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Gayle returns to Sydney for Big Bash T20


July 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has again signed with Sydney Thunder for another season of Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash.The 32-year-old left-hander turned out for the Thunder ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh


July 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura's performance was well-received in Karachi where he discussed striking a friendship with female students to India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar.The ... 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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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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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Shahid Afridi apologises for hitting fan


March 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi Saturday apologised for hitting a fan at Karachi airport, saying he lost his temper when he saw his little daughter getting almost ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Bangladesh to win Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Pakistan won the Asia Cup cricket tournament beating hosts Bangladesh by two runs in a thrilling final at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Thursday.Bangladesh ... 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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Scoreboard: India vs. Pakistan, 5th ODI, Asia Cup


March 18th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Scoreboard of the fifth ODI of the Asia Cup between India and Pakistan at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez lbw Dinda ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Pakistan’s innings against India


March 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Scoreboard of Pakistan's innings against India in the fifth match of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez lbw ... 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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Amid turmoil, Gilani recalls Manmohan’s Mohali invite


January 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) On a day when coup rumours swirled in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday recalled his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh's invite to watch a ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Riaz over spot-fixing links


November 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Wahab Riaz from the squad for the tour of Bangladesh after the pacer's name was mentioned in the recent spot-fixing trial.Riaz was a ... 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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I refused to meet Majeed, says Afridi


November 5th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi Saturday claimed that he was approached by jailed bookmaker Mazhar Majeed several times but he distanced himself from the agent as he ... Read more...

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Factfile on jailed Pakistani cricketers, bookie


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The following is a factfile on Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, and bookie Mazhar Majeed, who have been jailed in England on ... Read more...

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Haider questions Akhtar, Afridi’s comments on Pak cricket


October 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider, who had infamously fled from Pakistan's series against South Africa last year, has questioned former players Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi's ... Read more...

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Mohsin says he can get along with skipper Misbah


October 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's new cricket coach Mohsin Hasan Khan feels that nothing will go wrong between skipper Misbah-Ul-Haq and him during their upcoming series against Sri Lanka.Unlike ... 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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Yes, Tendulkar was scared of Shoaib’s pace: Afridi


October 1st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 1 (IANS) Though he himself has not been spared by Shoaib Akhtar in his book and interviews, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi supported the tearaway fast bowler's ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram lashes out at Shahid Afridi


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has lashed out at maverick all-rounder Shahid Afridi for announcing retirement and wanting to come back in a whimsical manner.Afridi, ... 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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Afridi, Akmal not in new PCB contracts


August 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal have not been given central contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Younis Khan, who was banned on ... Read more...

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Gambhir lashes out at Afridi


July 16th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir lashed out at former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who said that Indians are not large-hearted like the Pakistanis.Afridi's comments ... Read more...

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Afridi can’t be made captain again: Butt


July 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was left "weighing his options" after Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt fired a salvo at the allrounder, saying that he ... Read more...

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PCB lifts suspension on national selector


June 29th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday decided against punishing controversial national selector Mohammad Ilyas for his role in the Board's dispute with all-rounder Shahid Afridi.A three-man ... Read more...

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‘Twenty20 league owned by Sri Lankan board, not private body’


June 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board is hurt after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) prevented its players from participating in the Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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West Indies cricket stands to lose by not picking Gayle: Akram


June 19th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that West Indies selectors have gifted India the advantage by not picking the maverick Chris Gayle for the three-match ... Read more...

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Afridi to get NOC to play for Hampshire


June 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi was all set to receive a No Objection Certificate from the country's cricket board to play in an ongoing English ... Read more...

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Afridi is ‘immature’: Younis in report to PCB


June 7th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 7 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has filed a damaging report against former captain Shahid Afridi calling him "immature" and holding him responsible for two losses in the ... Read more...

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Afridi takes PCB to court for suspending him


June 7th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Tuesday began a court battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) when he filed a petition in the Sindh High Court ... Read more...

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Afridi to return for hearing amid massive fanfare


June 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Shahid Afridi's fans have started to assemble at the Karachi airport to receive the former captain who returns home from London to resolve his ... Read more...

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PCB panel summons Afridi


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday formed a three-member disciplinary committee to hear the case of former captain Shahid Afridi, who is facing strict sanctions after ... 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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Miffed Afridi decides to retire, PCB comes under pressure


May 31st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket chiefs felt the heat Tuesday after former captain Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket and blamed them for his decision.Led by federal ... Read more...

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