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Australia beat Pakistan by four wickets in first ODI


August 29th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 29 (IANS) Pacer Mitchell Starc took his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and helped Australia to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in their opening match here. Though Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Indonesian Health Minister Endang dies from lung cancer


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian Health Minister Endang Rahayu Sedyaningsih passed away as a result of lung cancer on Wednesday morning, just days after stepping down due to her illness, the ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Pakistan’s innings against India


March 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Scoreboard of Pakistan's innings against India in the fifth match of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez lbw ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka with bonus point (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 15 (IANS) Captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal shared a 152-run stand to guide Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup here ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Malik axed from Pakistan’s Asia Cup side; Jamshed, Sarfraz recalled


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik, Imran Farhat and Adnan Akmal for the Asia Cup beginning March 11 in Bangladesh, bringing in opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

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12 Indians sign up for Sri Lankan Premier League


May 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 16 (IANS) Twelve Indian players have signed up for the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL), beginning July 19, according to a report in the media.Munaf Patel, ... Read more...

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Afridi to play in inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League


May 11th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 11 (IANS) Top Pakistan cricketers are looking to showcase their Twenty20 skills at the inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) later this summer.Leading the ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers lash out at team selection


May 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have taken the selection committee to task for excluding competent players like leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and wicket- keeper Adnan Akmal from the 15- memeber Test squad ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket chief selector threatens to resign


May 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) A storm is brewing in Pakistan cricket with the country's chief selector threatening to resign over "reservations" on the 15-man squad announced for this month's Test ... Read more...

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15-member Pak squad announced for Test series against Windies


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 158 (Sports)Lahore, May 3(ANI): Middle-order batsman, Younus Khan and fast bowler, Umar Gul have been named in the15-member Test squad for two matches against West Indies. Both were rested for the ... Read more...

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Afridi blames Pak batsmen for T20 loss against Windies


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has blamed his batsmen for the defeat against the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday.Umar Akmal was the ... Read more...

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Zaheer Abbas tips Pakistan to win ODI series against Windies ‘emphatically’


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): Former Test captain Zaheer Abbas has tipped Pakistan to sweep the One-day International (ODI) series against the West Indies, beginning from Saturday (tomorrow) in St Lucia."Pakistan have almost taken ... Read more...

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Windies tour golden opportunity for young Pak cricketers to prove their worth: Intikhab


April 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, April 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Caribbean tour is a golden opportunity for youngsters in the squad to establish their cricket careers, team manager Intikhab Alam has said.Pakistan's limited-overs squad for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s run-away wicketkeeper Zulqarnain plans to go home


April 18th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan's run-away wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider is planning to return to his homeland Sunday from London after withdrawing his application for asylum in Britain.Zulqarnain had filed ... Read more...

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Afridi delays departure for Windies tour due to “some personal work”


April 15th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 15(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that he did not leave for the Caribbean tour along with the rest of the Pakistani squad because of "some personal work".When ... Read more...

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Pak team management against Shoaib Akhtar’s swansong appearance


April 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team management is against the idea of giving a farewell match to legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who retired during the ICC World Cup 2011 last ... Read more...

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More money than cricket reason behind rise of IPL: Asif Iqbal


April 14th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has said the reason behind the rise of the Indian Premier League in India is "more money than cricket".As for the exclusion of all ... Read more...

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Sindh CM announces Rs0.5mn cash award for each cricketer of Pak WC squad


April 9th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 9(ANI): Sindh Chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has announced a cash award of 0.5 million rupees for each member of Pakistan's World Cup team.Pakistan, considered underdogs before the ... Read more...

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Kamran’s replacement Salman aims to justify his selection in Pak team for Windies tour


April 8th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 8(ANI): Mohammad Salman, who has replaced Kamran Akmal as the Pakistan wicketkeeper in both Twenty20 and one-day matches during the upcoming West Indies tour, has said that his inclusion in ... Read more...

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PCB’s axing of players instead of management “joke of the century”: Pak newspaper


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's decision of retaining its team management that officiated during the recently concluded World Cup is laughable, a Pakistani newspaper has said.This is probably the joke ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younus omitted from Pak squad for West Indies tour


April 6th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): Pakistani selectors have omitted underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal along with all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from both One-day International (ODI) and Twenty20 squads for the West Indies tour, while former Test ... Read more...

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Afridi refuses to blame ’sluggish’ Misbah for loss to India in WC semi-final


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 2(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has come to the rescue of Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, who received heavy criticism from all quarters following the team's 29-run defeat at the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar lucky with UDRS, Sehwag not so


March 30th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India had mixed luck when they went in for Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) referrals very early in their World Cup semifinal against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Pakistan want Shoaib to play only if he is fit


March 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan are seriously considering playing Shoaib Akhtar in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal against India, though skipper Shahid Afridi has left everyone guessing whether the feisty ... Read more...

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There’s no pressure on team: Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, in a calculated move, says his side was not expected to enter the cricket World Cupsemifinals and thus are under no ... Read more...

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World Cup semis, final matches pose real challenge to Pakistan: Mohsin Khan


March 25th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 25(ANI): The remaining World Cup matches are going to be a real challenge and test for Pakistan, which has played quite impressively so far, national chief selector Mohsin Khan has ... Read more...

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Pressure got the best out of Pakistan in World Cup quarterfinal match: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 24(ANI): The pressure to perform actually helped Pakistan play to their full potential as they qualified for the 2011 World Cup semi-finals with a big-margin win over the West Indies, ... Read more...

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West Indies shot out for 112, Afridi takes four wickets (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi missed a hat-trick, as the West Indies gave another display of brittle batting, failing to negotiate quality spin to be shot out ... Read more...

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Quarterfinal results of 2011 World Cup “really difficult to predict”: Inzamam


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 23(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq reckons that the 2011 World Cup quarterfinals will be a keenly contested and unpredictable affair."You look at the quarterfinalists and, on a given day, anyone ... Read more...

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Afridi to focus on his batting in World Cup quarterfinal against West Indies


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi, who has failed miserably with the bat in the ongoing World Cup, has vowed to make amends in the quarterfinal match against West Indies ... Read more...

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Pakistan unpredictable, West Indies inconsistent (Preview)


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan are unpredictable even if they are in form. They still start favourites against an equally inconstant West Indies in the first quarter-final of the ... Read more...

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