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Inzamam Ul Haq Steps Down as Chief Selector

LAHORE – Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq announced on Wednesday his decision to step down from the selection committee as its chairman. Addressing a press conference, the former Pakistan captain announced that he had fulfilled his duties and would now be willing to work for the PCB in any post that did not refer to to the […]

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Wimbledon: Serena Williams Has Lost ‘Intimidation’ Factor, says Simona Halep

LONDON – Simona Halep believes that Serena Williams has lost the intimidation factor that once condemned rivals to defeat even before they set foot on the court. Halep handed the American legend a 6-2, 6-2 rout in the Wimbledon final on Saturday to become the first Romanian to win a singles title at the All England Club. The […]

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Cricket braces to welcome new World Champion as England knock out Australia

Dominant England on Thursday crushed defending-champion Australia by eight wickets as cricket fraternity prepares to welcome new world champion on July 14th. England will face New Zealand in the finale at Lord’s. Chasing a below-par target of 224 runs, English openers started cautiously but switched gear soon. Roy and Bairstow hit Aussies all-over the ground […]

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Shandur Polo Festival begins at the est ground in Chitral today

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan will inaugurate the three-day Shandur Polo Festival at the world highest polo ground on earth Shandur in Chitral today. Shandur Polo ground is situated at a highest level 3800m called as the “Roof of the World” and the King Game has been held annually since 1936.  The polo tournament […]

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England beat New Zealand by 119 runs to make semi-finals

DURHAM – England secured their semi-finals spot in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup after they defeated New Zealand by 119 runs at the Riverside Ground here on Wednesday. On the other hand, New Zealand has slipped on the fourth position and if Pakistan manages to defeat Bangladesh by a big margin on July 5, they might topple the Kiwis to […]

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ICC World Cup 2019: India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs

In the ICC World Cup match at Birmingham, India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs. Batting first, India set a victory target of 315 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in allotted fifty overs. In reply, Bangladesh were all out for 286 runs, in 48 over. Meanwhile, England will take on New Zealand at Chester-le-Street […]

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England end India’s unbeaten run to revive semis hopes

A spirited England ended India’s unbeaten run in the Cricket World Cup with a 31-run victory in a high-scoring group match to boost their semi-final prospects on Sunday. Jonny Bairstow smashed a belligerent 111, Jason Roy returned from a hamstring injury to make 66 and Ben Stokes (79) provided the late burst in England’s commanding […]

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Mercurial Pakistan halt New Zealand’s winning streak with a six-wicket victory

Unpredictable Pakistan on Wednesday halted winning streak of New Zealand as green-shirts comprehensively crushed Kiwis by seven-wicket in one-sided affair here at Birmingham Cricket Stadium. Chasing a below-par target of 238 runs, Pakistan lost Fakhar Zaman in the third over. He made just nine runs. Imamul Haq followed the suit shortly. On individual score of […]

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PCB announces improved central contracts for women cricketers

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board today announced more attractive and incentive-based 12-month central contracts to its 10 elite women cricketers. The contracts will commence on 1 July. Previously, six-month contracts were signed with the players. There has been a 20 per cent increase in the retainer remuneration of Category A, which includes Nida Dar […]

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Mohammad and Rohail star as Pakistan U19 takes 2-0 lead

Mohammad Haris and captain Rohail Nazir stroked half-centuries as Pakistan U19 defeated South Africa U19 by four wickets in the second 50-over match to take a 2-0 lead at Pietermaritzburg Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday. Mohammad returned undefeated on 6o, while Rohail continued his rich run of form by scoring 67, as Pakistan U19 achieved […]