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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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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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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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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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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

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Misbah replaces Afridi for Ireland ODI series


May 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday replaced Shahid Afridi with Misbah-ul-Haq as the team captain for a brief series in Ireland later this month.The decision to ... Read more...

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Younis rejects reports that he is angry with PCB


April 21st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan rejected reports that he is 'angry' over the cricket board's decision to overlook him for the tour of West Indies which ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team will be crowd pleasers: Intikhab Alam


April 18th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
St Lucia, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam has said that West Indies cricket fans will be attracted to the style of play of the visiting team.The team, which arrived here ... 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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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... 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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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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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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World Cup scoreboard: India vs. Pakistan, 2nd semifinal


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Scoreboard of the second 2011 World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here Wednesday.India: Virender Sehwag lbw b ... Read more...

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In 42nd over, India 205/6 in World Cup semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India lost three quick wickets, including those of Sachin Tendulkar and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and were reeling at 205/6 in the 42nd ... Read more...

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Tendulkar lucky with UDRS, Sehwag not so


March 30th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India had mixed luck when they went in for Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) referrals very early in their World Cup semifinal against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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India wins toss, elects to bat first against Pak in Mohali encounter


March 30th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 30 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the crucial toss and elected to bat first in the World Cup semi-final game against Pakistan in Mohali.Indian pacer Ashish Nehra ... Read more...

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India bat against Pakistan in World Cup semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the much awaited World Cup semifinal at the Punjab Cricket Association ... 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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It is an important match for every player: Misbah


March 27th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan vice captain Misbah-ul-Haq is expecting his team to click against arch-rivals India in their World Cup semifinal here Wednesday.Misbah told reporters here at the Punjab ... Read more...

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Mohali soaks in excitement of mother of all clashes


March 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 26 (IANS) It is being labelled as the grand finale before the actual World Cup final. The electrifying mood here before the "mother of all clashes" ... Read more...

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Playing India motivates Pakistan, says Intikhab (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam Friday said his side is always motivated when they play India."I hope it will be a good game. You can ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team reaches Chandigarh


March 25th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Led by skipper Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan cricket team arrived here Friday for their World Cup semifinal clash against India at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) ... 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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World Cup scoreboard: Pakistan vs. West Indies, 1st quarterfinal


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Scoreboard of the first World Cup quarterfinal between Pakistan and the West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Wednesday.West Indies: Devon Smith lbw b Mohammad Hafeez ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of West Indies innings against Pakistan


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Scoreboard of the West Indies innings against Pakistan in the first quarterfinal of the 2011 World Cup here Wedneday:West Indies: Devon Smith lbw b Mohammad Hafeez 7 ... 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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World Cup scoreboard: Pakistan vs. Australia, Group A


March 20th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group A match between Australia and Pakistan in 2011 cricket World Cup at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Australia:Shane ... 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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