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Nida inspires Pakistan women to T20 win over South Africa

PRETORIA: All-rounder Nida Dar scored a half-century and took two wickets to lead Pakistan to a seven wicket win against South Africa in the first T20I match played at LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria on Wednesday, Pakistan have taken a 1-0 lead in the five match series. Nida, who ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Amir in World Cup squad

LONDON: After getting thrashed at the hands of England’s batsmen at the third One Day International (ODI), the Pakistani bowling line is under fire as the visitors chased down the massive 358 runs target with 31 balls to spare. Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has demanded the inclusion of speedster ...

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Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography

KARACHI: Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi batted away accusations of misogyny this week as critics lashed out at the cricket star’s admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports. The remarks were just the latest controversy stemming from Afridi’s tell-all autobiography – “Game Changer” – released in ...

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Shadab Khan declared fit to play for World Cup

LONDON: Shadab Khan has been declared fit for the World Cup after his latest test results reflected zero viral load in his blood, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced in a press release. The leg-spinner will leave for London on Thursday, May 16, where he will consult Dr Patrick Kennedy ...

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England beat Pakistan by six wickets in 3rd ODI

BRISTOL: England beat Pakistan by six wickets to win the third one-day international at Bristol on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. World Cup hosts England made light of a seemingly challenging target of 359, Jonny Bairstow top-scoring with 128 as they won with 31 balls ...

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England rest Buttler, Rashid, Archer for third ODI

England will be playing the third ODI against Pakistan without the likes of batsman Jos Buttler, all-rounder Adil Rashid and pacer Jofra Archer, ESPNcricinfo reported. Reports stated that the team selectors have been given time off on the back of their performances in the only T20I and the ongoing five-match ...

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Amir to miss 3rd ODI against England

LONDON: Pakistani pacer Muhammad Amir will miss the third match One Day International (ODI) against England after it was learnt that the speedster has contracted chickenpox. He had missed the second ODI against England in Southampton owing to what was termed by the team officials as viral infection and now, ...

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Mustafizur, Mushfiqur put Bangladesh in final

DUBLIN: Bangladesh ensured their place in the tri-series final after a resounding five-wicket win over West Indies in Malahide. After their bowlers fought hard to restrict them to 247 for 9, Soumya Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim struck fluent half-centuries and dominated the chase as they sealed victory with 16 balls ...

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ICC clear England’s Plunkett of ball-tampering

SOUTHAMPTON: England fast bowler Liam Plunkett has been cleared by the International Cricket Council following allegations he may have tampered with the ball during the second one-day international against Pakistan. A short sequence from Saturday s match in Southampton led to a debate on Twitter, with some on social media suggesting ...

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