Manchester, June 14 : Two two days before the marquee India-Pakistan clash in the World Cup, highly-rated Pakistan batsman Babar Azam said on Friday that he always tried to learn from India skipper Virat Kohli. “I keep watching his (Kohli’s) batting and the way he bats in various conditions and try to learn from them. […]

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Kolkata, June 14 : With fans willing to pay any amount to watch India-Pakistan fight it out at Manchester on Sunday, the expected hullabaloo around the age-old marquee fixture is at an all-time high, days before the action gets underway. The two cricketing nations do not play each other in bilaterial ties due to the […]

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Southampton, June 14 : England rode Joe Root’s unbeaten 16th ODI hundred and brilliance of their fast bowlers to register a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over a listless West Indies in a lopsided World Cup encounter at The Rose Bowl here on Friday. After England captain Eoin Morgan opted to field first, Jofra Archer and Mark […]

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London, June 14 : Sri Lanka manager Ashantha de Mel on Friday complained to the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the “unfair” pitches provided for the island nation’s matches in the ongoing World Cup so far. He also highlighted the poor condition of training facilities and accommodation. “What we have found out is that for […]

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New Delhi, June 14 : One thing synonymous with every India-Pakistan cricket match is the emotions attached to it. Not just among players, but also fans are high on adrenaline. The battle on the cricket field between the two Asian neighbours is touted to be the “greatest rivalry” for which fans wait eagerly. Although the […]

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New Delhi, June 11 : Injured India opener Shikhar Dhawan will be under observation as he strives to recover from a thumb fracture he picked up during the Autralia game, the BCCI said on Tuesday. In a media group, the BCCI said, “Team India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is presently under the observation of the […]

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New Delhi, June 11 : Had it not been for a knee injury he picked up while playing kho-kho, Yuvraj Singh would have shattered all records in white ball cricket, feels his father Yograj Singh. India’s 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj announced his retirement from all forms of the game on Monday, drawing curtains to […]

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Taunton (England), June 11 : Australia captain Aaron Finch said on Tuesday that he would “love to play” in Pakistan. “It’s such a wonderful country. You hear of stories of guys who played there in the past that said how amazing it is to play there,” Finch told reporters on the eve of Australia’s 2019 […]

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Bristol, June 11 : For the second consecutive day, rain forced the abandonment of a World Cup tie after steady downpour didn’t allow a single ball to be bowled in the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka here on Tuesday. After heavy overnight showers dashed the hopes of a scheduled 10.30 a.m. (local time) start, […]

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