Saturday, 27 November 2021


England thrash Australia by three wickets in 1st ODI

LONDON: England returned to winning ways after their shock six-run defeat by Scotland with a three-wicket victory over Australia in their one-day international series-opener at The Oval on Wednesday. However, the world’s top-ranked ODI side made hard work of chasing down a modest target of 215 before finishing on 218 ...

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Pakistan crush Scotland by 84 runs in 2nd T20

EDINBURGH: Shoaib Malik blasted a quick-fire 49 as Pakistan powered to an 84-run rout of Scotland in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Malik’s unbeaten innings took just 22 balls and containing five sixes and one four, setting the stage for Pakistan to seal a 2-0 series win. Fakhar Zaman ...

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Pakistan crush Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I

EDINBURGH: Pakistan has on Tuesday defeated Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I of the two-match series. Batting first, Pakistan set a mammoth target of 205 runs with skipper Sarfraz Ahmed scoring quick 89 on just 49 balls. Shoaib Malik also made useful contribution of 53 runs on just 27 ...

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A Test of nerves for Afghanistan in debut against India

BANGALORE: Shaken by the horrors of war, Afghanistan will take a mighty step in cricket history when captain Asghar Stanikzai leads his team out for their first ever Test match against India on Thursday. Conflict has scarred virtually every member of the team and they are impoverished compared with their ...

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Scotland stun England as Calum MacLeod hits 140 not out in Edinburgh

Philip Brown/Getty Images Scotland secured the biggest win in their cricketing history with a thrilling six-run defeat of England. Callum MacLeod’s brilliant 140 not out took the home side to 371-5 in glorious batting conditions in Edinburgh. Jonny Bairstow’s 54-ball century looked to have England on course until they slipped ...

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Unfit Shami out of Afghanistan Test

NEW DELHI: Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of Afghanistan´s debut Test after failing a fitness test in Bangalore, the country´s cricket board said Monday. Uncapped fast bowler Navdeep Saini has been named as Shami´s replacement in the 15-man squad for the one-off game at Bangalore´s M. ...

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Steyn returns to South African squad

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

REUTERS/David Gray JOHANNESBURG: Much-injured fast bowler Dale Steyn was on Monday named in a 15-man South African squad for two Test matches in Sri Lanka next month. Steyn, who turns 35 on June 27, has missed 27 of South Africa´s most recent 32 Test matches. He has been plagued by ...

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Sourav Ganguly: Indian team favourites for England tour

KOLKATA: Sourav Ganguly said Virat Kohli and Co are overwhelming favourites to win the next month’s full series in England. “I’m very hopeful that India will win in England. The way they have played the ODI series in South Africa, if they are able to hold back the momentum, they ...

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Afghan captain hopes to win first Test for nation

GREATER NOIDA: Afghanistan’s cricketers hope to lift a nation pounded by decades of conflict when they proudly take their place as only the 12th Test nation next month. The match from June 14 against India in Bangalore will cap one of the great sporting fairy tales after players from the war-torn ...

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