Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Sports

Sri Lankan spinner Kamindu Mendis bowls with both hands

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HOBART: Sri Lanka have found a ‘double-hand’ bowler in the form of Kamindu Mendis. According to details, Sri Lanka under-19 captain Kamindu Mendis bowled with both hands against Australia in second match of Youth Series. Head coach Roy Dias praised the talent of young Mendis and said his bowling skills ...

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Careem appoints Wasim Akram as honorary CEO

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LONDON: The Sultan of Swing former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram has been appointed Honorary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Careem Pakistan. Careem Pakistan, in its official announcement, said that the whole team is looking forward to Wasim Akram’s guidance and inspiration as their honorary CEO. “We hope you are just and ...

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Inzamam hopeful of winning West Indies Test series

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LAHORE: Enthusiastic Chief Selector of national team Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed hope in clinching the Test series against West Indies as this time it’s a great chance for green shirts to register their victory. Inzamam-ul-Haq said that the team will make the win historic but, firstly there is a need to ...

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India captain Kohli passed fit to play in IPL

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MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli has recovered from his shoulder injury and is fit to play in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said. Kohli missed the franchise’s first three matches as he underwent rehabilitation after injuring his right shoulder ...

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Sharapova slams Tennis Federation for not warning her about substance

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LONDON: Five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has criticised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for not doing enough to make her aware that meldonium had been added to the list of banned substances last year. Sharapova’s initial two-year suspension was reduced to 15 months after she tested positive at the ...

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PCB issues warning to Afridi over PSL transfer policy

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a warning to Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings over the transfer rules of the league. In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board clarified the rules for the recruitment, retention and transfer of players in the Pakistan Super ...

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Shoaib & Sania Mirza Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

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LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gave an early anniversary gift to his Indian wife and tennis ace Sania Mirza by scoring a fine century (101*) against West Indies at Guyana that helped his team win the third ODI by six wickets. Shortly after South African batsman AB de Villiers went ...

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Former ICC president all praise for Pakistan team

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LONDON: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas lauded Pakistan cricket team for winning the ODI series against West Indies and hoped they will do well in the Test series and win it for Misbah. Zaheer said: “One must understand a simple fact before unleashing unwanted and uncalled for ...

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Amir Khan returns to Britain after successful hand surgery

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Boxer Amir “King” Khan is back in Blighty with his right hand restored to full punching power but, as yet, no opponent to hit. Khan, having been passed over for a super-fight yet again with Manny Pacquiao switching to a clash with Jeff Horn in Australia, will not now be ...

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Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

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LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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