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    Akmal has three-year cricket ban halved on appeal

    Agence France-Presse .Lahore | Updated at 04:50pm on July 29, 2020

    Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal's three-year ban from cricket for failing to report a match-fixing approach was on Wednesday reduced to 18 months on appeal, meaning...

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    Ashwin reignites 'Mankad' run out controversy with sanctions call

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:46pm on July 29, 2020

    India's Ravichandran Ashwin has reignited the controversy over ‘Mankad’ dismissals, calling for new sanctions against batsmen who back up too far. Ashwin caused an international...

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    Broad inspired by 'idol' Anderson

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 04:32pm on July 29, 2020

    Stuart Broad wants to follow ‘idol’ James Anderson by being a force for years to come after taking his 500th Test wicket during England's series-clinching...

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    Bangladesh face fresh challenge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on July 28, 2020

    Bangladesh couldn’t afford to slip up against lower ranked sides in future if they wanted to ensure direct qualification through the ICC Cricket World Cup...

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    Broad takes 500wkts as England win

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 05:04pm on July 28, 2020

    Stuart Broad joined one of cricket’s most exclusive clubs when he took his 500th Test wicket on Tuesday as England completed a series-clinching win over...

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    Wickets, runs and socially distanced fans -- cricket in the coronavirus era

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 05:15pm on July 27, 2020

    Surrey cricketers Mark Stoneman and Ryan Patel on Sunday experienced something no other sportsmen in England have enjoyed since March when they strode to the...

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    Cricket one-day Super League launched to determine World Cup spots

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 05:06pm on July 27, 2020

    A new one-day international Super League to determine qualification for the 50-over World Cup in 2023 will launch this week, the International Cricket Council announced...

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    Sangakkara backs Ganguly for top ICC post

    Press Trust of India . New Delhi | Updated at 11:00pm on July 26, 2020

    Sri Lanka cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara has backed Sourav Ganguly for the ICC chairman’s post, saying the BCCI president’s ‘astute cricket brain’ and vast experience...

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    Mushfiq hopes to train in groups

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on July 26, 2020

    The first phase of cricketers’ training in the COVID-19 period ended without a hitch on Sunday, with Mushfiqur Rahim hoping to shift towards practicing in...

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    BCB suspends Anik for 2 years for doping

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:38pm on July 26, 2020

    Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday sanctioned a two-year suspension for first-class cricket Kazi Anik for a first-time doping offence. The player tested positive for Methamphetamine...

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