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World Cup 2019: Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan reaches unique batting milestone against Afghanistan

[ad_1] Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.Shakib, who already has two hundreds to his name in the competition, also became the 19th player overall to achieve the feat.The milestone was achieved when the left-hander was batting on 35. Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls, his innings laced with one four, before Mujeeb Ur Rahman trapped him
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World Cup 2019: England vs Australia at Lord’s on Tuesday; focus on Jofra Archer, David Warner

[ad_1]  Host England has lost twice, against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, while Australia is riding high after five wins out of six, with its only defeat coming against India.Warner v Archer - top-order tussleJofra Archer has given England's attack a new dimension with his raw pace, taking 15 wickets so far to top the charts at the World Cup alongside Australia's Mitchell Starc and Pakistan's Mohammad Amir.The Barbados-born bowler has
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World Cup 2019: Jos Buttler is the new Dhoni of ODI cricket, says Justin Langer

[ad_1] Australia coach Justin Langer Monday heaped praise on Jos Buttler, terming the swashbuckling England batsman as the new Mahendra Singh Dhoni of world cricket.Wicketkeeper batsman Buttler has excelled for England with his aggressive style of batting and Langer believes he can succeed former India skipper Dhoni, who is considered as one of the best finishers in international cricket.“Jos is an unbelievable player. I love watching him bat. He is
Football

O’Donovan confirmed as Fowler’s first Roar signing

[ad_1] ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno sifts through the latest transfer rumours, including where Matthijs de Ligt will land in the summer transfer window. Robbie Fowler has begun his rebuild of Brisbane Roar with the arrival of ex-Newcastle Jets striker Roy O'Donovan on a two-year deal. O'Donovan, 33, joins the Roar after two A-League seasons with the Jets including the 2018 Grand Final defeat to Melbourne Victory. That loss also featured
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World Cup 2019: Kallis urges South Africa to follow England ODI example

[ad_1] South Africa great Jacques Kallis has urged the Proteas to learn lessons from England’s one-day international revival following the team’s miserable early exit from the World Cup.A 49-run defeat by Pakistan at Lord’s on Sunday ensured that, with two games in the 10-team round-robin phase still to play, there is no way South Africa can qualify for the semifinals.Faf du Plessis, the South Africa captain, did not pull any
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World Cup 2019: We have plans for Andre Russell, says Yuzvendra Chahal ahead of India-West Indies clash

[ad_1] They have the license to thrill in cash-rich T20 leagues but the likes of Andre Russell will feel “situational pressure” in their World Cup game against India, feels leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.West Indies are all but out of semifinal contention having lost four out of their six games and Russell’s hamstring issues have compounded their problems further.Chahal, who has had a good World Cup so far with seven wickets from
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Score, World Cup 2019: Mortaza and Co. aim to keep semifinal hopes alive

[ad_1] Hello and welcome to Sportstar's Live coverage of ICC World Cup 2019 Match 31 between Bangladesh and Afghanistan at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The Preview Afghanistan, which lost to India in a thrilling last-over finish, will be eyeing a maiden win in World Cup 2019 when it takes on Bangladesh at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton on Monday.Bangladesh, on the other hand, will have to win all its remaining
Football

Real Madrid sign Jose Antonio Reyes’ son

[ad_1] ESPN FC's Sid Lowe says it's still early, but he fully expects Real Madrid to make a big push to generate money from player sales this summer. Alejandro Moreno examines Real Madrid's projected starting XI for next season and says additional signings are still needed to bolster the squad. The son of the late Jose Antonio Reyes, Jose Reyes Lopez, has signed for Real Madrid. The 11-year-old has put