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Tag Archives: Junaid Jamshed

PSL 2 commences with magnificent colourful ceremony

DUBAI: The second Pakistan Super League (PSL) commenced with the colourful opening ceremony held here at Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The organisers billed it to be an entertaining event, with celebrity appearances and ...

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Imran Tahir reprimanded after revealing Junaid Jamshed t-shirt

CAPE TOWN: Imran Tahir, the South Africa legspinner, has been reprimanded by the ICC for a wicket celebration in which he revealed a t-shirt under his playing kit with an image of the late Junaid Jamshed, a one-time Pakistani pop icon and latterly a religious preacher, who was also popular ...

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Junaid Jamshed: Pakistan’s pop icon turned preacher

The story of Junaid Jamshed’s public life begins with one air crash and ends with another. The August 1988 air crash in Bahawalpur that killed Pakistan’s military ruler Gen Ziaul Haq was widely hailed in Pakistan as the end of an era when religious obscurantism reigned supreme. Though the roots ...

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