Pakistan beat India in a T20 World Cup match

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DUBAI: In a first, Pakistan beat India in a T20 World Cup match, as skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan lead  the  team to a 10-wicket victory. India handed Pakistan a 152-run target after Babar won the toss and decided to bowl first. Pakistan’s Rizwan, meanwhile, also completed 1,500 T20 runs in the ongoing calendar year. He’s only the second …

Former T20 World Cup champions Sri Lanka defeat debutants Namibia by 7 wickets

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ABU DHABI: Former T20 World Cup champions Sri Lanka survived an early batting collapse before blowing away debutants Namibia by seven wickets in their first Group ‘A’ fixture yesterday. Sri Lanka lost three wickets within the batting Powerplay for 26 runs before avoiding further hiccups by reaching 100-3 in 13.3 overs after Namibia were blown away for 96 in 19.3 …

T20 World Cup: Oman thrash Papua New Guinea in opener

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MUSCAT: Zeeshan Maqsood returned bowling figures of 4-20 to set up a 10-wicket win for hosts Oman in the Twenty20 World Cup opener against debutants Papua New Guinea yesterday. Maqsood sent back Norman Vanua, Sese Bau and Kiplin Doriga in the space of five deliveries and later took one more as Papua New Guinea collapsed from 102-3. Picture courtesy: AFP

Alphonso Davies leads Canada to World Cup qualifier win over Panama

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TORONTO –  On a big stage before a big crowd, Canada’s marquee man delivered. And how. Alphonso Davies scored a remarkable goal to open the floodgates midway through the second half Wednesday as Canada roared to a 4-1 victory over Panama in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying play. The goal epitomized the 20-year-old Bayern Munich star, showcasing his speed, acceleration and …

FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Hungarian, English, Albanian, Polish football federations 

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ZURICH (AP) – FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings yesterday against the Hungarian, English, Albanian and Polish football federations after condemning disorder involving Hungary and Albania fans in separate World Cup qualifiers. “Following an analysis of the match reports, FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in relation to yesterday’s England v. Hungary and Albania v. Poland FIFA World Cup qualifier matches. FIFA has …

Auston Matthews to miss first 3 games due to surgery

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Toronto – Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss the first three games of the regular season as he continues to recover from wrist surgery. The 24-year-old centre, who had surgery on Aug. 13th, said his wrist isn’t yet where he’d like it to be to play. “We’re taking it day by day and lots can change, …

Canada plays Jamaica to scoreless draw in WC qualifier

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JAMAICA – Missing some key players and facing a physical Jamaica side under fire for a poor start to the final round of World Cup qualifying, Canada emerged with a valuable away point after a scoreless draw Sunday. The Canadians (1-0-4) remain unbeaten in the Octagonal round-robin. But they will think back on squandering a gilt-edged chance falling to Liam …