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2 UAE players charged under ICC anti-corruption code

2 UAE players charged under ICC anti-corruption code

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday formally charged UAE’s duo of Amir Hayat and Ashfaq Ahmed with five counts of breaching cricket’s anti-corruption code. The two players have been absent from international duty since the end of last year. Pace bowler Amir had been omitted from selection without explanation for the UAE squad […]

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‘You make us proud’: TKR owner Shah Rukh Khan celebrates CPL title win

‘You make us proud’: TKR owner Shah Rukh Khan celebrates CPL title win

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was elated to see his franchise Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) win the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020 title on Thursday, defeating St Lucia Zouks by eight wickets in the final. The moment Darren Bravo hit the winning boundary, SRK tweeted with a special message for Brendon McCullum. “Ami TKR we rule. […]

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From fitness point of view everyone is looking in great shape: RCB skipper Kohli

From fitness point of view everyone is looking in great shape: RCB skipper Kohli

Back into the thick of things after five months of coronavirus-forced break, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is happy with the fitness level of his team members, saying “everyone is looking in great shape” ahead of the IPL beginning on September 19. Kohli, a fitness freak, said he himself felt good from the first […]

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‘Racism is real’: Daren Sammy urges cricket bosses to do better

‘Racism is real’: Daren Sammy urges cricket bosses to do better

Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy has urged cricket’s governing bodies to treat racism more seriously and pay it the same attention they give to upholding the integrity of the game. Athletes across the world have spoken out about racism in sport as part of the Black Lives Matter protests after the death of George […]

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Australia regain top T20 spot from England after facile win

Australia regain top T20 spot from England after facile win

SOUTHAMPTON: Austr­alia avoided a series whitewash as they survived a mid-innings wobble to beat England by five wickets in the third Twenty20 International and regain their top-ranking in the sport’s shortest format on Tuesday night. Having restricted England to 145 for 6 at the Ageas Bowl, they appeared to be cruising as they reached 70-1 […]

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ENG Vs AUS, 3rd T20I: Australia Stay No. 1 As England Fall Short Despite Adil Rashid Heroics

ENG Vs AUS, 3rd T20I: Australia Stay No. 1 As England Fall Short Despite Adil Rashid Heroics

Australia survived a thrilling burst from Adil Rashid to win the final match in their Twenty20 series against England by five wickets and keep the number one ranking. Top spot was on the line at the Rose Bowl, after England twice beat Aaron Finch’s side to make sure they would win the series. This third […]

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Tokyo Olympics will go ahead with or without Covid: Coates

Tokyo Olympics will go ahead with or without Covid: Coates

SYDNEY: Tokyo’s postponed Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the novel coronavirus pandemic, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates said on Monday, vowing they will be the ‘Games that conquered Covid’. The Olympics have never been cancelled outside of the world wars and Coates, speaking in an exclusive interview, was adamant that […]

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Buttler powers England to T20 series win over Aussies

Buttler powers England to T20 series win over Aussies

SOUTHAMPTON: Jos Buttler made a dashing 77 not out as England beat Australia by six wickets in a series-clinching win in the second Twenty20 International at Southampton on Sunday. Victory saw England go an unbeatable 2-0 up in a three-match contest at the Ageas Bowl. England, set 158 to win, finished on 158-4 with seven […]

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England beat big rival Australia by 2 runs in Twenty20 thriller

England beat big rival Australia by 2 runs in Twenty20 thriller

England beat great rival Australia by two runs in a Twenty20 thriller that went down to the final ball to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here. Chasing 163 to win at the empty Rose Bowl on Friday, Australia collapsed from 124-1 after 14 overs to fall short on 160-6 in its first […]

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Waqar backs young pacers to uphold tradition

Waqar backs young pacers to uphold tradition

LONDON: Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis is confident that the future of country’s ‘trademark’ fast bowling is in safe hands after overseeing the latest generation of quicks during their recent tour of England. Teenage paceman Naseem Shah and 20-year-old left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi both impressed as Pakistan lost the three-match Test series 1-0 […]

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