Monday, 24 September 2018

Sports

Shoaib Akhtar resigns as Chairman PCB Advisor

LAHORE: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has resigned from his post of Advisor to chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Speedster – who was appointed by Najam Sethi during his reign as PCB chairman – announced the development on his official Twitter account. This is to announce that i have ...

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Grant Bradburn appointed Pakistan cricket team fielding coach

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Wednesday that the New Zealander Grant Bradburn has been appointed as the fielding coach of the Pakistan cricket team on a full-time basis for three years. Bradburn will join the team in the UAE for the Asia Cup 2018. Pakistan team has been ...

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Gavaskar questions India’s technique against Moeen Ali

LONDON: It’s been a story of missed opportunities here in England too as India lost a chance of creating history by coming back from a 1-2 deficit and win the series. Like in South Africa, India’s bowlers put the opposition down only for the batsmen to mess it up. The ...

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Fakhar Zaman positive ahead of Indo-Pak Asia Cup clash

DUBAI: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has showed optimism ahead of the high profile clash against arch-rivals India during the upcoming Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The left-handed batsman scored a swash-buckling century in his only outing, so far, against the Men in Blue during the 2017 Champions ...

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Alastair Cook’s All-Time Playing Eleven

LONDON: England batsman Alastair Cook recently called time on his Test career. Cook will play his last Test match against India at the Kennington Oval in London, starting on September 7. The 33-year-old Cook, in a video posted on Facebook page of the Lord’s Cricket Ground, revealed his all-time playing ...

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India announce schedule for West Indies series

NEW DELHI:  Top-ranked Test team India will host the West Indies next month and in November for two Tests, five one-day internationals and three Twenty20s, the cricket board said Tuesday. The Test series will kick off on October 4 in the western city of Rajkot followed by the second and ...

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Cricket Australia draws up cultural charter to avoid scandals

MELBOURNE: Australian cricket is drawing up a cultural blueprint in which players will pledge to uphold certain standards in a move away from their win-at-all-costs mentality, according to skipper Tim Paine. The player charter is being developed in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal in March that rocked the game ...

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Pakistan favourites to win Asia Cup: Rashid Latif

DUBAI: Former captain Rashid Latif has said that Pakistan cricket team is favourite to win the Asia Cup 2018, to be held in UAE. Talking to media, Latif said: “As UAE is home for Pakistan cricket for last decade and green caps are fully aware about the conditions, they have ...

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Watson excited for T-10 league with Karachians

DUBAI: Who can forget a blistering 107 not out by an Australian which clinched the third Indian Premier League title for Chennai Super Kings in May this year. Watching Watson in full bloom in Mumbai on that warn night many had thought that why this champ had quit international cricket? ...

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Amir Khan: I get more stick than any fighter out there!

  Never mind that he has won an Olympic silver medal and two world titles for Britain, Amir Khan is still the victim of the social media trolls. His crime in the eyes of those prejudiced few appears to be that the Briton also champions Pakistan, his country of parental ...

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