Monday, 15 October 2018

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Azhar Ali admits pressure will be on Pakistan

ABU DHABI: Senior batsman Azhar Ali admitted Pakistan will be under pressure of expectations in the second Test against Australia starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday. Pakistan dominated much of the first Test in Dubai but failed to get the last two wickets as Australia finished at 362-8. Set a ...

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More pressure on lone spinner Adil Rashid after Boycott blast

BIRMINGHAM: Adil Rashid faced further pressure ahead of his controversial recall to the England Test side for their series opener against India at Edgbaston when it was announced Tuesday he would be the lone specialist spinner in their XI. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that off-spinner Moeen Ali ...

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China rejects FATF’s move of putting Pakistan on grey list

BEIJING: China has vehemently rejected the reported move by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of putting Pakistan on Global Funding Terrorism Watch List. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, at a weekly news briefing, showed his strong opposition to FATF’s move, stating that Pakistan’s efforts on the issue of counter-terrorism ...

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Tennis: Roger Federer eyes 9th Wimbledon Title

LONDON: Having seen longtime rival Rafael Nadal tighten his iron-grip on Roland Garros, Roger Federer aims to extend his personal dominance of Wimbledon by claiming a ninth title at the All England Club. Despite his 37th birthday fast approaching, and having been stunned by Borna Coric in the Halle grasscourt ...

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Parineeti Chopra says I’ve no pressure to look a certain way

BOLLYWOOD actor Parineeti Chopra made headlines for her drastic weight loss, some praising her for her commitment to a healthy lifestyle while others criticised her for sending out a problematic message about body image. But the actress says she pays no heed to people talking. . “You can’t always pay ...

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North Korea says peace talks not result of US pressure

SEOUL: North Korea Sunday warned Washington that claiming Pyongyang was forced into talks by US pressure risked returning the peninsula “back to square one”, as the world awaits a landmark summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. The pair are set for the first ever face-to-face meeting between a ...

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Pakistan can still comeback in series: Grant Flower

WELLINGTON: Pakistan cricket batting coach Grant Flower believes that green shirts can still comeback in this series against New Zealand. “We’ve got a few things to work on such as batting, bowling and fielding and hopefully, we can get it right. There have been some soft dismissals but they have ...

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Nathan Lyon says the pressure is on India in Ranchi

BANGALORE: Nathan Lyon has declared India are the only side under pressure in the ongoing four-Test series – and that it showed in Bangalore. Opposing skippers Steve Smith and Virat Kohli are set to meet alongside incoming match referee Richie Richardson in Ranchi. Smith and Kohli both have a long ...

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Smith wants defence, Warner eyes attack in India Test

SYDNEY: The country’s on-field leaders hold opposing views over the strategy required for success with the bat in India, days before Australia’s Test squad start a pre-series training camp in Dubai. While captain Steve Smith believes defence will be the key for Australia to end their woes on the subcontinent, ...

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