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England bowlers took huge lessons from New Zealand tour, says skipper Root

12 December, 2019 12:23 pm 12:23 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – England’s bowlers will have learned a lot from their series defeat to New Zealand, particularly in terms of how to battle through adversity on flat wickets, which will stand them in good stead for the tour of South Africa, captain Joe Root has said. The England attack were heavily criticized in media … Read More

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Sana Mir to take break from international cricket

11 November, 2019 8:47 am 8:47 am

LAHORE (ICC) – Sana Mir, the former captain of the Pakistan women’s team, has decided to skip the side’s limited-overs matches against England in December. Mir, 33, who is No.5 on the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s ODI Rankings for bowling and No 9 among all-rounders, announced in a statement on Wednesday, 20 November, her decision … Read More

Former England skipper Hartley announces his retirement

11 November, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former England captain and Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley announced his retirement on Thursday after failing to recover from a knee injury that cost him a place in the Rugby World Cup squad. Hartley, 33, led England to back-to-back Six Nations triumphs in 2016 and 2017 but has not played since suffering … Read More


Former Indian skipper Dhoni joins army duty in IoK amid atrocities

08 August, 2019 4:49 am 4:49 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has joined his patrolling and guard duties in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) as honorary Lieutenant Colonel. He has been deployed with the 106 TA Battalion (Para) of Territorial Army in Srinagar till August 15 at a time when Modi regime has deployed extra troops in the … Read More

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Will try our best to score 500 runs, says skipper Sarfaraz

07 July, 2019 8:42 pm 8:42 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Pakistan will go all out in their final World Cup group fixture with Bangladesh on Friday despite facing a near impossible task to qualify for the semi-finals, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed said on the eve of the match at Lord’s. Pakistan, fifth in the table behind New Zealand who occupy the fourth and … Read More

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Afghanistan need top teams exposure to improve, says skipper

06 June, 2019 9:07 pm 9:07 pm

SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Afghanistan need regular exposure against the top teams before they can compete at the World Cup, captain Gulbadin Naib said ahead of Saturday’s match against India. Naib’s men have been the whipping boys of the 10-team tournament and are rooted at the bottom of the points table after five defeats in … Read More

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Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed reprimands players over dismal performance

06 June, 2019 9:01 pm 9:01 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed reprimanded players over dismal performance after suffering an 89-run defeat against arch rivals India at the Cricket World Cup on Sunday. After losing the match against India, environment of the dressing room was very tense and the players continued to listen Talking to the players, he said: “I … Read More

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Sri Lanka skipper backs fresh faces to deliver in World Cup

06 June, 2019 9:09 am 9:09 am

CARDIFF (Reuters) – Sri Lanka have arrived at the World Cup with a reshuffled squad and in patchy form but newly-appointed skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has backed the fresh faces to deliver when they begin their campaign against New Zealand in Cardiff on Saturday. Sri Lanka have won 24 of 86 ODIs since stalwarts Mahela Jayawardene … Read More

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Peshawar Zalmay skipper Darren Sammy arrives in Pakistan

02 February, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

PEHAWAR (92 News) – Peshawar Zalmay skipper Darren Sammy arrived Peshawar on Monday. He landed at Islamabad Airport and later left for Peshawar by road. People accorded him a rousing welcome at Motorway Toll Plaza. Talking to the media at Islamabad Airport, Darren Sammy said that his team will win the PSL-4. He will participate … Read More