Friday, 28 July 2017

Sports

Shoaib Akhtar reveals best memory of his cricket career

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NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that bowling legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar out for a duck at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens remains amongst the best memories of his glittering cricket career. One of the most watched and talked about cricket rivalry in the world throughout the 2000s was ...

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Pressure mounting on BCCI to name India Champions Trophy squad

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LONDON: The muddle over India’s participation in the Champions Trophy has rattled the Indian team, and players now want to know when this ‘uncertainty’ will end. The Indian Express has reliably learnt that the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) head Vinod Rai recently spoke to the Indian team captain ...

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British investigation agency gives PCB green signal to probe Nasir Jamshed

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LONDON: British investigation institute, National Crime Agency, has allowed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to start interrogation against Nasir Jamshed, main suspect of PSL spot fixing scandal. According to sources, PCB contacted Britsh agency and asked for mutual investigation from Jamshed to which it has agreed. PCB can continue its investigation ...

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IPL – Amla wins heart with fair play

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BENGALURU: South Africa opener Hashim Amla proved why he’s termed as one of the best ambassadors of game with his on-field gesture during a match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017.  The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) opener garnered applause for his ‘fair play’ during match against Royal Challengers Bangalore ...

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Windies won due to hard work: Law

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KINGSTON: West Indies coach Stuart Law is deeply disappointed with the Bridgetown pitch, on which his team registered a stirring 106-run victory against Pakistan this week. The track, Law said, suited Pakistan more and left him “heartbroken” for his quick bowlers. Praising his side for winning convincingly despite that, he ...

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PSL spot-fixing: Khalid Latif, Sharjeel Khan appear before tribunal

LAHORE: Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, the two cricketers suspended over spot-fixing charges, appeared before an anti-corruption tribunal of PCB to file their replies to the charges/evidence presented by the anti-corruption unit of PCB. Both the players appeared separately, while Khalid Latif filed his answering brief opening batsman Sharjeel Khan sought ...

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Lionel Messi’s four-match FIFA ban overturned

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ZURICH: Argentina’s hopes of reaching next year’s World Cup were given a huge boost on Friday after FIFA overturned Lionel Messi’s four-game ban for swearing at an assistant referee.FIFA said there was not enough evidence to support the stiff punishment meted out in March to the 29-year-old Barcelona striker, who ...

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West Indies defeat Pakistan by 106 in Bridgetown Test

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Alzarri Joseph sent back Babar Azam for a two-ball duck BRIDGETOWN: Shannon Gabriel’s five-wicket haul inspired West Indies to a 106 run victory over Pakistan on the final day of the second Test in Bridgetown on Thursday. Pakistan started the fifth day at the Kensington Oval requiring 188 runs but ...

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Chairman PCB: Misbah better captain than Imran Khan

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KINGSTON: Pakistan’s Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will play his last international match against the West Indies on May 10. As Misbah steps into the sunset, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has paid the skipper the compliment to beat all compliments. Appearing before the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial ...

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