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Wahab Riaz takes indefinite break from red-ball cricket

09 September, 2019 8:10 am 8:10 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz has announced that he’ll be taking an indefinite break from red-ball cricket in order to focus on the shorter formats. Wahab has not played a first-class match in 2019 and last played a Test match against Australia back in October 2018. Since making his Test debut … Read More


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UK former PM May chooses cricket hero Geoffrey Boycott for knighthood

09 September, 2019 6:37 pm 6:37 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honouring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit. May, a cricket fan, last year compared herself to the legendary England opening batsman Boycott, who scored over … Read More


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Hong Kong players banned from all cricket for life

08 August, 2019 8:38 am 8:38 am

SEOUL (92 News) – Hong Kong players Irfan Ahmed and Nadeem Ahmed have been banned from all cricket for life, whilst teammate Haseeb Amjad has received a five-year ban after the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found them guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. During the hearing, the Tribunal heard evidence that all three players of … Read More


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Cricket: South African Domingo takes over as Bangladesh head coach

08 August, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh appointed South Africa Russell Domingo as their head coach on Saturday succeeding Steve Rhodes who exited after the team finished eighth in the World Cup last month. Domingo, who coached South Africa to the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup in 2014 and the 50-overs World Cup in 2015, has signed … Read More


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Women’s T20 cricket added to 2022 Commonwealth Games

08 August, 2019 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence with organisers confirming on Tuesday that the programme for Birmingham 2022 would include a women’s Twenty20 tournament. The T20 event is one of three new events added to the next edition of the Games, alongside Beach Volleyball and Para … Read More




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Cricket: Ireland build lead after England dismissed for 85

07 July, 2019 9:16 pm 9:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland were in a dominant position at tea on the first day of their four-day Test against England at Lord’s after bowling the hosts out for 85 and then reaching 127-2 in reply on Wednesday. In a dream start to their first test match against England, Tim Murtagh took five for 13 … Read More




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Skipper Sarfaraz admits poor game against Australia, India in World Cup

07 July, 2019 3:33 pm 3:33 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has admitted the team didn’t play well against Australia and India in the cricket World Cup 2019. He said he is satisfied with the performance of his team as his team performed well in last four matches after facing poor performance in initial five matches of the … Read More


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Rain-hit cricket World Cup may cost insurers millions

06 June, 2019 9:24 pm 9:24 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Lost revenues from a record number of rain-hit cricket World Cup games in England and Wales may result in insurance claims of a few million pounds for each abandoned fixture, insurance sources say. Broadcasters, organisers, venues, advertising sponsors and catering establishments are among firms to have missed out after four matches were … Read More




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Timid Warner still proves himself a World Cup match-winner

06 June, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

BRISTOL, England (Reuters) – Australia’s David Warner showed little of his menacing hitting and brash in-your-face approach as he made his return to the international arena at the World Cup. But he has evidently lost none of his match-winning form. The 32-year-old was back for a first official ODI outing after a year-long ban and … Read More


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Australia edge out England in World Cup warm-up

05 May, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

SOUTHAMPTON (Reuters) – Defending champions Australia rode on Steve Smith’s century to beat England by 12 runs in a closely-fought World Cup warm-up match in Southampton. Chasing a target of 298 to win, England were bowled out for 285 in the final over but the tournament hosts will be more concerned about injuries than the … Read More


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South Africa announce fixtures for England, Australia cricket series

05 May, 2019 3:03 pm 3:03 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa will host England for four Tests and a limited overseas series and then Australia in Twenty20 and One Day Internationals in a packed summer programme, Cricket South Africa announced on Friday. England will start their tour with two warm-up matches in December before the first Test in Pretoria from … Read More


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$10 million prize pot for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

05 May, 2019 1:25 pm 1:25 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – The upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will see the winners of the 10-team tournament earn a purse of $ 4 million, the highest prize money to date, along with the trophy that they will lift at Lord’s on July 16. The total prize pot of $10 million will see … Read More


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Shocking revelations in Shahid Afridi’s autobiography ‘Game Changer’

05 May, 2019 4:35 pm 4:35 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Former all-rounder and skipper Shahid Afridi shared details about his personal and cricketing life with shocking revelations in Shahid Afridi’s autobiography ‘Game Changer’ book. In his book with the blustering, all-rounder revealed the detailed which never-shared-before. In his memoir, co-written with journalist Wajahat S Khan, Afridi has shared his life’s journey … Read More


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Pakistan Under-19 cricket team’s tour to Sri Lanka called off

04 April, 2019 2:14 pm 2:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan Under-19 cricket team’s tour to Sri Lanka has been called off due to attacks in SriLanka on Easter Day. The decision has been taken due to the security situation that has emerged after deadly attack on Sri Lanka that killed more than 300 people. The Pakistan team was set to … Read More


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Pakistan cricket team leaves for England series, World Cup

04 April, 2019 8:00 am 8:00 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The national cricket team left for the England tour and the World Cup 2019 from Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday. The team will reach England via Dubai. Citizens took selfies with the team members. Green Shirts will play one T20 practice match, a Twenty20 International, four 50-over warm-up matches and … Read More


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