Tuesday, 7 December 2021

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Andre Russell back as Windies name strong T20 squad

AP Photo / File ST. JOHN S – Andre Russell is set to play international cricket for the first time in over a year after being named in the West Indies squad on Tuesday for upcoming T20 series against South Africa, Australia and Pakistan. The T20 World Cup holders play the ...

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England green lights Pakistan’s cricket team tourK

Photo: ICC LONDON – Despite being included in the red list, Britain allows Pakistan national cricket team to go to England. The men in green is scheduled to play three ODIs and three T20 matches during the England tour in July. The Indian team will play in the ICC Test ...

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Jofra Archer out of New Zealand series with elbow injury

Image: Getty Images LONDON – England fast bowler Jofra Archer has been ruled out of next month’s two-Test series at home to New Zealand with an elbow injury, it was announced. The 26-year-old quick returned to action for Sussex in a drawn County Championship match against Kent at Hove this ...

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Sachin Tendulkar reveals anxiety, insomnia

Instagram Photo NEW DELHI – Record-breaking Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has revealed he struggled with anxiety for much of his career, often suffering sleepless nights before a game. The “Little Master,” who accumulated more Test and one-day runs than any other player, said he would shadow bat, watch TV and ...

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Bancroft suggests Australia bowlers knew of ball-tampering plot

AP Photo SYDNEY – Cricket Australia Sunday said it was open to examining any new information about the 2018 ball-tampering scandal after Cameron Bancroft suggested the team’s bowlers were aware it was going on. Bancroft served a nine-month ban after being caught on television hiding yellow sandpaper, which had been ...

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Pakistan to play two Tests, five T20Is against West Indies

Wasim Khan (Getty Images) LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the men’s national cricket team will tour West Indies and is scheduled to play two Tests and five T20 Internationals from July 21 to August 24. The tour, which will take place following the conclusion of an upcoming ...

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Rafael Nadal ends losing streak against Alexander Zverev

AP Photo ROME – Rafael Nadal ended a run of three straight losses to Alexander Zverev with a convincing 6-3, 6-4 win over the German on Friday to reach the Italian Open semifinals. Zverev had beaten Nadal in straight sets at the same stage in Madrid a week ago but ...

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Indian cricketers gets Covid jabs ahead of England tour

Getty Images NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his teammates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before departing for a tour of England next month. India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a ...

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