Monday, 24 September 2018

Sports

British Pakistani coach leads cricket session on 10 Downing St

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May watched as the first ever game of cricket was played in Downing Street, led by a British Pakistani female cricket coach. Saba Nasim, who is a practising lawyer and a certified English Cricket Board (ECB) coach, led the historic cricket game session in which Stuart ...

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Loved every moment of Pakistan tour: Faf du Plessis

LAHORE: Captain of the World XI and South Africa cricket team Faf du Plessis, while praising the arrangements made by the local administration and the Pakistan Cricket Board, said that he enjoyed every moment of the tour to Pakistan. The South African captain said that it was heartening to see ...

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England Ashes spots up for grabs: Ian Botham

SYDNEY: Test legend Sir Ian Botham says there are “two or three” spots up for grabs in England’s Test squad for this summer’s Magellan Ashes. England’s Test outfit will head to Australia full of confidence after beating South Africa 3-1 and West Indies 2-1 at home this season, but there ...

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Pakistan down World XI by 33 runs, clinch series 2-1

LAHORE: Man-of-the-match Ahmed Shehzad and bowlers helped Pakistan overwhelm World XI by 33 runs in the third Twenty20 international to annex the Independence Cup here at the jam-packed Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. Replying to Pakistan’s 184-run target, the World XI could score only 150-8 in the allotted 20 overs, giving ...

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MS Dhoni Is GOAT, Says Shoaib Malik

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

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

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

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

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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