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Shah leads Pakistan to Lord’s win over England in 1st Test – Amir seeks tourists 75 run-victory against Poms

LONDON, July 17, (AFP): Yasir Shah marked his first Test outside of Asia and the United Arab Emirates by taking 10 wickets in the match as Pakistan beat England by 75 runs in their series opener at Lord’s on Sunday. Leg-spinner Shah took 10 for 141, including a second-innings haul …

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Shah stars with bat despite Woakes heroics – Pakistan lead swells to 281 against England

LONDON, July 16, (AFP): Pakistan’s Yasir Shah made a useful unbeaten 30 after starring with the ball to leave Pakistan well-placed come stumps on the third day of an intriguing first Test against England at Lord’s on Saturday. Pakistan were 214 for eight in their second innings at the close, …

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Shah runs through Poms, Amir strikes at last

LONDON, July 15, (AFP): Yasir Shah became the first leg-spinner in 20 years to take a five-wicket haul in a Test innings at Lord’s to leave Pakistan well-placed at stumps on Friday’s second day of their series opener with England. At the close, England were 253 for seven in reply …

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Old Man Misbah leads from front with Lord’s ton – Pakistan reach 282 for 6 at stumps vs England

LONDON, July 14, (AFP): Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest player to score a Test century for 82 years as he helped his side recover against England at Lord’s on Thursday. Misbah was 110 not out in a Pakistan total of 282 for six at stumps on the first day …

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Shastri in an ‘ugly spat’ with Ganguly after coaching snub

MUMBAI, June 30, (RTRS): Denied another stint as India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri has been embroiled in an ugly spat with former captain Sourav Ganguly, who was part of the panel which awarded the job to Anil Kumble last week. The coach’s post was vacant since Shastri’s 18-month tenure as …

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Marsh, Australia win Tri-Nation – World Cup-holders defeat Windies by 58 runs in Series final

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 27, (AFP): Mitchell Marsh emerged as the unlikely bowling hero for Australia as the World Cup-holders defeated the West Indies by 58 runs in the final of the Tri-Nation One-Day International Series. Set a challenging target of 271 after wicketkeeper Matthew Wade’s unbeaten 57 led an Australian …

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West Indies ‘topple’ S Africa in Tri-Nation – Bravo and Gabriel impressive

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 25, (AFP): Darren Bravo’s third hundred and impressive fast bowling from Shannon Gabriel propelled the West Indies to a 100-run win over South Africa in the ninth and final preliminary match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International Series. Bravo’s stroke-filled 102, which earned him the “Man of the …

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Jadhav helps India to T20 series win over Zimbabwe – Tourists beat hosts by 3 runs

HARARE, June 22, (AFP): Kedar Jadhav’s brisk half-century proved the difference as India held off a spirited Zimbabwe in the third Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Monday to clinch the series 2-1. In a low-scoring game that went down to the final ball, the value of Jadhav’s 58 …

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Kuwait Domestic Cricket Season 2015-16 ends with a bang – 2,500 players, 1,026 matches and more than $50,000 given in cash awards

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Kuwait Cricket (KC), the official body of governing cricket in Kuwait in association with its principle partner IDP Education — official IELTS centre in Kuwait ended the historic domestic season with a bang over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June at TACK Entertainment City Cricket …

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Cricket reels in an all-rounder – Pride, passion make the grade

Jordanian Maryam Omar who captains Kuwait’s National Women’s Cricket team has been working arduously along with her teammates, mentors and other stakeholders to bridge the gap between steadily growing enthusiasm in the country to their international aspirations. In this interview with the Arab Times, the accomplished all-rounder shares her journey …

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