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winner Umar Gul bids farewell to all forms of cricket

LAHORE: Pakistani pacer Umar Gul played his last game as a professional cricketer, marking the end of an era which saw him spearhead Pakistan cricket team’s pace attack and bamboozle batsmen around the world with his lethal yorkers. The bowler retired after his side, Balochistan, was eliminated from the ongoing ...

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West Indies recall Bravo and Hetmyer for New Zealand tour

ST. JOHN’S: Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer were named in the West Indies squad for a proposed two-Test series in New Zealand, having turned down invitations for the tour of England earlier this year. The top-order batsmen both opted out of the Test series against England in July that marked ...

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Dhoni slammed for ‘bullying’ umpire into changing mind

DUBAI: Cricket fans have slammed icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni for apparently bullying umpire Paul Reiffel into changing a wide call during an Indian Premier League game. The incident occurred Tuesday when Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings paceman Shardul Thakur bowled outside the off stump of Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Rashid Khan. Umpire ...

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Misbah-ul-Haq decides to resign as chief selector

LAHORE: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has decided to resign from his post as Pakistan’s chief selector, media reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources. The former skipper was under pressure over his dual responsibilities as team’s head coach and chief selector, sources told the channel. Misbah will formally announce the decision in a press ...

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Pakistani footballer Karishma Ali marks a spot at Forbes, 30 under 30

CHITRAL: 21 year old Karishma Ali is the first-ever girl from Chitral to play football on the national as well as international level. The Pakistani footballer secured a spot at the prestigious Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list. ‘Baba, look how far we’ve come,” she tweeted. As President of the Chitral Women’s’ Sports ...

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Process For The Election Of ICC Chairperson Underway

LONDON: The International cricket Council (ICC) board on Monday confirmed that the process for the election of its next Chairperson was underway and is expected to be concluded by early December. The process, which is being overseen by the Independent Chairman of the ICC Audit Committee, has commenced and the first stage was for the nominations of potential candidates ...

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‘Surprised’ KKR’s reaction to Narine’s suspect bowling action

DUBAI: Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders are hopeful of an “appropriate resolution” to the issue of spinner Sunil Narine being reported for suspect bowling action. The franchise, however, did not say whether he would be left out of the team for their upcoming matches. Narine has been placed in ...

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Rafael Nadal wins 13th French Open to claim record

HOLLYWOOD Rafael Nadal inflicted one of the most humiliating defeats on great rival Novak Djokovic in the French Open final, thrashing the world number one 6-0 6-2 7-5 to lift a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam men’s singles title. Tennis fans would have been salivating at the prospect of another epic ...

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IPL: Khaleel and Rahul Tewatia get into a war of words

Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag batted superbly to help Rajasthan Royals register an emphatic five-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL 2020 clash on Sunday. Earlier, SRH captain David Warner won the toss and elected to bat first. SRH scored 158 for 4 in their quota of 20 overs. ...

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Shoaib Malik becomes first Asian to score 10,000 in T20

LAHORE: Pakistan middle order batsman Shoaib Malik, has achieved yet another milestone for his country. He has become the first Pakistani and also the first Asian batsman to score 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. West Indies opener Chris Gayle is the highest run scorer in Twenty20 cricket with 13,296 runs ...

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