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Snubbed ICC president quits

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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Snubbed ICC president quits

Snubbed ICC president quits

DHAKA: The International Cricket Council (ICC) was left red-faced yesterday when its president Mustafa Kamal resigned claiming he was snubbed at the presentation ceremony after Sunday’s World Cup final in Melbourne. Kamal, as the head of the governing body, was expected to present the trophy but ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan awarded it to the victorious […]

Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara to reconsider retirement

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara to reconsider retirement

Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara to reconsider retirement

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister yesterday urged the world’s number one batsman Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider plans to retire from Test cricket and urged him to play on for another year. Navin Dissanayake told reporters that he hoped a government-ordered overhaul of Sri Lanka Cricket might persuade the 37- year-old to stick around a bit […]

Fawad ‘comfortable’ with Australian drinking

Posted by on 31/03/2015
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Fawad ‘comfortable’ with Australian drinking

Fawad ‘comfortable’ with Australian drinking

SYDNEY: Boozy celebrations have been a part of Australian cricket for decades but test hopeful Fawad Ahmed will be politely declining when the victory beers are passed around on the tour of the Caribbean and England. The 33-year-old legspinner has plenty of reasons to celebrate, having helped Victoria win the domestic Sheffield Shield last week […]

Australia win fifth World Cup

Posted by on 29/03/2015
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Australia win fifth World Cup

Australia win fifth World Cup

MELBOURNE: Michael Clarke hit 74 in his last one-day international to lead Australia to their fifth World Cup title with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in a disappointing final yesterday. A record crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground saw power-packed Australia bowl out the Black Caps for 183 and then gallop to […]

Priceless as India fans turn SCG into a ‘home’ ground

Posted by on 26/03/2015
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Priceless as India fans turn SCG into a ‘home’ ground

Priceless as India fans turn SCG into a ‘home’ ground

SYDNEY: More than three hours before the start of the World Cup semi-final between Australia and India yesterday and already there were India flags being flown outside the Sydney Cricket Ground. Ajit Burli, 31, a chartered accountant from Mumbai and his friend Murali Mamana, 39, a business development manager from Pune, were determined to make […]

Australia thrash India, face off with NZ – Clarke salutes Smith as Australia power into World Cup final

Posted by on 26/03/2015
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South Africa’s comedy of errors no laughing matter

Posted by on 25/03/2015
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South Africa’s comedy of errors no laughing matter

South Africa’s comedy of errors no laughing matter

SYDNEY: Another World Cup semi-final but another failure to get to the final has left many South Africa fans questioning what their side must do to reach one-day international cricket’s showpiece match. Tuesday’s dramatic four-wicket defeat by New Zealand in a rain-affected clash at Auckland’s Eden Park was the fourth time the Proteas had made […]

Elliott hits South Africa for six

Posted by on 24/03/2015
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Elliott hits South Africa for six

Elliott hits South Africa for six

Three key errors by South Africa

Posted by on 24/03/2015
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Three key errors by South Africa

Three key errors by South Africa

AUCKLAND: South Africa suffered yet more World Cup semi-final misery as they lost by four wickets to New Zealand in a thrilling clash at Auckland’s Eden Park yesterday. But when they look back at how New Zealand chased down a ran-revised target of 298 in 43 overs, South Africa may well rue three key fielding […]

SA need to solve fifth bowler riddle

Posted by on 24/03/2015
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SA need to solve fifth bowler riddle

SA need to solve fifth bowler riddle

CAPE TOWN: South Africa leave the World Cup ruing how close they came to reaching the final for the first time but will also know they never quite found the right balance in their side to go all the way. Amid the tears that flowed freely after the dramatic semi-final loss to New Zealand in […]

TSC Together hosts cricket tournament

Posted by on 23/03/2015
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TSC Together hosts cricket tournament

TSC Together hosts cricket tournament

KUWAIT: As part of its Employee Engagement Programme, The Sultan Center (TSC) recently established a Sports and Social Committee – TSC Together. TSC Together, is managed by TSC employees and aims at fostering team spirit, providing employees with an opportunity to share common activities and to generally have some fun together, through organizing employee chosen […]

Pakistan’s Misbah backs India against Australia

Posted by on 21/03/2015
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Pakistan’s Misbah backs India against Australia

Pakistan’s Misbah backs India against Australia

ADELAIDE: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq believes India will start as favorites in Thursday’s World Cup semi-final against Australia because of spin-friendly conditions at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Misbah, whose side lost to Australia by six wickets in a quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on Friday, said the tournament co-hosts will rue being without a quality […]

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