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  • 10,000 were killed in China's 1989 Tiananmen crackdown: British cable

    At least 10,000 people were killed in the Chinese army's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in June 1989, according to a newly released British diplomatic cable that recounts the bloodshed in gruesome detail...

    The estimate, given on June 5, 1989, the day after the crackdown, is almost 10 times higher than that commonly accepted at the time of several hundred to more than a thousand dead...

  • On this day: Pakistan win their first ever Test match

    October 26, 1952, the Pakistan cricket team completed their first ever Test match triumph after beating arch-rivals India at the University Ground at Lucknow in the second match of a five-game series...

    A mix of young and old, led by then 37-year-old Abdul Hafeez Kardar, the fledgling Pakistan side went to play their first series just a few months after being awarded the Test status...

  • Two former Test cricketers involved in SA match-fixing scandal: report

    Two ‘active’ former Test cricketers are believed to be involved in the fresh match-fixing scandal that hit South African cricket on Thursday, English daily The Guardian reported...

    Those proven guilty to have manipulated matches could face potential jail sentences with match-fixing illegal in South Africa under the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act Law...

  • Cricket South Africa bans former Test player, four others for match-fixing

    CAPE TOWN: Former South Africa Test player Thami Tsolekile is among four players banned from cricket on Monday for his part in a match-fixing scandal in the local Twenty20 competition...

    Tsolekile was banned for 12 years by Cricket South Africa (CSA) for “contriving to fix a match or matches in the 2015 RAM SLAM” as well as “obstructing or delaying the investigation by destroying evidence that was relevant to the investigation...

  • Concern over SCG Test after match abandoned

    SYDNEY: Cricket Australia says it's confident the Sydney Cricket Ground can host the scheduled Test between Australia and the West Indies in January despite the abandonment of a domestic Sheffield Shield match on the weekend because of a dangerous outfield...

    Match officials called off the New South Wales-Victoria match after players were slipping on the rain-affected surface, though the SCG Trust, which administers the ground, said...

  • Most runs by an England batsman in a Test match

    MANCHESTER: England batsman Joe Root's second-innings score of 71 not out on Monday gave him an aggregate tally for the ongoing second Test against Pakistan of 325 runs, after he made a career-best 254 in the first innings...

    It was the fifth-highest aggregate by any England batsman in a Test...

  • Sarfraz fined 60pc match fee for slow over rate in Lord's Test

    Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over rate in the Lord’s Test against England, which the visitors won by nine wickets on Sunday to go one-up in the two-Test series, according to an ICC press release...

    Jeff Crowe of the Emirates Elite Panel of International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referees imposed the fine after Sarfraz Ahmed's side was ruled to be three overs short of their target when time allowances were taken...

  • Security on ‘high alert’ for Test match in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: Security will be on ‘high alert’ during the cricket test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium this week...

    The entire commercial area, including hotels, hostels and restaurants, has been closed so there is no business activity between Public Park and Faizabad during the day until the test match ends...

  • ICC confident about smooth staging of Pakistan-India match

    NEW DELHI: Despite T20 World Cup clash between India and Pakistan in Dharamsala facing uncertainty, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said it is confident of the marquee game going ahead as scheduled and has no plans of shifting the venue...

    ”Pakistan are scheduled to play their first game on March 16 against the winner of the Group A qualifier...

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