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Spinner and teen prodigy wreak havoc for England against Pakistan

Spinner and teen prodigy wreak havoc for England against Pakistan

Spinners Jack Leach and teenager Rehan Ahmed shared six wickets between them as England dismissed Pakistan for 304 on the opening day of the third and final Test in Karachi. Leach took 4-140 and Ahmed finished with 2-89 as Pakistan’s batsmen spoiled good starts after Babar Azam won the toss and batted on the revolving …

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'You can hear his voice': Ricky Ponting's heartbreaking tribute to Shane Warne

‘You can hear his voice’: Ricky Ponting’s heartbreaking tribute to Shane Warne

Ricky Ponting has paid a heart-wrenching tribute to his great friend and teammate the late Shane Warne ahead of his induction into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame legend. Channel 7 reported that Ponting shared his memories of Warne in a three-minute message that brought the Australian cricket legend to tears as he paid tribute …

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'Visitors get into trouble': Brutal Qatar laws threaten World Cup fans

‘Visitors get into trouble’: Brutal Qatar laws threaten World Cup fans

Soccer fans face being thrown behind bars or flogged for minor offenses as they head to Qatar for the World Cup. Drinking, swearing, taking pictures and even sex can all land people in prison thanks to “vague” and “confusing” laws in the Muslim Gulf state, The Sun reports. Qatar still has the death penalty – …

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A fatal error, a cricket heist... and three other ways Australia's World Cup defense fell apart

A fatal error, a cricket heist… and three other ways Australia’s World Cup defense fell apart

The Men’s T20 World Cup is still without a winner after Australia’s limping title defense came to a merciful end on Saturday. In fact, Australia were on the back foot from the first campaign and never fully recovered. Now it’s time to sift through the wreckage of Australia’s World Cup to find out exactly where …

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Revealed: What pushed Michael Hooper to breaking point and forced Test withdrawal

Revealed: What pushed Michael Hooper to breaking point and forced Test withdrawal

When Michael Hooper stepped down less than 48 hours before the Wallabies’ Rugby Championship kicked off in Argentina, it shocked the world. From Will Carling to Karmichael Hunt, there was an outpouring of support around the world as Hooper’s “mindset” turned out to be wrong and he missed the test and flew home. However, for …

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Maybe don’t let them go again? Wide, Anderson bowls Kiwi in a pathetic 4-12 start to the first test

The new era of England under Captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum began perfectly when James Anderson and Stuart Broad helped bowling in New Zealand at a 4:12 start to the first test at Lord’s. But after the veteran duo set in motion, test debutant Matthew Potts took the lead, letting Kane Williamson (2) …

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Rebel Saudi Golf League pays superstar Johnson “about $ 175 million” for shock defection

Dustin Johnson’s frog came with a heavy price tag. The Telegraph in the UK reports that LIV Golf, a new golf league backed by the Saudi government led by Greg Norman seeking to disrupt the PGA Tour, paid Johnson “around” £ 100 million – about $ 174 million – for entry. their series. There is …

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