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Shaw joins Glamorgan coaching set-up

Glamorgan have added ex-player Adrian Shaw to their coaching staff. Shaw, a County Championship winner with the Welsh county in 1997, will work with Glamorgan’s first team, second XI and academy squad. Glamorgan chief executive Hugh Morris said: “Adrian has been working with the players on our development programme since September and his infectious attitude and approach has been a positive influence. “Following Robert Croft’s appointment as head coach last…

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Knee injury forces Lasith Malinga to return home

Lasith Malinga’s knee injury has forced his return home from the World T20, a release from Sri Lanka Cricket said. The bowler, who flew to India earlier this week, has been struggling with a bone bruise on his left knee and the team management advised his return to Colombo after observing that the injury was flaring up. SLC selectors are expected to name a replacement after watching practice matches between…

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Knee niggle forces Lasith Malinga to return home

Lasith Malinga’s knee injury has forced his return home from the World T20, a release from Sri Lanka Cricket said. The bowler, who flew to India earlier this week, has been struggling with a bone bruise on his left knee and the team management advised his return to Colombo after observing that the injury was flaring up. SLC selectors are expected to name a replacement after watching practice matches between…

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India vs Pakistan in World T20: Just a Game of Cricket or Much More Than That?

Indian fans cheer for team during a match © Getty Images New Delhi: India versus Pakistan in World T20 at the Eden Gardens – can it get bigger and better than this? The thing is when these two teams clash it’s always bigger, better and much more than just what’s on display on the field. (India vs Pakistan World T20: Hosts Look For Turnaround Against Arch-Rivals) No matter what the…

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New Zealand bat in rain-free Dharamsala

Toss New Zealand chose to bat v AustraliaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Mitchell McClenaghan returns for New Zealand for the first time since suffering a facial fracture against Pakistan in January © AFP Kane Williamson won the toss and New Zealand will bat first against Australia in Dharamsala. New Zealand made one change to the team that beat India in Nagpur, with fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan included at the expense…

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World T20: How Can Shahid Afridi Find More Love In India Than Pakistan in Two Days, Asks Javed Miandad

Shahid Afridi was wrong in praising India after arriving for World T20, according to Javed Miandad. © AFP Shahid Afridi, who was criticised by Javed Miandad for his ‘loved more in India’ comment, was again questioned by the former Pakistan captain. (World Twenty20: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik Say Pakistan Get Only Love in India, Not Security Threats) Speaking to NDTV, Miandad said that he had no enmity with India, but…

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World Twenty20: Confident Pakistan Geared up to Rewrite History Against India

Virat Kohli greets Shahid Afridi during a practice session ahead of India vs Pakistan World T20 clash. © AFP Kolkata: Pakistan have never defeated India in a World Cup match but coach Waqar Younis is confident his team can break the jinx against the hosts who are smarting from a thumping defeat against New Zealand in their tournament opener. (Heat is on India, Time to Change History, Says Waqar Younis)…

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World T20: Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine Steer New Zealand Women to 93-Run Win Over Ireland

Sophie Devine hit 34-ball 47 vs Ireland in World T20. © AFP Mohali: Skipper Suzie Bates led from the front with a quick-fire half-century as New Zealand Women registered a comprehensive 93-run victory over Ireland Women in their World Twenty20 Group A clash here on Friday. Fresh from comfortable win against Sri Lanka, New Zealand posted a competitive 177 for three after opting to bat and then restricted Ireland to…

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India vs Pakistan World T20: Love not War, This is Virat Kohli's Gift to Mohammad Amir

India’s Virat Kohli (right) presents a cricket bat to Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir (left) as Pakistan’s captain Shahid Afridi walks past during a training session at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium. © AFP Kolkata: It’s one of the world’s fiercest sporting rivalries and previous showdowns have taken place while the countries have been at war, or used as an icebreaker between frosty leaders. (World T20: Confident Pakistan Geared up to Rewrite…

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Cameron White delivers South Australia home final

Victoria 251 (Stoinis 107, Abbott 3-60) and 7 for 234 (White 97*, Copeland 3-59) drew with New South Wales 341 (Patterson 82, Lyon 75, Tremain 4-47) and 178 (Copeland 47, Christian 5-40)Scorecard Nathan Lyon finished with a match haul of five wickets © Getty Images South Australia will host their first Sheffield Shield final in 20 years after a Cameron White rearguard secured the most unlikely of draws to foil…

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