Friday, 21 September 2018

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PSL nurturing Pakistan’s budding talent, says Alan Wilkins

DUBAI: Former county cricketer and renowned commentator Alan Wilkins has termed Pakistan Super League as a platform for Pakistan’s budding cricketers to display their talent to the world. Talking to media, Wilkins – who’s in the commentary team for the PSL – said that the league has already produced some ...

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‘PSL final will be held in Lahore’

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Monday gave the go-ahead to hold the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore. The decision was taken after a high-level security huddle, following a string of targeted attacks across the country, particularly in Lahore, which claimed nearly 100 lives. “Law and order committee, ...

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PSL: Gayle blitz seals Kings playoffs berth, Lahore dumped out

DUBAI: It was one of those days when it rained cats and dogs. But luckily enough, we did get a game going at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. And then there was the impending storm. Chris Gayle hadn’t fired all tournament, up until now that is. The big-hitting West Indian ...

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Pollard remembers school coach’s advice in six-hitting finish

DUBAI: Kieron Pollard, the big-hitting West Indies allrounder, stuck to the advice he got from his coach in school -“ten runs are achievable in two balls – to seal a stunning win for Karachi Kings and keep them in the hunt for a Pakistan Super League play-off spot. The dasher ...

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Dean Jones ready to visit Lahore for PSL final

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DUBAI: Islamabad United coach and former Australian Cricketer Dean Jones has said that he will travel to Lahore with his team if it qualifies for the final of Pakistan Super League 2017. In an interview with a TV channel, Jones said, “I’ll be going but it’s up to the other ...

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Sania Mirza says she is enjoying PSL

DUBAI: Indian tennis star and wife of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza has said that she was enjoying Pakistan Super League 2017 at Dubai International Stadium. Sania Mirza was watching the important match between Shoaib Malik’s Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars and she was lucky that his hubby’s team ...

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Holding PSL final in Lahore to be great thing: Sir Vivian Richards

SHARIAH: Former West Indies’ great and Quetta Gladiators’ mentor, Sir Vivian Richards believes that holding PSL final in Lahore would be a very positive step for Pakistan cricket as it will boost up the interest for the sport there. “Holding the final in Lahore would be a great thing for ...

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Ross Taylor ton helps New Zealand past South Africa

CHRISTCHURCH: A Ross Taylor century helped New Zealand to a six-run victory to end South Africa’s long winning run and square their one-day international series. Taylor’s unbeaten 102 saw the Black Caps to 289-4 after they were put in to bat at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Wednesday. Jimmy Neesham ...

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Fans slam IPL for dropping World’s number one Imran Tahir

CAPETOWN: Proteas leg spinner Imran Tahir, who was recently crowned as T20 and ODI cricket number one bowler, hasnt been deemed fit enough for the upcoming Indian Premiere League (IPL). The 37-year-old went unsold, despite coming in with a low base price tag of just $75 000 (Rs 7,900,000), on ...

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