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Saeed Ajmal loses his cool over Pakistan Cup snub

KARACHI -UNS : Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal lost his cool at being not included in the draft for the Pakistan Cup and said that he was ready to quit cricket tomorrow if he was told to, on Tuesday. Speaking to media personnel, Ajmal stated that …

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Pakistani athlete Nadia Nazir, five-year-old son die in road crash

ISLAMABAD : National athlete Nadia Nazir and her five-year-old son on Saturday died in a road mishap near Bahawalnagar. Pakistan Sports Board, Athletes Federation and Pakistan Olympics Association have expressed deep grief on the incident and prayed for the peace of depareted souls. Sources told …

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Shahzaib Hasan charged in PSL fixing case

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday charged batsman Shahzaib Hasan in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal. According to details, PCB has charged Hasan over violating three clauses including inciting players to fix matches, having contacts with bookies and not informing the …

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Pakistan announce T20, ODI squads for WI series

LAHORE (AFP) – Pakistan Wednesday recalled opener Ahmed Shehzad and Kamran Akmal in separate squads for the four-match Twenty20 and three-match one-day series in West Indies starting later this month. Sarfraz Ahmed will lead both the squads with the first Twenty20 in Barbados on March …

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Two Pakistani batsmen in ICC rankings for top 10 Test batsmen

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has gained two spots to reach second rank in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen released today after the first Test against South Africa in Dunedin which ended in a draw on Sunday. The latest rankings, which …

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FIA to complete PSL spot-fixing probe: Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday directed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to conduct an impartial probe into Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing issue without being influenced by any pressure. The FIA has submitted its initial report to the minister on …

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Manny Pacquiao, Amir bout ‘knocked out’

LOS ANGELES -AFP/UNS – A potentially money-spinning bout between Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Britain’s Amir Khan has collapsed, The Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. Pacquiao’s long-time promoter Bob Arum told the newspaper that the proposed $38 million fight staged by the United …

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Qatar seeks Pak Army assistance during forthcoming Football World Cup

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to Qatar met Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani on Tuesday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Prime Minister acknowledged …

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‘Phateechar’ foreign players came for PSL final: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has created another controversy as he was filmed telling aides the foreign players who took part in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final were “phateechar” (roughly, low-class ). PTI chief said he does not even know the …

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PSL final promises quality cricket

LAHORE: The eagerly-awaited final of the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) promises quality and entertaining cricket as Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi will be aiming to win the prestigious title here Sunday at the historic Gaddafi stadium. A full house of nearly …

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