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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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Vlaeminck out, Perry a doubt for New Zealand series

SYDNEY: Fast bowler Tayla Vlaeminck has been ruled out of Australia’s limited overs series against New Zealand by injury, while all-rounder Ellyse Perry was named in the squad but subject to fitness. Vlaeminck suffered a stress fracture to her foot on the eve of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in ...

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Haris Rauf mentally prepared to play Tests in England

BIRMINGHAM: Young Pakistani fast bowler Haris Rauf has said that he is eager and mentally prepared to play Tests in England. Haris said this while talking to sports journalists during an online videoconference here on Thursday. “I have made up my mind that I want to play Tests in England. ...

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Shoaib Akhtar in subcontinent was a nightmare: Shaun Pollock

South African great Shaun Pollock has revealed that his side used to breathe a collective sigh of relief every time Shoaib Akhtar was done with his bowling spell. Pollock, in a podcast with Sky Sports Cricket, said that his teammates used to monitor Pakistan captain’s signals to gauge how long ...

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Shaheen Shah catches dengue fever, admitted to hospital

LAHORE: Pakistan young fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has been ruled out of further participation in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ongoing pre-season training camp after being diagnosed with dengue fever. As per reports, Afridi who was participating in the fitness camp being conducted at the Gaddafi Stadium under the ...

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Without Amir, team lack edge in pace attack: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his concern about Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad which was announced on Thursday. The former Pakistan fast bowler seemed dissatisfied with the pace attack without Mohammad Amir, who has not been named in the 15-man squad. Expressing this on Twitter, he wrote, “My biggest concern ...

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Virat Kohli calls Shoaib Akhtar a terrifying bowler

  MUMBAI: Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has called Shoaib Akhtar a terrifying bowler for batsmen to face. During an interview with Breakfast with Champions, Kohli said after Akhtar the next bowler he was terrified of facing was Pakistan’s 7-foot left-arm paceman Mohammad Irfan. Kohli also spoke about his relationship with Indian ...

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Irfan withdraws from Australia tour after mother dies

SYDNEY: After Mohammad Irfan’s mother sadly passed away on Monday, the left-arm fast bowler has gone back to Pakistan to mourn. Being named in the squad for the five-match ODI series against the Baggie Greens, Irfan was informed of his mother’s death during practice. Reports from Australia reckon that the ...

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Junaid eyes ODI return

KARACHI: Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan is eyeing a return to the One Day International (ODI) squad after a quality performance in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Junaid, who was the second-highest wicket-taking bowler in the BPL, was quoted as saying he felt ‘really good’ about his performance feels. The ...

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