Monday, 24 April 2017

Sports

‘Unique’ Younus eyes final Test milestone

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KARACHI: When Younus Khan hangs up his bat at the end of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, it will likely be with a final Test milestone against his name. Younus is just 23 runs away from becoming the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs. With the first ...

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Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s top Test cricketer Misbahul Haq has won the hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy, which will also earn him a cash prize of Rs 500,000. PCB had announced a ...

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Hassan Ali ruled out of first Test against West Indies

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s fast bowler Hassan Ali is recovering well from his groin injury. However, he has been ruled out of Pakistan’s first Test against West Indies, starting on Friday. Hassan had suffered groin injury on Monday while fielding during Pakistan’s three-day practice match in Montego Bay ahead of the first ...

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IPL : Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by 15 runs

RPT:Hyderabad : Kane Williamson of SRH plays a shot during the IPL cricket match against Delhi Daredevils in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PTI Photo/Sportzpics(PTI4_19_2017_000219B)

HYDERABAD: The young guns of Delhi came up short after a Kane Williamson masterclass on Wednesday. The New Zealand captain made his first appearance in IPL X a memorable one for Sunrisers Hyderabad as they added Delhi Daredevils to the list of teams that succumbed to the hosts’ never-say-die attitude. ...

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Australia’s pace attack could decide Ashes: Brett Lee

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LONDON: Australia’s pace attack, emboldened by the return of “once in a generation” bowler Pat Cummins, could prove the difference between the sides in this year’s Ashes series against England, former paceman Brett Lee told media. Steve Smith’s side already boast tearaway paceman Mitchell Starc along with the precision of ...

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KKR bring Daredevils down to earth

Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan shared a century stand to drag Kolkata Knight Riders to a four-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils. Set 169 to win, Pandey (69no) and Pathan (59) shared a 110-run stand off 72 balls to rescue Kolkata from a perilous position at 21-3. The victory – the ...

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Aaron Finch misses IPL match for bizarre reason

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MUMBAI: In what could be termed as one of the most bizarre reasons to miss a match, Gujarat Lions’ overseas batsman Aaron Finch could not feature in their IPL-10 clash against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium as the Australian did not have his kit bag with him. Finch’s kit ...

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Sri Lankan spinner Kamindu Mendis bowls with both hands

Kamindu Mendis

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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