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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Rising Kosi floods dozens of Bihar villages


July 5th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar's Saharsa and Supaul districts were forced to abandon their homes as dozens of villages were flooded after heavy discharge into the ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Bangladesh opt to field against Pakistan


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh won the toss and opted to field against Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Shere Bangla National Stadium ... Read more...

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Rohit can be a good finisher: Dhoni


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday praised his batsmen for a stellar performance but reserved special praise for the talented Rohit Sharma, who he ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan elect to bat against India


March 18th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against India in the fifth match of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium ... 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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Conditions in UAE will favour Pakistan: Misbah


January 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq is optimistic about the team's performance in the upcoming three-match Test series against England in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Talking to media ... Read more...

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Time to introduce reforms in Pakistan cricket: Sohail


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and opening batsman Aamer Sohail fears if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) does not learn from the latest incident of spot-fixing, such things ... Read more...

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Pakistan start training for Sri Lanka series


October 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team assembled in Lahore for a short training camp under interim coach Mohsin Khan ahead of the series against Sri Lanka in the ... Read more...

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Ready to relinquish captaincy anytime PCB wants: Misbah


June 19th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq says is ready to relinquish the job whenever the board asks for it as his top priority is to consistently score runs at ... Read more...

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Afridi cites humiliation, declines to play under ‘this PCB’


May 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi Tuesday quit international cricket, saying he will not play under the present board which sacked him as captain of the One-day International ... Read more...

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Sammy credits team for victory against Pakistan


May 16th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), May 16 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy commended his team for battling it out in the first Test against Pakistan, and said they badly needed the win ... Read more...

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Misbah guides Pakistan to series-clinching victory over Windies in 3rd ODI


April 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, April 29(ANI): Pakistan have clinched the one-day international (ODI) series against the West Indies as Misbah-ul-Haq dragged the visiting team to a three-wicket victory in the third one-dayer of the five-match ... Read more...

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Pakistan justified ‘unpredictable side’ tag by losing T20 against Windies: Qadir


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Pakistan have proved that they are appropriately tagged as an 'unpredictable side', by losing to the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday, former Test player ... Read more...

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One more held in fake pilot licence scam


April 16th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) One more pilot was arrested here for getting a licence on the basis of forged documents, Delhi Police said Friday.Saif Misbah was arrested from Mayapuri ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Razzaq, Kamran from ODIs, T20 side


April 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan dropped Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal and rested Umar Gul and Younis Khan from the ODI and Twenty20 squads for the forthcoming series in ... Read more...

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In-form Faisal Iqbal hopeful of recall in Pak cricket team


April 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 6(ANI): Discarded Pakistan batsman Faisal Iqbal, who piled up 324 runs in eight innings at the recent Pentangular Cup tournament, has expressed his hope of making a comeback in the ... 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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Take loss with dignity, say Pakistanis on Twitter


March 31st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The world of Twitter was abuzz as excitement built up to the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match. And, when they lost, Pakistanis across the world ... Read more...

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Holi, Diwali-like celebrations in Dhoni’s hometown


March 31st, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 31 (IANS) This hometown of Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni witnessed Holi and Diwali like celebration after India marched into the World Cup final, defeating Pakistan in ... Read more...

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Celebrations erupt in Mumbai


March 31st, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Mumbai exploded in fireworks, youngsters trooped into the streets carrying the tri-colour and people danced in joy as India made it to the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Mumbai erupts in celebrations, awaits manic Saturday (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Mumbai exploded in fireworks, youngsters trooped into the streets carrying the tricolour and people danced in joy as India made it to the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Mohali, the nearest Pakistan can play from home (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Most Pakistani players are not missing home in the familiar environs of Indian Punjab. The common folk heritage of the two regions has to a ... Read more...

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230 km from Lahore, the nearest Pakistan can hope to play from home


March 29th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan are playing their Cricket World Cup semi-finals some 230 km from Lahore and a majority of their players are not missing home ... 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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West Indies to bat against Pakistan


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) The West Indies won the toss and decided to bat against Pakistan in the first quarter-final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup here Wednesday.Teams: West ... Read more...

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Minister, PSB officials congratulate Pak team on win over Australia


March 20th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 20 (ANI): Pakistan's Sports Minister Shaukat Ullah, the Director General of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Syed Amir Hamza Gilani, and the PSB Secretary, Aziz Bilour, have congratulated the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Australia elect to bat against Pakistan


March 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match at the R Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Australia are ... Read more...

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Australia, Pakistan will look to finish at top of Group A (Preview)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) The much awaited Australia-Pakistan clash at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday is far from being a dead rubber as both teams would like to ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Pakistan vs. Zimbabwe, Group A


March 15th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 14 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Monday.Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor c Kamran b ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe elect to bat against Pakistan


March 14th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 14 (IANS) Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in their World Cup Group A match here Monday.Teams: Pakistan: Shahid Afridi (captain), Misbah-ul-Haq, Abdul Razzaq, ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: New Zealand vs Pakistan, Group A


March 9th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between New Zealand and Pakistan here Tuesday:New Zealand: Martin Guptill b ... Read more...

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Untested Pallekele conditions will be challenging for both Pak, New Zealand: Misbah


March 8th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele, Mar 8(ANI): The untested conditions at Pallekele in Sri Lanka will be equally challenging for both Pakistan and New Zealand, who are to play their World Cup match here on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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New Zealand elect to bat against Pakistan


March 8th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, March 8 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match here Tuesday.New Zealand made ... Read more...

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Pak needs to take full advantage of batting powerplays, says Misbah


March 7th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq reckons that his team is not taking full advantage of its batting powerplays at the World Cup.Pakistan, who have won all three games of ... Read more...

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