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Level of competition in the PSL is very high, says Sangakkara

SHARJAH: The former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara, the leading run-scorer in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL), on Sunday said that the “level of competition in the league is very high”. The former Sri Lankan skipper was talking to DawnNews in Sharjah. “Some of the best international players are ...

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Aussies says SA face ‘major challenge’ to save Test

DURBAN: Australian opening batsman Cameron Bancroft said on Saturday that South Africa’s batsmen will face a major challenge in the fourth innings of the first Test at Kingsmead. Although South Africa fought back to reduce Australia to 213 for nine in their second innings at the end of the third ...

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Imran Tahir, Sangakkara helps Multan Sultan take over Quetta

SHARJAH: Multan Sultans thrashed Quetta Gladiators by nine wickets in the 13th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Sharjah on Saturday. From 101/5 to 102 all out! @TeamQuetta lose their last five wickets for an addition of one run. @MultanSultans run through Quetta lower-order. #DilSeJaanLagaDe #MSvQG pic.twitter.com/LULlSD3JSD — ...

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Zalmi’s Sammy beats injury and Gladiators in PSL thriller

SHARJAH: A hobbling Darren Sammy struck two sixes and a boundary to clinch a sensational five-wicket victory in the last over for Peshawar Zalmi against Quetta Gladiators in the only match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah on Thursday. The Zalmi skipper, who twice hurt his hamstring during bowling, ...

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Pietersen blitz helps Quetta Gladiators thrash Islamabad United

SHARJAH: Kevin Pietersen blitz helped Quetta Gladiators thrash pathetic Islamabad United by 6 wickets in Pakistan Super League (PSL) match played here at historic Sharjah Cricket Stadium late Wednesday night. It was all about KP, who was in devastating form and smashing all the bowlers at will. Gladiators were in ...

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Boom Boom Afridi celebrates 38th birthday

LAHORE: Former Pakistani cricket player Boom Boom Shahid Afridi has turned 38 today. He has been hard-hitting batsman and leg-spinner throughout his career and currently playing for Karachi Kings team in the ongoing third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL). However, in last two editions of the league, he was the president and player of ...

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Kumar Sangakkara agrees to play PSL in Pakistan

DUBAI: Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has agreed to travel to Pakistan for Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultan owner Asher Schon confirmed on Wednesday. Confirming Sanga’s availability for PSL eliminators and final in Pakistan, the owner of the new franchise speaking to media in Dubai said “Yes, Kumar Sangakkara ...

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Spot fixing: Shahzaib Hassan banned for one year

LAHORE: The Anti-corruption Unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the verdict of the PSL spot fixing case against Shahzaib Hassan today. According to the verdict, one-year ban has been put on the batsman Shahzeb Hassan besides imposing a fine of one million rupees. He was facing charges of ...

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Why Lahore Qalandars continue to struggle in the PSL3

DUBAI: As the third edition of the Pakistan Super League moves from Dubai to Sharjah, with Islamabad United taking on Quetta Gladiators in Wednesday’s encounter, every team has something tangible to take with them – except for Lahore Qalandars. The Qalandars are the only team that is yet to win ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin

MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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