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Tag Archives: Pakistan

Umpire Aleem Dar set to break record for most Tests

LONDON: ICC Elite Panel Umpire Aleem Dar is set to break Steve Bucknor’s record of most Tests during the first Test between Australia and New Zealand in Perth today (Thursday).  The 51-year-old, who took up umpiring after playing first-class cricket in Pakistan, is standing in his 129th Test match as ...

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Pakistan set for first real ‘home’ Test in a decade

LONDON: There is a lot more at stake than World Test Championship points for Pakistan when they host Sri Lanka in a two-match series this month as the country hosts its first Tests on home soil since the 2009 militant attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus in Lahore. That attack ...

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Property tycoon Malik Riaz’s UK assets to be returned to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistani property tycoon Malik Riaz has agreed to pay UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) £190m in a settlement after eight UK bank accounts linked to him were frozen in August 2019. “The assets will be returned to the State of Pakistan,” the NCA said, referring to the settlement amount. ...

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Warner hits maiden triple century, breaks Bradman’s record

OVAL: David Warner of Australia brought up his maiden triple century in Test cricket on Saturday against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Warner became the seventh Australian batsman to score a triple ton in Test cricket history. The Australian opener reached the mark in 389 deliveries with a boundary off ...

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Sri Lanka name 16-man roster for Pakistan Test series

LONDON: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday announced a full-strength squad for the upcoming two-Test tour of Pakistan, with no regulars left behind – a significant show of confidence in security arrangements of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The islanders had visited Pakistan for two limited-overs series in September as ...

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Sweden tells India to restore free movement in Kashmir

STOCKHOLM: Ahead of its delegation’s arrival, Sweden has sent a strong message to India asking it to lift the restrictions in Indian-Kashmir which has been in lockdown since August 5 when the government revoked Article 370 from its constitution. The Swedish Royal couple King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Foreign Minister ...

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Step father harassed me for four years: Faryal Mehmood

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani actress and artist Faryal Mehmood unveiled that her stepfather harassed her for years when she was only 8-year old.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Faryal M. Zaffar (@faryalmehmoodofficial) on Jul 22, 2018 at 9:37pm PDT She was discussing her past life in ...

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Pakistan beat India, qualify for ACC Emerging Teams final

MIRPUR: Pakistan beat India by three runs in a thrilling end to the first semi-final of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. After winning the toss, Pakistan elected to bat first and scored 267-7. Openers Haider Ali (43 off 60 balls) and ...

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Schoolboy Naseem Shah pitches up for debut in Australia

MELBOURNE: Teenage tearaways are part of the fabric of Pakistan cricket but schoolboy seamer Naseem Shah could redefine the term “wunderkind” if selected during the test series in Australia. The 16-year-old from Lower Dir district on the border of Afghanistan would eclipse former home captain Ian Craig as the youngest ...

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