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Security has improved in Pakistan: ICC CEO

LAHORE -UNS – International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has said on Wednesday (September 13) that security situation in Pakistan have improved. Richardson addressed a joint press conference with Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi today in Lahore ahead of the second World XI …

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan has defeated the World-XI in the first match of the three-T20 series. Pakistan was put to bat by the World-XI captain Faf du Plesis after winning the toss. Pakistan scored 197 runs with some brilliant contributions by Babar Azam and Shoaib …

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Excitement high as World XI series to begin today in Lahore

LAHORE -UNS: Pakistan XI are all excited and raring to take on the World XI in the opener of Independece Day being played this evening in Lahore’s Qaddafi stadium. A World XI squad comprising 14 players from eight top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early …

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Independence Cup trophy unveiled

LAHORE -UNS/AFP – Independence Cup trophy for Pakistan Vs World series was unveiled on Monday in Gaddafi Stadium after Faf du Plessis led World XI arrived in Lahore. A World XI squad comprising 13 players from seven top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early Monday …

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Pakistan was deprived of international cricket for no fault of its own: Andy Flower

LAHORE -UNS: The brave nation of Pakistan was deprived of international cricket for a long time since 2009 for no fault of its own, said World XI team coach Andy Flower. South Africa’s Faf du Plessis, the captain of World XI, and the team’s coach …

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World XI tour is about more than just cricket, says ICC’s Giles Clarke

The Chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) Task Force on Pakistan Giles Clarke on Monday congratulated the Pakistani people over the revival of cricket in the country and said, “It is not just cricket, but much much more than that”. Clarke was addressing a press …

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Pakistan take big step in from cold as World XI come to play

LAHORE -UNS : Pakistan take a huge step towards reviving international cricket at home after years of isolation when they host a three-match Twenty20 series amid tight security against a star-studded World XI, starting Tuesday. The series will be the most high-profile in the cricket-mad …

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PCB announces schedule of Sri Lanka tour

LAHORE -UNS: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the schedule of the Sri Lanka Tour to Pakistan 2017 (played at the neutral venue in UAE) on Saturday (today). According to PCB, the series comprises of 2 Test Matches, 5 One Day Internationals, and 3 T-20I …

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ICC officials visit Gaddafi Stadium for World XI tour security

LAHORE -UNS: A security team of International Cricket Council (ICC) visited Gaddafi Stadium today (Tuesday) to review security arrangements for tour of World XI to Pakistan. The three-match T-20 series (Independence Cup) will be played on September 12, 13 and 15 of this month at …

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Brathwaite and Hope defy England in second Test

LEEDS, United Kingdom: Kraigg Brathwaite’s defiant unbeaten century and a fine knock from Shai Hope ensured the West Indies continued their spirited fightback in the second Test against England at Headingley on Saturday. The West Indies were 206 for three in reply to England’s first …

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