Friday, 23 June 2017

Sports

Champions Trophy: Fakhar wants to face India in final

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CARDIFF: Young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman, who has helped transform Pakistan into a fearsome team in a matter of just a few days, cannot wait to unleash his power hitting in the Champions Trophy finale on Sunday. The aggressive opener, when asked about who he wanted to face in the ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

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Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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Amir Khan Attacked and Chased By Angry Gang in Boston

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MANCHESTER: Former world champion Amir Khan was attacked and chased through the streets during what was described as a terrifying road rage incident after being chased through the streets by a group of men. Khan was driving through his hometown of Bolton when the incident took place. He was called the local police ...

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England skipper Morgan rated Pakistan as a dangerous side

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CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan has said his side cannot be complacent against Pakistan as the boys in green can be a dangerous opponent on their day. Talking to media at Cardiff ahead of England’s semi-final in ICC Champions Trophy against Pakistan, Morgan hinted that Jason Roy may be dropped ...

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I feel safer in Pakistan than in England: Ian Chappell

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LONDON: In what can be deemed as a boost of foreign cricketers’ confidence to visit Pakistan, former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that he feels safer in Pakistan than in England. Chappell, who is currently in Islamabad as an expert on the 8th ICC Champion’s Trophy 2017 being held in ...

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Pakistan striving for consistency against England, says Arthur

Britain Cricket - Pakistan Press Conference - Edgbaston - June 3, 2017 Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur and Sarfraz Ahmed during the press conference Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic

LONDON: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur is still no closer to removing the inconsistency that dogs the national team. In fact, he may be starting to embrace it. “Sometimes that’s our strength, our unpredictability,” said Arthur, a South African who joked that he has been ...

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Feeling Great To Be No. 1 Boxer: Waseem

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DUBAI: Pakistan’s Boxer Muhammad Waseem stated that he is happy and feeling great after becoming World No. 1 boxer in Fly Weight category. Muhammad Waseem is the first Pakistani and South Asian boxer to achieve the top ranking of World Boxing Council. While talking to media, he said that this ...

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Argentine town braces for Messi’s wedding

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PARIS: Soccer superstar Lionel Messi´s Argentine hometown is preparing to host footballing and showbiz celebrities when he marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo this month in Latin America´s wedding of the decade. Colombian popstar Shakira, wife of Messi´s Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique, has said she hopes to attend. Media such as ...

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Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open

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PARIS: Jelena Ostapenko overpowered title favourite Simona Halep to become one of the most surprising grand slam champions of all time. The 20-year-old, ranked 47, had never been beyond the third round at a grand slam before nor won a senior title. But she was unfazed, hitting 54 winners in ...

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