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Abu Dhabi truck driver impresses Waqar with his bowling skills


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old truck driver in Abu Dhabi has impressed Pakistan cricket officials to the point that some of them are talking about calling him for training in Lahore.Abdul ... Read more...

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Ponting putting pressure on Oz team by boasting about 5-0 Ashes win: Trott


August 18th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 18 (ANI): England's No.3 batsman and one of the main architects of the defining victory at The Oval in last year's Ashes series, Jonathan Trott, has said that Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Swann’s ‘brilliant off-break’ dubbed English “ball of 21st century”


August 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 10 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann's brilliant off-break to bowl Pakistan opener Imran Farhat in the visitor's second innings at Edgbaston, has been declared as the ball of the 21st ... Read more...

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Doubts arise over Johnson’s ability to cope on ‘away’ wickets


July 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): A poor performance on his first tour of England was passed off as inexperience of those conditions, but failing for a second time, has put significant doubt on ... Read more...

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Pakistan lurch to narrow three wicket win over Australia to level series 1-1


July 24th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24(ANI): Pakistan on Saturday registered their first Test win against Australia in 15 years, when they scrammed home to a three-wicket win at Headingley, to level the two-match series 1-1.Needing ... Read more...

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Pakistan in dilemma over final eleven for Lord’s Test against Australia


July 12th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 12(ANI): The Pakistan team management is in a dilemma over selecting the final eleven for Tuesday's opening Test match against Australia at Lord's."The problem facing the selectors is that the ... Read more...

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Pak rookie Umar Amin set for Test debut at Lord’s


July 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12(ANI): Pakistan rookie Umar Amin is set for a Test debut in Tuesday's opening match of the 'home' series against Australia at Lord's.The left-handed batsman may be included in the ... Read more...

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Afridi powers Pakistan to victory over Bangladesh


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dambulla, June 21 (IANS) Shahid Afridi blasted his second century of the tournament as Pakistan crushed Bangladesh by 139 runs in an inconsequential Asia Cup match here Monday. Riding on skipper Afridi's ... Read more...

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India Beat Pakistan In Asia Cup Thriller


June 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly anticipated third match of the Asia Cup turned out to be a thriller. In spite of the FIFA World Cup fever all over the ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers apprehensively sign PCB central contracts


April 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.9 (ANI): Despite having apprehensions over some of the clauses in the central contracts offered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), national players have signed on the dotted line.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Most cricketers sign PCB’s central contract


April 6th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.6 (ANI): Despite there being some 'strict' clauses in the central contract offered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), most of the national cricketers have signed the contract.Insiders said that some ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey squad quits, officials sacked after World Cup debacle (Lead)


March 12th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Karachi, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan hockey plunged into a major crisis as the entire team announced retirement from international hockey soon after the national federation sacked the team officials and ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey selectors, officials sacked


March 11th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday sacked its hockey team officials and dissolved the national selection committee after the four times champions had their worst ever finish in the World Cup. ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team ‘hopeful of triumph’ in UAE series against England


February 15th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 15 (ANI): The Pakistani cricket team has left for Dubai to play two Twenty20 against England on February 19 and 20.The team left from Allama Iqbal International Airport here on ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 2 runs to complete a summer clean-sweep


February 5th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5(ANI): World Twenty20 champion Pakistan on Friday failed to end their disastrous Australia tour on happy note, as they lost the only Twenty20 match at Melbourne Cricket Ground by two ... Read more...

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Tahir Hussain no more


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aamir Khan's father, filmmaker Tahir Hussain, breathed his last because of a massive heart attack early last morning. He was in his early "70s and is ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Tahir Hussain passes away


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tahir Hussain, well-known filmmaker and Bollywood star Aamir Khan's father, died of a massive heart attack here Tuesday morning, sources close to the family said. He is ... Read more...

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Mudassar Nazar as head coach can revive Pak cricket: Zahid


January 10th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 10 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's dismal Test series loss against Australia, former Pakistani pacer Mohammad Zahid has called for a complete overhaul in the national side and the ... Read more...

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Hussey, Hauritz heroics lead Australia to incredible 36-run win over Pak in Sydney Test


January 6th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 6(ANI): Australia has completed a remarkable Test victory over Pakistan, coming from 206 runs behind in the first innings to win the second Test at SCG by 36 runs.Needing ... Read more...

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Ponting is still a fantastic batsman, says Farhat


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): Pakistani batsman Imran Farhat thinks that Ricky Ponting is still a fantastic batsman and rejected suggestions that the Aussie captain is becoming vulnerable to the short ball."I don't ... Read more...

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Afridi should bat as specialist batsman at No. 6 in Oz test series: Ex PCB consultant


December 19th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 19(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board security consultant, Ahmad Ishaque Jahangir has said that the biggest challenge before the team during the tour of Australia will be finding the right batsman ... Read more...

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O’Brien, Tuffey heroics leave Pak facing the barrel on first day of Napier Test


December 11th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Napier, Dec 11(ANI): New Zealand fast bowlers Iain O'Brien and Daryl Tuffey's heroics restricted Pakistan's first innings to 223 runs on the first day of the third and decidingTest at McLean Park ... Read more...

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Sohail blames PCB’s faulty selection procedure for batsmen’s pitiable show


December 4th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.4 (ANI): Former Pakistan opener Aamir Sohail has blamed the faulty selection procedure for the team's poor show in the on-going Test series against New Zealand.Furious over the batting performance in ... Read more...

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Pak suffered in Dunedin Test due to ‘mental block’ : Mudassar


December 1st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.1 (ANI): Former Pakistan opening batsman and coach Mudassar Nazar has blasted his country's batsmen for their poor show during the Dunedin Test, saying they were having a 'mental block', which ... Read more...

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Alam blames excess of T20’s, ODI’s for poor batting show in Dunedin Test


December 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec.1 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has blamed the excess of T-20 and one-day cricket for his team's poor batting in the first Test against New Zealand, which the hosts ... Read more...

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Pak cricket coach pondering over changes for Wellington Test


December 1st, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec.1 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team coach Intikhab Alam has admitted he was considering several changes for the second test starting at the Basin Reserve on Thursday.Intikhab said veteran Misbah-ul-Haq would bat ... Read more...

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Pakistan businessmen hopeful about economy’s potential


November 9th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 9 (IANS) Despite the string of terror attacks across Pakistan, a group of business people here have expressed hope about the economic potential of the country. Participants at the discussions ... Read more...

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Don’t criticise Pakistan, it played well in the Champions Trophy: Farhat


October 13th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct. 13 (ANI): Pakistani cricketer Imran Farhat has slammed former cricketers for criticising the team despite its good performance in the Champions Trophy."A team should be criticised if it has performed ... Read more...

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‘Invisibility cloak’ to protect buildings from earthquakes


July 21st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new research by scientists at the University of Liverpool has shown it is possible to develop an 'invisibility cloak' to protect buildings from earthquakes.Sebastien Guenneau, from the ... Read more...

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Imran Farhat hopes to reclaim Pak team


June 14th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 14 (ANI): In the hope of finding a place in the Pakistan cricket team, former opener Imran Farhat has decided to quit the Indian Cricket League (ICL).According to the Dawn, ... Read more...

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PCB should allow all ICL players to play for country again: Moin Khan


June 13th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 13 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain, Moin Khan, has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to allow all rebel ICL players to play for the country once again.Referring to the return ... Read more...

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ICC warns players against joining American Premier League


April 25th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has warned current and former international cricketers against signing up for the proposed American Premier League (APL), the Daily Times reports.A statement issued by ... Read more...

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Most Pakistan players unwilling to shun ICL: Farhat


April 3rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.3 (ANI): Former Pakistan left-hand opening batsman Imran Farhat has that all Pakistani players attached to the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) are planning to quit the league.Farhat also clarified that ... Read more...

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Inzaman, seven other Pak ICL players offered American Premier League stint


March 27th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.27 (ANI): Following Mohammad Yousuf's terminating his contract with the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) another Pakistan player, Inzamam-ul-Haq, is reportedly planning to join an American league.Inzamam has confirmed that he ... Read more...

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Banned Pak players father-in-law appointed as chairman of junior selection committee


November 22nd, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 22 (ANI): The father-in-law of banned Pakistani opener Imran Farhat, Muhammad Ilyas, has been appointed by the PCB as chairman of the national junior selection committee.Illyas, a former ... Read more...

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