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Babar Azam leads Pakistan Under-19s to victory

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


A half-century from captain and opening batsman Babar Azam led Pakistan Under-19s to a six-wicket win over Australia Under-19s at Gold Coast.

The visitors reached the target of 188 with four overs to spare, after the Australians had stuttered in their innings despite an 83 from Kurtis Patterson.

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Pakistan players pitch for inclusion of T20 cricket in Olympics

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | 1 Comment


Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik on Friday said that he will rooting for his wife and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who will be starting her Olympic campaign on Saturday with women’s doubles partner Rushmi Chakravarthi.

“I don’t know whether cricket will ever be part of the Olympic Games.

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PCB mulling grand awards ceremony

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to hold a grand awards ceremony on the lines of the ICC annual awards in the country in October this year to attract foreign attention.

“The idea is to showcase the positive side of Pakistan cricket and its talent on annual basis and utilise the awards ceremony to invite foreign guests as well,” a source said.

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Sialkot to face Auckland, county in qualifiers

July 28, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


Sialkot Stallions will take on Auckland Aces and an English domestic T20 side in the qualifying stage of the 2012 Champions League Twenty20.

The Pakistani Twenty20 winners will take on the New Zealand outfit on October 9 in Johannesburg followed by the county side on October 11.

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Pakistan cricket Board demands compensation from BCCI

July 26, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


The former Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Ijaz Butt has welcomed the planned revival of bilateral ties with India but insisted that Pakistan must ask the BCCI to compensate it financially for the cancelled series of 2009.

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Bangladesh push past Australia, Pakistan in T20 rankings

July 24, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


Bangladesh have moved up to No. 4* on the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings, after beating Ireland 3-0 on their tour of Europe. For now, only England, South Africa and Sri Lanka lie above Bangladesh in the rankings.

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Kamran Akmal returns for Pakistan

July 17, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


Wicket keeper Kamran Akmal has been recalled by Pakistan for the Twenty20s against Australia in August, and September’s World Twenty20. Kamran, who last played for Pakistan in the 2011 World Cup, was cleared by the PCB’s integrity committee earlier this month.

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India to host Pakistan for ODI series in December-January

July 17, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments


India and Pakistan will resume bilateral ties with a “short series”, comprising three ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals, in December and January. The matches will be held between the Test and one-day legs of England’s tour of India and will form the first bilateral series between the two sides since Pakistan toured India in end-2007.

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Misbah Ul Haq and PCB Pay Tribute to Mark Boucher

July 12, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

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Pakistan skipper Misbah-Ul-Haq has paid tribute to recently retired South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, who was forced to bow out of the game owing to an eye injury, while Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has extended his sympathies to Cricket South Africa following the unfortunate incident.

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Adnan Akmal suffers hairline fracture

July 11, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

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Adnan Akmal, the Pakistan wicketkeeper, has suffered a hairline fracture on his left ring finger during the opening day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele. Akmal was hit on the hand while trying to fend off a delivery from Dilhara Fernando in the first innings and had to retire hurt on 10. He resumed his innings and scored 24 before he was dismissed. Taufeeq Umar kept wicket in his absence when Sri Lanka came out to bat late in the evening.

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