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Pak’s Champions Trophy victory against India declared ICC ‘Moment of the Year

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s Champions Trophy victory in England against arch-rivals India won the inaugural award of International Cricket Council (ICC) Fans’ Moment of the Year. It was Pakistan’s first ICC trophy since 2009. Medium-fast bowler Hasan Ali was named ICC’s Emerging Player of the Year. His 3 for 19 played a vital role in Pakistan’s

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New Zealand beat Pakistan by five wickets in fourth ODI

HAMILTON (Web Desk) – Big-hitting Colin de Grandhomme blasted New Zealand to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Tuesday. De Grandhomme bludgeoned the Pakistan attack with an unbeaten 74 off 40 balls to reinvigorate New Zealand’s run chase as the hosts were struggling to reach a 263-run target.

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Pakistan name squad for T20 series against New Zealand

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan on Wednesday announced the 15-member squad for the Twenty20 series against New Zealand which starts on 22nd January. The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq announced the 15-member T-20 squad for three-match T-20I series against New Zealand after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur. Ahmed Shehzad

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Pakistan drop to second position in ICC T20 rankings

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- New Zealand have returned to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings after winning the three-match series against the Windies by 2-0, the International Cricket Council reported in a press release on Wednesday. New Zealand had entered the series against the Windies in third place behind Pakistan (124 points) and

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Sushma Swaraj rules out possibility of Pakistan-India cricket series

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday ruled out the possibility of Pakistan-India bilateral cricket series due to the tension between both countries. The minister seemed unwilling to hold the fixtures even at a neutral venue, and said the game is possible only after the relations get better. In a press conference,

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Australia, New Zealand players recall the big matches and learning at U19 CWC

DUBAI (Sarzameen News)- All-rounder Mitchell Marsh recalls the challenges and pressures faced in 2010 when he led Australia to their third ICC U19 Cricket World Cup title while his compatriots George Bailley, Travis Head and Ben Cutting remember their time at the tournament ahead of the 12th edition to be held in New Zealand from 13

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Successfully staging of PSL final in Karachi is in national interest: Sethi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi on Sunday said successfully staging of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final match in Karachi was in national interest. “The Sindh government realizes that it’s now or never moment for Karachi. If this match goes trouble free, it will send the world a message that the

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PCB announces squad for New Zealand tour

(Web Desk) – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced 15-member squad on Saturday for New Zealand tour retaining Sarfraz Ahmed as One-Day International (ODI) skipper. According to the notification issued, Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imamul Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Amir Yameen, Muhammad Amir, Hasan

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Ivan Nedelko (Russia), Lopez Perez (ESP) reaches in final of Shaheed BB Int’l Tennis

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Ivan Nedelko (Russia)  and Lopez Perez (ESP) entered in the final of the men’s single of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Tennis Tournament at Islamabad Tennis Complex here. Gleb Alekseenko(UKR)/Ivan Ponomarenko(RUS) and Lopez perez(ESP)/ Lozan Kristian(Rus) have also reached in the men’s double event. The final of men’s double will be played on

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Annie Au Clinches: CAS International Women Squash Championship Trophy

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Annie Au won the final match of the Chief of Air Staff International Women Squash Championship, played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The final was a thrilling contest between Top seed Annie Au and Sivasangari Subramaniam. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff who is also President Pakistan Squash Federation

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