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Pakistan wins historic Test Match at Lords, defeat England by 9 wickets

Web Desk: Pakistan has successful defeated England in the home of cricket, Lords in a historic effort, following are the previous coveted victories including the first ever match played between the rivals in 1954 which ended in a draw.   England Pakistan Pakistan 10 wickets Lord's Aug 12-16, 1982 England Pakistan Pakistan 75 runs Lord's Jul 14-17, 2016 England Pakistan...

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Djokovic in surprise Barcelona defeat, no sweat for Nadal

Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise defeat in his latest comeback from injury at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday as Rafael Nadal got his bid for an 11th title safely off the ground. Djokovic had been on course to meet Nadal in the quarter-finals but a disjointed display gave his second round opponent Martin Klizan, ranked 140th in the world, a...

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Mohamed Salah leads Liverpool over Roma by 5-2 win

LIVERPOOL: Inspired by two-goal Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Liverpool took a big step towards the Champions League final with a 5-2 win over AS Roma in their semi-final, first leg at Anfield on Tuesday. Two late Roma goals, however, will give the Italians, who came back from 4-1 down to beat Barcelona in the previous round, some hope of an upset...

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Amir Khan announces arrival of second daughter post 40 second knockout

Web Desk: After a tumultuous couple of years in his personal and professional life, Amir 'King' Khan looks to be on the rise yet again. After knocking out Le Greco in mere 40 seconds in his first outing in his native United Kindgdom, Amir seems to be back on the proverbial saddle and seems to be in control of his...

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Muhammad Amir cleared to tour UK after granted visa

  Web Desk: Muhammad Amir to leave for England tomorrow (Wednesday) as fast bowler was finally granted visa by UK authorities on Tuesday. Fast bowler Muhammad Aamir couldn’t fly with the team as he was not granted a visa. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has now officially confirmed the news of approval of Amir's visa. According to details the reason of...

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Sharapova eyes more grand slam glory

Maria Sharapova will not settle for lower-tier titles after making her comeback last year and the former world number one is determined to add to her five grand slam crowns. The 31-year-old Russian returned from a 15-month doping ban at the Stuttgart Grand Prix last April and Sharapova has since won one title, the Tianjin Open, after inconsistent performances and...

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Proteas to host Pakistan in December

Web Desk: South Africa to host Pakistan in end of this year following three Test matches, Five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 (T20Is). According to Cricket South Africa (CA), the first Test will kick off at SuperSport Park on Boxing Day for the first time since 1992, followed by the traditional New Year Test at Newlands and the final Test...

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Baby Mirza-Malik? Could Sania and Shoaib be expecting their first child

Indian Tennis ace Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik might be expecting their first child. The couple posted a picture on Twitter of a family wardrobe compartment signifying three columns, one with two adult sized T-shirts reading Mirza and Malik respectively but the column in the middle was dedicated to a little romper hanging there reading the Initials, Mirza-Malik....

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Pakistan Cricket team lands in England for UK-Ireland tour

LAHORE: The Pakistan cricket team has arrived for a tour of the United Kingdom where they will play three test matches against Ireland and England and two T20 international matches against Scotland. Fast bowler Muhammad Aamir couldn't fly with the team as he was not granted a visa. According to sources he might will get visa on Wednesday. Pakistan, under the leadership...

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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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Amir Khan to make a comeback in UK against Canada’s Phil Lo Greco

Web Desk: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan returns to the ring tonight to take on Canada's Phil Lo Greco, for his first fight in the UK in five years. The victory could line up a big domestic battle with Brook. The 31-year-old added: "Fighters like Joshua out there give you that inspiration to come out and do well and sell out...

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Fawad is a good player but he ‘did not play’ a Test from 2009: Sarfraz Ahmed

LAHORE: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Monday responding to the questions of Fawad Alam's exclusion has said that Fawad is a good player but he hasn't played a Test match since 2009. "Doors are not closed for Fawad as he[Fawad] was not picked for this tour only," he said while addressing media in Lahore. Skipper said that young players are getting...

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PCB announces schedule of Pakistan Cup

Web Desk: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday has announced the schedule of One-day Pakistan Cup which will take place from April 25, 2018 at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad. Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and Federal Areas will feature in the tournament. All matches will be day/night. Opening match of the tournament will be played between Punjab and Balochistan on April...

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The Big Gun departs, Arsenal announce Wenger’s departure

There seems little doubt that Arsenal fans will give Wenger that rousing send-off. Their final home game is on May 6 against Burnley. That comes three days after the Europa League semi-final second leg with Atlético Madrid. It may well be that Wenger gets to say farewell in Lyon, where that competition’s final is being held. Whichever, Wenger has seven games left as...

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England to host 100-ball domestic competition from 2020

English domestic cricket is set to get yet another format after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced plans for an eight-team, 100-ball competition in the pursuit of younger, family-oriented audiences. Under the proposals, unanimously backed by the ECB board, each side would face 15 six-ball overs, culminating in a final 10 deliveries -- 20 balls shorter than traditional...

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New style, new era: Australia captain promises to rebuild trust

Australia Test captain Tim Paine pledged Thursday to embark on a new era of "respectful" cricket and rebuild public trust after the ball-tampering scandal that rocked the sport. The newly appointed leader said the fallout from the tampering episode was greater than players had anticipated and promised a different style of cricket in the future. "Going forward we have a...

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Wozniacki aiming for second Grand Slam title, hopes to avoid Serena

Reigning Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki says she believes she can go "all the way" at next month's French Open, but is wary of a possible early clash with the returning Serena Williams. The Dane edged out Simona Halep in a thrilling final at Melbourne Park in January to finally claim her maiden Grand Slam title, but is confident that...

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