Month: May 2019

5:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Asif Ali will play in the World Cup despite the death of his daughter on Sunday. Asif was called up to Pakistan’s 15-man squad for the World Cup on Monday, having missed out on the original squad a month ago. He was selected on the back of some impressive performances
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8:53 AM ET There will be no changes to India’s World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav’s position had become uncertain after he hurt his left shoulder during IPL 2019 while diving to save four overthrows in Chennai Super Kings’ match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali
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3:00 AM ET Liam Brickhill Pakistan 139 for 6 (Javed 55, Ismail 2-12) beat South Africa 138 for 3 (Brits 70*, Shamim 1-20) by four wickets On Saturday, South Africa completed a tight chase with only a ball to spare to draw level in the series, but Pakistan pulled off their own last-over finish in
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11:11 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Billy Stanlake, the towering Australia fast bowler, will replace compatriot Kane Richardson as one of Derbyshire’s overseas signings for this season’s Vitality Blast. Richardson was recently called into Australia’s World Cup squad, leading to him pulling out of his planned Derbyshire stint in order to manage his workload. The club
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3:00 AM ET Big Picture Any more for any more? As has become customary on the pristine one-day pitches of England – not so green and really quite unpleasant for bowlers – these two teams have served up an uninterrupted sequence of free-scoring frolics. This is currently the second-fastest scoring bilateral ODI series in history
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10:24 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Move over India-Pakistan, there’s a new World Cup rivalry in town – West Indies captain Jason Holder has set his sights on Afghanistan, who bested his team twice last year. “I’m looking forward to playing Afghanistan, mainly because they beat us in the final of the World Cup qualifiers,” Holder
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