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‘Kuwait ban unacceptable, disappointing’ – Al-Ahli Academy players have bright future: Bibo

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Former players of Egypt’s national football team and Al-Ahli Football Club Walid Salah El-Din and Khalid Bibo expressed their disappointment concerning the absence of Kuwait’s national team in the international arena. They insisted that this is unacceptable and disappointing for everyone because the team always plays …

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India thrash Australia to win ODI series 4-1 – Hosts beat tourists by 7 wickets

NAGPUR, India, Oct 1, (AFP): Opener Rohit Sharma hit a dominant century as India thrashed Australia by seven wickets in the fifth and final one-day international on Sunday, clinching the series 4-1. Chasing 243 for victory, the hosts rode on Sharma’s 109-ball 125 to achieve their target in 42.5 overs …

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Stokes included in Ashes squad after arrest – Three uncapped players get nod

LONDON, Sept 27, (RTRS): England all-rounder Ben Stokes was named on Wednesday in a 16-man squad for the Ashes tour to Australia after being arrested earlier in the week for an altercation outside a Bristol nightclub. Stokes, England’s highest-profile cricketer and vice-captain of the test team, was held on suspicion …

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Pandya stars in rain-hit India win – Men in Blue lead Australia in 5-match series

CHENNAI, India, Sept 17, (AFP): All-rounder Hardik Pandya starred with the bat and ball to help India defeat Australia by 26 runs in the rain-hit opening one-day international in Chennai on Sunday. Chasing a revised target of 164 in 21 overs, the visitors were frustrated by wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal …

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Pakistan celebrate international revival with victory over World XI – Hosts beat tourists by 20 runs

LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept 12, (AFP): Pakistan Tuesday took a giant step towards reviving international cricket at home with a 20-run victory over the World XI in a match before excited crowds amid tight security. The Twenty20 match, accorded international status by the International Cricket Council, is only the second time …

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‘Aussies will have advantage in India’ – No excuses

NEW DELHI, Sept 12, (AFP): Former skipper Michael Clarke said Tuesday the Australians would likely upstage hosts India in the upcoming one-day series thanks to their stints with the Indian Premier League. The Steve Smith-led side, which lost the Test series 2-1 to India earlier this year, will play five …

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Test-best Anderson bowls England to WI series win – Poms beat Windies by 9 wickets

LONDON, Sept 9, (AFP): James Anderson took the best innings figures of his Test career as England completed a nine-wicket and series-clinching victory against West Indies at Lord’s on Saturday. Anderson followed up his Friday feat of becoming the first England bowler and only sixth in history to take 500 …

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Bangladesh upset Aussies – Warner century in vain

DHAKA, Aug 30, (RTRS): Bangladesh pulled off a fairytale maiden Test victory over Australia on Wednesday as cricket witnessed a second triumph for the underdog in as many days with the Ashes protagonists both on the receiving end of surprise losses. Less than 24 hours after Shai Hope’s second century …

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India survive Akila brillance – Tourists edge Sri Lanka to go 2-0 up

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, Aug 24, (Agencies): Akila Dananjaya’s career-best 6-54 was in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by three wickets in their second one-day international to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Thursday. Dananjaya ran through India’s top and middle order but Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bhuvneswar …

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India power to 9-wkt win over Sri Lanka – Dhawan shines

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, Aug 20, (AFP): Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a disciplined effort by the spinners powered India to a nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international on Sunday. Chasing a modest 217 for victory, India rode on an unbeaten 197-run stand between Dhawan, who …

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