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ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over ‘political interference’

ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over ‘political interference’

Agencies LONDON:  – International cricket chiefs on Thursday suspended Zimbabwe over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, throwing into doubt their participation in qualifiers for the T20 World Cup. The decision means International Cricket Council funding to Zimbabwe Cricket will be frozen and representative teams from the country will not be […]

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JKFA Annual League: J&K bank beats J&K Forest XI

JKFA Annual League: J&K bank beats J&K Forest XI

Srinagar: In the ongoing State Annual League Football tournament Three matches of Junior Division were played on July 17, 2019, at Polo Ground West and Two Matches at Synthetic Turf TRC. At Polo Ground west Ist match was played between United FC and Shining Star, United FC got a Walkover as Shining star did not turn […]

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Inzamam Steps Down As PCB Chief Selector

Inzamam Steps Down As PCB Chief Selector

KARACHI — Pakistan chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq stepped down as the chief selector on Wednesday but was open to take up any new assignment from the Cricket Board. The under-fire chief selector told a press conference in Lahore that he would not seek an extension or renewal of his contract, which expires on July 31. “After more […]

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ICC’s boundary-count rule that decided WC winner slammed by former players

ICC’s boundary-count rule that decided WC winner slammed by former players

New Delhi: Former and current cricketers, including India’s Rohit Sharma and Gautam Gambhir, criticised the International Cricket Council’s boundary count rule that decided the World Cup title in England’s favour and denied New Zealand after a pulsating final in London. In a thrilling encounter on Sunday night at the Lord’s, England were adjudged the winners of […]

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Floodlights Installed at Downtown Stadium

Floodlights Installed at Downtown Stadium

Srinagar: Ghani Memorial Statdium in Rajouri Kadal area of the old city here has become first open air sports facility in the Shahr-e-Khas were flood lights have been installed. Advisors to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and K K Sharma visited Rajouri Kadal where the newly installed facility of flood lights was jointly inaugurated by […]

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Our destiny is in our hands, not India: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur

Our destiny is in our hands, not India: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur

Agencies London : Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur was left disappointed after India’s defeat to England in what was a must-win game for the hosts in the ongoing World Cup. On June 30, England defeated India by 31 runs and kept their hopes alive of making it to the semifinals. “How they (India) played, again […]

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South Africa lick wounds after more World Cup agony

South Africa lick wounds after more World Cup agony

LONDON: Captain Faf du Plessis was left contemplating the ruins of another World Cup campaign on the ground where South Africa experienced their greatest heartache in the competition 20 years ago. The Proteas’ hopes of reaching the semi-finals in England and Wales are all but over after a four-wicket defeat by New Zealand on Wednesday. One […]

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IND VS PAK: Once again India beat Pakistan in world cup, win by 89 runs

IND VS PAK: Once again India beat Pakistan in world cup, win by 89 runs

Manchester: India beat Pakistan by 89 runs in the 22nd world cup match on Sunday. This is India’s biggest win over Pak in the World Cup in terms of runs. The last time he scored was in 2015 in Adelaide. Team India beat Pak for the 7th time in a row in the World Cup. The […]

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Sarfaraz warns Pakistan must improve ahead of India clash

Sarfaraz warns Pakistan must improve ahead of India clash

TAUNTON: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said his side’s had to raise their fielding standards ahead of a crucial World Cup match against arch-rivals India at Old Trafford on Sunday. Pakistan once again produced some sloppy out-cricket in a 41-run group stage defeat by champions Australia at Taunton on Wednesday, dropping three catchesamid other misfields. “We need to improve […]

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Shikhar Dhawan Ruled Out Of World Cup For 3 Weeks With Thumb Injury

Shikhar Dhawan Ruled Out Of World Cup For 3 Weeks With Thumb Injury

India was dealt a huge blow on Tuesday as Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of World Cup action for three weeks following a thumb fracture. The India opener underwent precautionary scans earlier in the day which confirmed a fracture. A source in the Board of Control for Cricket in India said Dhawan could take at […]