Agencies

  • TChicago - Chicago police are seeking a motive for a shooting rampage at a hospital that left four people dead, including the gunman, a physician who was his former girlfriend and a police officer. The gunman, Juan Lopez, 32, was the former boyfriend of Dr Tamara O’Neal, 38, who he shot and ...

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  • TBRISBANE - India captain Virat Kohli insisted Tuesday Australia have the quality to upset the odds in their Twenty20 series and said his team will be focusing on the “little things” to come out on top. The visitors open their tour with the first of three T20s in Brisbane on Wednesday ...

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  • TKabul - At least 50 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a meeting of top clerics in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, in one of the deadliest attacks to strike the Afghan capital in months. It follows a wave of violence across war-torn Afghanistan in recent weeks that has killed hundreds ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - CNN has called on a federal court to hold emergency proceedings after the White House said it would again revoke press access to correspondent Jim Acosta despite a temporary restraining order to reinstate him.Acosta’s credentials were revoked after Trump denounced him as a ...

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  • TQUETTA - Balochistan Assembly Speaker Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo told DawnNewsTV on Monday that he has decided to tender resignation from the speakership of the provincial house. “Within the next few days I will tender my resignation and quit from the post [of speaker],” Bizenjo said. The ...

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  • TABU DHABI - Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel took five wickets to lead a never-say-die approach from New Zealand bowlers as they pulled off a thrilling four-run win over an indisciplined Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. In the pantheon of infamous Pakistan implosions, this must rank ...

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  • TABU DHABI - It was always going to be difficult for Pakistan to chase a target above 150. Not due to the nature of the pitch but due to their habit of succumbing to the scoreboard pressure. Last year at the same venue, they fell 21 runs short of a 136-run target against Sri Lanka. So, the precedent ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has backtracked on his agreement to be a mentor with Islamabad United in the PSL, because he wants to play in the 2019 season, according to the franchise. Misbah, it is understood, is likely to be picked by Peshawar Zalmi in the Gold ...

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  • TABU DHABI - New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson praised his team’s never-say-die approach and described a tension-packed narrow four-run win over Pakistan in the first match on Monday a “good advertisement for Test cricket.” New Zealand defended a modest 176-run target, courtesy ...

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  • TCHITTAGONG - Shai Hope, Kieran Powell and Soumya Sarkar struck fifties in the two-day practice match between West Indies and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI that ended in a draw at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. Soumya, who earned a Test call-up after nearly a year, was the BCB XI’s top ...

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  • TDHAKA:- Shadman Islam was included in the Bangladesh squad two days after the BCB had named a 13-member side for the first Test against West Indies. Shadman’s inclusion came hours after he had made an impressive 73 against the West Indians in a warm-up match in Chittagong, and puts him in a ...

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  • TGILGIT - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari slammed the government on Sunday saying it had taken more than 100 U-turns before completion of its first 100 days. Speaking at a rally here at polo ground, the PPP chairman said members of the ruling party didn’t ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - At least three security personnel were killed and three others injured as a powerful bomb went off near their vehicle in Quetta on Sunday afternoon. The Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were on a routine patrolling and was carrying food for officials when their vehicle was targeted with a ...

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  • TABU DHABI - This isn’t a Test designed for predictions, but a gruelling day where momentum ebbed and flowed ended with Pakistan in a strong position to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. Five wickets each for Yasir Shah and Hasan Alihelped trigger a New Zealand ...

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  • TCalifornia - US President Donald Trump has called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi “very premature” and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday. Trump, on a trip to California, said ...

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  • TDURBAN - Asif Ali  produced a performance for the ages, shellacking a 33-ball 80, as Cape Town Blitz turned the tables on Durban Heat in a stunning chase at Kingsmead. This innings was a clinic, really, embodying all the attributes that define T20 batting: flair, skill, daring, power, and ...

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  • TKANDY - Trevor Bayliss says that England have reaped the rewards of their new, bold approach to selection, after his team wrapped up a 57-run victory in the second Test in Pallekele to secure their first overseas series win in three years. Bayliss, whose successes with England’s ...

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  • TKANDY - Having challenged his players to play “bold, courageous cricket” on their tour of Sri Lanka, England’s captain Joe Root said that he would take immense pride in the manner in which his players backed up their words with deeds to secure their first series win in ...

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  • TGUYANA - Pakistan women’s centrally-contracted players have not been paid their monthly retainers for more than six months, living off match fees and expenses as the PCB goes through a change in leadership. Twenty players were centrally contracted with the PCB through the first half of the ...

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  • TProvidence - World No. 3 New Zealand took their first step towards sealing third place in Group B with a comprehensive win over Pakistan. With India’s result against Ireland earlier on Thursday ruling both these teams out of the semi-final race before the match began, the tempo of the game ...

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  • TCHAMAN:- In a bid to expand cricket to all the corners of the country, Pakistan has introduced its first ever AstroTurf cricket stadium here Friday. The stadium was inaugurated by Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa. The commander opened the stadium by playing a shot before ...

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  • TPunjab Governor Chaudhary Sarwar and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar called on the President Dr Arif Alvi in Lahore on Friday. The three, belonging to the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, discussed important political affairs and administrative matters. The Punjab Chief Minister apprised the ...

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  • TAGENCIES - Pakistan will bank on their knowledge of the conditions and consistent run in the longest format of the game in recent times as they gear up for the first of three Tests against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi today (Friday). The hosts certainly start as favourites going into the ...

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  • TKANDY - A graceful Dhananjaya de Silva 59, and a watchful 63 from Dimuth Karunaratnegave the Sri Lanka innings some early substance, but both those turns were outshone by what was arguably the innings of the series so far - a resolute 85 from Roshen Silva that carried Sri ...

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  • TJOHANNESBURG - With a uniquely local name, new-look teams, picturesque grounds, a couple of marquee internationals, an overseas broadcast deal, and a local one that will nationalise cricket in a way that’s never happened before in South Africa, is it time to start believing the Mzansi Super ...

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  • TDHAKA - Bangladesh ended the fourth day in Dhaka in a strong position in their bid for a series-levelling win, reducing Zimbabwe to 76 for 2 at stumps. Mahumudullah’s first Test hundred in eight years allowed them to declare their innings for the second time in the match and set Zimbabwe a ...

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  • TPROVIDENCE - Pakistan sailed on a captain’s innings from Javeria Khan, as she guided them to a 38-run win over Ireland in the afternoon fixture at the Guyana National Stadium. Javeria contributed in three substantial partnerships, as the team’s batting group continued its upward graph: ...

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  • TLONDON - Colin Graves has been named as the new chairman of the ICC’s financial affairs committee. The role, which oversees the board’s billion-dollar revenues from rights deals as well as the distribution of profits from global tournaments, is one of the most influential within the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to respond to a questionnaire prepared by the United Kingdom’s Home Office regarding the return of former minister Ishaq Dar to the country. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan ...

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  • TKARACHI  -   Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has put his weight behind Sarfraz Ahmed by indicating that the wicket-keeper batsman will remain Pakistan’s captain till the 2019 World Cup. Speaking to media here on Wednesday, the PCB chairman said there’s ...

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