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West Indies avoid follow-on in Manchester Test

MANCHESTER: Half-centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite (75), Shamarh Brooks (68) and Roston Chase (51) helped West Indies avoid the follow on, which left England racing against time to push for a victory in the second Test against West Indies in Manchester. At stumps, England were 37 for 2, leading by 219 with Ben Stokes and Joe Root in ...

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Pakistan vs England: Updated schedule of Test & T20I

MANCHESTER: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed an updated schedule of its men’s national cricket team’s tour of England, which will comprise three Tests and as many T20Is. The opening Test will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester, from 5-9 August, which will be followed by back to back Tests ...

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Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage

MANCHESTER: Ariana Grande performed in Manchester on Sunday for the first time since her One Love benefit concert. The 26-year-old star was left devastated in May 2017 when a terrorist bomb killed 22 people and injured more than 250 others at her concert at Manchester Arena and while she returned ...

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India, New Zealand gear up for first semi-final in Manchester

MANCHESTER: After more than five weeks of exciting cricket, the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup now enters its decisive phase as India and New Zealand face-off in the first semi-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. The Indian team, despite being plagued by a couple of injuries, have topped the World ...

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Afghan cricketers involved in Manchester restaurant fight

MANCHESTER: Police were called after members of the Afghanistan cricket squad were involved in an altercation at a Manchester restaurant. The incident took place the night before Afghanistan’s World Cup match against England at Manchester’s Old Trafford, with the minnows going down to a colossal 150-run defeat – their fifth ...

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Pakistan lost the match but won the hearts: Swara Bhasker

BOLLYWOOD: Pakistan lost to India quote humiliatingly on Sunday in Manchester, but it’s a good thing pour humor and meme game was on-point to save face in front of social media users on that side of the border. The gems from Pakistani twitter after yesterday’s defeat are unapologetically cracking Indians ...

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Sharma keeps India unbeaten against Pakistan

MANCHESTER: India extended their unbeaten record against Pakistan in World Cups to seven matches, with Rohit Sharma’s second century of the tournament setting up an 89-run (DLS) win at Old Trafford. With the threat of rain looming and on a pitch that had spent time under covers in the lead ...

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Wasim calls for calm in Pakistan, India Manchester clash

MANCHESTER: Pakis­tan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during his country’s potentially volatile World Cup clash against bitter rivals India at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. Wasim, who is in England for the match as a commentator, labelled the ...

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India-Pakistan match nothing less than war: Sehwag

NEW DELHI: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag believes that India have no option but to win the upcoming Indo-Pak clash during the ICC World Cup being held in England and Wales. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns in the round-robin match of the World Cup on June ...

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ASF arrests British-Pakistani woman at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) thwarted an attempt of foreign currency smuggling at Islamabad airport after arresting a British-Pakistani woman in possession of a huge amount of foreign currency. Zubaida Begum was taken into custody for carrying a hefty foreign currency onboard on a PIA flight to Manchester, United Kingdom. ...

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