Wednesday, 1 December 2021

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Netherlands beat Ireland to clinch one-day series

ICC Cricket UTRECHT – The Netherlands eased to a four-wicket win against Ireland in the deciding game of their one-day international series on Monday. Ireland mustered only 163 and their Dutch hosts were able to knock off the required runs as they reached 166-6. The visitors slumped to 28-3 before ...

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Ollie Robinson suspended for abusive tweets

 Photo Credit: AP LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson was suspended from international cricket on Sunday pending an investigation into discriminatory tweets he posted from 2012-13. Robinson will not be available for the second test against New Zealand starting Thursday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said. Robinson made his ...

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Colin Munro hails skipper Shadab Khan

ABU DHABI – Islamabad United’s top-order batsman Colin Munro believes that all-rounder Shadab Khan is already one of the best captains playing the game. The 22-year-old became the leader of thefranchise in the 2020 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and later wenton to captain the national team on ...

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PSL one of the top leagues around the world, says Andre Russell

PSL/FILE PHOTO ABU DHABI – West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has termed the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as one of the “top leagues around the world.” The 33-year-old flamboyant cricketer said he’s excited to be playing PSL again. “I play IPL, I play big bash or Caribbean Premier League. I ...

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Conway hits debut 200 in New Zealand’s 378 against England

Devon Conway (Getty Images) LONDON – New Zealand were bowled out for 378 in the first innings after lunch on day two as England’s fast bowlers cleaned up the middle order and tail on Thursday but not before opening batsman Devon Conway smashed a double century and nearly carried his bat. The visitors started the ...

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Robinson apologises for revolting tweets

Source: Supplied LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson apologised Wednesday after a series of tweets of a racist and sexist nature came to light during his Test debut against New Zealand at Lord’s. The 27-year-old led England s attack with 2-50 on the first day of the two-match series, but ...

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Remaining matches of PSL-6 to resume on June 9

PSL – File Photo ABU DHABI – The remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season six will resume on June 9 at Sheikh Zayed International Stadium in Abu Dhabi. As per details, the final of the PSL-6 will be played on June 24. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will ...

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Let the bells ring out, spectators return to English Test cricket

 Picture: Getty/ECB LONDON – The family of the late Captain Tom Moore who became a global hero for his fundraising efforts during the coronavirus pandemic rang the five minute bell at Lord s prior to the first Test between England and New Zealand on Wednesday. The World War II veteran died ...

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India ready for their ‘biggest ever’ Test

Ravi Shastri speaks to assembled media during the nets session at The Kia Oval, London. (Photo by Jonathan Brady/PA Images via Getty Images) NEW DELHI – India s upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand will be their biggest ever game, coach Ravi Shastri said as the team set off ...

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