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Bopara, Samuels and Sammy fined over row NEW YORK: England all-rounder Ravi Bopara and West Indian duo Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels were all fined for their on-field confrontation on Sunday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.The three players were found to have breached the ICC's Code of Conduct during Sunday's first Twenty20 International in Barbados, won by the West Indies.Bopara was fined 25 per cent of his match fee while Sammy and Samuels were fined 20 and 10 per cent respectively. The ICC said no formal hearing was required after all three players pled guilty to the charges.The confrontation took place in the 12th over of England's innings when Bopara made insulting comments towards Samuels, who responded, according to the ICC statement.Sammy joined in the spat, also trading insults with Bopara, before the on-field umpires Joel Wilson and Peter Nero intervened. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Razzaq wants Misbah, Hafeez to bat positively ISLAMABAD: Talented all-rounder Abdul Razzaq feels Pakistan captains Misbah ul haq and Muhammad Hafeez need to bat more positively saying why to take a single when a six can be hit on that delivery.Razzaq, who had represented Pakistan on more than 300 occasions, scoring over 7,000 international runs and taking almost 400 wickets, said both Misbah and Hafeez are good cricketers but cricket has changed in the recent times and is much quicker now. "If ...
Broad to sit out Windies T20 deciders BRIDGETOWN: England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad admitted Sunday that he will sit out the rest of the West Indies tour to rest a knee injury.After his side lost Sunday's opening game of a three-match T20 series by 27 runs, Broad said he wanted to be fully recovered in time for the World Twenty in Bangladesh later this month."No panic with the knee, had it a long time," tweeted Broad. "The workload over the winter has ...
Samuels leads West Indies to 27-run victory BRIDGETOWN: West Indies returned to winning ways in the shortest variety, defeating England by 27 runs in the first T20 International of a three-match series at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on Sunday.Marlon Samuels, the star when the Caribbean side defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the last World T20 in Colombo 17 months ago, led the home team's effort with an unbeaten 69 as the West Indies totalled a competitive 170 for three. Samuels ...
West Indies beat England by 27 runs BRIDGETOWN: West Indies defeated England by 27 runs in the first Twenty20 international of their three-game series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday.West Indies totalled 170 for three batting first with Marlon Samuels top-scoring with an undefeated 69.England were restricted to 143-9 off their 20 overs with Tim Bresnan making 47.The second and third matches take place at the same venue on Tuesday and Thursday.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Sri Lanka thump Pakistan for Asia Cup title DHAKA: Opener Lahiru Thirimanne hit a magnificent century to help Sri Lanka thump Pakistan by five wickets to regain the Asia Cup title in Dhaka on Saturday.The left-hander notched 101 for his third one-day hundred to anchor Sri Lanka's successful chase of a 261-run target in 46.2 overs for his country's fifth Asia Cup title at Dhaka's Shere Bangla stadium.Thirimanne, who also scored a hundred in the tournament's opening match against the same opponents, hit ...
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to win Asia Cup DHAKA: Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by five wickets in the final to lift the Asia Cup at Shere Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Saturday. Sri Lanka chased down a challenging 261-run target in 46.2 overs with opener Lahiru Thirimanne notching a brilliant 101. Defending champions Pakistan had posted a tough 260-5 with Fawad Alam hitting a maiden hundred with 114 not out. This is Sri Lanka's fifth Asia Cup title, equalling India's number of triumphs ...


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