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  • England blame crowded calendar for rain-hit ties

    PALLEKELE: England on Wednesday blamed the crowded international cricket calendar for its decision to tour Sri Lanka during the rainy season as bad weather hit the third straight One-day International...

    England said the number of tours left it no ‘wriggle room’ in organising a tour of the island currently in the grip of inter-monsoonal storms...

  • England’s 2005 side better than 2015 team, claims Pietersen

    LONDON: England’s 2005 Ashes-winning side were better than the team that sealed a series victory over Australia with a game to spare in Nottingham on Saturday, according to Kevin Pietersen...

    “This team has been brilliant but our 2005 side was better,” England’s fifth highest run-scorer in Tests said on Monday...

  • Pakistan can beat England in Tests at UAE: Waqar

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan team’s head coach Waqar Younis is confident that his team can beat England in the upcoming three-match Test series in the United Arab Emirates...

    In an interview here on Friday, the former captain indicated that Pakistan would rely heavily on their spinners to test the English batsmen...

  • Diplomatic calendar: ‘Now Pakistan lives in me’

    “I have lived in Pakistan for three years and enjoyed it very much...

    Now Pakistan lives in me,” said the Egyptian Ambassador Said Mohammed Hindam in a farewell speech at a large dinner hosted by the Argentine Embassy and the Global Affairs Magazine in Islamabad this week...

  • North vs South series: England set to assess ‘Most Valuable Players’ in UAE

    LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced a new pre-season North v South tournament in the United Arab Emirates, featuring selected players from the County Championship...

    In a novel element, the Professional Cricketers' Association's (PCA) Most Valuable Player ranking system will be used to select five members on each team, drawn from counties in England's north and south...

  • Waqar confident of beating England in upcoming UAE Test series

    Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis expressed confidence in the capability of his team to beat England in the upcoming three-match Test series taking place against the Three Lions in the United Arab Emirates...

    “We are focused on the Test series against England more than the Zimbabwe tour,” said the former Pakistan captain during an interview to a local TV channel...

  • Cook wants England to become first team to win series in UAE

    DUBAI: Skipper Alastair Cook admitted on Wednesday he wanted England to become the first team to beat Pakistan in a series in their adopted home of United Arab Emirates (UAE), comparing it to beating India in India...

    Cook captained England to a remarkable come-from-behind 2-1 win over India in India a few months after watching a team led by his predecessor Andrew Strauss routed 3-0 by Pakistan in the UAE in 2012...

  • Replace UAE with England for better results, suggests Zaheer

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s former Test captain Zaheer Abbas has suggested the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to adopt England as a neutral venue for its home series as the UAE was not serving the purpose well...

    He was talking to journalists about Pakistan’s dismal performance Down Under here on Friday...

  • Pakistan’s economy to grow 5.1pc in 2015: ESCAP

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations latest report on the economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific has feared that Pakistan’s economy will still be constrained by macroeconomic imbalances despite expected economic growth in the coming years...

    The ‘Economic and Social Survey of the Asia and the Pacific 2015’ launched on Thursday, pointed out that persistently high fiscal deficit, financed by borrowings from the banking system including the...

  • Harmony through food: Pakistan-India cookbook wins at Gourmand Awards 2015

    If there is one thing that brings all of us together, it’s food— and this was proven at the 2015 Gourmand Awards when a Pakistani-Indian cookbook Zaiqay Frontier Kay— Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bulay Bisray Pakwan won the World Cookbook award in 'Cookbook For Peace: India-Pakistan' category...

    Speaking about the book’s recognition internationally, Aman said: "This cookbook is no way a mere collection of recipes but rather a tribute to the...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

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