Monday, 10 December 2018

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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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Kohli steers India to victory in final Australia Twenty20

SYDNEY: Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 61 to steer India to victory with two balls to spare in the third and final Twenty20 against Australia on Sunday, ensuring the series ended all square. The prolific batsmen lived up to his reputation, coming in when the two openers fell in quick ...

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India’s Mohammad Kaif congratulate Pakistan on tri-series win

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LONDON: Indian cricketers Mohammad Kaif and Aakash Chopra were all praise for the Pakistan team’s Twenty20 tri-series win against Australia in Zimbabwe. They took to social media to congratulate the team and left-handed batsman Fakhar Zaman on the victory. “Well done to Pakistan on winning the T20 series final against ...

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Relief for UK workers after Bombardier trade dispute victory

LONDON: British politicians and union leaders hailed Bombardier’s surprise trade victory against U.S. planemaker Boeing Co, saying it had safeguarded thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland and across UK supply chains. Friday’s ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) was also a boost for British Prime Minister Theresa May, ...

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Essex crowned champions with a massive victory

BIRMINGHAM: Led by Samuel Cook’s fifer in the second innings, Yorkshire were bowled out for 74 in the second essay to further extend Essex’s lead at the top. Needing 450 to win, it took Essex less than 29 overs to fold up Yorkshire’s challenge at the County Ground in Chelmsford ...

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Maria Sharapova earns emotional victory over Halep

NEW YORK: When Maria Sharapova’s first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes. This was merely a win to get to the second round, yes, but it ...

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Stokes double gives England control

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s double-strike, following half-centuries from Tom Westley, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, left England eyeing victory at the end of the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday. At stumps, South Africa was 117 for 4 having been set a massive target ...

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Iraqi PM declares victory over ISIS in Mosul

MOSUL: Iraq’s prime minister declared victory over IS in Mosul on Monday, three years after the militants seized the city and made it the stronghold of a “caliphate” they said would take over the world. “I announce from here the end and the failure and the collapse of the terrorist ...

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Misbah thanks team for ‘special gift’

KINGSTON: If you had glanced at the weather forecast for Kingston last Friday, you might have been forgiven for wondering if the city had any business hosting a Test match. There was rain expected across all five days, with dry spells in between. When Misbah-ul-Haq looked at it, he knew ...

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