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Tag Archives: Lahore

For the greater good of Pakistan cricket: Sammy

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

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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Amir Khan ‘at peace in Pakistan’

LAHORE: British boxer Amir Khan has said that he felt ‘at peace in Pakistan following issues within the family. Amir and his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, split in a bitter public row on Twitter earlier this month, which appears to be getting only uglier with time. According to a solicitor, Faryal, ...

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Pakistan series good for cricket: Ben Cutting

BRISBANE Heat allrounder Ben Cutting hopes the upcoming World XI versus Pakistan series in Lahore can pave the way for the return of regular international cricket in Pakistan. Zimbabwe have been the only Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since a Sri Lanka team bus was attacked by gunmen in March ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: 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

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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Wonderful to see cricket returning to Pakistan: Graeme Smith

LONDON: Former South African captain and the head coach of T20 Global League team Benoni Zalmi has said that he is happy to see international cricket returning to Pakistan. Talking to a private news channel, the veteran cricketer noted that Pakistani cricket has suffered a lot and that it is ...

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Excited to be visiting Pakistan for World XI series: Amla

CAPE TOWN: While cricket fans in Pakistan eagerly await arrival of World XI players in Lahore next month, members of the star-studded squad are just as excited to play in front of a packed crowd at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium. Legendary batsman, Hashim Amla, is one of them, and he cannot ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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Paul Collingwood admits to play T20I series in Lahore

LONDON: Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has been approached to play in a T20 series in Pakistan next month as part of the campaign to bring top-level cricket back to the country. Collingwood admits he could be willing to take part in the landmark three-match series in Lahore providing security ...

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