Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Rishi Kapoor invites unwanted controversy over Pakistan tweet

Rishi Kapoor

MUMBAI: It’s now not exactly new for actor Rishi Kapoor to stir up a controversy on Twitter. He often faces criticism over his harsh or sometimes insensitive tweets. This time the 65-year-old actor is again in headlines for commenting on infamous Kashmir issue. The veteran Bollywood actor agreed with former ...

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Hassan, Imam bring series victory for Pakistan against Lanka

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ABU DHABI: Debutant Imamul Haq scored a century and propelled Pakistan to a comfortable win against Sri Lanka in the third ODI at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. A brilliant century by Imam, who scored 100 off 125 balls, set the stage for Pakistan to win the five-match ODI series 3-0. ...

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Want to continue Champions Trophy form, says Fakhar

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DUBAI: Pakistan’s young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman wants to continue with the top form he showed at the ICC Champions Trophy earlier this year. “Definitely, I want to continue with that performance”, the young ODI opener said. “It is in my mind to perform well for Pakistan’s victories.” Fakhar mentioned ...

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Bairstow to open for England as West Indies big guns return

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MANCHESTER: The concept of the points-based “Super Series”, trialled last summer to add over-arching context to the sport’s three different formats, was quietly put into mothballs ahead of this season. But had it still been in existence, we’d have been geared up for an improbably thrilling climax to the second ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

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LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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Javed Miandad wants Pakistan to boycott India in ICC events

Javed Miandad

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has said Pakistan Cricket Board should boycott playing against India in ICC events. Sports Minister Vijay Goel had earlier, stated that no Pakistan sportspersons will be allowed to play in India or vice versa except for when it is at a neutral venue and ...

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

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PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics. In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field.  ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said. He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

Mickey Arthur

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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PCB to file case against India in ICC: Shaharyar

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LAHORE: Outgoing Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has said that they are going to file case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the ICC dispute resolution committee for non-fulfillment of the MoU signed between the two boards. “During the board of governors ...

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