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Lahore Qalandars skipper Hafeez ruled out of PSL

Dubai: Lahore Qalandars has suffered a major blow as skipper Mohammad Hafeez has been ruled out of the entire Pakistan Super League due to his thumb injury. AB de Villiers will now lead the team from the Sharjah leg of the tournament. Sameen Rana, team manager and CEO of the team, said: “It’s a very disappointing news for us. AB...

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Five-star Liverpool thrash Arsenal

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool extended their Premier League lead to nine points as Roberto Firmino´s hat-trick hammered Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield, while Tottenham´s title challenge crumbled in a 3-1 home defeat to Wolves. Manchester City could cut Liverpool´s lead to seven points when they look to stop a recent slump at Southampton on Sunday, but ahead of their trip to the Etihad...

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India beat Australia in third Test by 137 runs

MELBOURNE: India captured Australia’s last two wickets after a rain-delayed start to day five of the third Test on Sunday to complete an emphatic 137-run win and take a 2-1 series lead into the Sydney finale. India, denied victory on day four by the tail-end resistance of Pat Cummins, were forced to wait nearly two-and-a-half hours for play to begin...

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Australia Test cricketer Usman Khawaja’s brother held again in custody

The brother of Australian Test cricketer Usman Khawaja has been charged with trying to influence a witness over a case where he allegedly framed a love rival with a fake terror plot, police said on Friday. Arsalan Khawaja was released on bail in early December after appearing in a Sydney court on charges of forgery and attempting to pervert justice....

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Match over in three days: South Africa defeats Pakistan in Centurion Test

CENTURION: South Africa eased to a six-wicket victory over Pakistan in the first Test at Centurion on Friday as Hashim Amla returned to form with an unbeaten half-century. Chasing 149 to win on the third day of a low-scoring match, Amla finished on 63 not out, while opener Dean Elgar contributed 50 as the hosts struck first in the three-game...

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India declare first innings at 443-7

MELBOURNE: India captain Virat Kohli declared their first innings at 443 for seven after tea on day two of the third test against Australia on Thursday. Rohit Sharma was 63 not out after Ravindra Jadeja was the seventh wicket to fall at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Cheteshwar Pujara top scored with 106, his second century of the series. The four-match series...

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Olivier picks six as Pakistan all out for 181 in first innings

Duanne Olivier claimed a maiden Test five-wicket haul as Pakistan were bowled out for 181 on the first day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Olivier, effectively South Africa’s fifth-choice fast bowler, took six for 37 to steal the limelight on a day when Dale Steyn became South Africa’s leading all-time wicket-taker. Babar Azam...

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Dale Steyn sets record as Pakistan struggle

Dale Steyn became South Africa's leading Test wicket-taker as Pakistan struggled on the opening day of the first Test at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Pakistan were 76 for four at lunch after winning the toss and batting on a well-grassed pitch on a hot day. Steyn and fellow fast bowlers Kagiso Rabada and Duanne Olivier all took wickets. Azhar Ali,...

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Centurian Test: Both openers gone as Pakistan bats against Proteas

CENTURION: Pakistan lost both their openers early in a dismal start to their tour of South Africa on Wednesday. Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman were dismissed before they could click, after the tourists won the toss and opted to bat in the first of the three-match Test series at SuperSport Park in Centurion. Pacer Kagiso Rabada had Imam out on duck...

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Pogba thanks Mourinho for improving him as a person

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him “improve as a person” despite the breakdown of their relationship in the last few months leading up to the former manager’s sacking on Tuesday. Mourinho, who replaced Dutchman Louis van Gaal in 2016, won the Europa League and League Cup in his first campaign but his third season...

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Runs key as top South Africa, Pakistan bowlers square up

CENTURION: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur identified the need for his batsmen to post good totals as a key factor in their three-Test series against South Africa, starting at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. "The one thing we do know is that we can get 20 wickets comfortably. Our challenge is to get to 350-400 (runs)," Arthur said in a...

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Mr and Mrs Shoaib Malik shares picture of baby Izhaan

Power sports couple Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza have finally shared a picture of baby Izhaan with their fans—and they fans can’t stop swooning at that cute smile. “Living life in the fast lane can be fun! It’s time to say hello to the world,” Malik tweeted, along with Izhaan’s picture. The couple welcomed the baby on October 30, and...

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Imam, Haris half centuries steer Pakistan to victory in Tour warm-up

BENONI: Imam-ul-Haq and Haris Sohail hit half-centuries as the touring Pakistanis beat the South African Invitation XI by six wickets at Willowmoore Park on Friday. Set to make 195 in approximately 50 overs, the tourists cruised home in 40.2 overs to complete a satisfactory workout in their only warm-up match ahead of the first Test starting at Centurion on Wednesday....

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Little Master Hanif Mohammad’s Birthday honored with a Google Doodle

"Hanif Mohammad, three layers of skin peeled from under his eye in the heat, walked back amidst tremendous applause, the sweat drenched handkerchief tied to his neck, still looking remarkably fresh." Little Master Hanif Mohammad batted 16 hours 10 minutes, the longest Test innings which remains unbroken till this day. The time spent in the middle, covering 9 consecutive sessions enough...

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Azhar, Babar hit centuries as Pakistan batsmen show form

BENONI: Azhar Ali and Babar Azam hit centuries on the second day of a three-day match against a South African Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park on Thursday in Pakistan´s only warm-up match ahead of a Test series against South Africa. Azhar made exactly 100 and Babar scored 104 not out before the Pakistanis declared on 306 for seven, 12 runs...

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Nasir Jamshed charged by UK crime agency in Spot-fixing investigation

Web Desk: British's National Crime Agency (NCA) on Thursday charged opening batsman Nasir Jamshed for his role in the last year's Pakistan Super League spot-fixing scandal. "Three men have been charged with bribery offences as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into cricket match spot-fixing in tournaments organised by national cricket boards from Pakistan and Bangladesh," the British...

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Ali Khan Tareen wins bid for PSL’s sixth team

On Thursday, Ali Tareen-led Multan consortium won the franchise rights for the sixth team of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The rights have been awarded for seven years. Ali, the son of former Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) secretary general Jahangir Tareen, a day earlier confirmed that the bid had been submitted. According to a tweet by PSL, the Pakistan Cricket Board...

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