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Pakistan 260-6 against England in 1st ODI SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan made 260 for six after winning the toss in the first one-day international against England at Southampton on Wednesday.Azhar Ali, the Pakistan captain, top-scored with 82 and Sarfraz Ahmed made 55 in this day/night match.Adil Rashid was England's most successful bowler, the leg-spinner taking two for 51 in his nine overs.This is the first of a five-match series.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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ICC to probe Tests washout DUBAI: The International Cricket Council said Wednesday it will launch a review after two Tests in the West Indies and South South Africa were abandoned due to poor ground conditions.The outcome of the West Indies Test against India was branded 'farcical' after only 20 overs of play was possible. In Durban, both South Africa and New Zealand were left ruing the fact that four days were lost and play was impossible even though rain had ...

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Pakistan bat against England in 1st ODI SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to bat against England in the first one-day international at Southampton on Wednesday.England recalled the fit-again Durham duo of all-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Mark Wood.Stokes's season has been blighted by knee and calf injuries and he is expected to play in this match just as a batsman only.Wood has not appeared for England since a Test against Pakistan in Dubai in October following ...

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Sharjeel Khan hopes to show his batting excellence again Sharjeel Khan, after playing career best inning against Ireland is looking forward to repeat his batting show during the five match ODI series against England.While talking to local media, Sharjeel said that he preferred to play his natural game and that helped him post a big score against his name. "You can't say it was against a minor team, international cricket is never easy, no matter who your opponent is and anything you achieve in ...

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Pakistan’s current ranking doesn’t show how good they are; claims English batsman England's Chris Woakes challenges to Pakistan in the upcoming ODI series and says that the current ranking of Pakistan team in ODIs is not a fair reflection of how good they are in the shorter formats of the game.Pakistan have just gone top of the ICC Test rankings and while writing in his column for Sky Sports, Chris Woakes said, who was the highest wicket taker in the recently concluded Test series, is hopeful that ...

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Ajmal, Harbhajan Singh to go head to head in London Pakistan’s off-spinner Saeed Ajmal and other side border Indian player Harbhajan Singh have been confirmed to play charity match in the Yorkshire Tea T20 on September 22 at The Kia Oval in Kennington, London.Harbhajan, who played for Surrey in 2005 and 2007, will join the Surrey All-Stars XI managed by Alec Stewart, while Ajmal will feature in the Cricket United XI side being managed by Michael Vaughan.On the list of current players like Jason Roy, ...

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England ready to go with three spinners against Pakistan England Captain Eoin Morgan has expressed that his team could take the unusual option of playing three spinners in their opening One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan at Southampton on Wednesday.As a result, Hampshire left-arm spinner Liam Dawson could make his ODI debut on his home ground along with off-spinner Moeen Ali and leg-break bowler Adil Rashid. “Having Liam Dawson brings the option of playing three spinners and that is something we might have to take ...