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  • Broken wrist, brave heart: Tamim Iqbal applauded for batting with one hand

    Dubai : Tamim Iqbal batted, got injured, visited a hospital, returned with a wrist fracture and batted again – this time with one hand, his act of bravado receiving instant applause in the real and virtual world. A couple of hours after being told by doctors that his Asia Cup was over because of a fractured left wrist, Tamim walked out to bat with one hand after the fall of ninth wicket.

  • Mithali Raj smashes ton but Lanka beat India

    Katunayake (Sri Lanka) : Skipper Mithali Raj’s career-best knock of 125 not out went in vain as Sri Lanka women shocked India women by three wickets in the inconsequential third and final One-day International, here on Sunday.

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Pujara, Jadeja in Saurashtra squad

    Rajkot : Team India players Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja have been included in the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) team for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy. The SCA announced their inclusion in the team on Sunday.

  • Asia Cup 2018: Players applaud Tamim Iqbal for batting with 1 hand during Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ODI

    Dubai: Tamim Iqbal batted, got injured, visited a hospital, returned with a wrist fracture and batted again – this time with one hand, his act of bravado receiving instant applause in the real and virtual world. A couple of hours after being told by doctors that his Asia Cup was over because of a fractured left wrist, Tamim walked out to bat with one hand after the fall of ninth wicket.

  • Asia Cup 2018: All-round performance helps Bangladesh to defeat Sri Lanka by 137 runs

    Dubai: The Bangladeshi cricket team produced an all-round performance to wallop Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Saturday. Winning the toss and electing to bat first on a flat track, Bangladesh suffered an early blow when opener Tamim Iqbal was hit on his wrist by Sri Lankan pacer Suranga Lakmal earlier in the game, effectively ruling out of

  • Mushfiqur ton takes Bangladesh to 261 vs SL

    Dubai : Mushfiqur Rahim hit a superb hundred under pressure as Bangladesh scored a competitive 261 against Sri Lanka despite Lasith Malinga wreaking havoc on his international comeback in the Asia Cup opener on Saturday.

  • ICC conducts annual elite panel conference in Dubai  

    Dubai : The best match officials of the world converged here for four days and shared their expertise on the conduct of the game and application of the rules among others things during the annual Elite Panel Conference that culminated on Saturday.

  • Australia open to more tour matches against India

    Melbourne : Cricket Australia (CA) has responded positively to India coach Ravi Shastri’s request for more warm-up matches ahead of their Test series Down Under later this year.