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Jonny Bairstow picks World Cup glory over Ashes win

LONDON: England batsman Jonny Bairstow said he would rather win the 50-overs World Cup than the Ashes series against Australia if he was given the chance to claim only one. World Cup returns to England and Wales after 20 years and Bairstow said England deserved to win their maiden title ...

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Warner ends IPL with 81 and big win for Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Australia’s David Warner hit a scintillating 81 to seal his comeback from scandal in his last Indian Premier League game before heading to the World Cup. Warner’s knock off 56 balls powered Hyderabad to a 45-run win over Kings XI Punjab after posting a mammoth 212 for six and ...

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Pant surpasses to set new record

MUMBAI: Delhi Capitals star Rishabh Pant became the first-ever wicketkeeper in a T20 tournament to effect 20 dismissals when he picked up two catches in their table-topping win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. With 15 catches and five stumpings in 12 matches, Rishabh Pant also set the record for most dismissals ...

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Russell in WI World Cup squad, Pollard and Narine omitted

BARBADOS: All-rounders Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine failed to make the cut as West Indies announced their 15-man squad for the World Cup with Jason Holder set to lead the team for the tournament in England and Wales. Hard-hitting opening batsman Chris Gayle, 39, was called up for what will ...

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Shane Watson 96 fires Chennai top of IPL

CHENNAI: Shane Watson smashed 96 off 53 balls to help Chennai Super Kings reclaim their top spot in the Indian Premier League with a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Watson struck form after a string of low scores in this edition of the Twenty20 tournament as defending champions Chennai chased ...

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Dhoni to rest before World Cup if back trouble worsens

MUMBAI: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not hesitate to take time off before World Cup if his niggling back problem worsens during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), the stumper-batsman has said. Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni missed last week’s defeat by Sunrisers Hyderabad due to a back spasm and ...

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Bangladesh to call Shakib back from IPL

DHAKA: Bangladesh will ask star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to return from Indian Premier League and join the team’s World Cup preparation camp next week, the nation’s Cricket Board said. Shakib is currently in India with his IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. “Our camp is beginning. I have asked to send ...

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Dhoni loses cool but claims record 100th IPL win as captain

JAIPUR: Mahendra Singh Dhoni notched his 100th win as a captain in the Indian Premier League on Thursday after helping Chennai Super Kings pull off a thrilling chase amid dramatic scenes in the final over. Dhoni top-scored with 58 off 43 deliveries as Chennai chased down their target of 152 ...

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Chennai beat Rajasthan in a last-ball thriller

MUMBAI: Rajasthan Royals will seek to revive their campaign when they host Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 encounter here. Rajasthan are currently placed at the seventh spot in the eight-team standings with just one win out of five games. The Ajinkya Rahane-led side would be ...

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