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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Kohli keen on county stint ahead of England tour

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli says he is keen to play county cricket to get used to conditions on English soil ahead of India’s tour of the country later this year. The Indian skipper — the second-ranked Test batsman in the world and the best in One-day Internationals (ODIs) — had an uncharacteristically ordinary spell during the England tour in 2014. The prolific

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Two cases of dengue fever tested positive at HFH

Rawalpindi: One of the three teaching hospitals in town, Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has tested two patients positive for dengue fever, the first confirmed cases of the infection this year though none of the patients are residents of the district. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday has revealed that one the patients tested positive for dengue fever 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Ngidi to fly back home after father’s death

MUMBAI: Lungi Ngidi, the Chennai Super Kings pacer, is travelling back to South Africa following the passing away of his father, Cricket South Africa confirmed on Saturday. Jerome Ngidi, the father of Lungi, expired at a KwaZulu-Natal hospital on Friday. The young fast bowler, who bagged a six-wicket haul on his Test debut against India, was picked up by the Chennai 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Two Indian athletes kicked out of CWG over needle find

GOLD COAST, Australia: Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the first available flight home, Games president Louise Martin 1

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM Selectors pick 25 for camp

ISLAMABAD: The national cricket selection committee on Tuesday picked 25 players to attend a training camp for the tours of Ireland and England. The players were selected following fitness tests conducted at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. The training camp will be established at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore from Wednesday (today). The touring 1

April 7, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament for tough election

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of parliament for a general election that will pose one of the sternest-ever tests for his ruling coalition, due to a massive financial scandal and a challenge from former leader Mahathir Mohamad. After laying out the Barisan Nasional coalition’s recent achievements 2

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Sri Lanka to host South Africa for full series in July

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will host South Africa for two Tests, five One-day Internationals (ODIs) and a one-off Twenty20 game from July, the island nation’s cricket board said on Wednesday. The Proteas, who thrashed Australia 3-1 in their recent home Test series, will arrive in Sri Lanka in early July for their sixth tour of the island.The first Test in Galle 4

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Alvarez cancels Golovkin rematch over drugs controversy

LOS ANGELES, California: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Tuesday withdrew from his rematch against middleweight rival Gennady Golovkin over his failed drugs test but is optimistic the fight can be rescheduled later this year. At a press conference in Los Angeles, Alvarez’s promoters Golden Boy said the likely suspension for the failed tests made it impossible 4

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Vince, Stoneman give England scent of victory

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: James Vince and Mark Stoneman were the toast of England Sunday as they ended day three of the second Test against New Zealand sensing their first away victory in two years. England, who have not tasted success in their last 12 away Tests, hold a healthy 231-run lead with seven second innings wickets in hand. The pair came together 6

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Debutant Permaul limps off with suspected ankle injury

KARACHI: Making his Twenty20 International debut, things didn’t go well for West Indian spinner Veerasammy Permaul who was stretchered off the field during the first T20I between Pakistan and West Indies here at the National Stadium on Sunday night. The 28-year-old Permaul who was handed his T20I debut along with Keemo Paul in the series opener twisted 8