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Amir can’t win matches single-handedly, says Asif

Amir can’t win matches single-handedly, says Asif

Mohammad Asif, who has been out of favors since his fixing scandal has recently made some bold remarks about his former teammate Mohammad Amir. Asif noted that the young pacer has managed to make a comeback to the national side, but his bowling is not the same as it was almost half a decade ago. Asif noted that Amir has […]

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ICC to examine India’s smog-hit Delhi Test vs Sri Lanka

ICC to examine India’s smog-hit Delhi Test vs Sri Lanka

On Friday, ICC announced that their medical experts are to examine whether India was right to hold a Test match against Sri Lanka during hazardous smog in New Delhi. The controversy will also be discussed at the International Cricket Council’s next meeting in February next year. “The ICC has noted the conditions in which the Delhi Test was played and […]

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Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

The Ashes contest has started to heat up. After James Anderson’s bully commnets, Australian skipper Steve Smith has now counter-attacked by calling him ‘one of the biggest sledgers in the game of cricket.’ Anderson has a history of verbal spats with former Aussie players and Smith didn’t hold back much. Joe Root, England’s skipper, had previously expressed his displeasure at […]

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ICC U19 World Cup 2018 officially launched

ICC U19 World Cup 2018 officially launched

The ICC U19 World Cup 2018 is just around the corner, and the curtain-raiser for the mega-event was conducted on Thursday in Wellington. The event is less than 2 months away and will be hosted in New Zealand from 13 January to 3 February next year. The event was attended by current players from the New Zealand and the Windies […]

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Ajmal still wonders why Sachin wasn’t given out in 2011 WC

Ajmal still wonders why Sachin wasn’t given out in 2011 WC

Pakistan’s leading off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who recently retired from competitive cricket, fails to understand one incident that dates back to 2011. Even after the 6 years, the 40-year-old can’t understand why Sachin Tendulkar was not given out by the umpire during the semi-final between Pakistan and India in the 2011 world cup. It was Ajmal, who finally got the Indian […]

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‘I thought you were smarter than that,’ Lyon taunts media

‘I thought you were smarter than that,’ Lyon taunts media

Nathan Lyon, Australia’s senior test player taunts media as he insists on his controversial comments about ending English careers during the Ashes. “I thought you were smarter than that,” he said while talking to the media. Australia’s all-time leading off-spinner said he had no regrets about the comments, when asked on Friday if he would say the same thing again. […]

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Sri Lankan cricketer Asela Gunaratne (R) plays a shot as as Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva (C) looks on during the final day of a one-off Test match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the R Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on July 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA        (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Asela Gunaratne likely to join Sri Lankan squad for India series

Sri Lankan all-rounder Asela Gunaratne may join the Sri Lankan team for the reminder of the ongoing test series against India. Both the sides are currently competing in the 2nd Test match in Nagpur. According to Pakistan Observer and other media sources, the reports suggest that, the Lankans are trying to send the all-rounder for the final game. “He has […]

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Ahmad Shahzad, fastest Pakistani to 5000 T20 runs

Ahmad Shahzad, fastest Pakistani to 5000 T20 runs

Earlier this year, Shoaib Malik became Pakistan’s highest run-getter in T20Is. And a couple of months later, another Pakistani opener, Ahmed Shehzad achieved a huge milestone. Ahmad reached the milestone of 5,000 runs in T20 cricket on the occasion of his birthday. The right-hander opener got to the milestone with an innings of 27 against Rawalpindi for Lahore during the […]

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Shakib joins the elite list of bowlers with most T20 5-wicket hauls

Shakib joins the elite list of bowlers with most T20 5-wicket hauls

Bangladeshi all-rounder and one of the world’s leading allrounder, Shakib Al Hasan has joined the elite list of bowlers with most five wicket hauls in the shortest format of the game. Shakib, who is currently playing in the ongoing edition of the Bangladesh Premier League, scalped his third five-wicket haul in T20 cricket recently. Shakib’s today’s fifer now sees him […]

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Gayle and McCullum reunited after 8 years

Gayle and McCullum reunited after 8 years

Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum all set to play together for the first time in eight years when they will walk out for Rangpur Riders in the on-going Bangladesh Premier League season at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Saturday. The pair last opened together for Kolkata Knight Riders, in 2009 during the IPL. “We know how destructive Brendon McCullum is,” Gayle […]

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