Saturday, 20 April 2019

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Abid, Hasnain in; Amir, Asif out of Pakistan WC squad

LAHORE: Pacer Mohammad Amir and power-hitter Asif Ali failed to find a place in Pakistan’s 15-man preliminary squad announced by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, commencing from May 30 in England. However, both Amir and Asif have been included for the ODI series against ...

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Injured Diana Baig ruled out of South Africa tour

LAHORE: Seventeen-year-old pace bowler Fatima Sana has been included in Pakistan women team that will tour South Africa in place of pace bowler Diana Baig, who underwent surgery on her injured left thumb on Tuesday. Diana has been advised eight to 10 weeks rest following the surgery at Karachi and ...

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Bangladesh to call Shakib back from IPL

DHAKA: Bangladesh will ask star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to return from Indian Premier League and join the team’s World Cup preparation camp next week, the nation’s Cricket Board said. Shakib is currently in India with his IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. “Our camp is beginning. I have asked to send ...

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Pakistan second or third favourites for World Cup: Morgan

Eoin Morgan

Pakistan cricket team may not look among the best sides at the moment, particularly after the 5- drubbing at the hands of Australia in the recently concluded One Day International (ODI) series. However, the side known for its unpredictability was among England cricket captain Eoin Morgan’s favourites to clinch the ...

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India-Pakistan match nothing less than war: Sehwag

NEW DELHI: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag believes that India have no option but to win the upcoming Indo-Pak clash during the ICC World Cup being held in England and Wales. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns in the round-robin match of the World Cup on June ...

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Zimbabwe win ODI series against UAE

HARARE: After running them close two nights ago, UAE were put through another tough examination in Harare. Zimbabwe’s quality of batsmanship was far superior, as they clinched the four-match ODI series 3-0 with one to play. This was made possible courtesy Sean Williams’ third ODI century, an unbeaten 84-ball 109, ...

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Warner and Smith named in Australia World Cup squad

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner, who  were banned  following a ball-tampering incident, have   returned to Australia’s ODI squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Former captain Smith and opening batsman Warner have not played international cricket since their ban following a ball-tampering incident ...

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Sri Lankan team tour Pakistan after World Cup

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket team will arrive in Pakistan to play two Test matches after ICC World Cup. The matches of ICC World Test Championship will be played in Lahore and Karachi. Nine teams would be playing against each others in the ICC World Test Championship and the Sri Lankan ...

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Mushtaq Ahmed to be honored with Asian Award at UK

LONDON: Pakistan former leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed will be awarded the prestigious Asian Award in a ceremony to be held at UK today. “Deeply humbled and honored to receive the prestigious Asian Award. I am thankful to all the people for their love, prayers and unconditional support in this regard,” ...

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Not bothered about Indian Team: Sarfraz Ahmed

ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said he is least bothered for the Men in Blue if they do not want to play green-shirts in the ICC World Cup 2019 saying Pakistan team will give outstanding performance in the extravaganza. Speaking at a press conference here at a local hotel, he said ...

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