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Australia captain Clarke ruled out of Pakistan ODIs SYDNEY: Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of next month's one-day international series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates due to a hamstring injury and is doubtful for the test series to follow.Australia's leading batsman, Clarke flew home from Zimbabwe recently after aggravating his left hamstring injury during a one-day international tournament."Since returning to Australia Michael has had a series of investigations that have confirmed a significant hamstring injury," Cricket Australia physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said in an Australian Cricket Board statement on Tuesday."Importantly, the scans have demonstrated tendon damage which complicates the recovery from this injury."As such, he will not recover in time to be available for the ODI series in the UAE."Australia's selectors had named Clarke captain of the 15-man squad for the tests and skipper of the 14-member ODI squad released last week.After a one-off Twenty20 match on Oct. 5, Australia play Pakistan in the ...

Miandad wants Afridi to prove he is the right man for T20 ISLAMABAD: Legendary Batsman Javed Miandad on Tuesday while terming the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the next Twenty20 skipper, a wise decision said now the all-rounder needs to work harder on his form and prove he was the right man for the right job.The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced Afridi as the T20 captain till the next 2016 T20 World Cup while also retained Misbah-ul-Haq as the captain of Test and ODI squads ...

PCB announces Shahid Afridi the new T20 captain Pakistan’s all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the captain of the Pakistan T20 team. Mohammad Hafeez has resigned from the captaincy after the unsuccessful ICC World T20 2014. Afridi thus comes back for a second stint as captain of Pakistan. Apart from Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood was one of the candidates for the captaincy. Shahid Afridi has been announced today as a captain of Pakistan crickey team till World T20 in 2016. Afridi captained Pakistan ...

WTA Pan Pacific Open results TOKYO: Results from the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Tuesday (x denotes seeding):Singles first roundCoco Vandeweghe (USA) bt Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 6-2, 7-5Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x6) bt Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 6-1, 6-3Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) bt Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 6-2, 5-7, 7-5Daria Gavrilova (RUS) bt Lauren Davis (USA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

Messi-Neymar connection clicking before APOEL game MADRID: One of the most disappointing aspects of Barcelona's failure to win major silverware last season was the lack of on-field chemistry between Lionel Messi and Neymar. Four-times World Player of the Year Messi and Brazil forward Neymar had injury troubles during 2013-14 but when they were fit, Barca fans, expecting the emergence of a lethal partnership scoring entertaining goals at will, were largely disappointed. On the evidence of Saturday's 2-0 La Liga win at ...

Asian Games: Character test for Hong Kong cyclist Lee HONG KONG: Hong Kong's Olympic darling Sarah Lee Wai-sze will have to draw on her trademark resourcefulness as she chases double cycling gold at the Asian Games.Popular Lee will be among the favourites in Incheon but she is facing stiff competition from China's Zhong Tianshi and Lin Junhong in both the keirin and the sprint.Lee became a star in Hong Kong when she won keirin bronze at the 2012 Olympics, the territory's first cycling medal ...

Tanaka tosses five scoreless rehab innings TAMPA: Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings in an instructional game for the New York Yankees on Monday at the team's Florida pre-season training facility.The 25-year-old Japanese star has been sidelined from Major League Baseball since early July with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.Tanaka threw 65 pitches against a group of minor-league batters, surrendering six hits while striking out four.Yankees manager Joe Girardi and pitching coach Larry Rothschild both watched ...


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