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Australia beat Pakistan to sweep Test series

SYDNEY: Australia crushed Pakistan by 220 runs to sweep the Test series 3-0 in Sydney on Saturday. The Australians dismissed the tourists for 244 just before tea on the final day to wrap up another emphatic victory. It was Pakistan’s 12th straight Test defeat in …

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Australia declare at 538-8 in Pakistan Test

SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia declared their first innings at 538 for eight before tea on the second day of the third Test against Pakistan in Sydney on Wednesday. Skipper Steve Smith called a halt to the innings when Mitchell Starc was dismissed for 16. Peter …

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Dar breaks record for officiating most international matches

Pakistan’s Aleem Dar on Monday broke the record for having officiated in the most number of matches across all three formats of cricket. The 48-year-old started officiating in the Sri Lanka-South Africa test match which is his 332nd international cricket match as an umpire, thereby …

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Pakistan to sue India over bilateral Test deal

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket chiefs have said they will sue India for failing to honour a 2014 deal to play a bilateral Test series. The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India signed an agreement under which the South Asian rivals …

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Australia beat Pakistan to win Test series

MELBOURNE: Mitchell Starc tore through the tail and Pakistan crumbled for 163 as Australia won the second test in Melbourne by an innings and 18 runs after tea on day five to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Australia captain Steve Smith smashed …

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Azhar hits 205 for Pakistan before Aussies make solid start

Melbourne, Australia: Azhar Ali hit the highest score by a Pakistan batsman in Australia on Wednesday on the third day of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Azhar overtook Majid Khan’s previous highest score of 158 posted in Melbourne 44 years ago and …

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Aisam will participate in Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis Championship

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan’s tennis star, Aisam-ul-Haq will be leaving here tonight for Australia to participate in Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis Championship being played from January 16. Before the Australian Open, he will feature in the ATP World Tennis Championships in Brisbane (Australia) and …

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Pakistan, Australia to clash in second Test on Monday

MELBOURNE (AP) – Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower says his side is looking forward to a return of the red ball and a hard Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch for the second Test against Australia beginning Monday. The visitors lost the day-night first Test at the …

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Afridi congratulates ‘evergreen youngster’ Misbah for winning ICC award

KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Khan Afridi has congratulated Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on winning ICC’s Spirit of Cricket Award. Afridi congratulated Misbah on Twitter calling him ‘captain cool’ and ‘evergreen youngster’. “Richly deserved #ICCAward for our own captain cool @captainmisbahpk Evergreen youngster ? You …

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Arrest of Indian fan ‘shameful’ says Afradi

All-rounder Shahid Afridi said Wednesday the arrest of an Indian student for wearing a shirt bearing his name was “shameful”, but would not deter the subcontinent’s cricket-mad fans from supporting rival players. Ripon Chowdhury, 21, was arrested on Sunday in Hailakandi, a small town in …

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