Thursday, 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: World Cup

Ranatunga claims 2011 World Cup final against India was fixed

INDIA-CRIC

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday demanded an investigation into the country´s 2011 World Cup final defeat by India amid allegations of match fixing. Ranatunga, 53, in a video posted on his Facebook page, said he was shocked by Sri Lanka´s six-wicket defeat in the final at ...

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ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

WOMENS WORLD CUP

LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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Pakistan women cricket team qualifies for World Cup

PAKISTAN WOMEN TEAM

PAKISTAN Women cricket team qualified for the upcoming Women’s World Cup in England despite being demolished by India Women by seven wickets at Colombo’s P Sara Oval. Ekta Bisht’s career-best returns of 5 for 8 in 10 overs toppled Pakistan for 67. India required just 22.3 overs to chase down ...

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Tahir, Amla headline South Africa’s clinical win

SA

CAPE TOWN: It won’t come close to making up for losing that World Cup semi-final but South Africa emerged the victors at Eden Park this time, and in convincing style. In turn it ended New Zealand’s unbeaten home season as they slumped to 107 in the chase, set back by ...

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Mir takes five as Pakistan eases past Scotland

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COLOMBO: A five-wicket haul from Sana Mir, the Pakistan captain, helped the team finish its group B commitments in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 with a six-wicket win over Scotland. Pakistan, who had two wins from three matches going into this game on Monday (February 13) at the ...

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Sana Mir sets her eyes on World Cup

KARACHI: With ICC Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament is around the corner, Sana Mir – the captain of Pakistan’s women cricket team – has set her eyes on qualifying for the mega event with extraordinary performances in the upcoming tournament in Sri Lanka. The ICC Women’s World Cup qualifier starts ...

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Mickey Arthur wants to get rid of international Twenty20 matches

PERTH: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes Twenty20 cricket should be played almost exclusively at the domestic level in order to give ailing one-day international format a much-needed boost. Arthur was in the stands during the Perth Scorchers’ 27-run win over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League, an Australian ...

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British football teams fined for poppy war tribute

ZURICH: FIFA fined England 45,000 Swiss francs ($43,850, 42,000 euros) for wearing a poppy tribute to British war dead during their November 11 World Cup qualifier against Scotland. Scotland were fined 20,000 Swiss francs, while Wales and Northern Ireland were given 20,000 and 15,000 Swiss franc fines respectively for making ...

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