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David Warner to play club cricket in Sydney

Disgraced former Australian vice-captain David Warner will start his road to redemption by playing club cricket with Sydney’s Randwick Petersham, officials said. The opener is serving a year-long ban from state and international cricket for his part in a plan to use sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the ...

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Atletico Madrid win Europa League 2017/2018

Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann struck twice as the Spanish side outclassed hapless Olympique de Marseille 3-0 on Wednesday to win the Europa League for the third time. The scoreline mirrored the Spanish side’s last Europa League final win over Athletic Bilbao in 2012 and cemented their status as one ...

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Mark Waugh criticizes India for day-night Test cancellation

Retiring selector Mark Waugh has lashed out at “selfish” India for refusing to play a day-night Test during their tour of Australia, accusing the cricketing power of holding back the game. Cricket Australia wanted the first Test in Adelaide from December 6 played under lights to tap into the growing ...

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KP govt organises first ever sports festival for transgenders

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government organised a sports festival exclusively for transgenders on Wednesday.  Transgenders played cricket, took part in archery and participated in a tug-of-war competition at the Arbab Niaz stadium. The provincial government’s initiative was welcomed by transgenders. “This is a great step taken by the government,” said Komal ...

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Uzbekistan beat Pakistan in thrilling final

In a match that went down to the last goal, Uzbekistan beat Pakistan on penalties in the final of the Street Children Football World Cup on Wednesday.  The thrilling match came to a finish and Uzbekistan were the victors after defeating Pakistan  6-5 on penalties. The match was decided on ...

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England recall Buttler for first Pakistan Test

England recalled batsman Jos Buttler in a 12-man squad announced Tuesday for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s on May 24. In the first England squad since former Test batsman Ed Smith took over as national selector, Somerset off-spinner Dom Bess was given a first call-up. But, after England’s ...

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India aims for women’s IPL in three years

The 2017 women’s cricket World Cup final at Lord’s between India and England has generated lots of interest in women’s cricket. John Sibley / Reuters India aims to launch a women’s version of its hugely popular Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament in the next three years, a senior official ...

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India’s Manohar re-elected as ICC chairman

India’s Shashank Manohar has been re-elected chairman of the International Cricket Council for another two years, the sport’s world governing body said Tuesday. Manohar, who became the ICC’s first independent chairman in 2016, was elected unopposed for a second term after a tenure marked by broad reforms. He was the ...

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