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Cricket: Clarke, Misbah ready for spin challenge
21st October 2014 Cricket: Clarke, Misbah ready for spin challenge DUBAI:  Skippers Michael Clarke and Misbah-ul Haq Tuesday agreed spin will play a major role in the first of two Tests between Australia and Pakistan starting in Dubai from Wednesday. Australia have practiced on a specially prepared spin...
Cricket: South Africa cruise to win over New Zealand
21st October 2014 Cricket: South Africa cruise to win over New Zealand MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand- South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, guided home by a captain’s knock from AB de Villiers. The Proteas ended their...
Cricket: Smith, Warner guide Australia to 231-9
12th October 2014 Cricket: Smith, Warner guide Australia to 231-9 ABU DHABI: Steven Smith and David Warner hit contrasting half-centuries to take Australia to 231-9 in the third and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Smith notched a sedate 105-ball 77 with only three...
Cricket: Johnson derails Pakistan in second one-dayer
10th October 2014 Cricket: Johnson derails Pakistan in second one-dayer DUBAI: Pace man Mitchell Johnson bowled with fire to restrict Pakistan to 215 after half-centuries from openers Sarfraz Ahmed and Ahmed Shahzad in the second day-night international in Dubai on Friday. Pakistan, trailing the three-match series 1-0, looked...
Cricket: Pakistan bat against Australia in T20 clash
5th October 2014 Cricket: Pakistan bat against Australia in T20 clash DUBAI: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off Twenty20 international against Australia in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan are without their key spinners Saeed Ajmal (suspended because of his bowling action) and...
Pak women cricket team reaches to warm welcome
29th September 2014 Pak women cricket team reaches to warm welcome LAHORE: Pakistan women cricket team’s captain, Sana Mir has attributed her team’s gold medal victory in the Asia Cup to ‘collective team efforts and individual hard work of the players’. “Our entire performance of the team presents a...
Cricket: Sri Lanka pick Atapattu as head coach
24th September 2014 Cricket: Sri Lanka pick Atapattu as head coach COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday appointed former Test captain Marvan Atapattu as the head coach, making him the island nation’s seventh coach in the last four years. A selection committee interviewed Atapattu, 43, and one other candidate...
Younis dropped from ODI team
24th September 2014 Younis dropped from ODI team LAHORE: The career of veteran batsman Younis Khan in one day cricket seemed to be over when national selectors on Wednesday dropped him from the one-day squad to play Australia in the United Arab Emirates next month. The...
Pakistan focused on ICC World Cup 2015 preparations
17th September 2014 Pakistan focused on ICC World Cup 2015 preparations ISLAMABAD: The ICC World Cup 2015 trophy made its first public appearance in Pakistan at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore as part of its global tour. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq received the prestigious trophy at the Minar-e-Pakistan and said,...
National T20 cup shifted to Karachi
9th September 2014 National T20 cup shifted to Karachi LAHORE: The season-opening event of Pakistan’s domestic cricket, the Haier Cup National Regional Twenty-20 2014-15 has been relocated from Multan to Karachi due to recent spell of torrential rains and flooding in northern, central and southern Punjab. “Instead...
Cricket: Pakistan’s Ajmal suspended over bowling action
9th September 2014 Cricket: Pakistan’s Ajmal suspended over bowling action KARACHI: Top-ranked Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was Tuesday suspended indefinitely from international cricket for an illegal bowling action but vowed to return in time for next year’s World Cup. The world’s leading one-day international bowler blamed the International...
Cricket: England bat against India in lone T20
7th September 2014 Cricket: England bat against India in lone T20 BIRMINGHAM: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat against India in the lone Twenty20 international at Edgbaston on Sunday. England gave a T20 debut to dynamic 24-year-old Surrey batsman Jason Roy. South Africa-born Roy,...
South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets to win triangular series
6th September 2014 South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets to win triangular series HARARE: Dale Steyn ripped the heart out of Australia’s batting and Faf du Plessis came within a whisker of yet another century as South Africa cruised to a six-wicket victory to clinch the triangular series trophy on Saturday....
Karachi Zebras, Dolphins teams named for T20 Cup
5th September 2014 Karachi Zebras, Dolphins teams named for T20 Cup KARACHI: The selection committee Thursday named two Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) teams – Karachi Zebras and Karachi Dolphins for Faysal Bank Cup Twenty20 Cup being played in Multan from September 17 to 28. Teams were announced by...
Cricket: Bell ruled out of final England-India ODI
3rd September 2014 Cricket: Bell ruled out of final England-India ODI LONDON: Ian Bell has been ruled out of England’s fifth and final one-day international against India at Headingley with a broken toe, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The batsman’s injury was due to be...
Cricket: Finch ton puts Australia in driving seat
27th August 2014 Cricket: Finch ton puts Australia in driving seat HARARE: Aaron Finch’s third one-day hundred since the start of the year helped Australia rack up a formidable 327 for seven against South Africa in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Finch’s 102...
Cricket: Mathews lifts Sri Lanka to 310-9 against Pakistan
26th August 2014 Cricket: Mathews lifts Sri Lanka to 310-9 against Pakistan HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka: Skipper Angelo Mathews scored 93 as Sri Lanka survived a three-wicket burst by Mohammad Hafeez to make 310-9 from 50 over’s in the second one-dayer against Pakistan in Hambantota on Tuesday. The hosts, needing a...
Kh Nadeem and group set to re-elect un-opposed
25th August 2014 Kh Nadeem and group set to re-elect un-opposed LAHORE: Khawaja Nadeem Ahmed and his group is all set to be re-elected unopposed in the elections of the Lahore City Cricket Association here tomorrow, Tuesday after the withdrawal of candidatures  by the rivals groups. Nadeem will be...
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...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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