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Tag Archives: ICC

Shaheen Shah Afridi included in ICC World Under-19 team

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced 12-member Under 19 squad which includes Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi as well, Dunya News reported on Sunday. Shaheen Afridi had dismissed 12 batsmen in the ICC U-19 World Cup. World Cup winners India’s five players have been picked in the ICC squad who are ...

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India beat Australia by eight wickets to win U-19 World Cup

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: India have on Saturday beaten Australia by eight wickets to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui for fourth time. Australia set a 217-run target for India after winning the toss and electing to bat first as the Kangaroos were all out for ...

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Salman Butt discloses he was part of All Stars League

DUBAI: Salman Butt, the former Pakistan captain, could face a possible punishment after taking part in the unsanctioned Ajman All Stars T20 League that is the subject of an International Cricket Council investigation into possible match-fixing. The match in question was between the Dubai Bulls and Sharjah Warriors with several ...

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India v Pakistan: ICC U-19 World Cup semi-final clash

CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan U19 are to meet India U19 in second semi-final of U19 World Cup 2018 on Tuesday at 02:30AM (PST) at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Our boys in green and the management are fully focused on the big Semi-Final clash against India in the @cricketworldcup pic.twitter.com/hM4jMdNpIC — PCB Official ...

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Babar Azam claims top spot in ICC rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan’s superstar batsman Babar Azam has been rewarded for his strong performance in the Twenty 20 International (T20I) series against New Zealand, as he has now become the number one batman in latest ICC rankings. Babar and New Zealand’s Mitchell Santner have topped the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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Sarfraz praises bowlers despite series loss

WELLINGTON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his bowlers despite his team’s 0-5 whitewash in the One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand. New Zealand completed the series sweep with a 15-run victory in the fifth and final match at the Basin Reserve on Friday. “We back our team. ...

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Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

DUBAI: Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test. Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers, had achieved the milestone ...

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Kohli should temper down his aggression a little bit: Kepler

CAPE TOWN: Former South African cricketer and a member of the current commentary panel for South Africa vs India Tests, Kepler Wessels, recently put his opinions forward about Virat Kohli. Wessels spoke in particular about Kohli being reprimanded by the ICC for his on-field behavior recently. The Indian captain was ...

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Sri Lanka cricket cleared of match-fixing allegations, board says

COLOMBO: Cricket (SLC) said on Tuesday the sport’s global governing body had found no evidence of wrongdoing against it following allegations of match-fixing and other forms of corruption. The board said the International Cricket Council (ICC) had failed to uncover evidence of graft during an investigation into explosive accusations levelled ...

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