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Pakistan collapsed on a 400-run pitch: Ramiz Raja

Pakistan collapsed on a 400-run pitch: Ramiz Raja

Cricket, ENGLAND, PAKISTAN, Sports
The 58-year-old called Pakistan’s performance rubbish while pointing out the technical flaws in the batsmen  Pakistan’s former cricketer-turned-commentator Ramiz Raja, in a Youtube video on Friday, criticised the Men in Green after an ordinary performance against England in the first One-Day International (ODI) at Cardiff on Thursday, stating that the visitors managed just 141 runs on a 400-run pitch.   The 58-year-old called Pakistan’s performance rubbish while pointing out the technical flaws in the batsmen.   “It was a very ordinary day for Pakistan. I would say it was a rubbish performance. They made 140 on 400-run pitch. There was nothing in this pitch. I can agree that the new ball could have caused some problems. You can lose one or two wickets early but losing four to...
England forced to name new squad for Pakistan one-day series after seven members test positive for coronavirus

England forced to name new squad for Pakistan one-day series after seven members test positive for coronavirus

Cricket, ENGLAND, GAMES, PAKISTAN, Sports
England have been forced to name a completely new squad to face Pakistan in the Royal London one-day series after seven members tested positive for coronavirus. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed three players and four management team members returned positive tests and those seven members will now self-isolate in line with government quarantine protocols. Eoin Morgan will now not be able to play any part against Pakistan England coach Chris Silverwood now has to isolate The remainder of the group were deemed to be close contacts and are also self-isolating as a result. The setback will see the return of England captain Ben Stokes, who has not played for his country since March due to a finger injury. England chief executive officer Tom Harrison said...
India vs New Zealand, WTC Final: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI and Head to Head record

India vs New Zealand, WTC Final: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI and Head to Head record

Cricket, GAMES, INDIA, Sports, UK
After two years of continuous battle between different teams, the World Test Championship (WTC) 2020-21 organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC) has reached its business end with India and New Zealand set to face each other in the final, starting from Friday (June 18) at Rose Bowl in Southampton. Even on economic grounds, the WTC final has much more value than any other Test match. Recently, the ICC announced that the winners of the summit clash would get $ 1.6 million along with the ICC Test Championship Mace. Similarly, the runners-up will take home $ 800,000. “The winners of the much-awaited ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final between India and New Zealand will take home a purse of $ 1.6 million along with the ICC T...
UGANDA: Lady Cricket Ce Target 3rd Kwibuka Title

UGANDA: Lady Cricket Ce Target 3rd Kwibuka Title

Cricket, GAMES, Sports, UGANDA
The Lady Cricket Cranes were today flagged off for the 7th edition of the Kwibuka Memorial tournament. A team of 14 players and 7 officials will fly to Kigali tomorrow night spending a day in quarantine and then getting to work from June 6- 12. Uganda is the highest-ranked team at the tournament and therefore there is more to play for at the tournament as a good performance should give Uganda a better ranking. Uganda is in Group A alongside hosts Rwanda and Botswana. Botswana are making their maiden appearance at the tournament alongside Nigeria and Namibia. There will be four group games against Rwanda and Botswana with the top team after the round-robin games going straight to the final. Kwibuka is the first tournament that the Lady Cricket Cranes are taking part in s...
Uganda Cricket Cranes flagged off to Namibia

Uganda Cricket Cranes flagged off to Namibia

AFRICA, Cricket, EAST AFRICA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA
Uganda’s senior National Cricket team, The Cricket Cranes, have been flagged off to Namibia ahead of bilateral series. The team returns to action for the first time since Covid19 pandemic haltered sports activities in March last year. Uganda Cricket Cranes.Photo by Eddie Chicco Uganda last featured at the India-Qatar tour in January 2020. The team leaves on Thursday and will play three T20 and two 50-over matches in Namibia before departure on April 9. The team will be housed in a bubble and all games will be played under strict Covid19 guidelines. Flagging off the team on Monday morning at Lugogo, NCS General Secretary Bernard Patrick Ogwel asked the players to remain disciplined throughout the games. G Cricket Cranes Head coach Laurence Mahatlane is excited about...
ELITE LEAGUE FINAL 2020,CLOSING CEREMONY

ELITE LEAGUE FINAL 2020,CLOSING CEREMONY

AFRICA, Cricket, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA
 Sam Walusimbi Former World Cup player and founder of  the Club Wanderer (R) awards, awards Man of Series - Wasim Butt (Aziz Damani Scorpions) left. Best Batsman - Wasim Butt (Aziz Damani Scorpions) Best Bowler - Nsubuga Sirajje (Royal Varsani Bucks)   Best Wicketkeeper - Stephen Wabwose (Aziz Damani Scorpions) Chairman Of Uganda Cricket Association Bashir Badu (R) awards  Best Fielder - Kiiza Jonathan (Royal Varsani Bucks) left Chairman Of Uganda Cricket Association awards  Nsubuga Siraje Chairman Of Uganda Cricket Association Bashir Badu (R) awards   awards  Stephen Wabwose (L)    
Scorpions in final, Challengers pick point

Scorpions in final, Challengers pick point

AFRICA, Cricket, EAST AFRICA, Sports, UGANDA
Wednesday-DAY FOUR - UGANDA ELITE LEAGUE* Today's Results – Game  One* The Royal Varsani Bucks 108/4 (20 overs) Aziz Damani Scorpions 104/5 (15.3 overs)   *Man of Match:* Suleman Sharif of Aziz Damani Scorpions (59 off 37; 3 fours & 5 sixes)   _(Aziz Damani Scorpions won by 23 runs (DLS method - Match reduced to 15.3 overs, target 81 runs)_ *Game Two* The Royal Varsani Bucks vs. Aziz Damani Scorpions   _(Match Abandoned Without A Ball Being Bowled – No Resut – Points Shared)_   *Today's MATCHES – LUGOGO OVAL* *10am:* Aziz Damani Scorpions vs. Mamba Challengers   *2pm:* Mamba Challengers vs. The Royal Varsani Bucks
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