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Rain lashes Australia's Champions Trophy chances

Two years ago, EnglandĀ“s woeful first-round exit from the last International Cricket Council 50-over tournament included a humiliating eight-wicket thrashing by New Zealand in Wellington. Tuesday's match features two of cricket's brightest batting talents in Williamson and England's Joe Root. "If we take a step back, then we've already lost the game before stepping out there".


Sri Lanka guilty of slow over-rate

Sri Lanka guilty of slow over-rate

It wasn't to be. He qualifies to play for South Africa through his wife, who he met in the country when he was over with Pakistan for the Under-19 World Cup. JP Duminy spanked the last ball of the innings into the groundsman's shed. South Africa's next game in the tournament is against Pakistan at Edgbaston on Wednesday.


Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence

Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence

On its website , the carrier said the suspension of its flights took effect Tuesday and customers are being offered a refund. Gulf banking sources, who declined to be named because of political sensitivities, said Saudi Arabian, UAE and Bahraini banks were postponing deals until they received guidance from their central banks on how to handle Qatar.


London attack: Political heat focusing on Theresa May

London attack: Political heat focusing on Theresa May

May, under fire because of three major attacks in Britain in the last three months, said Corbyn wasn't fit to safeguard Britain's security at a time of heightened threat. Police arrested 12 people on Sunday in Barking, east London , but said late on Monday all had been released without charge. The capital's police chief Cressida Dick and Mayor Sadiq Khan visited London Bridge on Monday, as commuters returned to the scene of the attacks after some security cordons were removed.



11 million tune in to watch One Love Manchester concert

The benefit concert held less than two weeks after the Manchester attack turned into a night of unity, healing and joy for 50,000 music fans. Gallagher and Take That hail from Manchester. Sunday's concert will raise money for victims of a suicide bombing that struck at the end of singer Ariana Grande's Manchester show May 22. Speaking in London on Monday, Mrs Campbell said: "The event was wonderful".


Kashmiri people defy Indian imposed curfew on 1st day of Ramadan

Kashmiri people defy Indian imposed curfew on 1st day of Ramadan

However, youth despite restrictions came on roads and started pelting stones on police and paramilitary forces deployed in strength. "Situation by and large remained peaceful since Sunday barring few stray incident of stone pelting", the police official said.