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  • Super Smith fires Islamabad United to Pakistan Super League title

    A fiery fifty from Dwayne Smith propelled Islamabad United to the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) title as Misbah-ul-Haq's side defeated Quetta Gladiators by six wickets in the final...

    Since the PSL was announced last September, the Pakistan Cricket Board sold five franchises for $93 million and attracted players from 11 different countries...

  • British agency's tip-off helped uncover Pakistan Super League scandal: ICC

    Britain's National Crime Agency provided the initial intelligence that helped uncover a major spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a leading official from world cricket's governing body said on Thursday...

    Flanagan, head of the ACSU since 2010, said: “The inquiry was absolutely led by the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) throughout and our role was simply that before the PSL match we received intelligence that was...

  • England edge Pakistan in super over to sweep T20 series

    SHARJAH: Paceman Chris Woakes starred for a second match in succession as he defended ten runs in the last over to help England win the third and final Twenty20 in a Super Over finish in Sharjah on Monday...

    Woakes conceded seven off the first two deliveries thanks to a six but managed to tie the game off the last ball as Pakistan faltered in the chase of a 155-run target...

  • 2005: When Pakistan and Israel explored closer bilateral ties

    When Pakistan first explored the possibility of normalising relations with Israel, former Israeli foreign minister Silvan Shalom assured Islamabad that Israel never participated in any plan with India to take out the country’s nuclear assets...

    In an interview at the UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2005, Shalom also told this correspondent that “never in the last 58 years Israel considered Pakistan an enemy” and had...

  • England Lions seal T20 series in Super Over

    KARACHI: It took the one-eliminator to decide the winners of the five-match unofficial T20 series at the ICC Academy in Dubai on Wednesday when England Lions upstaged Pakistan ‘A’ after the deciding fixture ended in a tie to clinch the rubber 3-2...

    After being put into bat, Pakistan ‘A’ posted 165-3...

  • England snatch T20 series in super finish against New Zealand

    England snatched the Twenty20 series against New Zealand in dramatic fashion in Auckland on Sunday, with a super over required to break the deadlock in scenes reminiscent of the World Cup final four months ago...

    A Chris Jordan boundary on the last ball of the England innings brought the tourists level with New Zealand's 146 pushing the rain-shortened match into a tiebreaking super over...

  • India clinch T20 series after blasting New Zealand in Super Over

    Rohit Sharma belted two sixes off the final two deliveries of a Super Over to give India victory in the third Twenty20 international against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Wednesday and clinch the series with two games to spare...

    India, who scored 179-5 in their innings, won the first two games of the five-match series in Auckland at the weekend...

  • Shangla high school without building since 2005 earthquake

    Built in 1996 the high school had developed big cracks as a result of 2005 earthquake and it was demolished in 2010 after the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) declared it unsafe for students...

    Aurang Zeb, an official of the planning and development department, told this correspondent that about 204 schools were demolished when Erra declared them unsafe for students after the 2005 earthquake...

  • 12th anniversary of 2005 quake observed amid ‘unfulfilled’ promises

    MUZAFFARABAD: Prayer gatherings and protest demonstrations went hand in hand across Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Sunday, as the region observed 12th anniversary of the devastating 2005 earthquake amid lament that promises by the authorities in Muzaffarabad and Islamabad remained “unfulfilled” to this day...

    “And this became possible with the generous support of the international community in general and the people, government and...

  • School in Shangla village remains incomplete since 2005

    SHANGLA: The residents of Ranzro village in Chakesar tehsil here have demanded of the provincial government to order completion of the lone government primary school for boys which has been left incomplete by the contractor since 2005...

    Shaukat Ali, the contractor, told Dawn he had taken contract of the school in 2005 at Rs500,000, which was too low, forcing him to leave the work halfway...

  • IAAF bans 28 after 2005, 2007 world champions’ retests

    LONDON: The IAAF has initiated disciplinary action against 28 athletes after they retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships with new technology that can uncover previously unde­tectable substances and found 32 adverse doping cases...

    The tests were the second for samples from the 2005 world championships in Helsinki...

  • 2005 quake: little to show for billions spent on rebuilding

    ISLAMABAD: Despite the billions supposedly spent on the reconstruction of areas wrecked by the Kashmir earthquake of 2005, on ground development does not reflect much improvement...

    Although it contained no details on the number of projects started in other areas devastated by the 2005 quake, the report gave a breakdown of the money spent in each district...

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