Pollard leads from the front as champions make winning start

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1,932 total views, 1 views today 2019 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 1 Trinbago Knight Riders 152/7 (Pollard 47, Ramdin 33, Neesham 33, Cottrell 3/13, Emrit 3/39) beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 141 (Lewis 36, Allen 30, Ottley 25, Usama 24, Neesham 3/18, Hasnain 3/36, Pierre 2/20) by 11 runs   A power-packed 47 from new skipper Kieron Pollard and all-round heroics from New Zealand star Jimmy Neesham helped two-time defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders start the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a thrilling 11-run win over St…

India’s Mithali Raj retires from T20 cricket

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1,539 total views, no views today “India's top-order batswoman Mithali Raj has amassed 6,720 runs in 203 ODI matches since her international debut in 1999. New Delhi Indian women’s cricket star Mithali Raj on Tuesday announced her retirement from Twenty20 internationals to focus on the one-day World Cup in 2021. The 36-year-old Raj, the highest run-scorer in the women’s international game, made a surprise exit after she had made herself available for selection for the home series against South Africa starting September 24. “After representing India in T20 internationals since 2006,…

Australia’s Smith marks Test comeback with Ashes century

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1,287 total views, no views today “Australia's Steve Smith celebrates making 100 runs on the second day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match at Old Trafford. Australia star Steve Smith marked his return to international cricket with a third hundred of this Ashes series on Thursday. Smith was 101 not out in an Australia total of 245-5 at lunch on the second day of the fourth Test against England at Old Trafford. Tim Paine, his successor as Australia captain, was unbeaten on nine after winning the toss. But it might…

Australia captain Paine dismisses Archer’s ‘panic’ jibe

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449 total views, 1 views today “Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy (L) chats with Australia captain Tim Paine (R)in the nets during a training session on the eve of the fourth Ashes Test. Manchester (United Kingdom) Australia captain Tim Paine has hit back at suggestions from England fast bowler Jofra Archer that the tourists “panicked” during their extraordinary loss to England in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. Paine’s team were on course for a victory that would have seen Australia retain the Ashes at 2-1 up with two to play only…