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ICC to announce ‘landmark’ judgment soon

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) panel hearing a dispute between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is likely to deliver a “landmark” judgment soon with reverberations for all intersections between sports and politics. A three-person dispute panel, set up to arbitrate the ...

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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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Rashid Khan jumps to No.1 in ODI all-rounders rankings

KABUL: After his sensational performance with both bat and ball in the recently-concluded Asia Cup, Afghan star Rashid Khan has gained the number one spot in the latest ICC rankings for all-rounders, the world cricket body said on Sunday. Rashid topped the bowling charts, picking up 10 wickets from five ...

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Indian bookies allegedly offer money to Afghan opener

DUBAI: Indian bookies approached Afghan opener and wicket keeper Mohammad Shahzad and allegedly offered him money to perform poorly in ongoing Asia Cup 2018. Sources told that the cricketer has reported the issue to International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit after which an alert has been issued to all the ...

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Pakistan potential team to reach 2019 World Cup semis: Adam Gilchrist

MELBOURNE: Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Adam Gilchrist believes that Pakistan can surprise all other teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, calling it the ‘dark horse’. In an interview, the Aussie legend said, “Pakistan are always the dark horse, they can spring a surprise or two.” Asked about ICC Cricket World Cup ...

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All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status

DUBAI: The ICC will grant all matches in multi-team one-day tournaments ODI status when they include teams with and without international status, beginning with the Asia Cup in the UAE this month, amid a wider review of the application of status in one-day cricket. The decision will also extend to ...

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James Anderson fined for dissent

LONDON:  England fast bowler James Anderson has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire in Saturday’s play in the fifth Test against India at the Oval. Anderson is just two shy of Australia great Glenn McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets. Chasing that ...

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Alastair Cook announces retirement from international cricket

ICC: Former England captain Alastair Cook on Monday announced retirement from international cricket. Cook, best-known for his Test run scores, announced that the ongoing Test series against India will be his last. England will be playing the last Test match against India from 7th September after which Cook won’t be ...

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Fresh allegations against Aussie players set to be aired

SYDNEY: Fresh allegations of spot-fixing against “current and former Australian players” are set to be aired by the television news network Al Jazeera in a follow-up to the investigative documentary aired earlier this year. Cricket Australia has confirmed the allegations relate to “historical matches from 2011”, a year in which ...

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