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  • Clinical South Africa extend Australia’s misery in Perth

    PERTH: Dale Steyn claimed two early wickets as South Africa’s pace attack combined superbly to heap more misery on Australia with a six-wicket thrashing to take a 1-0 lead in their three-match One-day International series on Sunday...

    Sent in to bat at the Perth Stadium, Australia succumbed to 152 all out in 38...

  • 1999: When Pakistan and India went to war, on and off the field

    However, when it comes to India and Pakistan, it's hard to pry away one from the other...

    To fan anti-Pakistan sentiments and score some points for the Indian National Congress party, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh, refused to grant security to Shahid Afridi's team in Dharamsala, where the World T20 match was originally scheduled to take place...

  • 1999 squad rules Warne’s ‘best Pakistan team’

    Was the 1999 World Cup squad Pakistan's best ever?While the question may be open to debate, it seems Australian great Shane Warne has made his mind up for 9 out of 11 players in his 'best Pakistan squad over the last 25 years' are from Wasim Akram's 1999 squad...

    Nine out of 11 players from Pakistan's 1999 World Cup side made the cut in Warne's team...

  • Sport over politics: India shouldn’t forget Pakistan’s 1999 tour

    The Narendra Modi-led government in India may have succeeded, for now, in boosting their popularity through unfavorable statements against Pakistan, but the damage their policies have inflicted on cricket between the two nations, are of a more serious and long-lasting nature...

    Last year, under Najam Sethi, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

  • NAB claims recovery of Rs264bn since 1999

    5 billion last year, bringing the total recoveries made by it since its inception in 1999 to Rs264...

    The recent reports of the Transparency International showed that Pakistan had moved from 175th place in the Corruption Perception Index to the 126th spot...

  • Conviction of Sharifs: NAO 1999 a valid piece of law, govt tells LHC

    LAHORE: The federal government told the Lahore High Court on Wednesday that the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 was a valid piece of law and in conformity with the Constitution...

    Deputy Attorney General Imran Aziz stated this before a full bench during hearing of petitions challenging the existence of the NAB Ordinance 1999 and conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members under the same law...

  • NAO 1999 legality: LHC seeks viewpoint of NAB counsel

    LAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench on Thursday asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) counsel to satisfy the court on a point as to why the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 was not required to be re-promulgated by president within the period of 120 days under Article 89 of the Constitution...

    And in sub-article 2 of the Article 270-AA all other laws including president’s orders, Acts, ordinances, chief executive’s...

  • Lahore High court dismisses petitions challenging NAO 1999

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that after the promulgation of the 18th Amendment the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 still exists...

    And in sub-article 2 of the Article 270-AA all other laws including president’s orders, Acts, ordinances, chief executive’s orders, regulations, enactments, notifications made between Oct 12, 1999 and Oct 31 2003, which continue to be in force until altered, repealed or amended by...

  • Stoinis replaces Marsh, Starc rested for Perth ODI

    MELBOURNE: Vic­torian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis will replace the injured Mitchell Marsh in Australia’s One-day International squad for the ongoing series against Pakistan, Cricket Australia said on Monday...

    Meanwhile, Australia’s leading strike bowler Mitchell Starc has been rested for third fixture in Perth on Thursday...

  • Arthur defends Junaid over Perth no-balls

    SYDNEY: Despite pacer Junaid Khan’s costly blunder in Thursday’s third ODI loss to Australia, Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the paceman is not a serial no-ball offender...

    Australia, chasing 264 for victory at Perth, should have been in all sorts of trouble at 46-3 after debutant Peter Handscomb was caught at slip in the 11th over...

  • ‘Anderson likely to be less damaging in Perth’

    PERTH: England opening bowler James Anderson is unlikely to get the same swing and movement that made him ‘very damaging’ during the second Ashes Test but will still be a handful early on in Perth, Australia’s Cameron Bancroft has said...

    Anderson was at his unplayable best with the pink ball in Australia’s second innings in the day-night Test in Adelaide and took 5-43 to bowl the hosts out for 138 and give his side an outside chance...

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