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  • International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday declared Indian Skipper Virat Kohli’s wicket by Muhammad Amir in the final of Champions Trophy as Play of the Tournament. ICC had conducted a voting poll on their website, whose result was announced in the form of video, congratulating Muhammad ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, From October 1, teams will not lose a review for "umpire's call" verdicts under the decision review system (DRS). The ICC chief executives' committee on Friday approved this and all other recommendations made by the ICC cricket committee in May. A number of the approved ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah bowled a costly no-ball in the final of the Champions Trophy: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman was on 3 when he nicked to the keeper, but Bumrah had overstepped. Zaman went on to score a match-defining century as Pakistan took the ...

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  • Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan was welcomed warmly by the local people at Swabi Interchange and took him to his area Daagai in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP) in shape of a rally. While answering a question about final match with India he said that team was not under any pressure. “We ...

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  • Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali stated that he was most relieved man on the ground after Kohli got out. Azhar Ali dropped him on Muhammad Amir’s bowling just a delivery before in slips during final of Champions Trophy.   While talking on a private TV channel, the opener said that dropping ...

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  • After winning the ICC Champions Trophy, Green Shirts dedicated their victory to whole Pakistani nation. In a video, Pakistani team is coming back to its hotel after thrashing India in the final and in their short messages they thanked the people for prayers and called it an Eid gift. Coach Micky ...

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  • After the highly anticipated final between arch-rivals Pakistan and India, the players of both teams seemed to enjoy a good laugh. Although the on ground rivalry between both sides are most intense in cricket but players of both teams do enjoy good relations with one another. In a video, released ...

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  • Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was named as the captain of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy team for 2017 by the ICC on Monday. The squad includes four Pakistanis, three Indians, three Englishmen and one Bangladeshi, with Kane Williamson of New Zealand as the 12th man. The ...

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  • Champions of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Peshawar Zalmi got associated with South African city Benoni while Lahore Qalandars acquired Durban city for the T20 Global League, Cricket of South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday. Excitement, Excitement...The big #T20GL ...

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  • It was a day of pure joy for skipper Sarfraz Ahmad as Pakistan defeated India in the high-octane final of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday. The skipper had promised a solid performance against arch-rivals India after securing an easy victory over England in the first leg of the ...

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  • As hype of Champions Trophy final between Pakistan and India reached its peak, a picture of former captain of Indian team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has gone viral on social media. Dhoni is reportedly carrying Pakistani captain Sarfraz Ahmad’s son. The picture is being taken in a hotel lobby hours ...

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  • Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has advised Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmad to bat first after winning toss in Champions Trophy final against India. During an interview, Khan stated that bowling is strength of Pakistan while India has strong batting line up. “Green shirts must bat first ...

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  • In a question about ICC finalists, Pakistani commentator Ramiz Raja was the only one among all experts who predicted correctly. He predicted that Pakistan and India will reach the final of the tournament. “Pakistan will win the final,” he added. In reply of question by West Indian Ian ...

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  • Big Picture To say that the Champions Trophy has reached its knockout stage would do a gross disservice to the journey back from oblivion that one of Wednesday's contenders has already had to make. According to Cricinfo, if you'd surveyed the wreckage around Edgbaston after Pakistan's ...

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  • Cricketer turned Politician Imran Khan advised Pakistan team captain Sarfraz Ahmad to remain positive and just go for win. “Forget about losing because it changes whole body language, attitude of the team during match,” Khan said. Must go for an all-out attack and banish fear of ...

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  • Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in knock out game of ICC Champions Trophy yesterday and qualified for the semi final. Before start of the tournament, the green shirts were not among the favorites especially after defeat from India in first match.  Pakistan came back strongly against South Africa ...

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  • Big picture Put in by Sri Lanka, after 30 overs in their respective matches: South Africa 163 for 1, India 169 for 2. Never mind the end result, but the approach of the two sides in the next 10 overs told us a lot about how they play their 50-over cricket. South Africa's next five overs: 8, 8, 4, ...

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  • It was the contrast that was most striking. According to Cricinfo, while India's pre-match media conference - attended only by the captain, Virat Kohli - was dominated by talk of the division between him and his team's coach, Anil Kumble, the Pakistan captain and coach turned up together and ...

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  • Amir Sohail slams Indian ‘stance’ of playing with Pakistan only in ICC tournaments Former Pakistani player Amir Sohail slammed Indian policy of playing with Pakistani only in ICC tournaments. While talking in an Indian TV show, the left handed batsman said if BCCI does not want to play ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, the short-lived détente between the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and the PCB is seemingly over, barely a week after it had begun. In the wake of a bomb blast in Kabul on Wednesday that killed over 80 people, the ACB has cancelled the friendly T20 matches it had ...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) slammed Afghanistan’s decision to cancel friendly T20 matches between both countries. In a statement PCB called Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB)’s attitude irresponsible and non serious. PCB rejects baseless allegations of ACB, the spokesperson said. The ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, India's campaign for Champions Trophy has begun under a cloud of discontent within the dressing room with the captain, and possibly a few other senior players, expressing a lack of confidence in their head coach. Speculation had been rife ever since the BCCI chose not to ...

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  • Bangladesh has decided to go for batting first after winning the toss in a warm-up match against Pakistan today ahead of ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston. Pakistan Team Players Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, ...

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  • Legendary batsman Younis Khan received a hero’s welcome at Karachi Airport today after returning from West Indies tour. Khan took retirement from international cricket last month. Huge number of fans and followers were present at the airport to welcome the iconic player. While addressing the ...

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  • Selectors are considering Umar Amin and Haris Sohail as replacements for Umar Akmal after he failed two fitness tests in two days, reported CricInfo on Sunday. "He has failed two fitness tests during the ongoing camp there in England ahead of Champions Trophy," Pakistan Cricket Board ...

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  • International wrestlers after stealing the show in Karachi, came to Lahore and have made the audience bite their nails off. The wrestlers include Wade Barrett, Tango, Flesh, Zefy, Bambikiller, Yacine Osmani, Fabio Ferrari, Mr Jacky, Ludovic Vaillant, Angel s Bombita, Audrey Bride, Mickey ...

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  • French wrestler of Pakistani origin Badshah Khan has defeated WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion Carlito in Pakistan's first ever international Professional Wrestling competition at KMC Stadium in Karachi last night, reported Radio Pakistan. A total of seven bouts took place on the opening day ...

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  • The ODI and T20 Captain Sarfraz Ahmad stated that not only Pakistan want to defeat India but also to take ICC Champions Trophy home. Meanwhile Pakistani players have started net practice in England. During 10-day training session, coaches and trainers will work on line and length of bowlers while ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, placed at the centre of the PSL spot-fixing scandal, Nasir Jamshed is threatening to take the PCB to court for maligning his name. In a video message posted on his Twitter account - the second he has posted since being implicated in corruption allegations - Jamshed ...

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  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, ICC said in a statement. Champions Trophy will be staged from June 1-18 at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval. Chris Broad, David Boon and Andy Pycroft ...

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