EXCLUSIVE: Hong Kong proved that Associate nations can compete with the big boys

Anshuman Rath Nizakat Khan record 174-run partnership Hong Kong India Asia Cup cricket

Hong Kong captain Anshuman Rath (left) and his opening partner Nizakat Khan forged a record-breaking 174-run partnership against India

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They walked into the arena with the crowd awash in blue, waving the Indian flag and rhythmically chanting for India to make quick work of them in entertaining fashion. They faced a foe that was at the top of their game and revered globally. But, despite going up against an ODI powerhouse in India, Hong Kong had a point to prove and refused to go down until they had captured the hearts, minds and spirits of people all over the world.

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A mass exodus could be looming…if Zimbabwe don’t tread carefully!

Zimbabwe financial problems more players follow Blessing Muzarabani play cricket elsewhere

Zimbabwe have to proceed with caution if they don’t want more players following in Blessing Muzarabani’s footsteps

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Blessing Muzarabani recently decided to bid Zimbabwe and his international career adieu in order to play cricket in England, but given the state of things in the African nation’s cricket board, can you really blame him?

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Here’s why Fakhar Zaman will be the best performer in the Asia Cup

Fakhar Zaman will be best performer in the Asia Cup Pakistan cricket

Fakhar Zaman has been in incredible form going into the Asia Cup

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There will be a lot of talented players featuring in this year’s Asia Cup, including India’s Rohit Sharma, Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh. However, the player that I see stealing all the spotlight is Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman.

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Is it time for Jason Roy to make the leap from limited overs cricket to Test cricket?

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Jason Roy could be the answer to England’s woes at the top of the order

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Jason Roy has established himself as one of the deadliest openers in limited overs cricket as he can go from zero to a hundred in the blink of an eye. With the opening batsman having enjoyed a lot of success, especially in ODIs, is it time for him to make the transition to Test cricket?

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