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Mohammad Amir and wife Narjis blessed with a baby girl

LONDON: Pakistan’s paceman Mohammad Amir and his wife Narjis welcomed a baby girl into this world Tuesday morning. Amir took to Twitter to share his excitement and posted a photo of the newborn with caption: Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat of Allah Mashallah. Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat ...

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World XI visit is much more than a cricket tour: Faf du Plessis

World XI coach Andy Flower poses for a picture with skipper Du Plessis LAHORE: South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis, who is leading the World XI squad in the Independence Cup 2017, said that the international cricketers on his team were “playing for something bigger than the ...

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Aleem Dar to supervise first T20 at home ground

LAHORE: Pakistan’s most respected and distinguished cricket Umpire Aleem Dar said that standing in his first T20 international at home is going to be a memorable feeling as he has never supervised a T20 match in his own country. “It is going to be a different event as it has ...

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Yasir Shah joins Trinbago Knight Riders

RINIDAD AND TOGABO: Yasir Shah, the Pakistan legspinner, will join Trinbago Knight Riders as the team makes a bid for its second Caribbean Premier League title. It will be the 31-year old’s second stint in T20 franchise cricket abroad, having played for Dhaka Dynamites in the 2015 Bangladesh Premier League. ...

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World Eleven Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

LAHORE: In what could be the beginning of international cricket resuming in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore on Sunday night for a Twenty20 series against the hosts. An unprecedented security greeting the side, to be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal ...

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India announce squad for Australia ODIs

MUMBAI: India on Sunday recalled pacers Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav to the squad for the first three one-day internationals against Australia in the upcoming limited-over home series. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja continued to be rested as the selectors announced a 16-member squad for the series starting ...

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Younis Khan rejects PCB’s farewell offer

LAHORE: Former Pakistan batsman Younis Khan has rejected the Pakistan Cricket Board’s offer to attend a farewell event scheduled in his honour, and that of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi – the three stalwarts of Pakistan cricket who retired recently. While Afridi was initially supposed to be given a farewell T20I ...

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England’s Anderson on top of Test rankings

LONDON: James Anderson’s career-best figures have catapulted the England pacer to the top of the International Cricket Council’s Test bowling rankings. The swing bowler produced something of a clinic as he took seven for 42 against West Indies – a haul that included his 500th Test wicket – in England’s nine-wicket ...

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For the greater good of Pakistan cricket: Sammy

DUBAI: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes that the World XI’s tour of Pakistan next week will be for the greater good of the country and is glad that they can play a significant part in international cricket returning to Pakistan. After the absence of international cricket for years ...

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Will play for another 10 years if I remain fit: Kohli

NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli will like to “play for another 10 years” if he is able to train as hard as he is at this point of time in his career. Kohli, who will turn 29 in less than two months time, spoke about how players at times ...

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