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Faldo Champion Omar Khalid Grabs The Leaderboard of National Golf Championship

Sixteen-year-old Omar Khalid fired another steady round on the third day of the 60th National Amateur Golf Championship to become the sole leader ahead of the final round here at the Karachi Golf Club on Saturday. The lanky Omar, who shared the lead on the second day with Salman Khan after carding an impressive 71, scored 74 in the third...

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Babar Azam appointed new ODI captain

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) named batsman Babar Azam the new one day international (ODI) cricket captain of the national team on Wednesday. The PCB made the disclosure while announcing its list of centrally contracted players. In its press release, the PCB confirmed that the Test and T20I captaincy will continue to be held by Azhar Ali and Azam...

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Pakistan falls below to number 4 in ICC T20 rankings

Australia on Friday usurped Pakistan at the top of the T20I rankings following the annual update which took the 2016-2017 results out of the equation, ICC reported. The side also rule the Test rankings while England dominate the ODI rankings. Pakistan, who had overtaken New Zealand to reach top position in January 2018 and then spent 27 months there, are...

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PCB legal advisor files Rs10 million defamation suit on Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi filed a Rs10 million defamation lawsuit against former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday after the Rawalpindi Express described him as "an inept person of highest order’ and made other serious allegations towards him as well. Akhtar, in a video on his YouTube channel a day ago, had ripped apart the PCB and its...

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Umar Akmal banned from all cricket formats for 3 years, announces PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday banned Umar Akmal from all cricket for three years for not reporting a fixing offer before the start of the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League, a crime under the board's anti-corruption code. According to a tweet by the board, the decision was taken by the chairman of the disciplinary panel Justice...

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Cricket veteran Sana Mir ends her 15 year professional career

Sana Mir, arguably Pakistan's greatest women's cricketer and former captain, called time on her glittering career on Saturday after being frozen out of the team since late 2019. “I want to extend my gratitude to the PCB for giving me an opportunity to serve my country for 15 years. It has been an absolute honour and privilege. I extend my...

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WWE’s Vince McMahon becomes Trump’s economic advisor

US President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, at his daily coronavirus news conference shared an extensive list of leaders across many industries who he said will be tasked with helping restart the US economy. Included on that list was WWE CEO Vince McMahon, whom Trump also singled out as “great.” White and McMahon are part of leaders of sports leagues like the NFL,...

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Shahid Afridi urges PM Imran to consult all political parties to join hands in fight against coronavirus

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should consult with all political parties and leaders in order to work together as one team in the fight against Covid-19. Speaking to journalists via video link, Afridi said, "We should understand that many people in the country will face difficulties while buying ration in the coming days. This...

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Google Doodle pays tribute to veteran squash player Hashim Khan

Google Doodle is paying tribute to Pakistani squash player Hashim Khan, widely revered as one of the sport’s all-time greatest players. On this day in 1951, Khan won the British Open Squash Championships, propelling him from relative obscurity to the status of an international icon. Born in 1914, Khan was raised in Nawakilli, Peshawar, a small village in what was...

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Indian cricketers come under fire after backing Shahid Afridi’s coronavirus fund

Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh faced scathing criticism from triggered Indian social media users after they declared support for former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's foundation in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Afridi's appeal for donations to help people affected by the deadly virus in Pakistan has had overwhelming support from leading cricketers. Harbhajan urged people to contribute...

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Squash great Azam Khan dies of coronavirus

KARACHI: Azam Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, passed away in London on Saturday, becoming one of the thousands of victims of the coronavirus pandemic. The 95-year-old Azam, who won four consecutive British Open titles between 1959-62, tested positive for COVID-19 last week and breathed his last London’s Ealing Hospital. His son Wasil Khan, a former...

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ICC postpones World Cup qualifiers amid coronavirus fright

The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday that all qualifying events for the 2021 T20 World Cup and 50-overs version in 2023 that were scheduled to be held before June 30 have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The flu-like virus has infected more than 470,800 people around the world and killed over 21,200, according to a Reuters tally, since...

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Pakistan celebrating 28th anniversary of 1992 World Cup triumph

Web Desk: Pakistan is celebrating the 28th 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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Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has proposed a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olympics during talks with the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach. Abe said they had established that cancelling the Games was out of the question, and that Bach had agreed “100%” that a postponement was the most appropriate response to the global disruption caused by the coronavirus...

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PCB confirms all 128 coronavirus test conducted of PSL players, staff turned out negative

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday confirmed that the 128 COVID-19 tests conducted on players who took part in PSL 2020 after a foreign player showed symptoms had all returned as negative. The board had conducted tests on the players, support staff, match officials, broadcasters and team owners on Tuesday, March 17 as part of the PCB’s duty of care...

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PSL 2020 called off after foreign player shows symptoms of coronavirus

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Executive Officer Wasim Khan on Tuesday said that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 has been postponed indefinitely after a foreign player who had left last week displayed symptoms of the coronavirus. He made these remarks at a press conference with other PCB officials in Lahore. At least 14 foreign players had decided to return...

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Pakistan delays Karachi ODI, Test against Bangladesh

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday said it had in consultation with the Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to postpone the upcoming One-Day International and Test in Karachi for a later date as the country takes measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Bangladesh cricket team was due to arrive in Karachi on March 29 to play an...

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