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Pace sensation Shaheen attributes his success to PSL

Pace sensation Shaheen attributes his success to PSL

DUBAI: Teenage pace sensation Shaheen Shah Afridi had taken off before the third edition of the HBL Pakistan Super League, having taken eight wickets on his first-class debut in 2017. He could have made an impression in the Bangladesh Premier League that same year when he was recommended by the National Cricket Academy head coach Mushtaq Ahmed, but his flight ...

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Karachi Kings to fight till last ball said Wasim Akram

Karachi Kings to fight till last ball said Wasim Akram

ISLAMABAD: Karachi Kings president and former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram on Thursday said the head coach of the team Mickey Arthur believed in fighting till the last ball. Karachi Kings to fight till last ball said Wasim Akram“We hope Karachi Kings will perform better in this [PSL] session and would battle till the last ball,” fast bowling icon Wasim said ...

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Pakistan women score ODI series win over Windies

Pakistan women score ODI series win over Windies

DUBAI: Nashra Sandhu and Diana Baig shared six wickets between them before Sidra Amin slammed a half-century as Pakistan women defeated the West Indies women by four wickets in the third and final One-day International at the ICC Academy in Dubai to claim the series 2-1. The victory in the fourth-round fixture of the ICC Women’s Championship has helped Pakistan ...

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ICC dismisses PCB claim against India’s cricket board says ruling is non-appealable

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) $70 million compensation claim against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allegedly not honouring bilateral series agreement, a media statement by the cricket governing body said on Tuesday. The ruling, passed by a three-member panel of the ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC), “is binding and ...

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Pakistan should create a situation where India asks us to play PCB director

Pakistan should create a situation where India asks us to play PCB director

Pakistan Cricket Board’s newly appointed managing director Wasim Khan believes the national team needs to “create a situation where India asks us to play” instead of vice-versa, ESPNcricinfo reported on Sunday. Pakistan should create a situation where India asks us to play PCB directorPCB Chairman Ehsan Mani, who was addressing the media in a joint presser with Khan, agreed with his MD, saying: ...

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Imad Wasim moves to fourth position in ICC Rankings

Imad Wasim moves to fourth position in ICC Rankings

Pakistani spinner Imad Wasim has moved up five places to fourth position in the International Cricket Council’s Men’s Twenty20 International Player Rankings. Imad Wasim moves to fourth position in ICC RankingsIndia spinner Kuldeep Yadav has also moved up one place to take a career-best second position in the rankings after grabbing two for 26 in the final match against New ...

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Slim crowds in Dubai taking shine off PSL

Slim crowds in Dubai taking shine off PSL

DUBAI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) is in full swing and the matches have been competitive so far but the crowd’s attendance in all the games has been low throughout the first quarter of the league despite the hype it has managed to generate back home. Slim crowds in Dubai taking shine off PSL Hamza Ahmed Khan, who works at a ...

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5 improvements Pakistan Super League 2019 could use

5 improvements Pakistan Super League 2019 could use

Last year’s Pakistan Super League was supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. The T20 league gave the nation an advanced antidote for all the craziness that later followed in what was an election year. But as good as PSL 2018 was, it wasn’t perfect … because is anything ever is? And since the first step towards improvement is admitting that there is something wrong, here ...

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Domestic cricket structure must be strengthened for consistent performance PCB MD

Domestic cricket structure must be strengthened for consistent performance PCB MD

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Managing Director Wasim Khan on Sunday stressed the need to tackle the structure of domestic cricket in the country in order to achieve sustainability and consistency in Pakistan’s performance. Khan, while addressing a press conference in Lahore along PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani, acknowledged that the national team’s performance was “not good at an international level, particularly ...

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