Tuesday, 22 May 2018


Pakistan to struggle against England: Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer Abbas

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain and ICC president Zaheer Abbas has said that Pakistan team has to struggle against mighty hosts England in both the Test matches. Zaheer said: “We conceded too many runs in the second innings of the one off Test against Ireland. The green caps have to learn ...

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Banned Warner set to play Sydney grade cricket


MELBOURNE: Banned Australia batsman David Warner will attempt to get his career back on track by playing the start of the Sydney grade cricket season with Randwick Petersham. Former Australia vice-captain Warner was handed a one-year ban by Cricket Australia for his role in the ball-tampering scandal against South Africa ...

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IPL 2018: Pollard help MI beat KXIP in thriller


File Photo MUMBAI: Till the very end and throughout the course of the match, it was Punjab who had been ruling the roost with splendid performances. However, in the tinsel town on Wednesday, the KXIP vs MI game witnessed a very bollywoodish ending to a T20 game in which the ...

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England recall Jos Buttler for first Pakistan Test

Jos Buttler

LONDON: England recalled batsman Jos Buttler in a 12-man squad announced Tuesday for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s on May 24. In the first England squad since former Test batsman Ed Smith took over as national selector, Somerset off-spinner Dom Bess was given a first call-up. But, after ...

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Uzbekistan beat Pakistan to win Street Child World Cup

Uzbekistan Pakistan FOOTBALL

MOSCOW: Uzbekistan have beaten Pakistan by 6-5 on penalties in the final of the Street Child World Cup played in Russia today (Wednesday). Both teams were tied 1-1 after the end of regulation in the final and the winner was decided on the penalty shootouts. Pakistan had beaten Indonesia in ...

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Another awesome development for women’s cricket

MUMBAI: The BCCI announced on Tuesday that a Women’s T20 challenge match will be played ahead of the first IPL qualifier at the Wankhede Stadium on 22 May.  India internationals Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the two sides which will include women stars Ellyse Perry (Australia), Suzie Bates (New Zealand) ...

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Amir Khan, Faryal reaches Lahore for Punjab Boxing Championship

Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom

LAHORE: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan reached Lahore to take part in the closing ceremony of Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship. Khan along with his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, will be the chief guests of the ceremony where they will be handing out the prizes to winners. Addressing the media at National Hockey ...

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Pakistan beat Ireland by five wickets in historic Test

ireland pak CRIC

DUBLIN: Ireland eventually succumbed to defeat in their inaugural Test match against Pakistan on Tuesday. Ireland had lost centurion Kevin O’Brien to the first ball he faced on the final day of their historic Test. The unbeaten 118 O’Brien made on Monday raised hopes of the Irish drawing, or even ...

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Historic O’Brien hundred fuels Ireland comeback


DUBLIN: Ireland fought back during the second half of day four of their first ever Test match after a historic, career – defining century from Kevin O’Brien rescued the hosts from the brink. The red-haired veteran put on 114 runs with Stuart Thompson to not only make Pakistan bat again ...

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Mark Waugh steps down as Australian selector

Mark Waugh

SYDNEY: Australian cricket great Mark Waugh Tuesday quit as a national selector to take up a television commentary role as broadcasters jockey for top talent after a new rights deal was agreed. Waugh will not renew his contract when it expires on August 31 but will remain on the panel ...

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