Holder calls for consistency

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567 total views, no views today VINODE MAMCHAN (England) West Indies captain Jason Holder is calling on his team to be more consistent in moving forward. The West Indies had their chances of making the semi-finals of the World Cup slip through their hands yesterday when they went down to a heart-breaking loss at the hands of New Zealand at Old Trafford in Manchester. Chasing 292 for victory, the West Indies slipped to 160 for seven before Carlos Brathwaite made staged a remarkable recovery with a hundred to take them to…

Brathwaite century in heart-break loss

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459 total views, no views today MANCHESTER: The swashbuckling Carlos Brathwaite and Chris Gayle did their brutal best to upstage him but, ultimately, it was Kane Williamson who was the match-winner as New Zealand and West Indies combined to produce an ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup thriller. Skipper Williamson dug his New Zealand side out of a huge hole with a match-winning knock at Old Trafford that showed precisely why he is ranked alongside Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and Joe Root as the finest batsmen of the modern era. Put into…

Sohail gives Pakistan win

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456 total views, 1 views today Haris Sohail batted with a point to prove, while Mohammad Amir has a glint in his eye back, according to coach Mickey Arthur after the duo led Pakistan to a vital victory over South Africa. With both teams’ ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 knockout chances on the line, Pakistan came out firing as Haris – playing only his second match of the tournament after being preferred to Shoaib Malik – blasted a brilliant 89 off 59 balls. That helped lead his side to 308/7 from…