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Ganguly names his favourites to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

NEW DELHI: The former India captain, who led the team to the 2003 World Cup finals expects that current round robin format will be one of the most “keenly contested” tournament. “My pick for the four semifinalists spot would be India, Australia, England and Pakistan. India are one of the ...

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – Team Squads

LONDON: Full list of squads announced for the ICC Men s Cricket World Cup 2019, which gets underway on 30 May in England and Wales. All teams have announced 15-member provisional squads for the World Cup. Teams can still make changes until one week before the start of the tournament. England: ...

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Pride and pique as Louboutin takes Pakistan chappal global

PARIS/PESHAWAR: Famed for luxury red-soled stilettos, French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has taken inspiration for a new sandal from Pakistan’s tribal frontier, sparking claims of cultural appropriation along with grins from grizzled Pakistani cobblers. A post on Louboutin s Instagram last month announcing the release of the shoe sparked a social ...

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Children sickened in Pakistan after polio vaccinations

PESHAWAR: Hundreds of school children in Pakistan were taken to hospitals Monday complaining of nausea and vomiting after being given polio vaccinations, officials said. They said angry family members responded by storming a local health facility in Peshawar and setting it ablaze. The incident deals another blow to efforts to ...

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Pakistan team ready for ICC World Cup: Sarfaraz

LONDON: Sarfaraz Ahmed Captain of national cricket team has said that Pakistan team is ready for the ICC World Cup being held in England from 30th of next month. Speaking at a news conference, he expressed the hope that team will perform best in the mega event. Addressing a joint ...

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Yasir Shah named for England series

LONDON: Yasir Shah has been named as wrist spinner Shadab Khan’s replacement for the upcoming T20I and ODI series against England, which will be played from 5-19 May. Shadab has been ruled out of the series against England after tests revealed a virus that will require treatment and rest for, ...

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Without Amir, team lack edge in pace attack: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his concern about Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad which was announced on Thursday. The former Pakistan fast bowler seemed dissatisfied with the pace attack without Mohammad Amir, who has not been named in the 15-man squad. Expressing this on Twitter, he wrote, “My biggest concern ...

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England’s Archer takes aim at Pakistan as World Cup looms

LONDON: Jofra Archer insisted his focus was on Pakistan following an England call-up that could see him make a late charge into the hosts World Cup squad. Dynamic all-rounder Archer was included Wednesday in a 17-man squad for next month s one-day internationals against Pakistan and Ireland. The Barbados-born rising ...

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No Pakistani killed in Indian air strike: Sushma Swaraj

AHMADABAD: Speaking at a women’s rally in Ahmadabad, India’s External Affairs Minister and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj had acknowledged that no Pakistani soldier or citizen had died in the Balakot air strike. She claimed the air strike had been carried out in “self-defence”. “When we carried out air strike across ...

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UK conservative party chairman visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Right Honourable Brandon Lewis MP, British Cabinet Minister & Chairman of the UK Conservative Party visited Islamabad for meetings with the President, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, and other senior Government ministers of Pakistan. Mr. Lewis also took time to visit Faisal Mosque, the Pakistan Monument, and ...

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