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Hussain Talat guide Islamabad United to 5 wickets victory

DUBAI:  Hussain Talat's knock empowered Islamabad United to beat Multan Sultans by five wickets in Pakistan Super League (PSL 3) match played at Dubai Cricket stadium on Sunday. The 22-year-old smashed 48 not out off 34 balls to rescue the United from Imran Tahir's magical spell and clinch a 5-wicket win for his team. Faheem helped him in chasing the target...

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Hussain Talat guide Islamabad United to 5 wickets victory

DUBAI:  Hussain Talat's knock empowered Islamabad United to beat Multan Sultans by five wickets in Pakistan Super League (PSL 3) match played at Dubai Cricket stadium on Sunday. The 22-year-old smashed 48 not out off 34 balls to rescue the United from Imran Tahir's magical spell and clinch a 5-wicket win for his team. Faheem helped him in chasing the target...

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Quetta whips Lahore Qalandars by 9 wickets

DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators beat Lahore Qalandars by nine wickets in the fifth match of Pakistan Super League played at Dubai cricket stadium on Saturday. Batting first, Lahore Qalandars scored 119 runs for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 20 overs. In reply Quetta Gladiators achieved the target in 14 overs for the loss of one wicket. Shane Watson’s...

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Peshawar Zalmi thrashes Islamabad United by 34 runs

DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi has thrashed Islamabad United by a comprehensive margin of 34 runs. Earlier today, Islamabad United had won the toss and elected to field first. United batting second just managed to score 142 while chasing the target of 176 set by Zalmis. Islamabad United was led by Rumman Raees who replaced former skipper and legendary Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq...

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USA Swimming says ‘zero tolerance’ amid abuse allegations

LOS ANGELES: The new chief executive of USA Swimming responded Thursday to a report of widespread sexual abuse in the sport with a letter telling members the national governing body doesn’t tolerate such misconduct. The letter, signed by the president and CEO Tim Hinchey, was sent to individual members and clubs on Thursday. "Let me be clear: USA Swimming does...

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NBA launches anonymous harassment hotline

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to all 30 teams regarding the launch of an anonymous hotline available to all team and league employees to report possible workplace misconduct and harassment claims. The hotline will be up and running next week, the memo says, and is the first step in Silver’s stated mission to "promote a safe and inclusive...

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Team’s batting let us down in match against Karachi Kings, says Sarfraz Ahmed

Dubai: Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfraz Ahmed on Friday has said batting was the reason for Gladiator's 19-runs defeat to Karachi kings in the third game of the PSL being played here. Speaking to NewsOne, Sarfraz said the batting let his team down although the bowlers made a good comeback during the ending overs. “We did well with bowling in the...

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Junaid Khan hat-trick helps Multan Sultans pip Qalandars

DUBAI: Multan Sultans have beat Lahore Qalandars by 43 runs in third match of the Pakistan Super League being played at Dubai Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Sultan with the help of Kumar Sangakkara's 63-run blistering knock complimented with Malik's 48(28) runs set target of 180 runs for Lahore Qalandars in third match of the (PSL 3). In response Qalandars lost last...

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Imad, Ingram helps Karachi Kings to register their first win against Gladiators

DUBAI: Karachi Kings beat Quetta Gladiators by 19 runs in second match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 3) played at Dubai Cricket Stadium on Friday. Quetta Gladiators lost early wickets while chasing target of 150 runs posted by Karachi Kings in 2nd match of the PSL 3. Shane Watson was the first to go scoring 1 run. He was...

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Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error

WELLINGTON: Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still top the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia´s victory in the T20 tri-series also featuring New Zealand and England. Cricket Australia said this week that Australia would take the number one spot if they were unbeaten in the tri-series, a feat they achieved with a 19-run win over New Zealand in Auckland...

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PSL 2018 opener: Sangakkara, Malik guide debutant Multan Sultans to win against Zalmi

DUBAI: Debutant Multan Sultans have registered their first win by defeating Peshawar Zalmi by 7 wickets in first match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 3). Peshawar Zalmi have set target of 152 runs for Multan Sultans to win the inaugural match of the Pakistan Super League 3 being played at Dubai Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Multan Sultans achieved...

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PSL 2018 kicks off with majestic opening ceremony in Dubai

DUBAI: The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) begins with the opening ceremony at Dubai Cricket Stadium. The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and hit high notes with upbeat performances by Pakistani singer Ali Zafar. Popular Sufi singer Abida Parveen and American pop star Jason Derulo performed at...

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PSL 2018: From Peshawar Zalmi to Multan Sultans, analysing the strengths and weaknesses

By | Abdul Moiz & Waqas Arain | Action-packed month of cricketainment awaits fans across the world as HBL Pakistan Super League season three (PSL 3), is set to start from February 22, 2018. The first match of the PSL 2018 will be played on February 22nd, 2018 between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans at Dubai. The glittering...

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Williams says terrifying health scare almost killed her

LOS ANGELES: Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child. In an op-ed piece she wrote for CNN on Tuesday, the tennis legend lifted the lid on her near-death experience while giving birth to daughter Olympia after getting...

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Peshawar Zalmi releases official anthem song for PSL 3

Web Desk: The wait is finally over as official anthem song of Peshawar Zalmi for the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been released. The song features the ambassadors Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan along with team players Kamran Akmal, Wahab Riaz and Hammad Azam. The song for Peshawar Zalmi has been sung by rock band Cal. The...

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PSL 3 opening ceremony to break all previous records, claims Sethi

Web Desk: Pakistan Super League chief Najam Sethi Wednesday has said that PSL 3 opening ceremony will break all records made in previous 2 editions. "The HBL PSL opening ceremonies in the first two seasons have set a very high benchmark and have raised the bar for sporting leagues around the world," said Sethi during the press conference of the...

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Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

LONDON: Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi finally opened his account against Chelsea with a 75th-minute equaliser to earn his side a 1-1 draw in a fascinating Champions League last 16, first leg duel at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Willian’s superb 62nd-minute effort looked like giving Chelsea a precious advantage for the second leg in Spain but they undid all their good...

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