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  • World XI cricket tournaments: a history

    In the world of sports, whenever a country or team has faced crisis, other teams and countries have actively worked on successfully conducting tournaments in those countries to ward the crisis away...

    The World XI model — members of different international teams coming together as a single diverse team — has seen raving success in various sports including football, baseball, rugby and cricket...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Pakistan-India World Cup fixrure most viewed T20I in history: ICC

    The India-Pakistan encounter at this year's T20 Men's World Cup garnered a record television reach of 167 million to become the most viewed international match of the format, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement on Thursday...

    The highly-anticipated match had seen Pakistan writing history, beating India for the first time in a world cup fixture...

  • Pakistan cricket at lowest point in international history: Ramiz Raja

    Cricket commentator and former Test captain Ramiz Raja has described Pakistan's hammering at the hands of Bangladesh as "embarrassing" and the "lowest point in our international history"...

    In an interview with ESPNCricinfo, Ramiz Raja expressed his disappointment in the "lack of direction" and the lack of "fresh ideas" from the Pakistan Cricket Board which had rendered the national cricket team as a "rudderless ship"...

  • History is created and cricket is the winner: Sallu

    KARACHI: Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu, while expressing delight over the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan after more than six years, says it was made possible due to the brilliant diplomatic efforts and skills of PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan besides great courage and cricketing acumen shown by Zimbabwe Cricket and its players...

    But thanks to the extraordinary diplomatic skills of...

  • A leaf from history: Cricket diplomacy checks war pitch

    With Indian troops am­a­ssed along the Pakistani border in early 1987, the morning of Feb 21, 1987, presented an altogether different surprise: a Pakistan Air Force jet landed at Delhi airport, with the visitor none other than Pakistan President General Ziaul Haq...

    The general had flown to Delhi on the pretext of watching a test match between Pakistan and India in Jaipur, with his arrival putting Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in...

  • KSF creates history with launch of cricket reality show

    KARACHI: Cricket undertook a new nomenclature on Thursday with the launching of ‘Kriket Superstar’, a coaching-cum-TV reality programme, initiated by Karachi Sports Foundation which has invited four prominent ex-Test cricketers — Andy Roberts, Jonty Rhodes, Damien Martyn and Danny Morrison — as judges to oversee the final phase of a coaching camp here...

    Under the scheme, 24 cricketers, who were picked after open trials were held by a...

  • We can repeat history if domestic cricket is improved, says Imran Khan

    On the 25th anniversary of Pakistan's Cricket World Cup victory, Imran Khan said on Saturday that the nation has not won another world cup as domestic cricket has not improved...

    "We were never able to win another world cup since that time, in spite of the cricketing talent this country has, because we never improved on the domestic level...

  • Pakistan beat India again in World Finals of Campus Cricket

    COLOMBO: Jinnah Government College of Karachi cruised to a thumping seven-wicket victory over Marathwada Mitra Mandal College of Commerce, Pune (MMCC College) on the opening day of the World Finals of Red Bull Campus Cricket recently...

    The spirit of bonhomie, however, was strong between the rival players of Pakistan and India and the match was marked by good feeling...

  • Officials in India to assess security for Pakistan cricket team before T20 World Cup

    LAHORE: A two-member team reached India Monday morning to review the security situation ahead of a possible visit by the Pakistan cricket team for participation in the ICC T20 World Cup which kicks off in Kolkata on March 16, immigration officials at the Wagah border confirmed...

    The team comprises Director Federal Investigation Agency Usman Anwar and Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Security Officer Retired Col Azam Khan, and is expected...

  • India issues visa to Pakistan blind cricket team for 2017 world cup

    Pakistan blind cricket team was issued visas on Wednesday by the Indian High Commission for participating in the World T20 Championship in India, Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) officials told DawnNews...

    Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has planned to travel to India on January 28 as the championship begins from January 30...

  • Pakistan, India to clash in Blind Cricket World Cup final

    AJMAN: Arch-rivals Pakistan and India set up a tantalising title decider in the Blind Cricket World Cup after they cruised to victories in their semi-finals here on Wednesday...

    Pakistan had a resounding 156-run victory over Sri Lanka while India thrashed Bangladesh by seven wickets...

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