Punishment was five laps of the ground, Pakistan batsman on edging the ball through the slips

Pakistan legend Zaheer Abbas said he would have had to run five laps of the ground as punishment if he were to edge the ball through the slips

Pakistan legend Zaheer Abbas: “Our respective coaches would have had some stern words and made us do 5 laps of the ground after the match was over”

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Iconic Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas has said that his coach would make him run five laps of the ground if he edged the ball through the slips.

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Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar reveals surprising details about Imran Khan’s fitness regime

Shoaib Akhtar reveals Imran Khan's strict fitness regime Pakistan cricket

Shoaib Akhtar: “He came to the ground, did not listen to anyone, used to run 10 laps, take 20-25 sprints. He then bowled in the nets for three hours”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that former captain Imran Khan had a very strict fitness regime.

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Smith reveals how he punished himself after his early dismissal against Pakistan

Steve Smith reveals he ran three kilometers back to the team hotel after being dismissed early on by Yasir Shah Australia Pakistan cricket

Steve Smith: “If I get no runs I always like to have a run or go to the gym or do something just to give myself a bit of a punishment”

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Australia batsman Steve Smith has revealed that he didn’t catch the team bus and instead ran back to the team hotel after getting out early in the first Test against Pakistan in Brisbane.

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Garner: Day-night Tests are ‘exciting’ and ‘different’

“If it means that you’re going to get full houses and you’re going to get exciting cricket then yes, I don’t have a problem with it”

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Legendary West Indies pace bowler Joel Garner is confident that day-night Tests will help revive the format as it will draw in larger crowds.

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CPL 2017 10th Match: Lewis’ 92 keeps Patriots unbeaten

Lewis thumped five boundaries and seven innings during his knock of 92

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The St Kitts and Nevis Patriots maintained their perfect record by winning their third straight game after opening batsman Evin Lewis clubbed a spectacular 92 to lead them to a 33-run victory over the St Lucia Stars.

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CPL 2017 4th Match: Gayle stars in Patriots’ narrow win over Amazon Warriors

Gayle clubbed four boundaries and two sixes during his unbeaten knock of 66

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St Kitts and Nevis Patriots captain Chris Gayle led by example as he struck an unbeaten 66 to lead his side to a nail-biting four-run win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors in Lauderhill, Florida.

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England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 3: South Africa fight, but Moeen pushes England’s lead to 360

Moeen struck eight boundaries and three sixes during his unbeaten knock of 67

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Rain might have had the final say on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford, but prior to that, South Africa put up a valiant fight, that was until Moeen Ali smashed an unbeaten 67 to hand England a 360-run lead.

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