Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Tag Archives: Scotland

Ireland, Scotland, Holland launch European T20 cricket league

LONDON: The cricket boards of Scotland, Netherlands and Ireland have reached an agreement to form a new European Twenty20 league that will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 22 this year, the three boards said in a joint statement. The tournament has been developed in consultation with the International ...

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Scottish band Reely Jiggered performs in Lahore

LAHORE: Scottish Celtic band Reely Jiggered are visiting Pakistan for Burns Night – the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. The band will play at the Charity Ball at the British High Commission, held every year to honour Robert Burns. In its first leg of the tour, the ...

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Amir likely to be rested for Zimbabwe series

Mohammad Amir is likely to be rested from at least one portion of Pakistan’s upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. ESPNcricinfo understands the fast bowler asked to be rested after the tour of Ireland, England and Scotland. It is possible he may miss the entire trip in a bid to be fresh ...

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England thrash Australia by three wickets in 1st ODI

LONDON: England returned to winning ways after their shock six-run defeat by Scotland with a three-wicket victory over Australia in their one-day international series-opener at The Oval on Wednesday. However, the world’s top-ranked ODI side made hard work of chasing down a modest target of 215 before finishing on 218 ...

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Pakistan crush Scotland by 84 runs in 2nd T20

EDINBURGH: Shoaib Malik blasted a quick-fire 49 as Pakistan powered to an 84-run rout of Scotland in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Malik’s unbeaten innings took just 22 balls and containing five sixes and one four, setting the stage for Pakistan to seal a 2-0 series win. Fakhar Zaman ...

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Pakistan crush Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I

EDINBURGH: Pakistan has on Tuesday defeated Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I of the two-match series. Batting first, Pakistan set a mammoth target of 205 runs with skipper Sarfraz Ahmed scoring quick 89 on just 49 balls. Shoaib Malik also made useful contribution of 53 runs on just 27 ...

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UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wow Edinburgh

EDINBURGH: Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, who was dressed in a Scottish tartan coat, were welcomed enthusiastically in Edinburgh on Tuesday on an official joint visit to Scotland ahead of their marriage in May. Crowds who had waited hours in the cold outside Edinburgh Castle, which dominates the ...

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60% of rubbish in waste bins ‘should have been recycled‘

MANCHESTER: Almost 60% of Scotland‘s household rubbish in waste bins could have been recycled, according to a new report. The cost to councils of sending this to landfill amounts to about £54m per year, says Zero Waste Scotland. Its study found that 670,000 tonnes of waste that could have been ...

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All lines in and out of London Euston reopen

LONDON: Railway services between Scotland and London Euston are returning to normal, after major disruption throughout the day. Services were cancelled this morning, because of damage to overhead wires near Euston. They included the West Coast Mainline between Euston and Glasgow and Edinburgh, which stops at stations in Cumbria and ...

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