Friday, 28 January 2022

Tag Archives: warm-up

My heart isn’t in cricket anymore: Afghan keeper Shahzad

KABUL: Afghanistan have been plunged into controversy with wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad claiming that he was incorrectly declared unfit and omitted from the World Cup squad. However, the Afghanistan Cricket Board insists that Shahzad was indeed unfit, which is why he has been replaced by Ikram Alikhil. Shahzad, 32, retired hurt ...

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England dismiss Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up

LONDON: Afghanistan were bowled out for 160 against England as Jofra Archer and Joe Root took three wickets apiece in a World Cup warm-up match here at the Oval. Fast bowler Archer struck twice with the new ball before ending some late resistance from Mohammad Nabi. Afghanistan were in danger ...

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Khawaja struck on helmet by Russell bouncer

SOUTHAMPTON: Usman Khawaja has sent a scare through the Australia World Cup camp after being struck on the helmet while batting against West Indies in a warm-up match at Southampton. Khawaja went to hospital for scans on his jaw after suffering a nasty blow from an Andre Russell bouncer during ...

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