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ECB’s head of disability cricket lauds support from Shahid Afridi

LONDON: Ian Martin, the Head of Disability Cricket at the England and Wales Cricket Board has praised former dashing all-rounder Shahid Afridi for accepting the post of Honorary Chairman of the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association recently. In his statement, Martin said that the inclusion of Boom Boom Afridi will give ...

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Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Pakistan

LAHORE: The Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in Islamabad to play two limited overs series against Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials welcomed the visiting team at the airport. Players of the Zimbabwe team – who are visiting the country after five years – will spend their first week (Oct 21 ...

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Pakistan drop Sarfraz, Malik and Amir for Zimbabwe series

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq named 22 probables for the ODI and T20I series against Zimbabwe, insisting he has opted for experience in the 50-over matches and provided extended run to the youngsters in the T20I format, said an official press release. Pakistan have not played ...

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IPL clears Sunil Narine to bowl after elbow bend warning

MUMBAI: The Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday said West Indies spinner Sunil Narine can continue to bowl after it found nothing illegal in his deliveries during an assessment that was prompted by an on-field caution earlier this month. Narine s team, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), asked for the assessment ...

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“A bird, or a superman?”,Rizwan takes an stunning catch

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s wicket-keeper and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa skipper Mohammad Rizwan took a stunning diving catch on Tuesday to remove Anwar Ali, even though his spectacular dive could not stop Sindh from winning the thriller. Chasing a target of 139, Sindh had needed 28 more runs from 12 balls when batsman Anwar ...

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IPL – KKR Captain Eoin Morgan Praises MI

ABU DHABI: In his first game as the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Eoin Morgan had to endure an eight-wicket defeats at the hands of defending champions Mumbai Indians in an IPL 2020 match. KKR installed the England world cup winner as the new captain after Dinesh Karthik decided to step aside following a ...

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winner Umar Gul bids farewell to all forms of cricket

LAHORE: Pakistani pacer Umar Gul played his last game as a professional cricketer, marking the end of an era which saw him spearhead Pakistan cricket team’s pace attack and bamboozle batsmen around the world with his lethal yorkers. The bowler retired after his side, Balochistan, was eliminated from the ongoing ...

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West Indies recall Bravo and Hetmyer for New Zealand tour

ST. JOHN’S: Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer were named in the West Indies squad for a proposed two-Test series in New Zealand, having turned down invitations for the tour of England earlier this year. The top-order batsmen both opted out of the Test series against England in July that marked ...

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Dhoni slammed for ‘bullying’ umpire into changing mind

DUBAI: Cricket fans have slammed icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni for apparently bullying umpire Paul Reiffel into changing a wide call during an Indian Premier League game. The incident occurred Tuesday when Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings paceman Shardul Thakur bowled outside the off stump of Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Rashid Khan. Umpire ...

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Process For The Election Of ICC Chairperson Underway

LONDON: The International cricket Council (ICC) board on Monday confirmed that the process for the election of its next Chairperson was underway and is expected to be concluded by early December. The process, which is being overseen by the Independent Chairman of the ICC Audit Committee, has commenced and the first stage was for the nominations of potential candidates ...

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