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World-XI beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

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World-XI has defeated Pakistan in the 2nd T20 of the three-match series at Qaddafi Stadium after a hair-raising game. Pakistan scored 174 runs off their allotted overs for the loss of 6 wickets with the help of some good performances by Fakhar Zaman (21), Ahmed Shahzad (43), Babar Azam (45), ...

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Pakistan stepping stone towards revival of int’l cricket: ICC CEO

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LAHORE: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is a stepping stone towards the revival of international cricket. Speaking at a press briefing here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Richardson said: “We strongly believe that hosting the World ...

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At Least Three Killed In Suicide Blast Outside Kabul Cricket Stadium

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  KABUL: At least three people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up while attempting to enter a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Police said the September 13 blast also injured at least seven people near the Kabul International Cricket Stadium, where hundreds of ...

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World XI players debut Rickshaw ride

LAHORE: The World XI players got the unique experience of their life by riding in Rickshaws to get the taste of Lahore culture here on Tuesday. Although they did not get the chance to have a ride on the roads of Lahore, yet inside the Gaddafi Stadium in front of ...

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Mohammad Amir and wife Narjis blessed with a baby girl

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LONDON: Pakistan’s paceman Mohammad Amir and his wife Narjis welcomed a baby girl into this world Tuesday morning. Amir took to Twitter to share his excitement and posted a photo of the newborn with caption: Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat of Allah Mashallah. Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat ...

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World XI visit is much more than a cricket tour: Faf du Plessis

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World XI coach Andy Flower poses for a picture with skipper Du Plessis LAHORE: South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis, who is leading the World XI squad in the Independence Cup 2017, said that the international cricketers on his team were “playing for something bigger than the ...

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Aleem Dar to supervise first T20 at home ground

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s most respected and distinguished cricket Umpire Aleem Dar said that standing in his first T20 international at home is going to be a memorable feeling as he has never supervised a T20 match in his own country. “It is going to be a different event as it has ...

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World Eleven Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

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LAHORE: In what could be the beginning of international cricket resuming in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore on Sunday night for a Twenty20 series against the hosts. An unprecedented security greeting the side, to be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal ...

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For the greater good of Pakistan cricket: Sammy

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DUBAI: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes that the World XI’s tour of Pakistan next week will be for the greater good of the country and is glad that they can play a significant part in international cricket returning to Pakistan. After the absence of international cricket for years ...

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Pakistan series good for cricket: Ben Cutting

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BRISBANE Heat allrounder Ben Cutting hopes the upcoming World XI versus Pakistan series in Lahore can pave the way for the return of regular international cricket in Pakistan. Zimbabwe have been the only Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since a Sri Lanka team bus was attacked by gunmen in March ...

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