia on Tuesday morning, the cricket governing body said in a statement issued to the media. For the first time, the women’s and men’s T20 World Cups will be held as standalone events in the ...

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Sarfaraz gets four-match suspension for racist comment

DURBAN: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches after accepting that he was in breach of the ICC’s Anti-Racism Code for Participants following an incident that occurred during the second ODI against South Africa in Durban. Sarfaraz aimed a comment at South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo which ...

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Shoaib Malik: We have the ability to win the World Cup

ICC: If 2019 is to be Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik’s last tilt at a 50-over global trophy, then at least he goes into it confident his team can claim glory. He was however careful not to get too far ahead of himself. “I feel we have a very good chance ...

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South Africa forgives Sarfraz Ahmed after apology

CAPE TOWN: Faf du Plessis has said South Africa has forgiven Sarfraz Ahmed for his on-field racist taunt during the second ODI in Durban. “We forgive him because he said sorry,” du Plessis said after South Africa’s training session, according to cricinfo. “He has apologised and taken responsibility for it. ...

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