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Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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New Zealand weighing cricket series in Pakistan

© Getty WELLINGTON: New Zealand is weighing up playing cricket in Pakistan for the first time in 15 years after an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). New Zealand have not played in Pakistan since 2003 due to security concerns but had been asked to play T20 matches in ...

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PM Abbasi inaugurates Pakistan’s first Greenfield airport

AFP ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday inaugurated the long-delayed new airport in the capital, Islamabad, replacing the cramped Benazir Bhutto airport often criticized by travelers. A Pakistan International Airlines pilot waved a green and white Pakistani flag out of his cockpit window after landing the carrier’s ...

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Shoaib Akhtar warns Pakistan cricket team against ‘tricky’ England

AFP LONDON: Former Pakistan pace sensation and record breaking fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has once again cautioned skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s men for tour of England and Ireland, as the speedster believes that the English conditions would prove ‘tricky’ for Pakistani batsmen. “The English conditions will prove to be tricky for ...

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India-Pakistan first-ever joint military drills in Russia

Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan will be taking part in a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia later this year, reports said. China and several other countries are also likely to participate in the military drill to be held in September under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). According to ...

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Pakistan’s Shan beats Kohli, de Villiers, Dhoni

LONDON: Pakistani opening batsman Shan Masood may not have the best international cricket stats to boost about, having only one century and three fifties to his name in 12 Test matches at an average of under 25. However, the 28-year-old, who has so far struggled at the international circuit, is ...

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China and India agree to maintain peace on border

WUHAN: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to strengthen communications and maintain peace along the border following the conclusion of a two day “informal” summit held in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, Sunday. “The two leaders underscored the importance of maintaining peace and ...

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Russia, Pakistan ‘keen to expand military ties’

Gen Qamar meets Col-Gen Salyukov at Kremlin Palace after arriving in Moscow.  ISPR MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday said Pakistan is a ‘geo-strategically important’ country and “it is keen to expand its existing military-to-military cooperation” in a significant development at a time when Islamabad’s relationship with Washington continues to deteriorate. The ...

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