Sunday, 19 November 2017

Cricket

MS Dhoni Is GOAT, Says Shoaib Malik

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MUMBAI/LAHORE: When it comes to cricket, or any other sport, the on-field rivalries are left aside and the contestants largely hold one another in high regard for their abilities. India and Pakistan have been at each other the cricket field for decades, but all the hostility is restricted to the ...

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ICC rates Dhaka outfield poor for Australia Test

<> at Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DHAKA: The outfield of the Shere Bangla National Stadium has been rated “poor” by ICC match referee Jeff Crowe who oversaw the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia last month. Crowe, in accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Process, submitted his report to the ICC ...

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Waqar Younis joins Islamabad United

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LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and head coach Waqar Younis has joined the Islamabad United as bowling coach for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League to be held in 2018. The franchise owner announced this while Waqar was also given a role of director cricket for United. Regarding his ...

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Hashim Amla ‘overwhelmed’ by Pakistani hospitality, crowd support

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LAHORE: It is certainly something very rare, for any cricketer to hear the opposition crowd chanting and cheering his name and must be surprising as well. Lahoris, during the first two matches of Independence Cup between Pakistan and World XI, did the same to surprise South African run-machine Hashim Amla. ...

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Virat Kohli Called A ‘SWEEPER’ By Australian Journalist

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SYDNEY: The World XI tour will commence later this evening at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Fans are desperately waiting for the first ball to be delivered which will mark a return of quality cricket in Pakistan after a gap of 8 years. There have been a lot of discussions ...

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Shoaib Malik trolls Ahmed Shehzad on Twitter

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LAHORE: Pakistan star all-rounder Shoaib Malik shared a lighter moment on Twitter with opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad as the latter was trolled by the veteran. According to details, Malik on Wednesday shared a picture of spectators that came to see Pakistan’s second Twenty20 match against the World XI at the ...

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We Need Dhoni In 2019 World Cup: Ravi Shastri

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MUMBAI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri heaped high praise on former India captain and limited-overs wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and dismissed doubts about his international future, saying that the team management cannot even think of removing the Ranchi stalwart, considering his current form and fitness. Dhoni, who scored 162 ...

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World-XI beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

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World-XI has defeated Pakistan in the 2nd T20 of the three-match series at Qaddafi Stadium after a hair-raising game. Pakistan scored 174 runs off their allotted overs for the loss of 6 wickets with the help of some good performances by Fakhar Zaman (21), Ahmed Shahzad (43), Babar Azam (45), ...

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Pakistan stepping stone towards revival of int’l cricket: ICC CEO

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LAHORE: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is a stepping stone towards the revival of international cricket. Speaking at a press briefing here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Richardson said: “We strongly believe that hosting the World ...

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