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Morgan eyes match-winning knock in T20 final

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CALCUTTA: Skipper Eoin Morgan said Saturday he prefers to let his bat do all the talking as England chase their second world crown Twenty20 against West Indies in the title clash in Calcutta. A new image of cricket in England have played quality in the sixth edition of the T20 tournament but the form of their captain has been a concern for the champions 2010. … Continue reading

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Key match-ups at World T20 final today

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CALCUTTA England take on the West Indies in the World Twenty20 in Calcutta end today (Sunday). Here are a key from both sides batsman out, all terrain and cone. – Chris Gayle and Joe Root – Sunday’s final is likely to be last Chris Gayle in the T20 World Cup as it will be 40 when the next edition comes around. The explosive batsman’s largest … Continue reading

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Windies eye history against Aussies in women’s T20 final

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Calcutta: West Indies captain Stephanie Taylor said Saturday the team had “nothing to lose” against three-time champions Australia in the final of the World Twenty20 women in Calcutta. Making his first final of T20 after missing the last three semi-finals, attempts Windies women have the opportunity to enter the history books with the men’s team fighting England for the big prize later Sunday. It may … Continue reading

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Sammy dares England to stop Windies boundary-hitting

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CALCUTTA: A confident West Indies batsman Darren Sammy Saturday England dared to stop its limit high impact on the world final Twenty20 in Calcutta, saying the Caribbean players have dominated the shorter format. With the destructive Chris Gayle leading the charge batting, West Indies are always a force to be reckoned with in limited-overs cricket even after his fall test. If Gayle started the tournament … Continue reading

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Amla insists current SA stars can still win a global title

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NEW DELHI: South Africa batsman Hashim Amla insisted the World Cup dream team lives, saying the main stars Proteas still waiting for glory in the near future. Apart from their Champions Trophy triumph in 1998, South Africa has never won a major event International Cricket Council since his return after apartheid in 1991. FAF du Plessis side ‘have already left the World Twenty20, even before … Continue reading

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Imran pins blame for cricket crisis on PM

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ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan, a cricketer turned politician, Sunday blaming prime minister cricket current crisis in the country that led to the abandonment early selection World T20 tournament. “The reason cricket has, unlike other places, not to become an institution in Pak is because here PM Appoints Head of PCB” Imran wrote in his Twitter account verified. “We have a PM who has perfected the art … Continue reading

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Afghanistan make 123/7 against West Indies

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Nagpur: Najibullah Zadran broke an aggressive 48 to guide Afghanistan to 123/7 against West Indies, as the underdog pursue a consolation victory in the World Twenty20 in Nagpur on Sunday. Afghanistan, who have managed to qualify for the semifinals next week, are gunning for an upset against West Indies invicta already qualified for the final four. After being sent in to bat, top he scored … Continue reading

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Windies opt to bowl against Afghanistan in T20

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Nagpur: The West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl in their pool match of World Twenty20 groups against Afghanistan in the Indian city of Nagpur on Sunday. Skipper Darren Sammy said he was resting explosive opener Chris Gayle, instead bringing in Evin Lewis, but warned that “we will not take the foot off the accelerator”. The Windies have already qualified for the semifinals … Continue reading

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Islamabad United sends Lahore Qalandars into bat

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DUBAI: Islamabad United won the toss and put in Lahore Qalandars bat first in a crucial match of the Super League in Pakistan Cricket Stadium in Dubai in the UAE on Wednesday. Qalandars, which are without their star player Chris Gayle, must win the match to qualify for the play-off phase. Gayle is outside the PSL due to injury

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Hodge helps Zalmi beat Kings

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DUBAI: Tuesday Brad Hodge hit 45 balls 85 Zalmi defeated Karachi and Peshawar Kings by five wickets in their last match of the Super League played Pakistan in the International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on Tuesday. Hodge hit six 6s 4s and six in his 85 and was supported by Allenby, who made 29 31. Earlier, after winning the toss and batting first, Reyes had … Continue reading

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