Monday , May 22 2017


‘A fine journey with him in the middle’

Andy Bull Some retirements leave you feeling older all of a sudden, as if time has just moved on in a leap. There were two such on Sunday night. Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan played their final games, a Test against West Indies at Windsor Park in Dominica. Younis is the …

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PM congratulates Younas Khan to become first ever Pakistani to make 10,000 test runs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif congratulated cricketer Younas Khan on attaining the 10,000 runs milestone in his test career making him the first ever in Pakistan’s cricket history and the 13thworldplayer. The Prime Minister said the nation was proud of this achievement. Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif congratulated the …

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India v England: Gary Ballance lacks confidence, says Michael Vaughan

Ballance averages 18 with the bat in his last eight England innings England cannot pick “shot for confidence” Gary Ballance for the forthcoming Tests against India, says former England captain Michael Vaughan. Yorkshire’s Ballance scored 24 runs in four innings as England drew last month’s Test series in Bangladesh 1-1. …

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India’s DRS trial could be bad news for England’s batsmen

Teams get two chances each to review an umpire’s decision during a Test innings, with that figure being reset again after 80 overs There might have been a few concerned England batsmen when news filtered through that the decision review system (DRS) will be in place for their tour of …

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Liam Dawson: Hampshire all-rounder extends contract to 2019

Liam Dawson failed to make an appearance during England’s recent ODI series in Bangladesh Hampshire and England all-rounder Liam Dawson has extended his contract with the county until the end of 2019. The 26-year-old, who made his limited-overs international debut in June, came through Hampshire’s academy. He scored over 1,300 …

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