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Tendulkar should go out on a high: Imran


September 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan has advised India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar not be at the mercy of the selectors and asked him to ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India pip Pakistan to enter semis (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) India set up a semi-final clash against New Zealand after pipping arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket in the Under-19 World Cup cricket here Monday. India ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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Akram lauds decision to include Pathan in Indian team


July 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday praised the decision of Indian selectors to pick Irfan Pathan for the ongoing five match One-day series against Sri ... Read more...

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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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Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Salman Butt released from British prison


June 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt was released Thursday from a Canterbury prison and deported to Pakistan after serving just seven months of his 30-month sentence for ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Yousuf undergoes fitness test, eyes comeback


April 25th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has undergone a fitness test here in a bid to make a comeback to international cricket.The 37-year-old last played for Pakistan ... Read more...

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ICC comes to defence of Saeed Ajmal


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has come out in defence of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal after the Indian team reportedly expressed doubts over the legality of the ... 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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Pakistani cricketer Aamer released from jail


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Aamer, convicted of spot-fixing, was released from a British jail after serving half of a six-month sentence for his part in the infamous ... Read more...

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Sehwag will inject some life in Indian team: Akram


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram said that captaincy should make Virender Sehwag more accountable as India prepare to play for pride ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Akram fears another 0-4 drubbing for India


January 9th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram fears India will suffer another whitewash against Australia after their horrendous English summer when they not ... Read more...

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McDermott hailed for turning around Australian pace attack


December 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott has done a great job with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach.The results ... Read more...

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India will find it tough in first two Tests: Akram


December 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India may struggle against Australia in the first two Tests.The series begins with the Boxing Day Test at the ... Read more...

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Football has a big role in easing ties with India: Pakistan captain


December 1st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) At a time when efforts are on to revive bilateral cricket ties between the two neighbours, Pakistan football captain Jaffer Khan believes the "beautiful game" ... Read more...

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Appeals of Butt, Aamer to be heard Wednesday


November 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) The appeals of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Aamer will be heard by the Court of Appeal Wednesday for their involvement in spot fixing ... Read more...

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Butt appeals against 30-month jail sentence


November 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has appealed against his 30-month jail sentence for spot-fixing in a Test match against England at Lord's last year.Butt, along with ... Read more...

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Keep mouth shut and let bat do the talking: Waqar to Afridi


November 7th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis Monday said that Shahid Afridi's frequent outbursts in the media are hurting the country's image and he should focus ... Read more...

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Cricketing world welcomes jail for tainted Pakistanis


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The cricketing world Thursday welcomed the jail terms for tainted Pakistani players Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir, saying the punishments will serve as a ... Read more...

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Families stand by jailed Pakistani cricketers


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Aamir stood by them Thursday, saying they are innocent and have been implicated in the ... Read more...

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Sad time for Pakistan cricket: Daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) It is a sad time for Pakistan cricket with a London court finding former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Muhammad Asif guilty of corruption, ... 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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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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The guilty should never play for Pakistan again: Raja


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja said the three cricketers found guilty of spot-fixing should never play for their country again.Pakistan trio Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and ... Read more...

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Mohsin doing well as an interim coach: Wasim


October 25th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that chief selector Mohsin Khan is doing a good job as interim coach and should take over the post ... Read more...

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Jadeja putting pressure on Pathan: Akram


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that India's young all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is keeping pressure on the big-hitting Yusuf Pathan with his performances in ... Read more...

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Zardari appoints close friend as PCB chief,Butt shown the door


October 12th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has appointed close friend Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) replacing former Test cricketer ... Read more...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj rubbish Majeed’s claims


October 11th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have rubbished the claims of Pakistani cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is being tried for spot-fixing charges at a ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram, Moin Khan rubbish match-fixing charges


October 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan captains Wasim Akram and Moin Khan Tuesday termed as "ridiculous" and "nonsense" allegations by controversial British sports agent that a number of Pakistani cricket ... Read more...

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Court heard in disbelief Majeed’s series of boasts


October 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) The cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is at the centre of spot-fixing allegations, came up with a series of boasts to the undercover journalist who ... Read more...

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Subcontinent gambles $50 bn on cricket, London court told


October 6th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Jurors in a London Crown Court were told that cricket betting syndicates were controlled and orchestrated by "shadowy figures" based in Dubai, Mumbai, London and Karachi ... Read more...

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Afridi to decide on comeback after a month


October 1st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who announced his retirement from international cricket soon after the World Cup to protest the working of the Pakistan Cricket Board, ... Read more...

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