Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Sports

Brian Lara wants to coach PSL teams

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LONDON: West Indies cricketer Brian Lara said that he’s interested in coaching at Pakistan Super League (PSL). He said that he was proud of Darren Sammy for playing the PSL final in Pakistan. Holding a press conference along with former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis, Brian Lara said that he was waiting ...

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Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Kohli

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DHARMASALA: Virat Kohli has said that he will undergo a fitness test before taking a call on his participation in the fourth Test at Dharamsala against Australia, starting Saturday (March 25). Speaking to the media on Friday, Kohli said, “If I get through the fitness test, then I’ll play. (We) ...

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Pakistan wins hockey series against Black Sticks

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  WAIRARAPA: On Pakistan Day, the national hockey team won the 5-test series against New Zealand, after holding the home side to a 1-1 draw in the last and fifth test at Carterton, Wairarapa. According to information  Pakistan continued with their impressive form and drew the final test at the ...

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Yorkshire skipper Ballance extends contract

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LONDON: England batsman Gary Ballance committed himself to Yorkshire for a further two years on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Zimbabwe-born naturalised Englishman – who has appeared in 21 Tests scoring four centuries – had a year remaining on his present contract and said the new deal would allow him to focus ...

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Spot fixing: Sharjeel played two DOT BALLS for bookies

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LAHORE: The alleged spot-fixing scandal, that has engulfed Pakistan cricket team, took a new twist Thursday when investigators revealed that batsman Sharjeel Khan played two dot bowls in Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Dubai. According to our correspondent, all five suspended players – Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan, Shahzaib ...

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India scared of defeat to Australia: Mitchell Starc

during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between England and Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

PUNE: Australia’s injured spearhead Mitchell Starc has said India’s verbal confrontations with the tourists were the result of fear over losing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after their unexpected defeat in the opening Test of the series in Pune. Starc, who flew home with a foot stress fracture after the second Test ...

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Germany, England to blood youngsters in glamour friendly

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DORTMUND: World champions Germany host England in a prestige friendly in Dortmund on Wednesday with both coaches primed to give youth its head for one of football’s great rivalries. But that is where the similarities end for Joachim Loew and Gareth Southgate, who is in charge for the first time ...

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ECB tell England players to be brave and smile

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LONDON: England’s new Test captain Joe Root and One Day counterpart Eoin Morgan must provide crowd pleasing cricket and bear a sunny disposition so as to attract new players to the game, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. The ECB is taking steps to significantly boost the number of ...

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Pakistan to host WWE-style competition with 20 world wrestlers

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LONDON: Pakistan is going to host a WWE-style international competition, with wrestlers coming from 20 different countries. According to details wrestlers from England, Japan, United States, Canada and other countries will showcase their talent in Pakistan during months of May and November. The competition will be held in Lahore, Karachi, ...

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