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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Flower wants Pakistan fans to see their heroes in action at home

    LEEDS: Andy Flower, coach of the ICC World XI team, is looking forward to being involved in a series that enables Pakistan fans to “see their heroes” after years of being “starved” of international cricket, he told AFP on Friday...

    The former Zimbabwe batsman and ex-England coach was named on Thursday as the man who will oversee a World XI that will play three T20 Internationals in Lahore next month in a bid to revive international...

  • Pakistan players inconsistent with the way they practice: Grant Flower

    Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has raised serious questions on the national sides’ players’ ability to maintain the level of fitness which is required in the modern day game...

    A disastrous World T20 campaign, which followed Pakistan’s dismal show in the limited-over versions of the game since the last couple of years, spoke volumes of the players’ lack of fitness and intensity to catch up with the fast-changing game of...

  • Pakistan batsmen not consistent with their effort: Grant Flower

    ISLAMABAD: Batting coach Grant Flower feels Pakistan batsmen are very inconsistent with their effort in training for maintaining the required fitness level...

    According to Flower, the Pakistan batsmen remain in the illusion that whatever they have been doing in order to keep themselves fit is enough for them to excel on international circuit...

  • PSL can benefit Pakistan youngsters, says Flower

    DUBAI: Former Zimb­abwe captain and ex Eng­land coach Andy Flower said on Sunday the Paki­stan Super League (PSL) Twenty20 competition can benefit the country’s budding players in the same way Indians have benefitted from their league...

    The 47-year-old, who is now looking after Eng­land’s youth side and is serving as Peshawar Zalmi coach in the PSL, said: “I think this tournament will be very good for Pakistan’s youngsters in the way...

  • Pakistan players didn’t use their brains in death overs: Grant Flower

    WELLINGTON: In a frank post-mortem after the 70-run loss in the first ODI, Pakistan’s batting coach Grant Flower said the visitors “didn’t use [their] brains” towards the end of New Zealand’s innings, in which 71 runs were plundered off the final five overs...

    Pakistan had used the short ball well, to have New Zealand 99-6 by the 23rd over...

  • Pakistan looks forward to red ball, hard Melboure Cricket Ground pitch: Flower

    Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower says his side is looking forward to a return of the red ball and a hard Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch for the second test against Australia beginning Monday...

    Former Zimbabwe star Flower believes the Melbourne conditions will give his side a better chance of taking early wickets and exposing Australia's middle-order with reverse swing...

  • Pakistan mission’s flower delivery for Boris goes viral

    A day earlier, Ms Butt, the social secretary to the Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, made two trips to the official residence of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver large bouquets of flowers as a congratulatory gesture from High Commissioner Nafees Zakariya and Prime Minister Imran Khan...

    While the Pakistan mission’s gesture this week was one of many congratulatory notes and gifts being sent to Number 10 by...

  • Four-day flower show opens at KU

    KARACHI: A four-day flower show opened on the lawns of Karachi University’s botanic garden on Monday, featuring a number of seasonal ornamental varieties, mostly by commercial nurseries...

    Flower shows that touch our aesthetics and imagination indicate that we are a healthy society,” he said...

  • Spring flower show under way

    This was stated by the RCB Cantonment Executive Officer (CEO) while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a five-day annual Spring Flower Show organized by Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) and Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) at Race Course Ground...

  • Du Plessis, Flower eye successful series

    LAHORE: Amid hopes for the soon full resumption of the international cricket in Pakistan, World XI skipper Faf du Plessis and coach Andy Flower vowed on Monday for a successful T20 series against their hosts...

    Du Plessis, the current South Africa captain who is touring Pakistan for the first time, while addressing a press conference alongside Flower, said: “We are here to play cricket for something bigger than the game itself...

  • GARDENING: FLOWER SHOWERS

    You can improve small spaces, or soften the edges of larger ones, easily by growing an assortment of climbers and creepers which, with plenty of tender loving care, will reward you with cascades of glorious blooms, delectable fruits or gently painted leaves if they are of the purely foliage variety...

    Climbers and creepers are often perfectly at home in garden/courtyard spots where there is very little actual garden space as, in the vast...
  • Andy Flower to 'play key role' in formation of World XI team: PCB official

    Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower will play a key role in the formation of the World XI which is likely to tour Pakistan in mid-September, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official confirmed to DawnNews...

    Pakistan has not hosted international cricket — barring a limited-overs series against Zimbabwe in 2015 — since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009...

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