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Dhoni likes to play more matches in US India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni likes the United States as the cricket venue and praises the playing environment there. He wants to go back to play again and wants more matches in the country.Speaking in the post match presentation of the second and last Twenty20 international against West Indies, he praised the efforts to arrange the short series in United States and acknowledging the support, added that the team would like to come back and play here more.“This is one place where we can come back and play lot of cricket maybe a triangular or a four-nation ODI or T20 series. It will be better to play T20s to start off,” he said.“The venue looks good. It will also give us more time to spend in the US, we played back to back games. It will easily fit into our schedule because at this time of year we ...

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Bangladesh to host first Afghan ODI series DHAKA: Bangladesh will host their first one-day international series against Afghanistan in late September in preparation for the arrival of the England team, according to the president of their cricket board.Nazmul Hassan said that the Afghan team, who are based in India, had agreed to play three ODIs at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on September 25, 28 and 30. "Our senior players recommended the series. So we invited Afghanistan to play against us," Hassan told ...

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Hafeez out of England tour, as Pakisatn call Irfan as replacement Pakistan opener Mohammad Hafeez has been ruled out of the remaining England series, replaced by pacer Mohammad Irfan after the senior batsman suffered a calf injury a day before Pakistan’s second One-day International (ODI) at Lord’s.According to media reports, “Hafeez complained about the pain in his left calf. He had a minor strain in his left calf which ruled him out of the limited-overs part of the series against England,” a statement issued by the ...

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Stokes ready to bowl against Pakistan in ODI series England all-rounder Ben Stokes has expressed that he is planning to return to England’s bowling attack in the upcoming third one-day international (ODI)against Pakistan on Tuesday.All-rounder Stokes has been involved in both those victories but as a batsman only after a calf problem prevented England one-day captain Eoin Morgan deploying him as a member of the hosts pace attack.According to ESPN Cricinfo, "The plan from the start was to be fit and ready to bowl ...

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Wasim Akram lashes out over Pakistan’s current form in ODIs England beat Pakistan by four wickets in the second one-day international (ODI) at Lord's on Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Former fast-bowler Wasim Akram expressed concerns over Pakistan’s current form in ODIs, stating that the national team is playing matches like it was in the 1990s.Pakistan, who are currently on tour of England, lost the first two matches of the five-match ODI series by wide margins. Recently, England beat Pakistan ...

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England beat Pakistan in 2nd ODI LONDON: England beat Pakistan by four wickets in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.Joe Root made 89 and shared a third-wicket stand of 112 with captain Eoin Morgan (68) as England, set 252 to win, finished on 255 for six with 15 balls to spare.Earlier wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed (105) became the first Pakistan batsman to score an ODI hundred at Lord's after his side ...

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England beat Pakistan in 2nd ODI LONDON: England beat Pakistan by four wickets in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.Joe Root made 89 and shared a third-wicket stand of 112 with captain Eoin Morgan (68) as England, set 252 to win, finished on 255 for six with 15 balls to spare.Earlier wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed (105) became the first Pakistan batsman to score an ODI hundred at Lord's after his side ...