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Pakistan game a “World Cup final”, says Clarke
19th March 2015 Pakistan game a “World Cup final”, says Clarke
ADELAIDE: Australia captain Michael Clarke will approach Friday’s World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan like a final, saying he expected a “tough challenge” from Misbah-ul-Haq’s men in the make-or-break game. Pakistan have lost nine of their last 10 one-dayers...
India unbeaten at World Cup after UAE rout
28th February 2015 India unbeaten at World Cup after UAE rout
PERTH:  India’s World Cup confidence continued to climb as they thrashed the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in their Pool B match at Perth’s WACA Ground on Saturday. The UAE managed just 102 after winning the toss...
2019 World Cup may be reduced to 40 overs
25th February 2015 2019 World Cup may be reduced to 40 overs
KARACHI:  Test cricket could be reduced to four days, and the next World Cup curtailed to 40 overs a side, if wide-ranging discussions between the chairmen of the English counties and the ECB become firm proposals, and are...
Moin called back from World Cup
24th February 2015 Moin called back from World Cup
KARACHI:  Chief selector Moin Khan has been called back from ongoing World Cup in Australia and Newland, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday. “As a follow-up of yesterday’s decision to probe the matter of the visit of...
Cricket: Zimbabwe World Cup factfile
28th January 2015 Cricket: Zimbabwe World Cup factfile
HARARE: Factfile on Zimbabwe ahead of the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29. Squad: Elton Chigumbura (capt), Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu  Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi,...
England face tough task to end World Cup jinx
27th January 2015 England face tough task to end World Cup jinx
LONDON: England have never won the World Cup, despite hosting four tournaments, including the first three editions, while it is nearly 25 years since they last appeared in a final. They certainly won’t be among the favorites in...
Misbah unlikely to play in 2015 WC
21st January 2015 Misbah unlikely to play in 2015 WC
ISLAMABAD: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq’s presence in the ODI’s against New Zealand and in the 2015 World Cup is doubtful due to the hamstring injury he had suffered in a match against the Kiwis last month. Talking to APP, a...
Football: Podolski arrives to sign Inter loan deal
3rd January 2015 Football: Podolski arrives to sign Inter loan deal
MILAN: – German World Cup winner Lukas Podolski arrived in Milan on Friday where he was poised to sign a loan deal with Inter after being frozen out by Arsenal. The 29-year-old has become increasingly frustrated at his...
Football: Podolski arrives to sign Inter loan deal
3rd January 2015 Football: Podolski arrives to sign Inter loan deal
MILAN: – German World Cup winner Lukas Podolski arrived in Milan on Friday where he was poised to sign a loan deal with Inter after being frozen out by Arsenal. The 29-year-old has become increasingly frustrated at his...
Mahela, Afridi to be most experienced players in ICC World Cup 2015
15th December 2014 Mahela, Afridi to be most experienced players in ICC World Cup 2015
ISLAMABAD, Dec 15 (APP): Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi are in line to become the most experienced players in ICC Cricket World Cup history, after they were named in provisional squads for the tournament that...
Blind Cricket team returns back to Pakistan but no one welcomes them on the airport
10th December 2014 Blind Cricket team returns back to Pakistan but no one welcomes them on the airport
LAHORE: After acquiring second position in the World Cup, the Blind Cricket team returned back to Pakistan from South Africa, but there was not even a single authoritative person present there to welcome the team for their success,...
Cricket: New Zealand name 30-man World Cup squad
8th December 2014 Cricket: New Zealand name 30-man World Cup squad
WELLINGTON:- New Zealand’s preliminary 30-man squad for the Cricket World Cup in February-March next year: Squad: Corey Anderson (Northern Knights), Hamish Bennett (Canterbury), Trent Boult (Northern Knights), Doug Bracewell (Central Stags), Neil Broom (Canterbury), Dean Brownlie (Northern Knights),...
Football: Turf war rumbles on ahead of Women’s World Cup draw
5th December 2014 Football: Turf war rumbles on ahead of Women’s World Cup draw
OTTAWA, Dec  05, 2014 (AFP) – The first-round fate of 24 qualified teams isn’t the only issue to be ironed out as the 2015 Women’s World Cup draw sets the stage for next year’s global showcase on Saturday....
Cricket: World Cup warm-ups announced
2nd December 2014 Cricket: World Cup warm-ups announced
SYDNEY: A series of World Cup warm-ups were announced Tuesday with South Africa facing Sri Lanka and New Zealand, England taking on the West Indies and Pakistan, and Australia against reigning champions India. A total of 14 games...
Sajjad went down gallantly to Bingtao in IBSF World Cup thrilling finale
29th November 2014 Sajjad went down gallantly to Bingtao in IBSF World Cup thrilling finale
KARACHI: Pakistan’s Muhammad Sajjad took Yan Bingtao of China to full distance before going down fighting 8-7 in the final of of World Snooker Championship in Bangalore (India) on Saturday. After grueling 14-frame title match was locked 7-all....
Cricket: West Indies will be at World Cup, says official
28th October 2014 Cricket: West Indies will be at World Cup, says official
SYDNEY- Cricket World Cup chief executive John Harnden said Tuesday he was confident the West Indies would play in next year’s tournament, despite their shock withdrawal from a tour of India. The West Indies cut short their India...
Soccer-Suarez nets first Uruguay goals since biting ban
13th October 2014 Soccer-Suarez nets first Uruguay goals since biting ban
Luis Suarez scored his first Uruguay goals since the World Cup finals and his biting ban in a 3-0 friendly win over Oman on Monday. Suarez took his international tally to 43 with strikes in the 57th and...
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,...
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...
Football: England’s Lampard calls time on international career
26th August 2014 Football: England’s Lampard calls time on international career
LONDON: England midfielder Frank Lampard announced his retirement from international football after a career spanning 15 years on Tuesday. The 36-year-old’s 106th and final cap for his country came on June 23 when he captained England in their...
Football: Brazil in mass cull of backroom staff
16th July 2014 Football: Brazil in mass cull of backroom staff
fRIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil continued a mass clearout of their World Cup backroom staff on Tuesday following the resignation of coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. Team doctor Jose Luis Runco and head of communications Rodrigo Paiva became the latest...
Soccer-Germany replacement Kramer lasts half an hour
14th July 2014 Soccer-Germany replacement Kramer lasts half an hour
RIO DE JANEIRO: Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer, called into the side for the World Cup final against Argentina minutes before kick off following an injury to Sami Khedira, was himself substituted after 31 minutes on Sunday. The 23-year-old...
Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari: report
14th July 2014 Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari: report
RIO DE JANEIRO:  Brazil’s  football confederation (CBF) will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari’s contract, local media reported early Monday, just hours after Germany defeated Argentina to win the 2014 World Cup. Scolari said that he would...
Ton-up Hales leads England to thrilling win over Sri Lanka
27th March 2014 Ton-up Hales leads England to thrilling win over Sri Lanka
CHITTAGONG: Opener Alex Hales smashed a maiden hundred to help England upset world number one Sri Lanka in a thrilling World Twenty20 Super-10 stage match in Chittagong on Thursday. The 24-year-old smashed a 64-ball 116 not out as...
Coca-Cola hoping to score big at World Cup
15th March 2014 Coca-Cola hoping to score big at World Cup
NEW YORK: The world’s football stars will not be the only ones competing for glory at this year’s World Cup in Rio de Janeiro. Coca-Cola will also be running hard. The US soft-drink giant, facing lower sales in...
Sehwag’s record score helps India to 153-run win
8th December 2011 Sehwag’s record score helps India to 153-run win
Swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag bludgeoned a world record 219 as India handed West Indies a 153-run drubbing to win their one-day international series. Sehwag broke compatriot Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI mark of 200 not out against South Africa at...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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