Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Essex crowned champions with a massive victory

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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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Amir stars with 5 wicket haul as Essex dominate

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LONDON: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has continued his impressive form with the ball, as he took five for 18 in English County Championship. This was his first ´five-for´ for Essex in just his second Championship match was instrumental in Yorkshire being demolished out for 113 runs. Essex ended the first ...

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

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PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics. In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field.  ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said. He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for ...

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Driver crashes £200,000 Ferrari an hour after buying it

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YORKSHIRE: A Ferrari driver had a “miracle escape” when his £200,000 supercar careered off a motorway and burst into flames in a field – after owning it for just an hour. The high-performance Ferrari 430 Scuderia was reduced to a twisted wreck following the crash on the M1 near junction ...

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Police hunt ‘violent’ carjacker on the run

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BRADFORD: Police are searching for a violent carjacker who went on the run before being sentenced to 12 years in prison for a series of robberies. Detectives say that Waqas Hussain, who is 20 and from Fearnsides Terrace in Girlington, absconded during his trial. He was found guilty of five ...

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Sarfraz joins Yorkshire county for NatWest T20 Blast

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Pakistan skipper in all ODI formats Sarfraz Ahmed has opted to join Yorkshire county in England’s domestic cricket competition NatWest T20 Blast next month. Champions Trophy-triumphant captain Sarfraz, who was also handed the Test reins a week ago, has signed up to play five matches for Yorkshire Vikings in the ongoing ...

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Yorkshire skipper Ballance extends contract

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LONDON: England batsman Gary Ballance committed himself to Yorkshire for a further two years on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Zimbabwe-born naturalised Englishman – who has appeared in 21 Tests scoring four centuries – had a year remaining on his present contract and said the new deal would allow him to focus ...

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Police appeal over missing Umaid Akram

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BRADFORD: Police have issued an appeal to trace a missing Bradford teenager. Mohammed Umaid Akram, 14, was last seen on Saturday, March 18, at 1pm when he left his home in Richardson Avenue, Wibsey, and has not been seen since. His family are becoming increasingly concerned about him due to ...

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Man dies in police shooting near M62 in West Yorkshire

YORKSHIRE: A man has died in a police shooting during an operation near a motorway. The incident occurred during a “pre-planned” operation near junction J24 of the M62 in Huddersfield at around 6pm on Monday. A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said more than one arrest had been made and those ...

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