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Ireland secure 4-wicket victory over Scotland

09 September, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

A new-look Ireland side put in a confident performance in cruising to a 4-wicket win over Scotland in the T20I Tri-Series at Malahide Cricket Club today. Scottish captain Kyle Coetzer won the toss and chose to bat first under sunny skies. Ireland had two debutants, 19-year old batter Harry Tector and 21-year old fast-bowler David … Read More

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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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Pollard named as new West Indies ODI, T20I captain

09 September, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

‎CHAGUARAMAS‎ (ICC) – Kieron Pollard has been named as West Indies’ new ODI and T20I captain. Jason Holder remains the West Indies Test captain. Pollard takes over the ODI side despite not having played an ODI since October 2016. Commenting on the announcement, Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt argued that Pollard was the “right … Read More

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Smith says short ball tactic played into his hands

09 September, 2019 8:35 am 8:35 am

LONDON (92 News) – After scoring a sublime 211 at Old Trafford in the fourth Ashes Test, star Australia batsman Steve Smith explained how England may have played into his hands by bowling short. Smith had copped a nasty blow from a Jofra Archer bouncer at Lord’s, which caused him a delayed concussion, forcing him … Read More

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Paine admits to losing sleep thinking about Stokes

09 September, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

LONDON (ICC) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes’ incredible innings to snatch a one-wicket victory for the hosts in the third Ashes Test at Headingley still worries Australia captain Tim Paine. The series, which is currently levelled at 1-1, has reached a feverish stage, with the fourth Test at Old Trafford set to receive a sold-out … Read More

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Taylor, de Grandhomme steer NZ to victory in opening T20I

09 September, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

DUBAI (ICC) – The T20I series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand got underway in Pallekele today. Sri Lanka T20I captain Lasith Malinga won the toss and decided his side would bat first. The two Kusals, Mendis and Perera, opened the batting and got off to a fine start, adding 41 for the first wicket inside … Read More

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Captains ready for Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

08 August, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

DUBAI (ICC) – The battle for two ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 places heats up ahead of the Global Qualifier starting on Saturday, 31 August, in Scotland. Hosts Scotland face USA at Forfarshire Cricket Club on the opening day of competition at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019, with the match being … Read More

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Ben Stokes rises to career-high rankings

08 August, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

LONDON (92 News) – Ben Stokes’s heroics to win England the Headingley Test have taken him to No.2 on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for All-rounders, and seen him break into the top 15 on the batting charts. Ben Stokes, whose 135* in the third Ashes Test was one of the all-time great fourth-innings … Read More

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How the World Cup final inspired ‘village cricketer’ Leach

08 August, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

LONDON (92 News) – Jack Leach, who played an integral role in England’s spectacular run chase against Australia in the third Ashes Test, said that the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final had inspired him and given him hope for an improbable win in the Headingley game. Leach, who came in at No.11 with … 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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You don’t become Amla, Steyn overnight: Ashwell Prince on South Africa...

08 August, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

LONDON (92 News)- Ashwell Prince, the former South Africa batsman, has said that the team requires time to get over the retirements of recent greats such as Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn. Ashwell Prince, who played 66 Tests for South Africa between 2002 and 2011, and scored 3665 runs for them, is currently heading Cricket … Read More

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Pope called up after Roy head injury scare

08 August, 2019 9:01 am 9:01 am

LONDON (92 News) – Surrey batsman Ollie Pope has been called up as cover ahead of England’s third Test against Australia at Headingley after Jason Roy was hit on the head while batting in the nets. Roy was assessed in the aftermath of the blow, hit by a throw from batting coach Marcus Trescothick, but … Read More

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‘Like it or lump it’ – Bayliss ponders change in batting orde...

08 August, 2019 10:52 am 10:52 am

LONDON (92 News)- Trevor Bayliss, the England head coach, has said while his team have the “best seven batters” at their disposal for the third Ashes Test, he might consider tweaking the batting order. Having lost at Edgbaston and drawn at Lord’s, England go into the Headingley Test with a 1-0 deficit and an unchanged … Read More

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Babar Azam slams century in T20 Blast

08 August, 2019 12:38 pm 12:38 pm

HAMPSHIRE (92 News) – Pakistan’s Babar Azam slammed his second Twenty20 century to set up Somerset’s victory against Hampshire in the T20 Blast in England. Babar, the No.1 batsman on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings, carried his bat for a career-high 102* in 55 balls in Southampton on Friday, 9 August. The milestone came … Read More

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High five: Best Test performances of Steyn

08 August, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

EDGBASTON (92 News) – Dale Steyn, one of the greatest fast bowlers in history, retired from Test cricket on Monday, 5 August. Here are five of his best Test performances. 5/47 v New Zealand, SuperSport Park, Centurion, 15-19 April 2006 Steyn’s maiden five-wicket haul was a vital one, swinging an evenly poised Test decisively the … Read More

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