Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Cricket

Cricket Australia name 5 uncapped players for Pakistan series

MELBOURNE: Australia, hit by suspensions and injuries involving its top players, has named a 15-member squad for a two-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with five players yet to debut at Test level. New coach Justin Langer was not able to select from among the suspended ...

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5th Test: Anderson seals England’s win over India

LONDON: James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England’s 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday. With just one wicket to fall, and Anderson needing one more to break the record of 563 he had shared with retired Australia great Glenn ...

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Murali Vijay joins Essex

LONDON: India batsman Murali Vijay has agreed to join Essex for the rest of the English side’s County Championship campaign. Vijay played India’s first two Tests on their current tour of England, but was dropped after struggling in their heavy defeat at Lord’s. The 34-year-old opener was twice dismissed without ...

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James Anderson fined for dissent

LONDON:  England fast bowler James Anderson has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire in Saturday’s play in the fifth Test against India at the Oval. Anderson is just two shy of Australia great Glenn McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets. Chasing that ...

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Birthday boy Buttler puts England in command of India finale

LONDON: Jos Buttler celebrated his 28th birthday with an innings of 89 that left England on top in the fifth Test against India at the Oval on Saturday. England, who had already won this five-match series at 3-1 up, started the second day in danger of being dismissed for under ...

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Strauss lauds Cook as England’s ‘greatest player’

LONDON: Alastair Cook was lauded as England’s “greatest ever player” by former opening partner Andrew Strauss during his final Test before international retirement. Cook was thrust straight into the action in his farewell Test after England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India at the ...

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Shoaib Malik: My child won’t have Pakistani or Indian nationality

KARACHI: Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shoaib Malik said that his child won’t have Pakistan or Indian nationality but of some other country. “I have taken permission from the team management to remain with my wife at the time of birth,” Malik said. Malik and his wife Sania Mirza, the Indian Tennis ...

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Bairstow to keep wicket in finale

  LONDON: Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Bairstow broke a finger keeping during India’s 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge, with England limited-overs gloveman Jos Buttler taking ...

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Hasan Ali vows to deliver against India in Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has said that he is eager to give out his best against India, ahead of the opening match of Asia Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday after a training session of the team ...

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Shoaib Akhtar resigns as Chairman PCB Advisor

LAHORE: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has resigned from his post of Advisor to chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Speedster – who was appointed by Najam Sethi during his reign as PCB chairman – announced the development on his official Twitter account. This is to announce that i have ...

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