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I didn’t bowl against Qalandars according to strategy: Imad

I didn’t bowl against Qalandars according to strategy: Imad

KARACHI: Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim has termed his decision not to bowl during the high-octane HBL Pakistan Super League encounter against Lahore Qalandars as part of the strategy. Qalandars avenged their defeat in the PSL V final last November to arch-rivals by completing an incredible comeback despite losing two wickets for no runs and […]

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‘Finch will be Australia’s T20 World Cup captain’

‘Finch will be Australia’s T20 World Cup captain’

MELBOURNE: Selector George Bailey on Sunday insisted under-fire Aaron Finch would be Australia’s skipper at this year’s Twenty20 World Cup, calling mounting criticism of his leadership and form “white noise”. Finch’s scores of one and 12 in their opening two games against New Zealand last week, coupled with his failure to fire in the recent […]

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Milan-United lights up last 16 draw

Milan-United lights up last 16 draw

NYON: Seven-time European champions AC Milan have been drawn to play Man­chester United in what is the standout tie in next month’s Europa League round of 16. Friday’s draw sends Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to the English club where he played for two years, including the 2016-17 season when United won their only Europa […]

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Guptill returns to form as NZ edge Australia

Guptill returns to form as NZ edge Australia

DUNEDIN: Martin Guptill fell short of a third Twenty20 International century but his strong return to form helped New Zealand to a four-run win over Australia in the second match in Dunedin on Thursday. New Zealand extended their lead to 2-0 in the five-match series after their 53-run win in Christchurch. Opener Guptill smashed 97 […]

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36 all-out in last pink-ball Test to not have any impact against England, says Virat Kohli

36 all-out in last pink-ball Test to not have any impact against England, says Virat Kohli

India’s embarrassment of getting bowled out for 36 in the second innings of the first Test in Australia, a day-night game played with a pink ball in December last year, would not carry any effect on the third Test against England, said Virat Kohli. The third Test of the ongoing four-match series between India and […]

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Cricket South Africa approaches ICC, lodges complaint against CA for tour postponement

Cricket South Africa approaches ICC, lodges complaint against CA for tour postponement

An irked Cricket South Africa (CSA) has finally lodged an official complaint with the ICC after Cricket Australia (CA) indefinitely postponed its national team’s three-Test tour of that nation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia had earlier this month postponed their tour of South Africa next month, citing “unacceptable health and safety risk” in that […]

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Du Plessis announces retirement from Test cricket, T20s become his priority

Du Plessis announces retirement from Test cricket, T20s become his priority

Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday announced his retirement from Test cricket to focus on the shorter formats with T20 being his priority. The 36-year-old made the announcement through a statement on his Instagram page. “It has been a year of refinement in the fire for us all. Uncertain were the times […]

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Ashwin stars as India thrash England to level Test series 1-1

Ashwin stars as India thrash England to level Test series 1-1

India beat England by 317 runs in the second Test inside four days to level the series at 1-1 on Tuesday. Left-arm spinner Axar Patel claimed a five-wicket haul on his Test debut as England were all out for 164 while chasing 482 in Chennai. Ravichandran Ashwin took eight wickets in the match and hit […]

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As the sun shines, footballers start practice in Srinagar

As the sun shines, footballers start practice in Srinagar

By: Tariq Shah VOV Srinagar As the average temperatures have improved with bright sunshine on Thursday, footballers and other sportsmen have resumed their practicing sessions. In the morning local football club team Kashmir Avengers were holding a practice session as they have hired the players even from Africa to get an edge during the football […]

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Archer defends England’s rotation policy in hectic year

Archer defends England’s rotation policy in hectic year

CHENNAI: Anyone criticising England’s much debated rotation policy has not spent time inside a bio-secure bubble to understand the toll its strict Covid-19 protocols takes on players’ mental health, fast bowler Jofra Archer said on Tuesday. England are scheduled to play 17 Tests this year apart from the Twenty20 World Cup and other limited-over internationals […]

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