Monday July 24, 2017
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  • Sports

    Al Aqili trophy to kick-start Abu Dhabi cricket

    over a year ago

    Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Cricket Council will kick-start their 2013-14 season with the Al Aqili Ramadan Trophy which begins on June 19 with 20 teams in the fray. Addressing a press conference on Saturday night, Wajahat Hussain, President of Abu Dhabi Cricket Council, said, “A fortnight ... Full story

  • Whatmore still left looking for answers
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    Whatmore still left looking for answers

    over a year ago

    Birmingham: Pakistan coach Dave Whatmore is still unable to put his finger on what exactly has gone wrong with his team’s batting in the ongoing Champions Trophy. Answering to a query from Gulf News on what is the exact reason behind’s Pakistan batting failure, Whatmore said:... Full story

  • Sports

    Al Aqili trophy to kick-start Abu Dhabi cricket

    over a year ago

    Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Cricket Council will kick-start their 2013-14 season with the Al Aqili Ramadan Trophy which begins on June 19 with 20 teams in the fray. Addressing a press conference on Saturday night, Wajahat Hussain, President of Abu Dhabi Cricket Council, said, “A... Full story

  • Sports

    Kumar Sangakkara is our role model, says Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews

    over a year ago

    London: Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews hailed his star senior player Kumar Sangakkara as a role model on the eve of their crucial match against Australia in the Champions Trophy at the Oval. “He [Sangakkara] is a complete batsman. He is a role model to all the youngsters like us, and ... Full story

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    Bhuvneshwar Kumar thrilled with English conditions

    over a year ago

    Birmingham: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the 23-year-old Indian pacer, is just loving the conditions here. Once again, he produced a fine spell against Pakistan to bag the Man of the Match at Edgbaston on Saturday, the team against whom he made his international debut with a fine spell in December last... Full story

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    Clarke’s focus is on victory over Sri Lanka

    over a year ago

    London: Australian skipper Michael Clarke’s focus is totally on victory over Sri Lanka in their crucial match on Monday at the Oval. “We are here to win. It’s a do-or-die for us. We need to win the game first and foremost and worry about the rest after that,” remarked... Full story

  • Anderson dismisses Bob Willis’ allegations
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    Anderson dismisses Bob Willis’ allegations

    over a year ago

    London: England strike bowler James Anderson has rejected claims from former captain Bob Willis that the ball was tampered with during a Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka at the Oval last Thursday. Willis, who is now a television pundit, said umpire Aleem Dar’s decision to change ... Full story

  • Warner’s punch: The ugly face of Australian cricket
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    Warner’s punch: The ugly face of Australian cricket

    over a year ago

    Birmingham: Australian opener David Warner’s punching of England’s Joe Root in a bar is an incident which has crossed all levels of decency to be maintained by a sportsman. It does not surprise many that Warner did indulge in such an act because for years, many of his famous ... Full story

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    Kevin Pietersen confirms comeback next week

    over a year ago

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen has confirmed he will return to cricket with Surrey in their County Championship fixture away to Yorkshire next week. The 32-year-old South Africa-born shotmaker has not played since March because of a knee injury and now faces a race against time to... Full story

  • England beat New Zealand by 10 runs to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
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    England beat New Zealand by 10 runs to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

    over a year ago

    CARDIFF: England qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after they beat New Zealand by 10 runs in a Group A match in Cardiff on Sunday. New Zealand, chasing 170 for victory in a match reduced by rain to 24 overs per side, finished on 159 for eight. Earlier, England captain... Full story

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