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PCB must focus on 2019 WC: Qadir

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir Thursday said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must focus on preparing green-shirts for 2019 World Cup instead of playing Pakistan against below-par teams. Talking to APP, Qadir, who was also former PCB chief selector, said 2019 World Cup is …

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Pakistan beats Australia in T20 tri-series in Zimbabwe

Shaheen Afridi took three wickets as Pakistan completed a clinical 45-run victory over Australia on Thursday in the Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe. Pakistan batted first and opener Fakhar Zaman registered a career-best 73 as they raced to 194 for 7. Then left-arm seamer Afridi starred …

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Pakistan beat Malaysia by 147 runs in Women Asia T20 cup

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistani team defeated Malaysia by 147 runs in Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup played at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur. Pakistani women team decided to bat first and set a target of 177 in 20 overs at the loss of 5 wickets. The captain …

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More than just a T20I as world champions take on World XI at Lord’s

A galaxy of stars will be on the field at Lord’s to help raise funds for the refurbishment of five cricket stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged by hurricanes in 2017. Much as the 40 overs of cricket out in the middle will be …

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Al Jazeera urged to hand over cricket fixing evidence

Qatari news channel Al Jazeera was urged to hand over evidence of alleged match-fixing on Monday after a TV documentary claimed to uncover corruption at the highest levels of world cricket. England s coach and captain both slammed allegations of spot-fixing as “outrageous”, and Australia …

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2018 World Cup offers Chechnya opportunity to play Middle Eastern politics

By James M. Dorsey When strongman Ramzan Kadyrov last month opened The Local, a United Arab Emirates-funded luxury hotel in the Chechen capital of Grozny and prepared to receive Egypt’s World Cup qualifying national team as its first guests, he was cashing in on more …

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Victory in Lord: Pakistan wins against England by 9 wickets

Pakistan won the first Test match at Lord’s against England by nine wickets, beating the hosts convincingly by outclassing them in all three departments of the game. Mohammad Abbas was named the Player of the Match for his spectacular performance, which saw him notching eight …

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Imam-ul-Haq keeps Ireland at bay

Pakistan debutant Imam-ul-Haq was doing his best to deny Ireland victory in their maiden Test as a dramatic match at Malahide headed towards a thrilling conclusion on Tuesday. Pakistan collapsed to 14 for three in pursuit of a seemingly modest victory target of 160 on …

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ICC’s bowling action law ‘unfair’: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez

LAHORE-UNS – Pakistan cricket team’s all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez criticized International Cricket Council (ICC) law regarding bowling action. The player, known with the name of ‘Professor’ in national cricket team, has recently allowed bowling in international cricket after remodeling action. He was banned from bowling over …

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Pakistan head to Ireland with victory over Northamptonshire

LONDON (AFP) – Pakistan warmed up for the first Test match of their tour in Ireland by seeing off Northamptonshire with a simple chase of 133 to win by nine wickets on the fourth day at Wantage Road. Victory for the tourists on Monday was …

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