Tuesday’s cover: The Karate Kid for UAE cricket returns before tour of Scotland

UAE all-rounder Krishnachandran Karate graces The National Sport front page on Tuesday, July 18, 2016. Karate is back and ready to start again.

UAE all-rounder Krishnachandran Karate graces The National Sport front page on Tuesday, July 18, 2016.

Sixteen months on since a poor World Cup cost him his place in the UAE side, Karate is back and ready to start again.

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Having been recalled to the squad for next month’s tour of Scotland, he is just as resolved to prove it is his talent that should get him noticed.

“We have a new bunch of guys in the team,” Karate said. “Most of them have played a good level of cricket, there is combination of good youngsters and seniors with a lot of experience.”

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Published: July 19, 2016 04:00 AM

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