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Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

Posted by on 14/11/2018
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Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

DHAKA: Mahmudullah Riyad scored his first Test century in more than eight years as Bangladesh set Zimbabwe a towering 443-run target to win the second Test in Dhaka yesterday. The hosts began their victory push, reducing Zimbabwe to 76-2 at stumps on the fourth day after Mahmudullah’s unbeaten 101 off 122 balls helped the side […]

‘The facts are not right’: Federer fumes over favorable scheduling

Posted by on 14/11/2018
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‘The facts are not right’: Federer fumes over favorable scheduling

‘The facts are not right’: Federer fumes over favorable scheduling

LONDON: Roger Federer has hit back at claims he gets preferential treatment from tennis tournaments due to his status as one of the sport’s all-time greats. Federer was responding to controversial comments from French veteran Julien Benneteau, who said the 20-Grand Slam champion was able to use his reputation to secure favorable scheduling. Benneteau offered […]

Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi congratulated all the winners of the 8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun championships. Al-Otaibi spoke following the conclusion of the tournament and said that Kuwait’s outstanding performance coming top in the skeet and trap events as well as the double trap, is an […]

Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

LONDON: Novak Djokovic sent out a warning to his rivals at the ATP Finals on Monday, brushing aside big-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to launch his bid for a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title in style. Earlier, in the same Guga Kuerten group, Alexander Zverev made it six consecutive wins against Marin Cilic in a […]

Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his third consecutive five-wicket haul yesterday to put Bangladesh in command in the second Test against Zimbabwe despite a defiant century by Brendon Taylor in Dhaka. The home side bowled out Zimbabwe for 304 runs in the first innings to take a 218-run lead after they had declared their […]

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Zimbabwe, ahead in the two-match tournament 1-0   DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka yesterday. Mushfiqur hit an unbeaten 219 to help Bangladesh declare their first innings at 522-7 an hour […]

Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Marseille bounce back to beat Dijon 2-0 at the Velodrome PARIS: Thierry Henry’s disastrous start as coach of Monaco continued on Sunday as Edinson Cavani’s VAR-assisted hat-trick helped Paris Saint-Germain to an easy 4-0 win that saw them extend their perfect record in Ligue 1 this season. Neymar netted a penalty to complete PSG’s victory, […]

8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun Championships concludes

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun Championships concludes

8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun Championships concludes

KUWAIT: Kuwait ended the 8th Asian Shotgun, and 11th Airgun Championships with a bang as shooters collected four medals including the gold of the double trap by Saad Al-Mutairi and his teammate got silver, while the bronze was claimed by Oman’s Ahmad Al-Hatmi. Kuwait’s team of Saad Al-Mutairi, Ahmad Al-Afasi and Jarrah Al-Shuwaier won the […]

Kuwait shooters snatch teams trap gold at Asian Shotgun Championships

Posted by on 11/11/2018
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Kuwait shooters snatch teams trap gold at Asian Shotgun Championships

Kuwait shooters snatch teams trap gold at Asian Shotgun Championships

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooters were outstanding in the trap event and snatched the teams trap gold medal on the seventh day of the 8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Asian Shotgun Championships being held at Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, which also Kuwait win another silver medal. The team of Talal Al-Rashidi, Khalid Al-Mudhaf and Abdelrahman Al-Faihan […]

Miller, Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

Posted by on 11/11/2018
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Miller, Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

Miller, Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

SYDNEY: David Miller and Faf du Plessis scored sparkling centuries in a partnership of 252 runs as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in a one-day international in Hobart yesterday to win the three-match series 2-1. The Proteas skipper contributed 125 to South Africa’s 320 for five but it was Miller’s 139 that really […]

World record for India and two Asian records for China, Kuwait

Posted by on 10/11/2018
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World record for India and two Asian records for China, Kuwait

World record for India and two Asian records for China, Kuwait

China, India continue their dominance at Airgun Championship KUWAIT: Kuwait’s trap shooters Sarah Al-Hawal took the silver medal for the women’s individual trap event, though she was so close to win gold during the sixth day of the 8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun Championships which witnessed a world record for India and two Asian […]

Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

Posted by on 10/11/2018
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Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

PROVIDENCE: Captain Harmanpreet Kaur became the first woman from her country to smash a T20 international century on Friday as India defeated New Zealand by 34 runs on the opening day of the Women’s World Twenty20. Kaur battled cramps to lift India to a winning 194-5 at the Guyana National Stadium with Jemimah Rodrigues hitting […]

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