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Afghanistan thrashes Pakistan in ACC U19 Youth Asia Cup Final

KUALA LUMPUR (Sarzameen News)- The Afghanistan Under-19 national cricket team defeated Pakistan in the Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Youth Asia Cup final match. Played at Kuala Lumpur, the Pakistani U-19s won the toss and elected to field first, allowing the Afghan batsmen to start their batting innings. Afghanistan lost 7 wickets during the 50 over game

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Hafeez suspended for illegal bowling action: ICC

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The International Cricket Council Thursday announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez to be illegal and, as such, the off-spinner has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. The assessment revealed that the majority of his deliveries exceeded the 15 degrees level of

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Player draft for PSL3 underway at NCA

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The HBL Pakistan Super League Player Draft 2017 is underway on Sunday at the National Cricket Academy, and a total of 501 foreign and local cricketers are available for selection. Teams have already retained nine players each and have gone into the HBL PSL Player Draft 2017 to pick one Platinum,

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Imad Wasim named as Karachi Kings skipper for PSL 3

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- All-rounder Imad Wasim will captain the most popular team of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Karachi Kings, in the third edition of the Twenty20 League. Karachi Kings President Shahid Khan Afridi made the announcement during a press conference in Karachi’s Pearl Continental Hotel. Speaking to media alongside Karachi Kings owner Salman Iqbal, team director Rashid Latif,

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Sarfraz’s shouting at players motivates us: Hasan Ali

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali believes skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s shouting at the players on the field motivates the team reminding them to keep focusing on the game. Hasan said he likes it when Sarfraz shouts at him as that motivates him and the players. “Sarfaraz’s shouting isn’t really him getting angry at us, it’s actually

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ICC Women’s Championships: Pakistan beat New Zealand for first time

SHARJAH (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan made history on Sunday as they beat New Zealand for the first time in Women’s one-dayers at ICC Women’s Championships fixture at Sharjah. They defeated the BlackCaps by five wickets in today’s game. New Zealand, batting first after winning the toss, were bowled out after scoring 155 runs in 43.4 overs. Sam Curtis made

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Sarfraz Ahmed rejects Chandimal’s claims of witchcraft

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Friday rejected claims by Sri Lanka ‘s captain Dinesh Chandimal that witchcraft helped the team win the Test series against Pakistan . “We lost the two Tests because of our poor batting and that is all,” said Ahmed. “If they could win Test matches because of witchcraft or magic,

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SBP holds farewell ceremony in honour of two retired employees

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Sports Board Punjab (SBP) gave a befitting send-off to its two retired employees in a graceful farewell ceremony held at National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. Director Admin Javed Rasheed Chohan was the chief guest at the farewell ceremony which was held in honour of SBP employees Amjad Butt photographer and Deen Muhammad baildar. Deputy Director

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Pakistan complete T20 clean sweep of Sri Lanka

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The final Twenty20 of three-match series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Lahore’s Qaddafi Stadium Sunday is a proud moment that marks return of international cricket to Pakistan eight years after the Sri Lankan team was attacked in Lahore. Sri Lankan captain Thisara Perera won the toss and sent Pakistan into bat in the third and final Twenty20 international in Lahore on Sunday. Sri Lanka, trailing

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Shadab’s last-over six, Ashraf hat-trick seal Pakistan win

ABU DHABI (AFP) – All-rounder Shadab Khan hit a last over six to give Pakistan a sensational two-wicket win in the second Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Needing 12 off the final over, and eight from the last three balls, Shadab smashed Sri Lankan pacer Vikum Sanjaya for a six

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