$1.41m Sunrisers Hyderabad man Rashid Khan skittles Zimbabwe to give Afghanistan win

  • SHARJAH: Leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan took five wickets as Afghanistan cruised to a six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the third one-day international at Sharjah on Tuesday....
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'Filipino Flash’ Donaire stops Settoul in 2nd round

  • MACAU: Former five-division world champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines showed he was back to his very best with a sensational second-round stoppage of France’s Anthony Settoul in Macau on Saturday.The 2012 Fighter of the Year improved his record to 35 wins and three defeats (23 KOs) and is...
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'Great opportunity' for Australia's new boys, says Paine

  • DUBAI: Australian captain Tim Paine hopes his team will move on from the ball-tampering row and start a new era when they face Pakistan in the first Test in Dubai on Sunday. Australian cricket was rocked by the ball-tampering row in the Cape Town Test against South Africa in March this y...
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'It’s all looking really positive': Aussie skipper Pat Cummins on upcoming Pakistan tour

  • ISLAMABAD: Australian Test captain Pat Cummins thinks a majority of his team will tour Pakistan to participate in an upcoming cricket series, reported an international media outlet on Thursday. Australia is set to visit Pakistan in March-April this year and play three Test matches, three ODIs ...
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'Mohamed Salah is not superman' says Kuwait coach ahead of friendly with Egypt

  • KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait coach Radojko Avramovic is disappointed his players will not get the chance to test themselves against Mohamed Salah on Friday night, but still feels the friendly against Egypt is an important step on their road to recovery. While Salah will be preparing for the Champions L...
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'Obnoxious' Dhoni under fire after new tour flop

  • NEW DELHI: Beleaguered skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was put on notice by his predecessors Wednesday after India suffered yet another away series defeat, with one of them calling his leadership “obnoxious.”The 1-0 loss to New Zealand on Tuesday was India’s fourth consecutive series defeat abroad...
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'Obnoxious' Dhoni under fire after new tour flop

  • NEW DELHI: Beleaguered skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was put on notice by his predecessors Wednesday after India suffered yet another away series defeat, with one of them calling his leadership “obnoxious.”The 1-0 loss to New Zealand on Tuesday was India’s fourth consecutive series defeat abroad...
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'Pumped' Swepson to make Australia debut in Pakistan Test

  • KARACHI: Leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson will make his long-awaited Test debut for Australia as the tourists opted for two spinners for the second Test against Pakistan starting on Saturday. After a dreary draw on a flat Rawalpindi pitch in the first Test there is hope that Karachi will live...
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'Sixer Shaiman' blasts into World Cup record books

  • BRISBANE: By day, he works in shipping in Dubai's flourishing cargo industry. At nights and weekends in the Gulf, and now at the famed Gabba in Brisbane, he's racking up the boundaries in record style.Shaiman Anwar became the first UAE player to hit a World Cup century on Wednesday as...
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'Super Over' returns for World Cup final

  • LONDON: A 'Super Over' will be used to determine the winner of this year's cricket World Cup if the final ends in a tie, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed.The tiebreaker, in which a team nominates three batsmen to face six deliveries from a rival bowler, was in...
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