Monday, 29 November 2021

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ICC may scrap tradition of coin toss from Test cricket

LONDON: Test cricket’s fundamental starting point may be scrapped, as the ICC’s cricket committee prepares to debate whether or not the coin toss should be removed as a way of reducing home ground advantage in the looming Test Championship, reported Cricinfo. Every single Test match since the very first, between ...

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Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to join 10,000 runs club

KINGSTON: Younis Khan became the first Pakistani batsman in Test cricket to complete 10,000 runs here on Sunday. Younis, who is also termed a ‘Run machine’ for green Shirts made the history as he crossed 23rd run during first innings of Pakistani side in the first test match against Wes ...

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Pietersen names a Pakistani as best bowler he has faced

LONDON: A surprising pick for Pietersen as he reveals Pakistan quick Mohammad Asif to be the best bowler he’s ever faced. Kevin Pietersen has taken on – and prospered against – some of the best bowlers on the planet, but the former England star has a surprising pick as the ...

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Ravichandran Ashwin bags brace of ICC annual awards

KARACHI: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year on Thursday for taking 48 wickets and scoring 336 runs in eight Tests during the voting period. The 30-year-old, the world’s top-ranked test bowler, became the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers ...

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Pakistan fined, fall in ICC test rankings

Hamilton: Drop in rankings follows huge collapse in Hamilton, while players are fined for over-rate offence. Pakistan’s 2-0 series defeat in New Zealand has been compounded by the news that the entire team has been fined for maintaining a slow over rate in the second Test in Hamilton. The tourists ...

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