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Pakistan to participate in T20 tri-series alongside hosts New Zealand, Bangladesh from Oct 7-14

Pakistan to participate in T20 tri-series alongside hosts New Zealand, Bangladesh from Oct 7-14

Pakistan will participate in a T20 tri-series in Christchurch opposite hosts New Zealand and Bangladesh from October 7-14, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Tuesday. According to the PCB, the series is part of the team’s preparations for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup later this year. Pakistan will take on Bangladesh on October […]

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England captain Morgan to retire from international cricket

England captain Morgan to retire from international cricket

LEEDS: England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan is set to retire from international cricket, with an official announcement expected as soon as Tuesday, according to the BBC. Under Morgan, England won the 2019 50-over World Cup — their first major global limited overs title — and reached the top of the One-day International (ODI) and […]

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England finally end Mitchell-Blundell stand, need 296 for victory

England finally end Mitchell-Blundell stand, need 296 for victory

LEEDS: New Zealand were dismissed for 326 to set England a target of 296 for victory after the in-form Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell had again frustrated the hosts on the fourth day of the third Test at Headingley on Sunday. England’s momentum gained by taking three wickets late on the third day seemed to […]

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West Indies strike twice against Bangladesh in final Test

West Indies strike twice against Bangladesh in final Test

GROS ISLET: Anderson Phillip struck with his second delivery in Test cricket but Bangladesh reached lunch on 77 for two on the opening day of the second and final Test against the West Indies in St Lucia on Friday. Much of that resistance was provided by Tamim Iqbal, although the experienced opener became the second […]

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New injury Head-ache for Australia in SL ahead of last ODI

New injury Head-ache for Australia in SL ahead of last ODI

COLOMBO: Travis Head will miss Australia’s last One-day International against Sri Lanka while Steve Smith is also doubtful, skipper Aaron Finch said on Thursday on the eve of the dead-rubber match. Head hurt his hamstring on Tuesday when Sri Lanka took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series in Colombo, adding to a long […]

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Stokes health doubts overshadow England’s bid for NZ clean sweep

Stokes health doubts overshadow England’s bid for NZ clean sweep

LEEDS: England head into the third Test at Headingley on Thursday with doubts over the health of captain Ben Stokes as they chase a 3-0 series clean sweep against New Zealand. Stokes missed training on Tuesday through illness, with a team spokesman saying the all-rounder tested negative for the Coronavirus and was being kept away […]

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Unwell Ben Stokes misses training ahead of Headingley Test

Unwell Ben Stokes misses training ahead of Headingley Test

LEEDS: England captain Ben Stokes missed training after feeling unwell on Tuesday as his side started their preparations for the Headingley Test. Stokes was absent while the rest of the squad trained ahead of Thursday’s first day of the final Test in the three-match series. An England and Wales Cricket Board spokesperson indicated that Stokes […]

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Shikhar Dhawan may miss T20 World Cup: Sunil Gavaskar

Shikhar Dhawan may miss T20 World Cup: Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain and noted commentator Sunil Gavaskar believes that opener Shikhar Dhawan is unlikely to make it to the national team as far as this year’s ICC T20 World Cup is concerned. Dhawan has had a decent performance in IPL 2022 and failed to make it to the team for the subsequent South Africa […]

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Roy, Salt help England beat Netherlands by six wickets, lead series 2-0

Roy, Salt help England beat Netherlands by six wickets, lead series 2-0

Opener Jason Roy and Phil Salt scored half-centuries to help England beat the Netherlands by six wickets with 29 balls remaining in the second one-day international here on Sunday. England took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The Netherlands rode on a 73-ball 78 by their skipper Scott Edwards to post a below-par […]

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Karthik blitz sets up India’s series-levelling win over SA

Karthik blitz sets up India’s series-levelling win over SA

RAJKOT: Experienced India batter Dinesh Karthik smashed a maiden fifty in Twenty20 Internationals to help set up the hosts’ massive 82-run victory over South Africa in Rajkot on Friday and send the five-match series into a decider. The 37-year-old Karthik, who played the team’s first T20 International against the same opponents in 2006, smashed 55 […]

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