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Pakistan recall Kamran Akmal, Razzaq for World T20


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday included controversial wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, opener Imran Nazir and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in the list of 30 probables for the World Twenty20 in Sri ... 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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Shoaib Malik to lead Pakistan in Hong Kong


October 18th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan's discarded all-rounder Shoaib Malik was Monday given a chance to prove his form when he was picked to lead the country in next month's Hong Kong Sixes ... Read more...

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Rifle shots, flag waving greet Afghan T20 win in Karachi


September 8th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept.8 (ANI): Flag-waving and rifle shots greeted Afghanistan's Twenty20 tournament victory in Pakistan on Monday.Afghanis danced to their traditional drum beat music to celebrate a famous win in Karachi in ... Read more...

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Premature debut in international cricket does more harm than good: Imran Nazir


June 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.17 (ANI): While Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis and the selectors have been supporting the idea of injecting more young blood in the national squad, opening batsman Imran Nazir believes that ... Read more...

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Opener Shahzaib Hussain likely to replace injured Arafat in Pak T20 squad


April 15th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.15 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to rope in young opener Shahzaib Hussain in place of all rounder Yasir Aarafat, who has been ruled out of the upcoming ... Read more...

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Faisal Iqbal signs contract with Bangladesh cricket for T20 league


April 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.9 (ANI): After all rounder Shoaib Malik and fast bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, another Pakistan cricketer, batsman Faisal Iqbal, has signed a contract with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for its T20 ... Read more...

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Allow Pak batsmen to play freely like Sehwag: Basit Ali


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.23 (ANI): One of the prime reasons young Pakistani cricketers have not made it big on the international circuit is due to them being asked to curtail their natural style ... Read more...

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PCB allows Rana Naved to play in Bangladesh T20


March 20th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.20 (ANI): After allowing Mohammad Yousuf and Shoaib Malik, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has also given permission to ' banned' fast bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan to participate in Bangladesh's domestic T20 ... Read more...

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PCB allows Shoaib Malik to play in BCL


March 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.19 (ANI): A day after giving a green signal to Mohammad Yousuf for taking part in the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has also allowed all-rounder Shoaib ... Read more...

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Hafeez to play for Bangladeshi T20 team in Sharjah


March 8th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8 (ANI): Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will be seen in action during Bangladesh's T20 championship, the Port City League (PCL), scheduled to held in Sharjah later this year.Hafeez will be ... 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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Pak looking to salvage some pride in lone T20 against Australia


February 5th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.5 (ANI): Following its thrashing in both the Test and one-day series, Pakistan would be looking to salvage some national in the lone T20 match against Australia today (Friday).Pakistan will seek ... Read more...

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Pakistan players upset over IPL ignoring them


January 19th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi Tuesday spoke up for his demoralised team-mates when he said they were hugely disappointed at being left out of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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No takers for Pakistani players at IPL auction


January 19th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) For the second successive season, the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be devoid of Pakistani flavour. The Pakistani players went unsold in the third IPL auction here Tuesday as ... Read more...

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Younis has no issues playing under Yousuf


January 14th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.14 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan has no issues playing under Mohammad Yousuf, a senior Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official has said."He (Younis) has informed the selectors that he ... Read more...

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51 cricketers shortlisted for IPL auction


January 7th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Thursday announced a list of 51 players for the auction to be held here January 19. The IPL for its third edition received ... Read more...

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Inzamam bats for a longer tenure for Yousuf


November 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to let senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf lead the national side for at least one year. Inzamam, who ... Read more...

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Misbah dropped from New Zealand series


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday dropped senior batsman Misbah-ul-Haq from their squad for the Test and limited-overs matches against New Zealand.Misbah, who was promoted as vice-captain in 2007 following ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Pakistan vs. New Zealand, semi-final, Champions Trophy


October 4th, 2009 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 4 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the semi-final between Pakistan and New Zealand in the Champions Trophy at the New Wanderers Stadium here Saturday. Pakistan:Imran Nazir c Taylor ... Read more...

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Pakistan opt to bat against New Zealand


October 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan won the toss and opted to bat against New Zealand in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Wanderers here ... Read more...

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We would go all guns blazing against Oz to see India in the final again: Younis Khan


September 30th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sep.30 (ANI): Pakistan captain Younis Khan has said that he would be trying his level best to defeat the Aussies in their Champions Trophy clash on Wednesday (today) so that India ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Pakistan, Group A, Champions Trophy


September 27th, 2009 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Centurion, Sep 27 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group A match between India and Pakistan in the Champions Trophy at the SuperSport Park here Saturday. Pakistan:Imran Nazir c Harbhajan ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to bat against India


September 26th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion (Johannesburg), Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan won the toss and opted to bat against India in a Group A match of the Champions Trophy at the SuperSport Park ... Read more...

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Super clash awaits as India take on Pakistan Saturday (Preview)


September 25th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Sep 25 (IANS) India should be inspired by the fact that they have never lost to Pakistan in an International Cricket Council (ICC) event when the two clash in the ... Read more...

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Prohibited drug almost prevented Imran Nazir from playing against West Indies


September 24th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sep.24 (ANI): Pakistan opener Imran Nazir got a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) from the International Cricket Council (ICC) only hours before the ICC Champions Trophy match against West Indies, as the apex ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan struggle to beat West Indies (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan struggled hard to manage a five-wicket win over West Indies in a Group A match of the Champions Trophy at the Wanderers here Wednesday. Chasing a paltry target ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: West Indies vs. Pakistan, Group A, Champions Trophy


September 24th, 2009 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 24 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group A match between West Indies and Pakistan in the Champions Trophy at the Wanderers here Wednesday. West Indies:Dale Richards c & ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: West Indies opt to bat against Pakistan


September 23rd, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (IANS) West Indies captain Floyd Reifer won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in a Group A match of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Wanderers here ... Read more...

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Qadir criticizes selection committee for dropping Razzaq, Butt


August 27th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.27 (ANI): Former chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Abdul Qadir, has criticized the selection committee for omitting experienced all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from the ICC Champions Trophy squad.Qadir also ... Read more...

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Asif selected after close monitoring of selectors: Qasim


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.22 (ANI): Supporting the selection committee's decision to bring back tainted fast bowler Mohammad Asif into the national squad for the ICC Champions Trophy, chief selector Iqbal Qasim has said the ... Read more...

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Pak selectors axe Razzaq, bring in Asif, Imran Nazir for Champions Trophy


August 21st, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.21 (ANI): The seven member selection committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday controversially recalled paceman Mohammad Asif and opener Imran Nazir, but omitted all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from their ... Read more...

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Pakistan recall Asif for Champions Trophy


August 21st, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistan Friday recalled dope-tainted fast bowler Mohammad Asif for the Champions Trophy in South Africa, bringing him in place of under-performing all-rounder Abdul Razzaq.Chief selector Iqbal ... Read more...

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Pakistan skipper Younis backs off-form Yousuf


August 12th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan has defended Mohammad Yousuf in spite of his below-par showing in the recently-concluded one-day series against Sri Lanka, saying that the premier ... Read more...

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