Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sports News

South Africa look to level series with England

South Africa’s cricketers face England at Taunton tonight, knowing a loss will mean a series defeat. Eoin Morgan’s side thrashed the Proteas in the opening game at Southampton thanks to an impressive bowling display, and Jonny Bairstow’s unbeaten 60 from 35 deliveries. Friday’s game gets underway at 20:00 (UAE time). ...

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Test status approved for Afghanistan and Ireland

Ireland and Afghanistan have both been approved as Full Members by cricket’s world governing body. The ICC voted unanimously in favour of the countries applications to upgrade their status from Associates. The decision means they’ve become the cricket’s 11th and 12th Test-playing nations. It also completes a remarkable rise for ...

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More Royal Ascot success for Godolphin

Godolphin enjoyed yet more success on Thursday, to continue its excellent week at Royal Ascot Benbatl won the Hampton Court Stakes in front of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. His Highness then returned to the ...

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Liverpool secure AED 160m Salah

Liverpool have completed the signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma for AED 160 million. The 25 year old winger signed a five-year deal at Anfield, after successfully completing a medical at the club’s training ground on Thursday. Salah scored 15 goals and had 11 assists as Roma finished second in ...

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Ronchi and Patel end international careers

New Zealand’s Luke Ronchi and Jeetan Patel have both retired from international cricket. Wicketkeeper, Ronchi, played four Tests and 81 ODI’s for the Black Caps, after appearing in four one-dayers for his adopted country, Australia, before switching allegiance in 2013. Patel, meanwhile, has enjoyed a 24-Test and 43-ODI career for ...

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