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  • British PM Major skipped 1996 Olympics to watch cricket

    British prime minister John Major dodged going to the Atlanta 1996 Olympics to stay in London and watch cricket instead, newly declassified files showed on Tuesday...

    But the cricket-loving premier stuck to his guns and missed seeing Britain's only gold medal — to watch England lose to Pakistan instead in the first Test at Lord's...

  • Irfan back as Pakistan name squad for Sri Lanka ODIs

    LAHORE: Lanky paceman Mohammad Irfan was recalled Friday to the 16-man Pakistan squad for the five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka starting later this month...

    16 metres), injured his hip at the World Cup in March, forcing him to miss Pakistan's crucial quarter-final against eventual champions and co-hosts Australia...

  • Pakistan urged to stay 'ruthless' in Sri Lanka World Cup clash

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has urged his team to “stay ruthless” at the World Cup as they train their sights on Sri Lanka after shocking England...

    The notoriously unpredictable Pakistan side held their nerve to beat the hosts by 14 runs at Trent Bridge on Monday, just three days after crashing to a seven-wicket defeat against the West Indies at the same venue...

  • Many under-achievers from Asia Cup retained in U-19 World Cup squad

    LAHORE: Making five changes in the squad that participated in the Under-19 Asia Cup last month in Malaysia, the Junior Selection Committee of PCB headed by former opener Basit Ali, announced a 15-member Pakistan team for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 which will be played in New Zealand from Jan 13...

    The Pakistan junior team will be playing an ODI series against Australia and New Zealand prior to the start of the mega event... ...

  • Mubarak makes comeback in new-look Sri Lanka Test squad

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday named their 16-man squad for the three-Test home series against Pakistan starting next week...

    Jehan Mubarak made a comeback to the Test squad after playing his last Test in 2007 while three new faces offspinner Tharindu Kaushal, uncapped fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera and left-handed batsman Kusal Perera, who's played ODIs already, made the cut...

  • Unfit Amir named in T20 squad for Sri Lanka series

    LAHORE: Unfit pacer Mohammad Amir was named in the T20 squad for the Sri Lanka series on Tuesday while all-rounders Mohammad Nawaz, Amir Yamin and young fast bowler Usman Khan Shinwari were also recalled as the national selectors announced a 16-member Pakistan squad for the three matches, two scheduled to be played in the UAE and one in Lahore...

    Amir, who has been struggling with a shin injury since the second Test against Sri Lanka...

  • 15-member women’s cricket squad announced for Sri Lanka tour

    Pakistan Cricket Board's selection committee headed by Jalaluddin on Sunday announced the 15-member women cricket squad under the captaincy of Bismah Maroof for the tour to Sri Lanka to participate in the ICC Women’s Championship Round 2 later this month...

    The team will play three ODIs and three T20I matches against Sri Lanka scheduled to be held between March 20 to March 31, 2018...

  • Malinga back in Sri Lanka squad

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket selectors on Saturday recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga after an year in limbo and included him in a 16-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup tournament...

    Sri Lanka lost the match by six wickets...

  • India start search for World Cup core with Sri Lanka ODIs

    DAMBULLA: The Tests clinched without much of a strain, India will begin the journey to identify the core of their 2019 World Cup squad when they square off against a low-on-confidence Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series, starting here on Sunday...

    Prasad clearly outlined this, stressing on the aspect of fitness as India begin their preparations for the 2019 World Cup in England...

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