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Sarah Taylor retires from international cricket over anxiety issues

LONDON : World Cup-winning England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has announced her retirement from international cricket because of an ongoing battle with anxiety. Taylor s 6,533 runs in 226 appearances across all formats places her second on England s all-time list, while she is widely regarded as one of the best ...

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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 However, the Afghanistan Cricket Board insists that Shahzad was indeed unfit, which is why he has been replaced by Ikram Alikhil.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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Afghan wicketkeeper Shahzad gets 12-month doping ban

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for twelve months after he inadvertently ingested prohibited substances. According to a press release, the wicketkeeper-batsman had consumed, Hydroxycut, a prohibited substance. The ICC had found the substance during a screening test after getting sample on January 17, ...

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Brad Haddin appointed new fielding coach for Australia

MELBOURNE: Former wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has joined the Australian cricket team as high-performance coach. Haddin, who has signed on until the end of 2019, replaces fielding coach Greg Blewett in Darren Lehmann’s coaching staff. “I grew up in an era of players like Andrew Symonds and Ricky Ponting who gave ...

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Dedication, positive thinking helped me excel: Kamran

LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) top performer and wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal has said that his hard work, dedication and positive thinking helped him achieve this distinction. “I believe in hard work, which always bears fruit sooner or later. Cricket is my passion and I always tried my best to ...

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Mushfiqur out of one-day series

WELLINGTON: A hamstring injury will keep Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim out of the remaining two one-day internationals against New Zealand and possibly the first Test, coach Chandika Hathurusingha said Wednesday. “We are looking at two weeks, anything before is a bonus,” he said on the eve of the second ODI ...

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Aussies call up Zimbabwe-born all-rounder

BRISBANE: Australia called up uncapped, Zimbabwe-born all-rounder Hilton Cartwright on Tuesday as cover for their fast bowlers after the gruelling first Test win over Pakistan. Cartwright, 24, joins the squad for next week s second Test in Melbourne as Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Jackson Bird recover from their exertions in ...

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Stokes, Ali star as England post commanding total against India

England’s batsman Ben Stokes bats during the second day of the first test cricket match between India and England in Rajkot RAJKOT – Centurion Moeen Ali said patience was the key as England posted the highest score by a visiting team in nearly five years on the second day of ...

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