Bangladesh erupts in joy after biggest cricket triumph

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 1,110 total views “Bangladesh stunned four-time winners India in the final of the Under-19 World Cup. ©AFP” /> Dhaka (AFP) – Thousands of fans flooded the streets of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka and the prime minister Monday promised a public celebration after the under-19 team won the World Cup in the nation’s biggest cricket triumph. Bangladesh stunned four-time winners India in the final of the Under-19 World Cup late Sunday in South Africa to record a three-wicket victory over the favourites. The elated supporters, some wearing the team jersey and painted from…

Skipper Akbar steers Bangladesh to Under-19 World Cup triumph

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 431 total views “Rakibul Hasan salutes the crowd after hitting the winning runs for Bangladesh in the Under 19 World Cup final against India. ©AFP” /> (South Africa) (AFP) – Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali kept his calm to lead his team to a stunning three-wicket win over India in Potchefstroom to win the Under-19 World Cup for the first time. Chasing 178 to win, Bangladesh were struggling at 102 for six but Akbar, who finished 43 not out, dragged them towards the line. A brief flurry of rain saw the players…

Silicon Valley X Factors stint at the 11th US Open T-20 Cricket Tournament

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 939 total views Silicon Valley X Factors squad: Narsingh Deonarine, ROHIT RAM KUMAR, IAN NAIDOO, MOHIT G, Anshul Singh, PRANAY SURI, ABBAS JAFFARI, VINAY SURI, RAHUL JARIWALA, SHANTANU DIVEKAR, Anirudh srinivisan, JERMAINE LEVINE, Srinivas Raghavan. Silicon Valley X Factors had a tough run at the 11th US Open T-20 Cricket Tournament as they ended up losing all the three matches. In the first match against GA Spartanz, Silicion Valley X Factors lost the toss and had to bat first. In ten overs, Silicon Valley made 100 runs with the loss of 8 wickets at a run-rate of 10.00. For Silicon Valley X Factors,…

Joaquin Phoenix accepts he was a scoundrel and cruel, talks animal rights in Oscar speech. Watch

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 768 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/hollywood Joaquin Phoenix won his first Oscar on Sunday for his terrifying performance as an isolated loner who becomes one of the world’s best known comic book villains in Joker, and invoked his late brother River Phoenix in one of the most emotional acceptance speeches of the night. Phoenix, 45, won the best actor Oscar after three previous nominations, crowning an awards season that has seen him sweep every major prize for his role in the standalone origin story of Batman’s archenemy. “I’ve been…

Sublime Babar, Masood help Pakistan dominate Bangladesh

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 389 total views “Pakistan’s Babar Azam scored a career best unbeaten 143 for his third successive hundred in as many Tests during the second day of the first cricket Test Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (AFP) – Sparkling hundreds from Babar Azam and Shan Masood put Pakistan in command against Bangladesh on the second day of the first Test at Rawalpindi on Saturday. Azam scored a career best unbeaten 143 for his third successive hundred in as many Tests — fifth of a burgeoning career — while opener Shan Masood made 100 as they…

Pakistan’s Naseem Shah becomes youngest to take Test hat trick

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 394 total views “Pakistan’s Naseem Shah has become the youngest player to take a Test hat trick. ©AFP” /> Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (AFP) – Pakistan teenager Naseem Shah grabbed a hat trick against Bangladesh Sunday to become the youngest person to record the feat in Test cricket. Naseem, aged 16 years and 359 days, trapped Najumul Hossain Shanto leg before off the fourth ball of his seventh over, then followed up with dismissals of Taijul Islam and Mahmudullah with successive deliveries. Bangladesh’s leg-spinner Alok Kapali was previously the youngest to record a…