Wednesday, 8 July 2020

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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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Pollard remembers school coach’s advice in six-hitting finish

DUBAI: Kieron Pollard, the big-hitting West Indies allrounder, stuck to the advice he got from his coach in school -“ten runs are achievable in two balls – to seal a stunning win for Karachi Kings and keep them in the hunt for a Pakistan Super League play-off spot. The dasher ...

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PSL 2: Haddin leads Islamabad United to 7 wicket win over Zalmi

DUBAI: Islamabad United’s key player Shane Watson’s back to back boundaries (two sixes and one four) to Junaid Khan in second last over took the pressure off the shoulder of the team and fixed the victory for the previous year’s champions. In the rain interrupted match, the target had been ...

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Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

CUTTACK: Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India’s series clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack. England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 for victory, gave ...

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Must win for B’desh as Kiwis eye series victory

Nelson: New Zealand have a chance to seal the three-match ODI series in the second game at the Saxton Oval, but their opponents will not be willing to just keel over after having travelled so far. While Bangladesh were convincingly outplayed in Christchurch by 77 runs, their mentality as a ...

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Herath helps Sri Lanka to series sweep

HARARE: Rangana Herath recorded the best figures by a bowler in a Test in Zimbabwe as Sri Lanka completed a 257-run victory in the second Test at the Harare Sports Club to sweep the series 2-0. Sri Lanka went into the final day needing just three wickets to wrap up ...

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