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Asia Cup 2018: India thrash Pakistan by 8 wickets

DUBAI: India humiliated Green shirts by eight wickets in the 5th match of Asia Cup 2018 played at Dubai Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday. Batting first Pakistan set 163 run target for Men in blue as Green Shirts were all out by scoring 162 runs in 43.1 overs. In response, India chased down the target easily in the 29th over by...

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Tennis star Serena Williams struggling with “postpartum emotions”

Serena Williams says she is suffering from "postpartum emotions" as the 23-time Grand Slam winner struggles to deal with juggling family life and tennis. The 36-year-old American is seeking to regain her top form after missing most of the 2017 WTA season due to a pregnancy. "I read several articles that said postpartum emotions can last up to three years...

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ICC chief says ball tampering, bad behaviour threatens ‘cricket’s DNA’

Global cricket boss David Richardson declared that ball tampering and bad behaviour threatened "cricket's DNA" and would not be tolerated by fans in the wake of the Australia cheating scandal. The International Cricket Council chief executive said the "public has spoken" on bad behaviour in the game as he delivered the annual MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's...

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Javed Afridi voices his support for Najam Sethi to continue as PCB chairman

Web Desk: As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) is all set to form government in centre and Imran Khan would become the next prime minister of Pakistan it would be difficult for Najam Sethi to retain his position as PCB chief. The veteran journalist and PCB chief while giving reply to one of his fan on twitter has announced that he will...

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Zalmi cup to kick off from tomorrow under Peshawar Zalmi’s patronage

Web Desk: Peshawar Zalmi, through the Zalmi Foundation, has arranged the Zalmi Azadi Cup which will start from tomorrow. The opening two matches for tomorrow will be played in the Arbab Niaz Stadium. Chairman Javed Afridi, has dedicated this cup to all those who have laid their lives for this country. The number 1 team of PSL in terms of...

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Reeza Hendricks’ ton on debut inspires South Africa to ODI series

Batsman Reeza Hendricks smashed a century on his one-day international debut to set up South Africa's series-clinching 78-run win over Sri Lanka in the third match in Pallekele on Sunday. Hendricks made 102 off 89 deliveries to help South Africa post 363-7 before they bowled out the hosts for 285 in 45.2 overs and took an unassailable 3-0 lead in...

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Kohli rises to top ICC test batting rankings

Virat Kohli broke new ground by topping the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batting rankings for the first time in his career when the latest edition was published Sunday. The India captain, already at the head of the equivalent one-day international batting chart, found himself at the summit of these standings after scoring 149 — his maiden Test century in...

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Bangladesh start strong in T20 bounce-back bid against Windies

Half-centuries by Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paced Bangladesh to a competitive 171 for five batting first against the West Indies in the second fixture of a three-match T20 International series at the Central Broward Stadium in Florida on Saturday. Needing victory to keep the series alive ahead of the final match at the same venue on Sunday, the...

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Peshawar Zalmi to hold 3rd National Youth Summit in Gilgit Baltistan

Web Desk: Peshawar Zalmi, through the Zalmi Foundation, is co-hosting the 3rd National Youth Summit Pakistan along with Center for Sustainability Research and Practice (CSRP), University of Lahore, IIUI, Karakoram International University (KIU), and Islamic Research Institute (IRI) at Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit Baltistan. The event will be held on 8th,9th, and 10th August 2018. "After successfully executing events...

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Stokes treble sees England to thrilling win over India

Ben Stokes took three wickets on Saturday, including the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli, as England won the first Test by 31 runs in a thrilling finish at Edgbaston.   The all-rounder, who could miss next week's second Test of a five-match series at Lord's because of a court trial on a charge of affray starting Monday, took two...

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Big-hitting Gayle foresees sixes at 2019 World Cup

NEW DELHI: Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is confident he will still be hitting sixes at the World Cup next year and insists his explosive style has changed the one-day game. Gayle is a well known one-day mercenary appearing in T20 events around the world and has scored more than 3,000 runs in the Indian Premier League — including...

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Is Najam Sethi quitting as PCB chief?

| By: Waqas Jawaid |   The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) which has emerged as the winning party in general elections 2018 and likely to make government in centre with Imran Khan to become possible prime minister of Pakistan, it seems like Najam Sethi has finally decided to resign as PCB chief. The veteran journalist and PCB chief while giving reply...

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Former WWE champion Kane elected mayor in Tennessee

Web Desk: Glenn Jacobs, who is best known to fans Kane in WWE, has been elected as the mayor of the Knox County, Tennessee. According to details the former WWE world heavyweight champion and brother of Undertaker will be succeeding Tim Burchett to take over the mayor position. The oath ceremony is line up to be held on September 1....

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Ashwin and Sharma leave England reeling in 1st Test

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant Sharma ripped through the cream of England's batting to leave India in command on the third day of the first Test at Edgbaston on Friday. At lunch, England had slumped to 86 for six in their second innings, a lead of just 99 runs. Fast bowler Sharma, who at lunch had figures of three for 21...

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SLC scraps plans to emulate IPL tournament

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket authorities on Thur­sday shelved long-delayed plans for a Twenty20 competition akin to the massively lucrative Indian Premier League, instead announcing a local tournament with no foreign players. With an eye on the billions of dollars and millions of viewers drawn to the IPL, the island nation launched its own premier league in 2012 but the competition...

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Virat Kohli scores his first Test century in England

India captain Virat Kohli completed a notable personal milestone at Edgbaston on Thursday when he scored his first Test hundred in England. Kohli, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, managed just 134 runs in five Tests at an average of 13.4 on his maiden tour of England four years ago. But the now 29-year-old India skipper was on...

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Root run out triggers England collapse

BIRMINGHAM: Joe Root´s run out by opposing captain Virat Kohli sparked an England collapse against India on the opening day of the first Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday and may have set the tone for the series after the tourists´ skipper gave him a colourful and controversial send-off. At stumps, England were 285 for nine in what is their 1,000th...

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