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Ton-up Babar helps Pakistan beat Leicestershire

LEICESTERSHIRE: Pakistan opener Babar Azam smashed a century as Pakistan thrashed Leicestershire by 58 runs in their final practice game of the England tour. Pakistan were off to a flying start as they played superbly and posted 200 runs on the board for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted ...

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Leicestershire CEO Wasim Khan appointed as new PCB MD

LAHORE: Wasim Khan, English county Leicestershire’s chief executive, has been appointed as the new managing director of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Wasim, who has been one of the leading lights of the ECB’s drive to engage British Asians in English cricket, forged his career as CEO of the schools’ cricket ...

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Pakistan bowlers struggle in Leicestershire draw

LEICESTER: Pakistan bowlers struggled against County Championship Division Two side Leicestershire as the two-day warm-up tour match ended in a draw at Grace Road. The tourists declared overnight on 321 runs for 9 wickets, giving their bowlers a day of practice against the County Championship Division Two side at Grace ...

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Sharjeel appeal against spot-fixing ban rejected

LAHORE: An appeal by fast-rising Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan against a five-year ban over spot-fixing was rejected this week with his lawyer vowing to challenge the decision in a higher court. Sharjeel , 28, was banned for five years, two-and-a-half of them suspended, in August following an investigation by a ...

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Leicestershire replaces Sharjeel with Ronchi for T20 blast

LONDON: New Zealand’s Luke Ronchi is to replace Sharjeel Khan as one of Leicestershire’s overseas players in English county cricket’s Twenty20 Blast following the Pakistan batsman’s domestic suspension for match-fixing, it emerged Wednesday. Both Sharjeel and Khalid Latif were suspended and then charged last month by the Pakistan Cricket Board ...

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Indian-origin womans body found in suitcase dumped in an alley

LONDON: A 46-year-old Indian-origin woman’s body was found hidden in a suitcase dumped in an alleyway in the UK following which her husband has been charged on suspicion of murder, according to a media report. Kiran’s body was discovered by a member of public in a walkway off Cromer Street, ...

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