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Boxer Waseem defended WBC silver flyweight title

ISLAMABAD -UNS- World Boxing Council Silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem defeated Panamanian opponent Carlos to successfully defends his title today. It was the eighth consecutive win for the Pakistani boxer. Waseem, who has been undefeatable in all the eight fights in his career, retained number …

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Sri Lanka 69-4 at close, struggling against Pakistan in first Test

ABU DHABI -UNS : Sri Lanka were struggling in the first Test against Pakistan as they closed the fourth day at 69-4 in their second innings in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Kusal Mendis was not out on 16 and nightwatchman Suranga Lakmal was unbeaten on …

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Quickest spinner to 150 Test wickets: Yasir Shah makes history

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Yasir Shah has become the quickest spinner to take 150 Test wickets as he reached the landmark today while playing his 27th match. The Swabi-born leg-spinner went up the list above Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett who took 28 Tests to do so. Shah …

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Pak,Srilanka test first Test: Karunaratne fightback

Abu Dhabi-UNS/AFP: Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne led his team’s recovery with a solid half-century on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The left-hander was unbeaten on a sedate 81 with skipper Dinesh Chandimal on 32 not …

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Yasir picked for test squad against Sri Lanka

LAHORE: Leg spinner has been picked in Pakistan’s squad for the upcoming test series Sri Lanka starting from 28th September. Pakistan announced its test squad for the two-match test series against the island-nation on Saturday. The right arm spinner made it to the team after …

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Testing the waters: Saudi women get one-time access to a stadium

By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia’s 85th birthday could prove to be historic — one that could put to the test opposition to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform plans, even if he has cracked down on potential critics in recent weeks. Saudi women, barred …

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Peace Cup : Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs

NORTH WAZIRISTAN-UNS – Pakistan XI have Thursday beaten UK Media XI by a huge margin of 133 runs in the Twenty20 game of the Peace Cup. UK Media XI had won the toss and decided to bowl first. Pakistan XI scored a mammoth total of …

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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

The International Cricket Council has congratulated Pakistan for the successful staging of the Pakistan versus the World XI series for the Independence Cup at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. In their video messages, which are available here for free download and editorial use, ICC Director, …

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Pakistan defeat World XI by 33 runs, lift Independence Cup trophy

LAHPRE-UNS – Pakistan has defeated World XI by a margin of 33 runs after batting first and posting a total of 183 and losing just four wickets. World XI have won the toss and chose to field first in the decisive Twenty20I of series of …

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World XI beat Pakistan to level series 1-1

World XI beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international to level the three-match series 1-1 here at Gaddafi stadium on Wednesday night. Hashim Amla (72) and Thisara Perera (47) batted with aggression to help the visitors reach a 175-run target in 19.5 …

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