Faced difficulties being born in a family of a legend, Pakistan batsman associated with nepotism says

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq said he faced difficulties being born in a family of a legend

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq: “No doubt I did faced difficulties as a cricketer for being born in a family of a legend”

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Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq said he faced difficulties as a cricketer since he is the nephew of legendary captain and batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq.

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Tsotsobe banned for eight years

“I was, at the time, in a very vulnerable financial state and this dilemma too easily persuaded me to participate in spot fixing”

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Former South Africa left-arm seamer Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been handed an eight-year ban for his involvement in the 2015 Ram Slam T20 Challenge corruption scandal.

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‘We are in a tricky position and need to show a lot of fight and character tomorrow’, says James Anderson

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“After yesterday’s performance with the bat, we were always going to struggle creating pressure with the ball”

England pace bowler James Anderson has admitted that his side “are in a tricky position” after Australia captain Michael Clarke and opening batsman David Warner both scored centuries on the second day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

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Russell Domingo to replace Gary Kirsten as South Africa coach

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Domingo is the first coloured coach of South Africa since they were readmitted 22 years ago

South Africa assistant coach Russell Domingo is poised and ready to replace Gary Kirsten as head coach of the national team after Kirsten decided not to renew his contract with Cricket South Africa (CSA) due to family reasons.

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Pakistan are going through a tough transitional period, admits Iqbal Qasim

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Qasim remains doubtful about Pakistan’s chances of becoming the number one side in any of the three formats

Almost no player will ever admit that his team is experiencing a turbulent transition period, however, in the case of Pakistan, chief selector Iqbal Qasim has come clean and admitted that the team are facing some difficulties after having dropped several senior players for talented youngsters.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Steven Finn believes Alastair Cook can be as good of a captain as Andrew Strauss

Finn believes England can really excel under the leadership of Cook

With England Test captain Andrew Strauss announcing his retirement last week, there were growing concerns over how his opening partner Alastair Cook was going to handle the captaincy, but pace bowler Steven Finn has put those worries to rest.

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