Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Sports

We miss you: Giles Clarke tells Pakistan

LAHORE: Head of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Pakistan Task Force Giles Clarke on Saturday said on behalf of the international cricket community that they miss Pakistan. Giles, who is on a two-day tour to Pakistan, is visiting the country to help the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in boosting their finances ...

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PSL colourful ceremony to be held in Dubai on Feb 9

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DUBAI:  The opening ceremony of the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on February 9. The colourful ceremony will be hosted by famous film and television star Fahad Mustafa while popular singers Ali Zafar and Shehzad Roy will perform at ...

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Rahul Dravid declines honorary doctorate degree

NEW DELHI: In another selfless act, former Indian captain and batting great Rahul Dravid has declined an honorary doctorate degree which was conferred on him by the Bangalore University. According to the report, the 44-year-old Dravid denied the degree and added that he will like to earn the doctorate by ...

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Ali, Morgan star in big England win

KANPUR: Skipper Eoin Morgan Thursday hailed England’s “outstanding” bowling performance after Moeen Ali’s superb spell set up a comprehensive seven-wicket win over India in the first Twenty20 international in Kanpur. Chasing a modest 148 for victory, England rode on the third-wicket 83-run stand between Morgan (51) and Joe Root (46 ...

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Australia win ODI series against Pakistan

ADELAIDE: Australia cruised to a 57-run victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. After setting an imposing total of 369-7, thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head, the Australians bowled Pakistan out for 312. ...

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Imran Tahir reprimanded after revealing Junaid Jamshed t-shirt

CAPE TOWN: Imran Tahir, the South Africa legspinner, has been reprimanded by the ICC for a wicket celebration in which he revealed a t-shirt under his playing kit with an image of the late Junaid Jamshed, a one-time Pakistani pop icon and latterly a religious preacher, who was also popular ...

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Sri Lanka beat South Africa to win T20 series 2-1

Sri Lanka’s players storm the field after sealing a 2-1 series win, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20, Cape Town CAPE TOWN: Niroshan Dickwella’s 68 off 51 balls inspired Sri Lanka to register a 2-1 T20 series victory against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town tonight. The visitors ...

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Bangladesh player SUNNY denied bail in girlfriend snaps case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting “intimate” photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner ...

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Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold over teammate’s failed dope test

LAUSANNE: Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after a teammate was caught doping. The decision which follows the re-testing of hundreds of samples from the Beijing Games, means ...

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Pietersen names a Pakistani as best bowler he has faced

LONDON: A surprising pick for Pietersen as he reveals Pakistan quick Mohammad Asif to be the best bowler he’s ever faced. Kevin Pietersen has taken on – and prospered against – some of the best bowlers on the planet, but the former England star has a surprising pick as the ...

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