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ICC approves Rishabh Pant as replacement for Dhawan

Southampton:  The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Wednesay that the Event Technical Committee of the World Cup has approved Rishabh Pant as a replacement player for Shikhar Dhawan in Indias squad for the remainder of the tournament. Opener Dhawan, who suffered a thumb injury during the league match against Australia, has been ruled out […]

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Hashim Amla becomes 2nd fastest to amass 8K ODI runs

Birmingham:  South Africa opener Hashim Amla added another feather to his illustrious cap by becoming the second fastest batsman after Virat Kohli to score 8,000 ODI runs on Wednesday. The 36-year-old batsman achieved the feat during South Africa’s World Cup group stage contest against New Zealand at the Edgbaston cricket ground. Amla achieved the feat […]

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Focus on remaining matches: PCB Chairman to Sarfaraz Ahmed

Lahore:  Following the embarrassing defeat against India in the ongoing World Cup, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has told captain Sarfaraz Ahmed that they should focus on the remaining four matches of the tournament. Mani phoned Sarfaraz on Tuesday and assured him that the entire nation stands by the team and expects an […]