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Cricket: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in first ODI
23rd August 2014 Cricket: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in first ODI HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka: Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by four wickets in the first one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday to take the lead in the three-match series. Pakistan, chasing a Duckworth-Lewis target of 275 from 45 overs in...
Cricket: Banned Aamir to star in Pakistani film
21st August 2014 Cricket: Banned Aamir to star in Pakistani film KARACHI: Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamir is set to make his big-screen debut, he told AFP Thursday, as he struggles to make ends meet while serving a ban for spot-fixing. Left-arm quick Aamir was rated one of the...
P&T beat Hanif club in Amar cables cricket match
20th August 2014 P&T beat Hanif club in Amar cables cricket match LAHORE: P&T club scored a massive 255 runs victory against Hanif cricket club and breezed into the regional knock out round here on Wednesday at Shah Faisal ground. Brief scores, Gymkhana batted first 333/6 in 40 overs, Haseeb...
Cricket: Cook quit thoughts no surprise to England coach
19th August 2014 Cricket: Cook quit thoughts no surprise to England coach LONDON:England coach Peter Moores said Monday he understood why Alastair Cook thought of standing down as captain before leading the team to Test series glory against India. England’s 3-1 win in a five-match series was completed in dominant...
Games-ICC rejects 2018 offer, cricket stays out of Commonwealth Games
24th July 2014 Games-ICC rejects 2018 offer, cricket stays out of Commonwealth Games MUMBAI: Cricket’s absence from Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games in Australia after the International Cricket Council (ICC) turned down an invitation from the governing body of the multi-sport event. South Africa won the...
Cricket: Sri Lanka opt to bat in second South Africa Test
24th July 2014 Cricket: Sri Lanka opt to bat in second South Africa Test COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the series-deciding second and final Test against South Africa at the SSC ground in Colombo on Thursday. South Africa remained unchanged from the side...
Decisions in larger interest of Pak cricket: Zaka Asrhaf
19th May 2014 Decisions in larger interest of Pak cricket: Zaka Asrhaf LAHORE: The reinstated Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Zaka Asrhaf has reiterated his pledge to take decisions in the larger interest of Pakistan cricket saying the interest of the country is foremost at every forum of the...
India beat South Africa to reach World Twenty20 final
4th April 2014 India beat South Africa to reach World Twenty20 final DHAKA: Virat Kohli hit an imperious half-century to help India upstage South Africa by six wickets in the second semi-final in Dhaka on Friday to cruise into the World Twenty20 final. Chasing 173 to win, the former champions...
Afridi, Moin, Zaheer back from Dhaka after T20 debacle
2nd April 2014 Afridi, Moin, Zaheer back from Dhaka after T20 debacle KARACHI: All-rounder Shahid Afridi, chief coach Moin Khan and batting consultant Zaheer Abbas returned here on Wednesday evening from Dhaka after being ousted by the West Indies in the league rounds of ICC World Twenty20. This was for...
Windies destroy Pakistan to make World T20 semis
1st April 2014 Windies destroy Pakistan to make World T20 semis DHAKA: Defending champions West Indies charged into the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a spectacular 84-run win over Pakistan in a key Super-10 match in Dhaka on Tuesday. The West Indies recovered from a top-order meltdown to post 166-6...
Gold medal awarded to Fawad Alam
31st March 2014 Gold medal awarded to Fawad Alam KARACHI: A gold medal was awarded to Fawad Alam for his outstanding performances in the Asia Cup Cricket Tournament in Bangladesh at a ceremony held at UBL Sports Complex Ground on Monday. The medal was announced by Managing...
World Twenty20: West Indies beat Australia by 6 wickets
28th March 2014 World Twenty20: West Indies beat Australia by 6 wickets DHAKA: Defending champions West Indies revived their semi-hopes in the World Twenty20 with a six-wicket win over Australia in Dhaka on Friday, virtually knocking George Bailey s team out of the race. The West Indies surpassed Australia s 178-8 with...
Cricket: South Africa fined for slow over-rate
25th March 2014 Cricket: South Africa fined for slow over-rate South Africa were fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their hard fought win over New Zealand in Chittagong, the International Cricket Council said Tuesday. The Proteas edged out New Zealand by two runs in a last-ball finish...
’Injured’ Irfan says ’really devastated’ to miss World T20
18th March 2014 ’Injured’ Irfan says ’really devastated’ to miss World T20 ISLAMABAD: Towering Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has said that he is `really devastated` to miss the ongoing World Twenty20 following a hip injury. Irfan said that after making a comeback in 2012, he hoped to represent Pakistan...
World T20-Wasim tips Pakistan amongst favourites
11th March 2014 World T20-Wasim tips Pakistan amongst favourites KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain and legendary paceman Wasim Akram Tuesday tipped Pakistan as one of top three favourites to win the World Twenty20 starting in Bangladesh next week. The fifth edition of the World Twenty20 with 16 teams...
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets in Asia Cup
6th March 2014 Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets in Asia Cup DHAKA: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by three wickets in the last league game of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Thursday. Sri Lanka, who will meet Pakistan in Saturday’s final, restricted Bangladesh to 204-9 before chasing down the...
Shoaib Akthar praises Afridi for his knock
3rd March 2014 Shoaib Akthar praises Afridi for his knock ISLAMABAD: Former pacer, Shoaib Akthar Monday praised all-rounder Shahid Afridi for a very sensible knock against India in the Asia Cup saying the stage was set for Afridi and he exploded. Shoaib said this match should have been...
Asia Cup: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs
1st March 2014 Asia Cup: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs FATULLAH: Fast-rising Afghanistan upset Bangladesh by 32 runs to win their Asia Cup match in Fatullah on Saturday. Afghanistan scored an impressive 254-6 in their allotted 50 overs with Asghar Stanikzai scoring a career-best unbeaten 90 and Samiullah...
Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh by six wickets
26th February 2014 Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh by six wickets FATULLAH: Reigning World Cup champions India defeated hosts Bangladesh by six wickets in the second match of the Asia Cup one-day tournament in Fatullah on Wednesday. Virat Kohli scored 136 off 122 balls as India surpassed Bangladesh’s 279-7...
Pakistan beats India in first blind ODI
19th February 2014 Pakistan beats India in first blind ODI KARACHI: Anis Javed hammered a spectacular 163 as Pakistan defeated visiting India by three wickets in the first Blind One-Day International at Southend Club Ground on Wednesday despite centuries by Kathen Patel and Hitesh Patel. Anis looked in...
Cricket: Australia calls up veterans for T20 World Cup
11th February 2014 Cricket: Australia calls up veterans for T20 World Cup SYDNEY- Evergreen veterans Brad Hogg and Brad Hodge, with a combined age of 82, were Tuesday called up to the Australian squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh next month. The sprightly Hogg, 43, has been in...
Cricket: New Zealand confident of India upset
5th February 2014 Cricket: New Zealand confident of India upset AUCKLAND- New Zealand are quietly confident of being able to exploit the green state of the Eden Park wicket and upset India in the first Test starting in Auckland on Thursday. A combination of a bowler-friendly pitch and...
Cricket: Pakistan scores 284-4 in second one-day
20th December 2013 Cricket: Pakistan scores 284-4 in second one-day DUBAI: Opener Ahmed Shehzad scored 124 as Pakistan, sent into bat by Sri Lanka, made 284 for four in their 50 overs in the second day-night international in Dubai on Friday. Skipper Misbah-ul Haq made 59 for his...
Hafeez, Nasir should take rest after dismal show: Yousuf
25th November 2013 Hafeez, Nasir should take rest after dismal show: Yousuf KARACHI: Struggling batting duo of Muhammad Hafeez and Nasir Jamshed should take rest and play domestic cricket and work on their faulty technique before returning to play international cricket for Pakistan, former captain Muhammad Yousuf said on Sunday....
Atherton hails ‘remarkable’ Tendulkar
16th November 2013 Atherton hails ‘remarkable’ Tendulkar LONDON: Former England captain Michael Atherton said India great Sachin Tendulkar had achieved something “few can comprehend” in playing international cricket for more than two decades. Widely regarded as one of cricket’s greatest batsmen, the 40-year-old Tendulkar is...
Pakistan beat South Africa by 66 runs in second ODI
2nd November 2013 Pakistan beat South Africa by 66 runs in second ODI DUBAI: Pakistan won the second day-night international against South Africa by 66 runs in Dubai on Friday, to level the five-match series at 1-1. Pakistan were bowled out for 209 in 49.4 overs with Ahmed Shehzad top-scoring with...
 
 
 



 
 



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