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ICC U19 cricket world cup 2018 schedule announced

DUBAI (Sarzameen News)- Defending champion West Indies will open its campaign against host New Zealand in next year’s ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup, the schedule for which was announced on Thursday. The West Indies will play the inaugural Group A day-night fixture at Bay Oval in Tauranga on the opening day of the event which runs from 13 January

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PCB hosts farewell ceremony in honor of outgoing Chairman PCB

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- A farewell ceremony was hosted in honor of the outgoing Chairman PCB Shaharyar M Khan at Gaddafi stadium, Lahore Wednesday. In the ceremony newly elected Chairman PCB Najam Sethi and office bearers of the PCB welcomed the outgoing Chairman and gave him a standing ovation. Talking to the audience, Chairman PCB Najam Sethi thanked Shaharyar Khan

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Peshawar Zalmi to help China in cricket promotion

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Super League (PSL) Champions Peshawar Zalmi will help and contribute to promote cricket in China with a social corridor initiative `Pakistan China Dosti Zindabad’ slogan. “This is the slogan that chants warm hearts of every Pakistani and Chinese”, a spokesman of Peshawar Zalmi said on Friday. He said Wang Weiguang, the president of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and

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Najam Sethi elected new PCB Chairman

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Najam Sethi was chosen Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) new Chairman for the next three years in a meeting. The PCB’s Board of Governors met on Wednesday to select a new chairman of the governing board. No other candidate had filed his/her’s nomination papers. Sethi was one direct nominee of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif

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Cricket aspirants turn up for Imran Khan Talent Hunt trials

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- Under scorching heat and bright sunny weather hundreds of cricket aspirants from various districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including FATA turned up for a day long Imran Khan Talent Hunt trials organized by PTI Sports and Culture Federation, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chapter at Gymkhana ground in Peshawar. PTI MNA Naeem Ul Haq was

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Sethi to sell regional teams to corporate institutions after taking over as PCB chief: sources

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- In bid to increase its revenue within fortnight, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is mulling to sell regional teams to corporate institutions. Sources privy to PCB said that Najam Sethi would slash role of associations by selling them to industrial tycoons as planning to introduce drafting system is in its final phase. In

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Misbah, Younis, Afridi await PCB’s promised farewell ceremony

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) claims of holding farewell events to honour legends Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan remain empty promises as Shehryar Khan has relinquished from PCB’s top spot. Arguably, Pakistan’s most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan bid farewell to gentleman game in May during West Indies tour. Likewise, Shahid

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Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become top class team

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sport360 quoted Sarfraz as saying. He said as we achieved success in 2017 Champions Trophy, hopefully we would continue like that.

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Azhar Ali in top 10 of ICC Rankings

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Azhar Ali, standing on 6th position with 769 points with an average of 46.86, is the only Pakistan batsman in the top 10 of MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings announced. Meanwhile, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has moved up to take career-best positions in both batting and bowling, in the Rankings after

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Bumpy ride ahead for Sethi after Nawaz’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has accepted the petition that was filed against Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi for hearing, and has summoned all parties on August 10. The appeal was made against the nomination of Najam Sethi for chairmanship of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), and the petitioner had taken the

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