Saturday, 24 August 2019

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AB de Villiers fires Middlesex to victory on T20 Blast debut

BIRMINGHAM: AB de Villiers made his debut in England’s T20 Blast and played a marvellous knock for Middlesex to help them win at Lord’s. Ab de Villiers scored a quick 88 runs off 43 balls and remained unbeaten to help his team defeat Essex by seven wickets. This was Ab ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand, keeps hopes alive

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand. Babar Azam’s century saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Shah Afridi had ripped through New ...

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Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition leader and Indian National Congress (INC) party president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the just-concluded 17th general elections. “The BJP and the INC have different ideologies and visions. Modi and the BJP have ...

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India’s PM Modi wins historic general election victory

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India’s general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll. Official data from India’s Election Commission showed Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead in 292 ...

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Mexican wrestling star dies in front of stunned crowd in London

LONDON: The wrestler, whose real name is César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón, collapsed to the floor after being kicked by his opponent during a bout, the Camden New Journal reported. According to eyewitnesses, after Silver King collapsed, the referee turned him over and counted out, while his opponent, ex-WWE star Juventud ‘The Juice’ Guerrera, celebrated the victory. As soon ...

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Luke Ronchi guide United to victory over Kings

DUBAI: Medium pacer Faheem Ashraf grabbed three wickets while Luke Ronchi struck a masterful half century to steer defending champions Islamabad United to a comfortable seven wicket win over a hapless Karachi Kings in HBL PSL in Sharjah on Saturday. Ronchi built on Faheem’s 3-26 with an undefeated 35-ball 67 ...

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Roston Chase bowls Windies to massive win over England

BARBADOS: A career-best 8/60 from the off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase bowled Windies to victory on the fourth day of the first Test in Barbados. Despite not extracting noticeable turn from the pitch, Chase ran through the England middle-order, dismissing Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Ben Foakes ...

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Pakistan delay South Africa victory charge

CAPE TOWN: Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq shared a century partnership as Pakistan fought to avoid an innings defeat on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands on Saturday. Facing a first innings deficit of 254 runs, Pakistan were 177 for three in their second ...

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Yasir enjoys 10-wicket day as New Zealand crumble

DUBAI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah wrecked New Zealand with a career best eight wicket haul as Pakistan sniffed victory on the third day of the second Test in Dubai. The 32-year-old grabbed 8-41 in 12.3 overs which annihilated New Zealand to 90 all out in just 35.3 overs before taking two more ...

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