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  • LAHORE - The recent tour of seven-country star-studded ICC World XI team to Pakistan has helped the country in restoring its image as a safe venue to host the elite cricket events. The visiting team players praised the security arrangements made during their comfortable stay at the country and they ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan cricket team captain Safraz Ahmed has said that collective efforts made by the team helped us clinch the Independence Cup. “All the players worked really hard and led the team to title victory in the three-match series which is a big achievement on part of this young ...

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  • LAHORE - World XI captain Faf du Plessis has said that he was delighted to see the international cricket back to Pakistan as the three-match T20 series ended on a successful note. “It was a great honour for me to lead a World XI side and we are glad to see quality and exciting cricket at the ...

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  • Lahore -  Pakistan heroes and former captains Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Khan Afridi had a ride of rickshaws during the interval of the Pak-World XI series-decider around the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) arranged this ride for the national heroes before the crowd ...

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  • Lahore -  Man-of-the-match Ahmed Shehzad and bowlers helped Pakistan overwhelm World XI by 33 runs in the third Twenty20 international to annex the Independence Cup here at the jam-packed Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. Replying to Pakistan’s 184-run target, the World XI could score only ...

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  • Lahore - Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan team will take on South Africa captain Faf du Plessis-led World XI in the third and final Twenty20 international match of the Independence Cup here at the Gaddafi Stadium today (Friday). The third and last T20 will not be less than a ‘grand finale’ ...

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  • Lahore - Hashim Amla (72*) and Thisara Perera (47*) steered World XI to 7-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second match of the Independence Cup here at the jam-packed Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. It was superb finish by man-of-the-match Perera, who slammed a smashing six to guide his team to ...

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  • Lahore - International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is stepping stone towards the revival of international cricket. Speaking at the press briefing here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Richardson said: “We ...

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  • Lahore - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Sethi Wednesday termed the World XI tour to Pakistan as ice breaking event, which will prove gateway for other international teams. Addressing the press conference here at the Gaddafi Stadium, Sethi said: “First we have World XI here, and gradually, the ...

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  • LAHORE - The cricket-crazy nation Tuesday thronged the Gaddafi Stadium in a great number to witness the international stars in action and showing gratitude to the World XI for coming to Pakistan. After 2009 attacks on Sri Lankan team, no team was ready to visit the country but due to an all-out ...

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  • LAHORE: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is a stepping stone towards the revival of international cricket. Speaking at a press briefing here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Richardson said: “We ...

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  • LAHORE - South African spinner Imran Tahir, who was born and raised in Pakistan, has expressed his delight to be part of the World XI and termed the tour of World XI to Pakistan as proud moment for him as well as the entire nation. Speaking at the media briefing after having the training session at ...

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  • Lahore-Pakistan team captain Sarfraz Ahmad has said that the team is well-prepared to perform well in the World XI series. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium, Sarfraz said the team’s responsibility has been increased since victory in the Champions Trophy but the team is ...

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  • Lahore-South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has termed the World XI tour to Pakistan bigger than cricket saying cricket saying it will help revive full-fledge cricket in the country. Speaking at the press conference held here at a local hotel on Monday, Du Plessis said: “It’s not just ...

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  • LAHORE: South African spinner Imran Tahir, who was born and raised in Pakistan, has expressed his delight to be part of the World XI and termed the tour of World XI to Pakistan as proud moment for him as well as the entire nation. Speaking at the media briefing after having the training session at ...

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  • LAHORE - Imad XI defeated Sarfraz XI by 7 runs in the closes-contested practice match played here on Sunday at the Gaddafi Stadium to prepare for the Independence Cup. Imad XI started the match on worst note, as they couldn’t face the brilliant bowling of Shadab Khan and Hassan Ali, and were ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan bowling sensation Hassan Ali is eager to utilize his weapon of reverse swing against the ICC World XI team during the Independence Day Cup series to commence from September 12 here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday, Hassan, who ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan bowling sensation Hasan Ali is eager to utilise his weapon of reverse swing against the ICC World XI team during the Independence Day Cup series to commence from September 12 here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday, ...

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  • LAHORE: Sri Lankan mountaineers were accorded warm welcome upon their arrival here at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Thursday night. Punjab Sports Board Director General Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman, along with Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Pakistan Maj Gen (r) Jayanath CP and high ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) dropped experienced all-rounder M Hafeez and wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal from the 16-man squad against World XI for the Independence Cup to be held next month. The notable omissions from the previous T20 squad played against West Indies were senior ...

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  • LAHORE - South African Test captain Faf Du Plessis will lead the visiting World XI against Pakistan team in the Independence Cup, which will roll into action here at the Gaddafi Stadium from September 12. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the star-studded 14-member World XI team, which ...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) dropped experienced all-rounder M Hafeez and wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal from the 16-man squad against World XI for the Independence Cup to be held next month. The notable omissions from the previous T20 squad played against West Indies were senior batsman M ...

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  • LAHORE: Du Plessis will lead the visiting World XI against Pakistan cricket team in the Independence Cup, which will roll into action here at the Gaddafi Stadium from September 12. Our very own @fafdup will captain a 14-member World XI that will play three T20 Internationals against Pakistan ...

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  • LAHORE: Former Pakistan cricket captain Waqar Younis believes the World XI tour will open the doors of international cricket in Pakistan. Speaking at the ‘meet the press’ programme hosted by Sports Journalists Association of Lahore (SJAL) here on Thursday, Waqar said: “It is ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan karateka black belt 2 dan Chaudhry Hassan Ali Hafeez has thrown open challenge to the fighters of world. Hassan, who is Shotokan karate and Ju-jitsu player, has been in these games since 18 years and has taken part in different national level tournaments and remained successful in ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan Test cricketer Umar Akmal reiterated his stance against head coach Mickey Arthur in his reply to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and urged the board to form a committee on this matter. The Test cricketer submitted the reply of a show-cause notice on Wednesday. He was issued ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Aziz Sethi has said that international cricket return gathers momentum with the tours of World XI and Sri Lanka in September and October and West Indies’ in November. Addressing a press conference here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Monday, ...

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  • Lahore-Maham Suhail, a young Pakistani music performer, composer and sound artist, has been selected as one of 10 global musicians to participate in the ‘Pop Kultur Nachwuchs’ program. This ten-day tour including a 2-day music festival shall be held in Berlin, Germany, between August 16 ...

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  • LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has called back centrally-contracted players, besides the ones in contention for selection for the World XI series next month, from their ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and English county stints. Owing to late finalisation and rescheduling of the ICC ...

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  • LAHORE - Multan and Faisalabad will host the National Twenty20 Cup, which will stroll into action from August 25 at Multan Cricket Stadium. The drafting has of the event was held here at a local hotel on Thursday. The tournament will commence from August 25, 2017 in two phases, where the first ...

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