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Sri Lanka sacks skipper Angelo Mathews ahead of England tour

Sri Lanka were thumped by 137 runs against Bangladesh in their opening match of the Asia Cup tournament and have now lost 30 of their 40 matches since January 2017 Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday after the country’s humiliating exit from …

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Bangladesh Set 250-Run Target For Afghanistan To Chase

Bangladesh set Afghanistan 250-run target in the Asia Cup Super Four match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Sunday. According to the details, Bangladesh scored 249 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in stipulated 50 overs in the match. Bangladesh’s batsmen Mahmudullah scored 74, Imrul Kayes 72 and Liton …

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Afghan U-19 coach: Focus on ODI, not T20s

When you follow that, you only get short scores Representational Image Afghanistan U-19 head coach Andrew Moles has advised his wards to concentrate on 50-over cricket instead of Twenty20 as the team prepares for the upcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh. “My problem as a coach is trying to help the …

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Rain plays spoilsport in India v SL women’s tie

Electing to bowl here after the start of the match was delayed by half an hour due to rain, India made vital blows before the heavens opened up again, forcing the teams off the field and eventually leading to the wash out India’s Poonam Yadav, center, celebrates taking the wicket …

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Afghanistan ride on Shahidi, Asghar fifties

Shahidi needed a boundary off the last ball to complete his century but Hasan Ali denied him the milestone with a incoming yorker which the left-hander could not put away Afghanistan batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi. Pic/AFP Hashmatullah Shahidi (97) missed out on his maiden ODI hundred by just three runs after …

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Afghanistan ride on Shahidi, Asghar fifties

Shahidi needed a boundary off the last ball to complete his century but Hasan Ali denied him the milestone with a incoming yorker which the left-hander could not put away Afghanistan batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi. Pic/AFP Hashmatullah Shahidi (97) missed out on his maiden ODI hundred by just three runs after …

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Asia Cup: Pakistan make slow start against India

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against India in the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup on Sunday at the Dubai International Stadium. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that the pitch seems conducive for batting today and the team will strive to make a good start, giving a …

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Karun Nair to lead Board President’s XI v Windies

The BCCI’s senior selection committee picked the 13-man squad for the game Karun Nair Batsman Karun Nair was yesterday named captain of the Board President’s XI for the touring West Indies’ warm-up game, starting September 29. The two-day game will be held in Baroda. The BCCI’s senior selection committee picked …

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Ayesha is Shikhar Dhawan’s pretty, hot support system!

The left-hander Shikhar Dhawan, is in fine form at the ongoing Asia Cup which he began with a century (127) against Hong Kong Shikhar Dhawan with wife Ayesha Mukherjee India opener Shikhar Dhawan posted this picture with wife Ayesha Mukherjee on Instagram on Saturday and wrote: “Having her by my …

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