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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.An official from ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team lauded for series win


February 7th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket team has been lauded for its historic win against England in the three-match Test series played at Dubai.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team lauded for Dhaka win


December 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani lauded the national cricket team for their convincing 76-run victory in the second one-day ... 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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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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Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan coach


August 20th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 20 (IANS) Waqar Younis has stepped down as Pakistan cricket team coach citing personal reasons and said the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe will be his last assignment.Younis, who ... Read more...

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Senior players leak information: Pakistan manager


July 6th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has accused some senior players of leaking sensitive information to the media.Naming former captain Shahid Afridi, Intikhab said in a ... Read more...

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Eight bookies arrested from Pakistan for threatening Zulqarnain


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Sialkot, April 27(ANI): A gang of eight bookmakers, allegedly involved in threatening Pakistan cricket team's former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, has been arrested from Sialkot in the Punjab province of Pakistan.The now retired ... Read more...

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Misbah should not be in Pak ODI squad: Asif Iqbal


April 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Asif Iqbal has said that middle-order batsman and vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq should be in the national one-day squad.In an interview with Pakpassion, Iqbal said: "I ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team leaves for Caribbean tour


April 14th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team left for the Caribbean tour on Thursday after completing a two-day training camp in Lahore.Talking to media persons before departure at Allama Iqbal airport in ... 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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Pak capable of beating Windies in their backyard: Intikhab Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 13 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikahab Alam has said that if the team plays to its full potential, it can beat the West Indies in their own backyard.Leaving behind ... Read more...

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Talks on to revive India-Pakistan series: Hockey India


April 13th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Hockey federations of India and Pakistan are in talks to revive the bilateral series, subject to the clearance of both governments, a senior Indian hockey ... Read more...

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Test skipper Misbah backs revival of Pak-India cricket


April 12th, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 12 (ANI): Pakistan's Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that cricketing relations with India should normalize because millions of people are missing out on the excitement that such a contest brings ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers visit National Assembly


April 12th, 2011 - 7:25 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 12 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team visited the National Assembly and witnessed proceedings on Monday.The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Faisal Karim Kundi, welcomed the cricket team that made ... Read more...

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Foreign coach may be appointed in absence of Miandad: Afridi


April 11th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket captain Shahid Afridi has said that a foreign coach could be brought in if former captain Javed Miandad remains unavailable to fill the role for the ... Read more...

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Gul will return with bang in Pakistan’s Test series against Windies: Intikhab


April 10th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has expressed confidence that pacer Umar Gul will bounce back with a vengeance in next month's two-match Test series against the West ... Read more...

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Miandad turns down Pakistan batting coach offer


April 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General Javed Miandad has declined the offer to take up the role of Pakistan's batting coach, limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said.Afridi said that ... 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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Pakistan showed big hearts by dropping catches: Yuvraj (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Cracking a joke over Pakistani cricket captain Shahid Afridi's comments on Indians not being as large hearted as their neighbours, Yuvraj Singh Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Miandad to wait till end of West Indies series before considering Pak batting coach offer


April 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 6(ANI): Former Test cricketer Javed Miandad has confirmed that Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt had contacted him to help the batsmen, but he told the PCB chief that he ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younis likely to be axed from Pak squad for West Indies series


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team for the upcoming series against the West Indies will be finalised on Wednesday.Earlier, the national selection committee failed to announce the squad even after seven-hour-long ... Read more...

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‘World Cup semi-finalist’ Pak team richer by over a million dollars


April 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Members of the 15-man Pakistan cricket team have become richer by over a million dollars due to their stupendous show in the World Cup, where they were knocked out ... Read more...

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Petition filed to refrain Shahbaz from hosting reception for Pakistan cricket team


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 3(ANI): An application has been filed in the Lahore High Court, seeking suspension of a reception event being hosted by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to acknowledge the performance of ... 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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Intikhab praises Pak squad for ‘playing as a unit’ during 2011 World Cup


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 2(ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has praised the national squad for having playing as a unit throughout the 2011 World Cup.Praising the team spirit, Intikhab said that ... Read more...

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Afridi’s speech won millions of hearts, says Pakistani daily


April 1st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan cricket team captain Shahid Afridi "was able to win millions of hearts across the border", a Pakistani daily said Friday, adding that his post-match ... Read more...

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Lahore HC moved against Pak cricket team on match-fixing charges in WC semi-final


March 31st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 31(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the Pakistan cricket team on charges of match-fixing in the ICC World Cup 2011 semi-final match ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain smells a rat in Pak’s World Cup semi-final loss against India


March 31st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 31(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar has questioned Pakistan's defeat in the crucial 2011 World Cup semi-final against India, and asked higher authorities to probe the poor performance ... Read more...

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Srinagar cautious, no big screens for Mohali match


March 30th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Ban on gathering of more than four people was in place in this summer capital city Wednesday, traffic ran thin, and educational institutions and government offices ... Read more...

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`Indo-Pak cricket: Emotions high, passions rising’


March 29th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) "Emotions are high, passions are rising" in Pakistan and India, thanks to the crucial World Cup semi-final match between the two countries, a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

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Imran rubbishes Malik’s warning to Pak cricketers on match fixing


March 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan has rubbished Interior Minister Rehman Malik's warning to the Pakistan cricket team not to indulge in match fixing in their crucial World ... Read more...

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Pak team practices ahead of highly anticipated World Cup semi final against India


March 27th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar.27 (ANI): Ahead of their highly anticipated World Cup semi-final clash against India, the Pakistan cricket team has been seen sweating it out at the nets in an intense training ... Read more...

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