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Yousuf comes to Sharjeel’s defence in PSL spot-fixing scandal

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LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match. The allegation relates to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in February, in ...

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Aussies ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacers

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SYDNEY: Australia are relishing the prospect of uniting their “big four” pace attack for the first time at the Champions Trophy – and sending a message to England ahead of the Ashes. Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given ...

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PCB, BCCI to meet in Dubai today

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DUBAI: A meeting between Pakistani and Indian Cricket Boards officials is being held in Dubai on Monday. Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Monday, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Sheheryar Khan said Pakistan and India had signed an agreement to play different cricket series from 2014 to 2023, but India has ...

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Prince of Wales donates to Manchester Fund

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LONDON: The Manchester Arena Bombing has affected so many around the world. Politicians, royals and world leaders have sent their condolences to the people of Manchester and the United Kingdom. Members of the British Royal Family were among those who spoke out publicly about the attacks. The Prince of Wales ...

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Champions Trophy – Pakistan looking to maintain record vs India

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BIRMINGHAM: His side comes into the tournament eighth in the ICC ODI Team Rankings, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident of making the most of having nothing to lose in this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy. Pakistan has yet to lift this particular trophy, but comes to England with a ...

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Umar Akmal back in spotlight with his off-field antics

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KARACHI: Just a day after Umar Akmal was declared unfit and was dropped from the national cricket team, a clip of him dancing with a female companion has proved that he may not be fit to play cricket, but he is in the perfect physical form to have a dance. ...

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Lahore Qalandars bidding for South African Cricket League

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Lahore Qalandars of Pakistan Super League (PSL) have shown interest in offering a bid for a franchise in proposed South African T20 league, crictracker reported on Tuesday. Reportedly, South Africa’s Global Destination League is set to roll out later this year. Lahore Qalandars are not the only team from the ...

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CHAMPIONS TROPHY: Amir aims to perform well against India

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BIRMINGHAM: Fast bowler Mohammad Amir said on Monday that whichever team manages to handle pressure well in the Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan will win the game. He said: “I bowled long spells in the West Indies tour. I am getting back my swing and my line and ...

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Umar Akmal to return from England

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LONDON: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been asked to return from England after he failed two fitness tests in two days, ahead of the Champions Trophy next month. The selectors are considering Umar Amin and Haris Sohail as replacements. “He has failed two fitness tests during the ongoing camp there ...

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