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  • Spot-fixing probe: Dean Jones not suspicious about dot balls played by Sharjeel

    Islamabad United coach Dean Jones on Wednesday testified at a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan, saying two dot balls played by the batsman during a Pakistan Super League match were not suspicious from a cricketing perspective...

    The allegation relates to a match played between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi held in Dubai in February, in which Sharjeel scored a single off four deliveries including two...

  • COMMENT: Unfancied Pakistan played to a plan to shock England

    For the first time in many years, possibly dating back to the 2009 T20 World Cup in England, Pakistan’s bowling unit is back to its best...

    Junaid Khan took on senior duties and might have dismissed Jonny Bairstow in the first over but was perplexed by Marais Erasmus’ peculiar decision to deny a convincing LBW shout...

  • US ambassador meets Gen Bajwa, lauds role played by army towards regional peace

    The United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale on Tuesday appreciated Army's contribution towards regional peace and stability while meeting with Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    Matters related to regional security and mutual interest were also discussed, added the statement from the military's media wing
  • ‘JUI-F played reconciliatory role on parliament’s request’

    PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that his party came forward to play a role on the issue of MQM resignations on the request of the parliament...

    He informed members of the party’s central shura here on Saturday that he had brought MQM and the government to the negotiation table, said a press release
  • ‘Ashes will be played in right spirit’

    LONDON: Australian captain Michael Clarke believes the Ashes series against England starting next month will be played in the correct spirit, even if some players come close to crossing a line...

    Personal abuse, or ‘sledging’, has often played a part in matches between the sport’s two oldest rivals but Clarke said he did not find the practice beneficial...

  • Steve Waugh the most selfish cricketer I played with, says Shane Warne

    SYDNEY: Cricket great Shane Warne has blasted former Australian captain Steve Waugh as “the most selfish cricketer I've played with” as a long-running feud between the pair showed no sign of ending...

    The ex-teammates fell out years ago with Warne still holding a grudge after Waugh played a part in his axing on the 1999 tour of the West Indies...

  • Nagpur pitch 'probably toughest' I've played on: Amla

    NAGPUR: South Africa captain Hashim Amla called the Nagpur pitch “probably the toughest” he has played on after his team lost the third Test and series to India on Friday...

    ”South Africa's 79 in the first innings was its lowest ever score against India...

  • ‘The boys played well’: Of cricket and the English language

    It was his first press conference in India as Pakistan captain at the World T20, and Afridi wanted to leave no doubt he had come in peace...

    Ever since TV interviews became commonplace, Indian captains have seldom faltered during pre-and post-match talks — Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble in the earlier days, and MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli now...

  • Hafeez played like a champion against Sri Lanka: Ramiz

    ISLAMABAD: Former captain Ramiz Raja has lauded the performance of Mohammad Hafeez against Sri Lanka, saying that the one-down batsman played like a champion throughout the ongoing ODI series...

    ”It is pertinent to mention that Hafeez scored 236 runs in the first four One-day Internationals averaging 59, besides taking six wickets in the first two matches after he was banned by the ICC over suspected bowling action for one year... ...

  • Tamil version of National Anthem also played at Lanka Independence Day ceremony

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka celebrated on Thursday its 68th year of independence from the British, making history with the singing of the national anthem in Tamil at the formal ceremony held in the capital...

    Although irking ultra Sinhala nationalists, the country broke with a long-standing tradition of singing only the Sinhalese version of the national anthem at official functions after President Maithripala Sirisena permitted the singing of the...
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