Friday, 14 December 2018

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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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Virat Kohli back on top in Test rankings

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli has returned to the top of the International Cricket Council’s Test batting rankings following his man-of-the-match effort against England at Trent Bridge. The 29-year-old scored 97 and 103 and saw India beat England by 203 runs in the third Test at Nottingham’s Trent Bridge on ...

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Banned Steve Smith retakes top spot in ICC rankings


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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