Saturday, 19 January 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Ban on Ahmed Shehzad ends today

LAHORE: A four-month ban on Pakistan’s batsman Ahmed Shehzad for breaching the board’s anti-doping rules is set to end today. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) provisionally suspended the 27-year-old batsman for 4 months after he was found guilty of consuming ‘Marijuana’, a banned substance. His dope test was conducted during the ...

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Pakistan to get $3 billion bailout package from UAE

DUBAI/ISLAMABAD: The United Arab Emirates has announced its intention to deposit US$3 billion in the State Bank of Pakistan to support the financial and monetary policy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Emirates News Agency reported on Friday. In a statement, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development said it ...

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Hundreds for Azhar, Babar as Pakistan set for Proteas

BENONI: Time at the crease was the goal for Pakistan’s batsmen on day two of their tour match against an SA Invitation XI in Benoni, and for the most part, that’s what they got. There was the added bonus of some big scores for two players likely to be critical ...

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British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: British Airways, the United Kingdom’s national carrier, has announced to restart flights to Pakistan after ten years. “British Airways returns to Pakistan. Direct flights from London Heathrow to Islamabad’s new airport start in June. A further boost to links between the UK and Pakistan – especially on trade and ...

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Sonu Nigam: I wish I was from Pakistan so I would get offers from India

BOLLYWOOD: Indian singer Sonu Nigam in a snide remark about Pakistani singers getting work opportunities in India stated that he wished he too,  hailed from the other side of the border. Addressing the Agenda Aaj Tak 2018, the 45-year-old playback singer expressed his disapproval about Pakistani singers getting offers to ...

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SA coach Gibson not worried about Amla’s dip in form

JOHANNESBURG: Ahead of what is expected to be a tough home series against Pakistan, South Africa coach Ottis Gibson has insisted he has no concerns regarding the form of his top order. Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram averaged below 15 during South Africa’s last Test series, in Sri ...

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Pakistan’s tail-enders worst in the world, says Raja

LONDON: Pakistan former captain turned commentator, Ramiz Raja blasted on the Pakistan’s tail-enders terming it as the ‘worst in the world.’ “If you ask me, we have the worst tail-enders in the world, because I have not seen anyone who gives up so easily,” said Raja, while talking at Ramiz ...

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PCB earns rights to host 2020 Asia Cup

DHAKA/ISLAMABAD: The next Asia Cup will be hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the first time in over a decade, but whether that means it will be played in Pakistan or the United Arab Emirates, is not yet clear. The tournament, which will switch back to being a ...

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