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Lo Greco defeated by Amir Khan in 39 seconds on British return

LIVERPOOL: Amir Khan's first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada's Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on Saturday. The 31-year-old Pakistani-origin British boxer had not fought anywhere for two years since being beaten by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016. And the 2004 Olympic silver medallist wasted little...

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Hyderabad, Multan to host PSL matches next year, confirms Sethi

Web Desk: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Ali Sethi on Sunday has confirmed that Hyderabad and Multan will be added as new venues for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) fourth edition in 2019. Talking to media after the final of PSL 2018 in Karachi Sethi said that more cities will be added to the bouquet of hosts next year...

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Wagner bounces New Zealand to innings victory

New Zealand pulled off a dramatic win by an innings and 49 runs over England in Auckland on Monday, wrapping up the rain-affected first Test with 18.5 overs to spare. It is only the 10th time New Zealand have beaten England in the 102-Test history between the two countries. As fortunes fluctuated on the final day in scenes reminiscent of...

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After successful PSL, Tickets to go on sale today for Pakistan-West Indies series

Web desk: Tickets for Pakistan and West Indies three-match T20 series will go on sale today (Monday). The three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) will be played on 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April at the National Stadium Karachi. Prices for the tickets have been reduced with the general enclosure tickets now being sold for Rs500 and the VIP ticket for Rs6,000....

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Historic PSL final comes to a close, Islamabad United crowned two time champs

KARACHI: The clash of the titans in Karachi tonight, 22 gladiators entertained with their skill, class, hitting prowess, flair and flamboyance, the largest city of Pakistan decorated with fairy lights and hoardings on the traveling routes of the teams set to light the stage ablaze with skillful fireworks in the ground in the live action bat and ball bonanza. The...

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PSL 3 Final: Peshawar Zalmi sets 149 runs target for Islamabad United to chase

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi has set the target of 149 runs for Islamabad United to lift the Pakistan Super League trophy, as final being played in Karachi National Stadium. Earlier batting today, after winning the toss, Zalmi had a bad start as their main opening Batter Kamran Akmal, who was in his best from through out the tournament, was dismissed by...

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Toss: Zalmi elects to bat first against United in PSL Final

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi has won the toss and elected to bat first against Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League final, being played in Karachi National Stadium. Zalmi is being led by West Indian heart throb hard-hitter Darren Sammy, wheres JP Duminy has taken the reigns of captaincy from the legendary Misbah-ul-Haq who is missing this all important match due...

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What a Starter: Closing ceremony of PSL leaves everyone mesmerized in National Stadium

KARACHI: Closing ceremony of Pakistan Super League has kicked off, as we are witnessing a historic moment in Pakistan, after cricket returns back to the city of light Karachi. Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi while in his opening speech in the closing ceremony thanked all stake holders who made this huge event possible, especially Prime Minister, Chief Minister Sindh,...

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Pakistan celebrating 26th anniversary of 1992 World Cup triumph

Web Desk: Pakistan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory today. On this day Pakistan beat England in the final by 22 runs to lift the cup for the first time. The 1992 World Cup was the first major international tournament to be played with white ball and black side screens as many matches were played under...

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PSL 3 Final: Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi arrives National Stadium

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League fever is worth to be watched out. It is reported that both Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi teams have reached Karachi National Stadium. The match will start at 8 PM, however the attendants and cricket lovers will be entertained in National Stadium, all through out in this important final as artist fraternity would perform their skills...

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Players to look out for in the PSL Final

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain |   As we are just hours away before the start of the much awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) finale between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United on Sunday, here are some players to watch out for who can do the damage. It will be a contest between best Bowling attack vs best Batting...

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Smith to stay captain while CA probes ball-tamper scandal

Australia captain Steve Smith was fighting to save his job and reputation on Sunday after admitting he was the chief plotter in the ball-tampering scandal which has plunged the game into crisis and sparked a Cricket Australia probe. Smith insisted he will not quit after teammate Cameron Bancroft was caught using a yellow object to alter the condition of the...

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Shahid Afridi, last of the Mohicans

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday (25th March 2016) played his final international match, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan T20I team at the 2016 world championships in...

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Cricket’s homecoming: Karachi all set to host PSL final amid tight security

KARACHI: The government tightened security in Karachi ahead of the highly-anticipated final of the Pakistan Super League between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United on Sunday. Peshawar won the last two matches of the league phase to sneak into the play-offs and then beat Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings in the two eliminators to earn another shot at the...

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In Pictures: Karachi all set to welcome cricket stars for HBL PSL 3 finale  

Web Desk: As we are just days away for Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third edition final, Karachi is all set to host the finale in National Stadium Karachi on March 25. Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi will face each other in final of the PSL. Both teams will fight to become the second time champion. Islamabad United is the winner...

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CM Sindh ensure to hold one PSL match in Hyderabad next year

Web Desk: Sindh chief Minster Syed Murad Ali Shah has ensured to hold at least one match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 in Niaz Stadium Hyderabad next year. “Insha Allah at least one match of PSL will be held in Hyderabad next year (2019),” Shah said while addressing an event in Hyderabad on Friday night. Murad Ali Shah...

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Morkel reaches 300 Test wickets as South Africa take leading edge

CAPE TOWN: Fast bowler Morne Morkel took his 300th Test wicket as South Africa bowled themselves into a strong position on the second day of the third Test against Australia at Newlands on Friday. Australia were 245 for nine when bad light ended play, 66 runs behind South Africa´s first innings total of 311. But it could have been worse...

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