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No hope for Pak-India series due to Modi regime: PCB Chairman

LAHORE:  Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan on Friday said that there was no chance of Pak-India cricket series due to Modi government . Talking to newsmen during a blunt press conference, the PCB chairman expressed that Pakistan was ready to play cricket with India at any neutral venue …

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Root backs ‘brilliant’ Cook to remain captain

New Delhi: (Web Desk) Batsman Joe Root has backed Alastair Cook to remain as England skipper, hailing him as a “brilliant leader” despite the team’s woes on their current tour of India. Root, widely tipped to succeed Cook when the veteran skipper does make way, played down talk that he …

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PHF blames Pakistan’s non-participation in Junior World Cup on FIH

LAHORE: (Web Desk) Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior on Thursday categorically blamed hockey’s world governing body FIH for Pakistan’s replacement with Malaysia in Junior World Cup due to what he called FIH’s inability to ensure timely visas for the participating teams. The Junior World Cup will be …

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Don’t need to pre-announce retirement: Misbah

KARACHI:  Pakistan’s Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said he is still undecided about his retirement plan and it is a decision he will take on his own, not with the PCB, after deciding his utility as a captain and as a player for the team. He also said he did not …

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Day and night Ashes test under discussion

Discussions over whether Australia will host England in a first day-night Ashes cricket test next year are taking place but nothing has been decided yet, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday. Britain head Down Under next November for the 2017-18 arrangement and neighborhood media covered Thursday that the England and …

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12-year wait: Davis Cup finally coming to Pakistan

KARACHI: Following a drought of 12 long years, tennis fans in Pakistan will finally get to see some Davis Cup action on their own turf as the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) yesterday received permission from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to stage their tie against Iran in Islamabad. PTF Secretary …

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India outplay England to lead series 2-0

MOHALI:  Ravindra Jadeja’s sparkling allround performance floored England and handed India an unbeatable 2-0 lead after they cantered home to a comprehensive eight-wicket win in the third Test on Tuesday. Top-ranked India surpassed the 103-run target in the final session of the fourth day at Mohali with recalled opener Parthiv …

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New Zealand snatch win in dramatic last session

New Zealand 271 (Raval 55, Watling 49*, Sohail 4-99) and 313 for 5 dec (Taylor 102*, Latham 80, Imran 3-76) beat Pakistan 216 (Azam 90*, Southee 6-80) and 230 (Aslam 90, Azhar 58, Wagner 3-57) by 138 runs HAMILTON: (Web Desk) New Zealand took nine wickets in a dramatic final …

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Girls in green bag another win in Women T20 Asia Cup

KARACHI: (Web Desk) Continuing their winning streak in the Women T20 Asia Cup, Pakistan’s women T20 team on Sunday defeated Sri Lanka by eight wickets in their second match of the tournament in Thailand. Riding on a brilliant unbeaten half-century by Javeria Khan, Pakistan women team reached the target of …

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