Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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Shami hat-trick helps India survive Afghanistan scare

SOUTHAMPTON: Mohammed Shami’s hat-trick denied Afghanistan a historic and shock World Cup victory over India in Southampton on Saturday. India looked in danger of losing when Afghanistan struck a boundary off the first ball of the final over to move to within 12 runs of victory. However, Shami had Mohammad ...

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Anger in India as lychee-linked brain fever kills 113 children

PATNA: Ten more children died Tuesday from a mysterious brain fever potentially linked to lychees, officials said, taking the death toll to 113 this month and sparking angry protests in India s poorest Bihar state. Sixty children, mostly under the age of 10 and malnourished, are undergoing treatment after an ...

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Waqar Younis: Pakistan intimidated by India’s excellence

MANCHESTER: Pakistan legend Waqar Younis claimed India are superior to his former team because Virat Kohli’s men intimidate their arch rivals. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side were no match India, who cruised to an 89-run win via the DLS method in Sunday’s World Cup clash in Manchester. Indian opener Rohit Sharma led ...

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ICC defend India-Pakistan finish as pundits slam ‘farce’

MANCHESTER: The International Cricket Council defended the farcical finish to India’s World Cup win over Pakistan after rain left Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side with a seemingly impossible task on Sunday. Pakistan were 166 for six, chasing an initial target of 337, when rain stopped play after 35 overs. Had the match ...

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Sarfaraz refuses to blame senior men for Pakistan’s troubles

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed refused to put the blame for his team’s defeat to India and poor World Cup on the senior players, saying all his squad needed to step up their game. Pakistan were outclassed with India making 336 for five and apart from a 104-run second-wicket partnership ...

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Sharma keeps India unbeaten against Pakistan

MANCHESTER: India extended their unbeaten record against Pakistan in World Cups to seven matches, with Rohit Sharma’s second century of the tournament setting up an 89-run (DLS) win at Old Trafford. With the threat of rain looming and on a pitch that had spent time under covers in the lead ...

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Kohli become fastest batsman to 11,000 ODI runs

MANCHESTER: India’s captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the fastest batsman to reach the milestone of 11,000 ODI runs, surpassing the record previously held by his countryman Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli reached the milestone in the World Cup match against Pakistan when he smashed Hassan Ali for a boundary. By reaching ...

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Wasim calls for calm in Pakistan, India Manchester clash

MANCHESTER: Pakis­tan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during his country’s potentially volatile World Cup clash against bitter rivals India at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. Wasim, who is in England for the match as a commentator, labelled the ...

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Kohli turns focus to Pakistan after NZ washout

NOTTINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli’s focus turned to Pakistan immediately after his side’s match against New Zealand was abandoned without a ball being bowled on Thursday. India face Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday in a match which is likely to draw a global television audience of one billion. “It’s ...

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New Zealand and India share points as rain prevents play

NOTTINGHAM: New Zealand remain unbeaten at the Cricket World Cup after their clash with India was washed out in Nottingham. Persistent rain ruined any chance of play getting underway on Thursday at Trent Bridge. The abandoned result keeps the Black Caps top of the World Cup table and yet to ...

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