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ICC official statement on Westfield conviction

The Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Mr Haroon Lorgat, on Friday made the following statement after former Essex cricketer Mervyn Westfield was sentenced in the spot-fixing case. “While the ICC takes no pleasure from anyone being sent to jail, it is a decision of the court which we support and I believe … Continue reading

England’s Bopara warns Pakistan can hit back

In-form batsman Ravi Bopara on Thursday warned England to avoid any complacency against a dangerous Pakistan team despite racing into a 2-0 lead in their one-day international series. England won the first match by 130 runs on Monday and then doubled the lead with a hard earned 20-run win in the second on Wednesday — … Continue reading

Cook’s recipe helps England expose Pakistan

Captain Alastair Cook’s simple recipe of playing hard has exposed cracks in the Pakistan team, leaving England with an invincible 2-0 lead after their 20-run win in the second day-night match. Pakistan, who blanked England 3-0 in the preceding Test series, looked disjointed in the first two matches and now need to win the remaining … Continue reading