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Aleem Dar grabs another honour, equals Steve Bucknor

LONDON: One of the world’s most renowned cricket umpire Aleem Dar grabbed another feat to his credit after he became the most experienced umpire in Test cricket. The second Ashes Test on Thursday, 15 August, proved to be Dar’s 128th Test match as an umpire. The 51 years old, Pakistani ...

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Arthur ‘unsurprised’ by Amir’s decision to retire from Test cricket

LAHORE: Head coach Mickey Arthur termed Mohammad Amir’s decision to retire from Test cricket “unsurprising”, saying the bowler had been thinking about it for over a year. Arthur, revealed the management had tried to ease Amir’s workload over the past year and experimented with the possibility of making him an overseas-only bowler. Ultimately, however, Arthur ...

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Amir retires from Test cricket

LONDON: Mohammad Amir today announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, but reaffirmed his commitment to playing white ball cricket for Pakistan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reported. In a statement, Amir said: “It has been an honour to represent Pakistan in the pinnacle and traditional format of ...

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Arthur: South African pitches not good enough for Test cricket

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur criticized the pitches for the first two Tests against South Africa, saying they were not good enough for Test cricket. With his team facing a series defeat after two days of the second Test at Newlands, Arthur said the quality of pitches had deteriorated in ...

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Hafeez dismisses South Africa’s fear behind Test retirement

LAHORE: Pakistan’s senior cricket all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, has said that he is satisfied with the timing of his retirement from Test cricket, as he wants to concentrate on limited-overs cricket especially on the upcoming 50-overs World Cup. “I want to completely focus on the limited over cricket, especially for the ...

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Hafeez announces retirement from Test cricket

LAHORE: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez announced his retirement from Test cricket during the ongoing third Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in UAE. On his retirement, Hafeez said: “Today, I want to announce my retirement from the Test match format so that I can focus my energies on playing for Pakistan ...

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Shakib Al Hasan sets a new Test cricket record

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan became the quickest player to score 3,000 runs and take 200 wickets in Test cricket. He achieved the feat in the ongoing first Test against West Indies which is his 54th match of his career. The veteran Bangladeshi cricketer leads England’s Ian Botham who achieved ...

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Steyn To Retire From Limited Overs Cricket After 2019 WP

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 LONDON: South Africa pacer Dale Steyn on Thursday said that he doesn’t see himself play the white-ball cricket for his country after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. However, Steyn is hopeful that his experience will help him to earn a place in the ...

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Afghanistan thrashed by India within two days

BCCI MUMBAI: Afghanistan’s fairy tale entry into Test cricket ended in a bruising defeat inside two days by world number one team India on Friday. India bowled Afghanistan twice in less than a day as they completed a crushing innings and 262 runs win over the outclassed debutants. Cricket has ...

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