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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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Pakistan sore at Bangladesh canceling cricket tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials and fans were left disappointed after Bangladesh decided to cancel its team's planned tour later this month due to security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Sachin should have retired after World Cup win: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Pakistani cricket captain Imran Khan Monday said Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after India won the cricket World Cup last year."We all ... 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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Pakistan hopes to lure cricket teams with foolproof security


December 10th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly finalized foolproof security plans for the visiting cricket teams, official sources revealed here Saturday.The first step for the PCB ... Read more...

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Butt’s family postpones his sister’s wedding


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) Salman Butt's family is in a "state of shock" after the former Pakistani cricket captain was found guilty of spot-fixing and has postponed his sister's wedding ... Read more...

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Pakistan leave for UAE to play against Sri Lanka


October 15th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team departed for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday to play a bilateral series against Sri Lanka, starting with the first Test Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Repairing country’s cricket image new PCB chief’s top priority


October 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Zaka Ashraf, the newly appointed chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said his top priority is to uplift the national team's status in the world ... 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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I will instill self-belief in Pakistan team: Coach Mohsin


October 4th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team's interim coach, Mohsin Khan, is confident that he will help instill self-belief in the "home" series against Sri Lanka, starting in the ... Read more...

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Few takers for Pakistani cricket team coach


September 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received lukewarm response from well-known foreign coaches for the post of national head coach as the deadline to apply for the ... Read more...

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Growing demand for Ijaz Butt’s removal as PCB chief


September 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition to Ijaz Butt's continuing as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman is mounting with former players and officials demanding his removal.While the PCB ... Read more...

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Pakistan looking to blood youngsters in T20 team


July 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan is hoping to blood youngsters to boost its chances of regaining the ICC World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka next year. Pakistan, who lost to India ... Read more...

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Afridi urges Zardari to save Pakistani cricket


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has urged President Asif Ali Zardari to save cricket from the "clutches" of the Ijaz Butt-led Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Afridi told ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan football friendlies in England


May 20th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Even as the Indian and Pakistani cricket boards and hockey federations are desperately trying to resume bilateral ties, the football outfits of the two ... Read more...

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Pak poor in fielding because ‘bowling coach acting as fielding coach’: Rana Naved


April 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): The main reason for Pakistan's poor fielding is that the national team has a bowling coach acting as a fielding coach, Pakistani pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has said."I have noticed ... Read more...

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More money than cricket reason behind rise of IPL: Asif Iqbal


April 14th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has said the reason behind the rise of the Indian Premier League in India is "more money than cricket".As for the exclusion of all ... Read more...

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Pakistani missing after Mohali match? Police don’t think so


April 13th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 13 (IANS) All Pakistani cricket fans who had come to watch last month's World Cup semifinal here have gone back, say police but they are still looking into ... 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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Lucknow clerics condemn Afridi’s remarks


April 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Muslim clerics here have taken strong exception to Pakistani cricket skipper Shahid Afridi's remark about his countrymen being "more large-hearted" than Indians, terming him a ... Read more...

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Afridi does a U-turn, says he enjoys playing in India


April 5th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 5 (IANS) Pakistani cricket captain Shahid Afridi went on the backfoot Tuesday, saying his comments on Indians not being as large hearted as their neighbours were misquoted by ... Read more...

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Pakistan team gets rousing welcome on return


April 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team, which lost to arch-rivals India in the 2011 World Cup semifinal, was accorded a heroes' welcome by its fans on its return home ... Read more...

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Pakistani visitors take back ‘bagfull of good memories’


March 31st, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Pakistanis, who had come to witness the semi-final match between India and Pakistan at Mohali Wednesday, praised the "warmth and hospitality" extended to them here ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani teams leave for Mumbai, Lahore (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani cricket teams Thursday left this union territory, taking separate chartered planes to Mumbai and Lahore respectively.India defeated Pakistan in a high-voltage World ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan leave for Mumbai, Lahore


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani cricket teams left Chandigarh Thursday, taking separate chartered planes to Mumbai and Lahore respectively.India defeated Pakistan in a high-voltage World Cup semifinal ... Read more...

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Afridi expects ‘mature reaction’ from fans in Pakistan following WC semi-final loss


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 31(ANI): Vanquished Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi expects a mature reaction from Pakistani cricket fans when the team returns home after going down to archrivals India in the high voltage World ... Read more...

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Himachal offers discount to Pakistani guests


March 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) As a goodwill gesture, Himachal Pradesh Wednesday invited the Pakistani guests to visit the hills after the India-Pakistan cricket World cup semifinal match in Mohali.The state ... Read more...

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Pakistanis talk peace at Mohali


March 30th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) "We are not at all bothered about the result. I have come here with my daughter to enjoy the company of our Indian brothers and sisters."The ... Read more...

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325 more Pakistani fans cross into India


March 29th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Around 325 Pakistani cricket fans, including officials and relatives of the players, crossed over into India through the Attari-Wagah check-post on the eve of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Rain can play spoilsport in India-Pakistan semifinal


March 29th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) The rain gods can dampen the spirits of tens of thousands of cricket fans and play spoilsport in the eagerly awaited World Cup semifinal between ... Read more...

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All the best, Gilani tells Shahid Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani called up Pakistani cricket captain Shahid Afridi and asked the team to play its best against India in the crucial ... Read more...

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