Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

EU launches Asia strategy to rival China’s ‘new Silk Road’

BRUSSELS: As doubts grow over China’s vast “Belt and Road” trade infrastructure project, the EU is launching an alternative plan for Asia that it says will not saddle countries with debt they cannot repay. EU member countries are expected to sign off on the new “Asia connectivity strategy” – which ...

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Afghanistan, India tie Asia Cup thrilling match

DUBAI: Afghanistan pulled off a sensational tie off the penultimate ball against India in the Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup in Dubai on Tuesday. Mohammad Shahzad’s 124 lifted Afghanistan to 252-8 in 50 overs while India were all out in 49.5 overs with the scores level. Title ...

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Pakistan claims Rafale is why India called off key meet

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan jumped into the Rafale deal controversy by hinting at that being the “real” reason for the Modi administration to cancel the meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session. Speaking exclusively to ...

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Pakistan players have ‘confidence crisis’: Mickey Arthur

ICC: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur feels the results have given his team a ‘reality check’, adding players are faced with a confidence crisis after two consecutive defeats against India. The first game between the two countries, in the Asia Cup 2018 group stage, went India’s way by eight wickets. If ...

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Rohit, Dhawan crush Pakistan in Asia Cup

DUBAI: Openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan hit punishing centuries to steer an imperious India to a nine-wicket win over a listless Pakistan in the Asia Cup match in Dubai on Sunday. Sharma notched a 119-ball 111 not out for his 19th one-day hundred while Dhawan made a 100-ball 114 ...

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Australia’s Peter Handscomb hurting after Test axing

SYDNEY: Test discard Peter Handscomb says he is hurting after being axed from Australia’s squad to play Pakistan next month, but has heeded the message that he must score more runs. The middle-order batsmen was sacrificed after form deserted him, with selectors opting instead for uncapped pair Travis Head and ...

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Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across the border and elsewhere in the ...

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Pakistan crush Hong Kong in Asia Cup 2018

DUBAI: Former champions Pakistan thrashed an inexperienced Hong Kong by eight wickets in a one-sided match to open their Asia Cup campaign in style on Sunday. Pakistan’s bowling attack was too hot to handle for Hong Kong in Dubai as Usman Shinwari finished with 3-19 and Hasan Ali took 2-19, ...

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Pakistan potential team to reach 2019 World Cup semis: Adam Gilchrist

MELBOURNE: Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Adam Gilchrist believes that Pakistan can surprise all other teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, calling it the ‘dark horse’. In an interview, the Aussie legend said, “Pakistan are always the dark horse, they can spring a surprise or two.” Asked about ICC Cricket World Cup ...

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