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  • Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar on Friday announced he has signed a contract with Lahore Qalandars to act as the team’s mentor. Akhtar, considered to be one of the fastest bowlers in cricket history, announced his decision at a press conference in Lahore. “I’m honored and ...

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  • Former Pakistani skipper and all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi has joined Pakistan Super League’s franchise Karachi Kings officially. He has moved from 2nd edition of PSL's champions Peshawar Zalmi to Karachi Kings as a part of first trade of the 3rd edition of Pakistan Super League. Pakistan ...

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  • Pakistan, a nation penchant for cricket, awaits another major cricket event that is scheduled from September 28 to October 19, 2017. Sri Lanka cricket team is scheduled to tour the United Arab Emirates in September and October 2017 to play two Tests, five One Day ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan is set to host a T20 cricket series with World XI titled Azadi Tournament from September 12, first time in nearly nine years. This was announced by Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi at a press conference at Gaddafi Stadium where he unveiled the logo for the forthcoming ...

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  • According to Cricbuzz, oung Pakistani legspinner Shadab Khan has been signed by Brisbane Heat as their second overseas player for the upcoming Big Bash League season, the club confirmed on Thursday (August 31). Shadab will once again link up with former New Zealand skipper Brendan McCullum, ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, Sohail Tanvir's electrifying opening spell of 4 for 2 ended up short-circuiting the Barbados Tridents batting order as Guyana Amazon Warriors completed a crucial season-sweep over their main competition for the final CPL playoff berth with a crushing 99-run win. In reply ...

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  • So, Test cricket is in danger, is it? Ha! Test cricket laughs in the face of danger. Twice in the space of 14 hours, the game's world order has been thoroughly rattled, with two of the most memorable results in recent years. The first jolt came at Headingley, where West Indies upset England for ...

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  • KARACHI: Durban Qalandars has launched its official logo that shows the Sufi culture and the country's hues. The Durban Qalandars team – owned by Lahore Qalandar. They retained the brand identity by opting for a logo similar to that of their Lahore counterpart. While talking to media COO ...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allowed the players, whose No-Objection Certificates were revoked a week earlier, to return to their franchises after they were recalled from the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the English county circuit, ESPNcricinfo reported Monday. Before returning to the CPL ...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi stated that Pakistan has cooperated with Sri Lanka for years, now it’s her turn to help Pakistan. “Sri Lanka remained target of terrorism for over 27 years and Pakistan fully supported and cooperated with it and now it is their ...

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  • Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Lahore Qalandars’ owner Fawad Rana launched the Durban team of South Africa’s T20 Global League today. While addressing the ceremony of ‘Durban Qalandars’, Lahore Qalandars chairman Fawad Rana said he was glad to be representing the ...

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  • Pakistani middle order batsman Babaz Azam stated that he would be happier to be recalled as Babar Azam of Pakistan instead of ‘Virat Kohli of Pakistan’. While replying a fan’s question that how he would feel if recalled as Virat Kohli of Pakistan, Azam said there is no comparison ...

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  • Carlos Brathwaite channeled his World T20 heroics from Kolkata, producing a superb late cameo to lift St Kitts and Nevis Patriots past Guyana Amazon Warriors by four wickets in a low-scoring affair in Lauderhill. A sluggish pitch in the opening American affair of CPL 2017 produced an ...

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  • Sana Mir has stepped down from captaincy saying that she doesn't intend to work under the current setup of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Mir expressed her concerns in an open letter posted to her official Facebook page. It all started when a report by team coach Sabih Azhar, leaked in media, blamed ...

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  • As per Cricinfo, once the most feared bowling partnership, Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram will be reunited at the PSL's newest franchise Multan Sultans. Younis will be the franchise's mentor and head coach, while Akram will take the role of cricket operations director after ...

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  • A "nexus" of Sana Mir, the Pakistan captain, the team manager and a couple of senior players has been singled out to lay the blame for Pakistan's winless Women's World Cup campaign. In a damning report by the coach of the side, Sabih Azhar, Mir bears the brunt of his criticism, as Azhar accuses her ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, Fakhar Zaman, the freewheeling Pakistan opening batsman who shot to prominence with a matchwinning century against India in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval in June, is returning to England to join Somerset until the end of the season. Zaman gets his ...

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  • The first American woman to summit world’s second highest mountain, K2, Vanessa O’Brian called Pakistan a country which showed her support and love. One most important flags I carried to the top of #K2 was #Pakistan, a country that has showed me so much love & support ...

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  • According to Cricinfo, the PCB wants an apology from the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for its response after a bomb blast in Kabul on May 31. Ties between the boards were effectively severed in the wake of an attack that left more than 80 people dead and nearly 500 injured. Soon after the blast, ...

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  • The winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed received the keys of BMW XI by a private bank today. The gift was announced earlier by the bank in Ramzan during a show of private channel. While talking to media, Sarfraz Ahmed thanked the nation for their appreciations. He said that the players are ...

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  • Former Pakistani fast bowler Waqar Younis stated that he will chose to be Wasim Akram, if given second opportunity.  "90s" The Golden era of Pak????????????????Cricket..If I get another opportunity 2 choose who I want 2 be,,I'll say @wasimakramlive #TrueLegend #Respect ...

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  • IBSF Under-18 World Snooker Champion Naseem Akhtar has appealed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to provide him government assistance for his education. In a video message Naseem Akhtar requested the premier to give him scholarship for higher education. “After becoming world champion, I want to ...

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  • Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Muhammad Amir has called Indian captain Virat Kohli as best batsman in the world. During a question, answer session on twitter a fan asked “Who is the best batsman in the world, according to you?” to which Amir simply replied “Virat ...

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  • Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic, BBC reported. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with blisters on his left foot and broke down in tears during ...

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  • As per Cricinfo, Umar Akmal's international career appears to be at crossroads after the PCB omitted him from the list of 35 centrally contracted players for the year starting July 1, 2017. He was the most notable omission from the list, with his fitness having been a major concern for much of ...

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  • Evin Lweis hammered ton to guide West Indies thrashing 9-wicket victory over India in their only Twenty20 International at Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday. Opener Evin Lewis scored an unbeaten 125 to guide the hosts to smashing victory. Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels scored 18 and 36 respectively ...

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  • After latest Internatioanl Cricket Council (ICC) One Day Internatioanl (ODI) ranking, Pakistan has assured its direct qualification in the World Cup. According to new rankings the point difference between 9th ranked West Indies and 6th ranked Pakistan has widened. Pakistan is at 6th position with ...

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  • Pakistan women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir has become the first women player to represent the country in 100 One Day Internatioals (ODIs). In a tweet, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has congratulated Mir on this milestone. Congratulations Sana Mir on becoming the first woman to represent ...

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  • According to Boxing news web portal Boxing Scene, Pakistan’s rising star and two-time silver flyweight world champion Muhammad Waseem straight pounded Eliecer Valdez in Panama to register his sixth straight win yesterday. The Pakistani boxer knocked out the challenger from Panama in the ...

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  • Pakistani cricketer Kainat Imtiaz revealed that Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami is one of her major inspirations to play cricket and become a fast bowler. In a Facebook post, Ms. Imtiaz shared the story of her inspiration. “In 2005 I saw Indian team for first time when they came to Pakistan to ...

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