Saturday, 17 November 2018

Sports

Pakistan eye to seal T20 series against West Indies

PORT OF SPAIN: Pakistan will aim to seal the T20 series when they take on hosts West Indies in the third game at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain today. Pakistan beat the West Indies in the first T20I by 6 wickets, whereas in the second T20I, they ...

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Waqar Younis criticises Kamran Akmal’s selection for WI tour

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and legendary bowler Waqar Younis Thursday took to Twitter and bashed the national selectors for picking up Kamran Akmal for West Indies tour. Waqar Younis said that it is bizarre decision to select a 35-year-old player as specialist batsman who has never been on the cricket ...

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Indian govt unlikely to allow Indo-Pak cricket series

NEW DELHI: The Indian government is unlikely to grant permission to the Indian cricket team to play against Pakistan in Dubai due to the prevailing situation in Indian held Kashmir. “The Indian home minister and the home ministry will take call on this but I don’t think the atmosphere is ...

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Sarfraz thinks India seem afraid to face off against Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team captain (T20I) Sarfraz Ahmed thinks India seem afraid to face off against Pakistan on the cricket pitch, which is why they don’t play against his team. “Perhaps India are afraid of facing Pakistan which is why they don’t play against us,” Indian media quoted the T20 ...

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Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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Offend it like Beckham: England star upsets Hong Kong

LONDON: David Beckham has scored an own goal on Facebook after upsetting Hong Kongers by lumping their city in with China – then annoyed mainlanders when he tried to fix his mess. The former England star planted his foot firmly in his mouth after a visit to the semi-autonomous city ...

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Woman jailed for playing Ed Sheeran song on repeat

LONDON: We know that there are some pretty big Ed Sheeran fans out there (including Demi Lovato’s alter ego, Emily Levinson), but imagine risking jail time just to listen to one of his songs at full blast? Well, that’s exactly what happened to one English woman after she decided to ...

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India beat Australia by 8 wickets

HIMACHAL PRADESH: Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India to an eight-wicket win in the fourth and final test against Australia as the hosts secured a 2-1 series victory at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday. Rahul made 51 not out and Rahane added a rapid unbeaten 38 ...

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