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Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey centuries stun England, give Australia ODI series win

By: AP | Manchester | Updated: September 17, 2020 9:39:37 am Australia’s Glenn Maxwell, left, and Alex Carey pose with the winners trophy after their win in the third ODI cricket match between England and Australia, at Old Trafford in Manchester. (AP) Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey struck centuries in a 212-run stand to help […]

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Pakistan PM defends decision to change domestic cricket structure

By: PTI | Karachi | September 16, 2020 10:14:41 pm Imran Khan has defended his decision to change the domestic cricket structure in Pakistan. (File Photo/AP) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday defended his decision to change the domestic cricket structure in the country, insisting that after initial teething problems the new system will […]

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Mitchell Starc does not ‘Mankad’ Adil Rashid, lets him off with warning

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 17, 2020 3:46:08 pm Mitchell Starc tells Adil Rashid to stay in his crease (Screenshot) Mitchell Starc gave Adil Rashid a warning to get back in his crease instead of running him out at the non-striker’s end in the 49th over of the English innings in the 3rd ODI […]

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Team owner makes T20 debut in Afghanistan league, gets banned for misbehaviour

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 17, 2020 3:46:17 pm The Kabul Eagles progressed to the tournament’s final based on their victory, but their owner was banned from participating in the rest of the tournament. (Twitter/ACBOfficials) In an unusual chain of events, the 40-year-old owner of Kabul Eagles, a team in Afghanistan’s Shpageeza Cricker League, […]

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Novak Djokovic behaves better in first match since US Open default

By: AP | Rome | September 16, 2020 7:27:57 pm Novak Djokovic, a four-time Rome champion, next faces either Italian qualifier Marco Cecchinato or Filip Krajinovic. (Source: Reuters) Novak Djokovic behaved better Wednesday in his first match since being defaulted from the US Open. The top-ranked Serb was mostly courteous with the chair umpire during […]

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Former IAAF head Lamine Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison

By: AP | Paris | Updated: September 16, 2020 7:00:30 pm Former president of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Lamine Diack arrives with his lawyer William Bourdon, right, at the Paris courthouse, Monday, June 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) Former track federation president Lamine Diack was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison […]

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Adjusting to UAE heat biggest challenge, says RCB star AB de Villiers

By: PTI | Updated: September 16, 2020 4:24:40 pm AB de Villiers resumed training after a five-month long coronavirus-induced break for the sport. (Source: Twitter/RCBTweets) South African star AB de Villiers believes the biggest challenge for all teams in the upcoming Indian Premier League will be adjusting to the prevailing hot and humid conditions in […]

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IPL Flashback: When David Warner did a ‘Captain Russell’ on the boundary ropes

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 16, 2020 3:29:39 pm David Warner takes two steps back while celebrating prematurely; Virat Kohli celebrates after Warner’s error (Screenshot) In IPL 2015, David Warner, then the captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) side, had replicated a scene from the silver screen to lose his side a close match. […]