Monday, 24 April 2017

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Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to join 10,000 runs club

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KINGSTON: Younis Khan became the first Pakistani batsman in Test cricket to complete 10,000 runs here on Sunday. Younis, who is also termed a ‘Run machine’ for green Shirts made the history as he crossed 23rd run during first innings of Pakistani side in the first test match against Wes ...

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WATCH: Wahab extraordinary catch against Windies in 1st Test

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JAMAICA: Pakistan‘s speargun Wahab Riaz‘s brilliant display of his athleticism was one of the highlights of Day One of the first Test against West Indies at Sabina Park in Kingston. Wahab grabbed an extraordinary catch to get rid of Roston Chase on Friday. Chase, who was batting good on 63, looked to ...

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Windies recover after Amir strikes on Day 1

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JAMAICA: West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day in Jamaica on 244 for 7. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir had ...

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‘Unique’ Younus eyes final Test milestone

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KARACHI: When Younus Khan hangs up his bat at the end of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, it will likely be with a final Test milestone against his name. Younus is just 23 runs away from becoming the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs. With the first ...

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Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s top Test cricketer Misbahul Haq has won the hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy, which will also earn him a cash prize of Rs 500,000. PCB had announced a ...

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Hassan Ali ruled out of first Test against West Indies

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s fast bowler Hassan Ali is recovering well from his groin injury. However, he has been ruled out of Pakistan’s first Test against West Indies, starting on Friday. Hassan had suffered groin injury on Monday while fielding during Pakistan’s three-day practice match in Montego Bay ahead of the first ...

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Sri Lankan spinner Kamindu Mendis bowls with both hands

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HOBART: Sri Lanka have found a ‘double-hand’ bowler in the form of Kamindu Mendis. According to details, Sri Lanka under-19 captain Kamindu Mendis bowled with both hands against Australia in second match of Youth Series. Head coach Roy Dias praised the talent of young Mendis and said his bowling skills ...

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Inzamam hopeful of winning West Indies Test series

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LAHORE: Enthusiastic Chief Selector of national team Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed hope in clinching the Test series against West Indies as this time it’s a great chance for green shirts to register their victory. Inzamam-ul-Haq said that the team will make the win historic but, firstly there is a need to ...

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PCB issues warning to Afridi over PSL transfer policy

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a warning to Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings over the transfer rules of the league. In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board clarified the rules for the recruitment, retention and transfer of players in the Pakistan Super ...

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Shoaib & Sania Mirza Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

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LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gave an early anniversary gift to his Indian wife and tennis ace Sania Mirza by scoring a fine century (101*) against West Indies at Guyana that helped his team win the third ODI by six wickets. Shortly after South African batsman AB de Villiers went ...

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