Thursday, 26 April 2018

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Windies confirmed to tour Pakistan next month


DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule for West Indies tour of Pakistan. Najam Sethi confirmed that Windies will be touring Pakistan for the series of three T20 Internationals next month. “West Indies will be touring Pakistan in April. They will play three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) on 1st, ...

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Hashim Amla is ‘likely’ to open for Hampshire


HAMPSHIRE director of cricket Giles White says Hashim Amla is likely to open the batting in the Specsavers County Championship – and will help the development of homegrown batsmen Tom Alsop and Joe Weatherley. The 34 year-old, who made 0 and eight as South Africa lost the first of their four ...

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Imran Tahir, Sangakkara helps Multan Sultan take over Quetta


SHARJAH: Multan Sultans thrashed Quetta Gladiators by nine wickets in the 13th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Sharjah on Saturday. From 101/5 to 102 all out! @TeamQuetta lose their last five wickets for an addition of one run. @MultanSultans run through Quetta lower-order. #DilSeJaanLagaDe #MSvQG — ...

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Zalmi’s Sammy beats injury and Gladiators in PSL thriller

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SHARJAH: A hobbling Darren Sammy struck two sixes and a boundary to clinch a sensational five-wicket victory in the last over for Peshawar Zalmi against Quetta Gladiators in the only match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah on Thursday. The Zalmi skipper, who twice hurt his hamstring during bowling, ...

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Pietersen blitz helps Quetta Gladiators thrash Islamabad United


SHARJAH: Kevin Pietersen blitz helped Quetta Gladiators thrash pathetic Islamabad United by 6 wickets in Pakistan Super League (PSL) match played here at historic Sharjah Cricket Stadium late Wednesday night. It was all about KP, who was in devastating form and smashing all the bowlers at will. Gladiators were in ...

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Boom Boom Afridi celebrates 38th birthday


LAHORE: Former Pakistani cricket player Boom Boom Shahid Afridi has turned 38 today. He has been hard-hitting batsman and leg-spinner throughout his career and currently playing for Karachi Kings team in the ongoing third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL). However, in last two editions of the league, he was the president and player of ...

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Kumar Sangakkara agrees to play PSL in Pakistan


DUBAI: Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has agreed to travel to Pakistan for Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultan owner Asher Schon confirmed on Wednesday. Confirming Sanga’s availability for PSL eliminators and final in Pakistan, the owner of the new franchise speaking to media in Dubai said “Yes, Kumar Sangakkara ...

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Spot fixing: Shahzaib Hassan banned for one year


LAHORE: The Anti-corruption Unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the verdict of the PSL spot fixing case against Shahzaib Hassan today. According to the verdict, one-year ban has been put on the batsman Shahzeb Hassan besides imposing a fine of one million rupees. He was facing charges of ...

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Why Lahore Qalandars continue to struggle in the PSL3

Quetta Gladiators Lahore Qalandars

DUBAI: As the third edition of the Pakistan Super League moves from Dubai to Sharjah, with Islamabad United taking on Quetta Gladiators in Wednesday’s encounter, every team has something tangible to take with them – except for Lahore Qalandars. The Qalandars are the only team that is yet to win ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin


MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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