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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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Serena in stunning comeback to reach French Open third round

PARIS (AFP) – Serena Williams battled back from a set and break down to defeat Australia s Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the French Open third round on Thursday. The three-time champion and former world number one, dressed again in her all-black catsuit, is playing her first Slam since winning the 2017 Australian Open

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Confident Pakistan look to sweep series

England have it all to do when they take on Pakistan in the second Test at Headingley, starting on Friday, 1 June. Their loss in the first Test at Lord’s came as something of a shock. This was a young Pakistan side, their batsmen were expected to be troubled by the veteran duo of Jimmy

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Shahid Afridi to captain ICC XI as Morgan’s replacement

(AFP) – Eoin Morgan hopes to make a quick return from the fractured finger that has ruled the England one-day captain out of his appearance for the Rest of the World against the West Indies. Morgan, England’s limited-overs skipper, had been set to captain the side. He will be replaced as captain by former Pakistan

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Women T20 Asia Cup Tournament begins from June 1

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Women’s T20 Asia Cup Tournament will be held in Malaysia from 1st to 11th of next month, under the aegis of Asian Cricket Council. Six teams including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand and host Malaysia will participate in the event, Radio Pakistan reported. Each team will play one match against each

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Sarfraz surprised but proud as Pakistan hammer England

LONDON (AFP) – Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he felt both surprised and proud after his inexperienced side outplayed England during a dominant nine-wicket win in the first Test at Lord s. Victory, completed before lunch on the fourth day, put Pakistan 1-0 up in a two-match series ahead of the second Test at Headingley that

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ICC instructs Pakistan cricketers against wearing smart watches

LONDON (AFP) – Pakistan will give up wearing  smart watches  after being told to ditch them by the International Cricket Council as an anti-corruption measure during the opening day s play of the first Test against England at Lord s on Thursday. Although there is no suggestion of impropriety, that Pakistan’s Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam were

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