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Tag Archives: World Cup squad

Shahid Afridi: No excuse for balanced Pakistan World Cup squad

KARACHI: Former captain Shahid Afridi said Pakistan have injected the right amount of experience into their World Cup squad with the late inclusions of pacemen Wahab Riaz and Mohammed Amir, and have no excuse for poor performance now. In a video posted on the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Twitter feed, he ...

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Bayliss Says Morgan Could Hold Key To England World Cup Places

MANCHESTER: The final places in England’s World Cup squad could come down to the personal preference of white-ball captain Eoin Morgan, according to coach Trevor Bayliss. Tournament hosts England, bidding to win the World Cup for the first time, have risen to the top of the one-day international rankings since ...

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Jofra Archer’s rapid rise earns him England WC spot

LONDON: Fast bowler Jofra Archer’s whirlwind rise continued when he was named in hosts England’s 15-man World Cup squad having appeared in only three one-day internationals. The 24-year-old, born in Barbados and who represented West Indies at Under-19 level, was not in England’s provisional squad and only made his ODI ...

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Wahab, Amir, Asif named in Pakistan’s final World Cup squad

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) included experienced fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir and hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali in the Pakistan’s final World Cup squad following a loss to England in the one-day series. Hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali also made the World Cup team – at the expense of ...

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We hate the ‘unpredictable’ tag: Mickey Arthur

BRISTOL: Pakistan have been touted as a team to watch out for at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, thanks to their fine form in English conditions as well as their unpredictability, but Mickey Arthur, their coach, says that’s doing the team a disservice. Pakistan pushed England hard in ...

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Alex Hales withdrawn from England’s World Cup squad

LONDON: Alex Hales has been dropped from England world cup squad ahead of the international season for using recreational drugs. Hales will not travel to Ireland for a one-off ODI on Friday in Malahide and has also been removed from England’s squad for the T20I, the one-day series against Pakistan, ...

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Gulbadin Naib-led Afghan World Cup squad

KABUL: The inclusion of Asghar Afghan, the former captain, and the return of Hamid Hassan, the fast bowler, was the big news as Afghanistan announced their 15-man squad for the ICC Men s Cricket World Cup 2019 on Monday. Hassan, 31-year-old fast bowler, last played the sport at a senior ...

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Uncapped Jayed, recalled Mosaddek in Bangladesh World Cup squad

DHAKA: Rookie swing bowler Abu Jayed earned a spot in Bangladesh’s World Cup squad on Tuesday while batsman Mosaddek Hossain also made the cut for the showpiece tournament in England and Wales. Right-arm paceman Jayed, who has played five tests but has yet to debut in ODIs, was picked for ...

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