England captain Morgan won’t tell fans how to react to Smith, Warner

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793 total views, 1 views today London (AFP) – England captain Eoin Morgan insists it is not his job to tell supporters how to react to shamed Australia stars David Warner and Steve Smith when the arch rivals meet in a crucial World Cup clash on Tuesday. Warner and Smith have found themselves booed by some fans in England after returning to international cricket following year-long bans for ball-tampering. Australia coach Justin Langer has called for the taunts to stop, with India captain Virat Kohli and Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed telling their…

West Indies legend Lara admitted to Mumbai hospital

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1,190 total views, 9 views today Mumbai (AFP) – West Indies batting legend Brian Lara was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai Tuesday after complaining of chest pain, Indian media reports and sources said. The 50-year-old Trinidadian was rushed to hospital after he complained of discomfort during a promotional event, the Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency said, quoting a source close to the player. “He is fine and will be discharged soon,” the source told PTI. Lara was in Mumbai to take part in events organised by Star Sports, the…

Al Hasan takes Bangla home again

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600 total views, 1 views today SOUTHAMPTON: Shakib Al Hasan is making history look easy at this ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup but the all-rounder knows his fine form must continue if Bangladesh are to make the semi-finals. The all-rounder hit 51 and then took a five-for in their 62-run over Afghanistan on Monday that keeps them in contention to catch England in the top four. Shakib has now passed 400 runs and taken ten wickets in the same World Cup – a feat never before achieved by an all-rounder at this…