Monday, 24 April 2017

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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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Former ICC president all praise for Pakistan team

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LONDON: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas lauded Pakistan cricket team for winning the ODI series against West Indies and hoped they will do well in the Test series and win it for Misbah. Zaheer said: “One must understand a simple fact before unleashing unwanted and uncalled for ...

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Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

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LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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Majestic Shoaib sees Pakistan to series win over Windies

The Pakistan players enjoy their series victory, West Indies v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Providence, April 11, 2017 PROVIDENCE: Shoaib Malik scored an unbeaten century as Pakistan beat West Indies by six wickets to clinch victory in their one day international series in Guyana on Tuesday. Shoaib Malik sealed the win – ...

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IPL – We Have To Improve Our Death Bowling: Manish Pandey

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MUMBAI: Disappointed with his team’s bowling in the death overs, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Manish Pandey said they needed to improve in this aspect of the game after Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling four-wicket win in an Indian Premier League game on Sunday. MI needed 64 in the final 30 ...

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Pakistan thrash Windies to level ODI series

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GUYANA: Babar Azam stroked yet another hundred against the West Indies and Hasan Ali claimed five wickets as Pakistan won the second one-day international by 74 runs at the National Stadium in Guyana on Sunday. Put in by West Indies captain Jason Holder, Pakistan totalled 282 for five and then dismissed ...

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After Misbah, Younis Khan says goodbye to cricket

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KARACHI: Veteran Pakistan batsman and former captain Younis Khan announced on Saturday he will retire from international cricket after the upcoming Test series in the West Indies. The 39 year-old has captained Pakistan in all three formats, and in 2009 led them to their only World Twenty20 title in England. ...

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Misbah, Kohli and Younis get Wisden honours

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LONDON: Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of the respected Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, – ‘cricket’s bible’ – published this week. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan were named as two of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year. According ...

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Yuvraj, Henriques hand Hyderabad winning start

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Ashish Nehra became the first left-arm bowler to take 100 IPL wickets, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Hyderabad The 10th edition of the flashiest and most glamorous show in cricket got underway at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Wednesday as the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) took on Royal Challengers ...

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Bright chances of winning ODI, Test series: Mushtaq

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LAHORE  – National Cricket Academy (NCA) head coach Mushtaq Ahmad has said that Pakistan’s chances of winning ODI and Test series against the West Indies are quite bright. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Mushtaq said: “I am quite confident that after giving excellent performances ...

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