Thursday, 26 April 2018

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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

Aleem Dar

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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Grant Elliott: Going to Lahore will feel like home

Grant Elliott

LAHORE: Rated currently as one of the top Twenty20 (T20) specialists in the world, the 38-year-old Grant Elliott has been a popular figure at the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and most recently led Birmingham Bears to the final of the Natwest T20 Blast tournament. With over 2,000 runs to his ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

Paul-Collingwood

LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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ICC’s security team reaches Lahore to assess security arrangements

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LAHORE: In order to review the security arrangements for international cricketing stars visiting the country to play a three-match series against Pakistan – Independence Cup 2017, to be played on September 12, 13 and 15 at the Gaddafi Stadium – International Cricket Council’s (ICC) two-member special security team arrived in ...

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Alastair Cook climbs to No. 6 in Test rankings

Alastair Cook

MANCHESTER: Alistair Cook has made a strong charge on the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following a stellar performance in the day/night Test against the Windies, which England won by an innings and 209 runs at Edgbaston on Saturday. Cook not only walked away with the Player ...

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Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir to be included in World XI squad

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CAPE TOWN: Pakistan Cricket Board has made commendable positive progress in negotiations with foreign cricketers for the tour with just a few weeks to go until the ICC World XI team comes to Pakistan for a three-match T20 series. PCB sources report that South Africa’s star batsman Hashim Amla and ...

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Ranatunga urges ICC to probe Sri Lanka cricket boss

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COLOMBO: Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has blamed Sri Lanka’s string of humiliating defeats on the country’s cricket chief and demanded his investigation by the International Cricket Council (ICC). In what could be the opening shots of a new bid to head Sri Lanka Cricket, Ranatunga, 53, told AFP there was ...

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