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Sri Lanka bat against South Africa in first Test

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AFP) – Sri Lanka s stand-in-captain Suranga Lakmal won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the first Test in Galle on Thursday. Lakmal is leading the hosts in the absence of regular skipper Dinesh Chandimal, who is effectively suspended for the two-match series along with coach Chandika Hathurusingha pending

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Fakhar Zaman claims second position in ICC rankings

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman’s string of good scores, have helped him vault 44 places to claim second position in the latest ICC player rankings after the finish of tri-series in Harare. In the latest player rankings, which also takes into account India’s 2-0 and 2-1 series win against Ireland and England, respectively, Australia opener

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Pakistan crush volatile Zimbabwe by seven wickets

(Web Desk) – Following humiliation in the hands of Aussies, green shirts have on Wednesday crushed volatile Zimbabwe by seven wickets here at Harare stadium. Solomon Mire is the Player of the Match for his 63-ball 94. Despite victory, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed cited reservations over bowlers’ form while stating that they should work hard

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I want to end my career by seeing Pak winning ODI World Cup, says Shoaib

LAHORE (APP) – Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik Monday expressed his desire to end his cricket career by playing a vital role in Pakistan team’s victory in the 2019 ODI World Cup. I have achieved everything in my career being part of the teams which won the T20 World Cup and the Champions Trophy, now Iwish

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Ronaldo delivers again as Portugal down Morocco

(AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo followed up his opening game heroics at the World Cup with the only goal in a 1-0 win for Portugal against Morocco as the European champions edged closer to the last 16. The Real Madrid star struck in the fourth minute in Moscow to surpass Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskas as Europe s

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Feels good when new guys perform: Sarfraz Ahmed

(Web Desk) – A comprehensive 84-run victory over Scotland in the second and final Twenty20 International in Edinburgh gave Pakistan a 2-0 series win and helped them end their tour of England, Ireland and Scotland on a positive note. After winning the toss and batting first, Pakistan put up 166/6 courtesy an unbeaten 49 off

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First T20 between Pakistan, Scotland to be played on Tuesday

(Web Desk) – The first T-20 International of the two match series between Pakistan and Scotland will be played in Edinburgh on Tuesday. The match will start at 1500 hours Pakistan Standard Time. Second match of the series will be played on Wednesday at the same venue.

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Women Asia T20 cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistani team has defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in Women s Twenty20 Asia Cup played at kinrara academy oval, Kuala Lumpur today (Wednesday) on June 6. The match started on 09:30 am Pakistan Standard Time (PST), Pakistani women team decided to bat first.Pakistan scored 136 in 20 overs at the loss of

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Shadab gains in ICC rankings for both batsmen, bowlers

ISLAMABAD (APP)- Pakistani leg-spinning all-rounder Shadab Khan has moved up three places to 93rd among bowlers and 22 places to 108th among batsmen in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings released Monday. Pakistan’s Mohammad Abbas and left-arm bowler Mohammad Amir have retained their 20th and 32nd places respectively. Fast bowler Faheem Ashraf (up 18

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Pakistan announce squad for Scotland T20s

LAHORE (AFP) – Pakistan, the world’s top-ranked Twenty20 side, announced a 15-member squad Monday for their two matches against Scotland later this month. There was only one change in the squad from the T20 series against the West Indies in April, with Haris Sohail replacing Babar Azam, who fractured his wrist during the first Test

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