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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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  • Recently retired former captain of Pakistani cricket team, Misbah-ul-Haq expressed his gratitude to people and cricket community for their appreciation and tributes on his retirement. On his twitter account, Misbah thanked cricket community and people for love and respect given to him. Many many ...

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  • Pakistani cricket players left for London to participate in upcoming ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Seven players including Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Fakhar Zaman Muhammad Hafeez and Faheem Ashraf flew from Lahore today. Champions trophy #BringItOn ...

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  • Dominica bid farewell to two legends of the game in a most fitting manner, giving Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq the most heart-stopping send-off possible History beckoned time and again, torturing and teasing them. It made them wait, it made them wonder, it made them despair. But, with six balls ...

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  • Two of greatest players of Pakistani cricket team, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan, are retiring. Both are playing their last test match against West Indies. On Saturday, both share the crease and played together for one last time.  This is huge for cricket fans and followers of both iconic ...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to include Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises of suspected players in spot fixing scandal investigation, reported Nawa-e-Waqt.  According to sources the board will investigate coaches and managers of the franchises whose players are allegedly ...

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  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday confirmed the squads which will be taking part in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy to be staged in the United Kingdom from June 1 to June 18, the cricket governing body said in a statement. Shoaib Malik has been selected for his sixth successive ...

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  • The differences between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan and PCB Executive Committee member Najam Sethi regarding playing series with India have widened as Sethi called it against policy of PCB. “PCB policy is Pakistan will play with India in India Until India has ...

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  • West Indian player and Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy paid tribute to Pakistani players Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq. In a video, Sammy said he has a lot of respect for Younis Khan, who is also mentor of Peshawar Zalmi. “Younis Khan is a legend and I love how he remains cool and calm in ...

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  • Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has clarified that his comment on agreeing to play in India was related to the contract between PCB and BCCI signed in 2014, reads a press release issued by the board. “According to the contract, six bilateral series had been agreed over an eight year ...

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  • Big picture The Cricinfo reported, conventional wisdom, and much of the second Test, suggested that Pakistan would have wrapped up the series by this stage, and the mood around Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan's retirements would have reached peak crescendo. However, Pakistan crumbled in a tame ...

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  • Chelsea and Real Madrid's former striker Nicolas Anelka will come to Pakistan to join Ronaldinho and other friends for five-a-side match in July. Former Netherlands midfielder George Boaetang and ex-England goalkeeper David James will also join them for the venture of leisure league. Anelka ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, Mohammed Shami last played ODI cricket in an attempt to win an ICC Trophy and now he returns with the same goal ahead of him. The 26-year old was India's best bowler in the 2015 World Cup but since then chronic leg injuries had put a halt to his 50-over career. Fully fit ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, the BCCI has unanimously decided at its special general meeting on Sunday that India will participate in the Champions Trophy in June. The squad will be named tomorrow, the Indian board said in a release. There was doubt over India's participation due to the BCCI being ...

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  • The BCCI will need approval from the Indian government for playing a bilateral series against Pakistan despite the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), according to secretary Amitabh Choudhary, ESPNcricinfo reported. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had sent the BCCI a notice under the ICC Dispute ...

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  • West Indies coach Stuart Law is deeply disappointed with the Bridgetown pitch, on which his team registered a stirring 106-run victory against Pakistan this week, ESPNcricinfo reported. The track, Law said, suited Pakistan more and left him "heartbroken" for his quick bowlers. Praising his side for ...

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  • Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi asserted that he will not let anyone to influence PSL spot fixing scandal. While talking exclusively to Nawa-e-Waqt Sethi reiterated that no involved person will be spared in this case. “PCB has vowed to go to any limit against all individuals ...

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  • After completing his century in the ongoing second Test match against the West Indies, Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali saluted captain Misbah-ul-Haq and and Twitter burst into frenzy after that. The Twitterati are praising Azhar for this gesture especially with the reference to it being the last series ...

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  • Big picture According to Cricinfo, Now that the buzz around Younis Khan's 10,000th run is over, the focus shifts to the dreary business of the Test series unfolding around it. Weather delays and uninspiringly sedate batting at times from both sides give the first Test a dreary, old-fashioned ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, Pakistan will not tour Bangladesh this year as per schedule; the PCB said the series has been postponed indefinitely by mutual consent. Pakistan was to play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I series in Bangladesh in July and August. "We had spoken about the possibility of ...

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  • Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi said that International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to send a team of top current players to Pakistan later this year. Giles Clarke has reviewed security report of ICC experts & agreed 3 T20 matches in Pak end Sep of ICC Team of world's ...

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  • The ICC's new constitution moved a step closer to reality in Dubai as cricket's full members exercised their collective will to outvote the BCCI, ESPNcricinfo reported Wednesday. The Indian board was the only full member to object against the new financial model, and was one of only two full ...

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  • As Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to achieve 10,000-run milestone, no one is happier than Waheed Mirza, the man who discovered Khan for the very first time. Waheed Mirza is former coach and ex-captain of Malir Gymkhana where Younis Khan played under his captaincy. During an interview Mirza ...

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  • West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for deliberately making a physical contact with non-striker Sarfraz Ahmed at the end of the 103rd over of Pakistan’s innings, ICC said in a press release. He was fined after being found guilty of breaching the ...

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