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Faf du Plessis found guilty of breaching ICC Code of Conduct

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct following a hearing before Andy Pycroft of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees in Adelaide. Du Plessis was charged by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson after television footage appeared

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Farhan Mahboob clinches CAS Int’l Squash Championship Trophy

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Farhan Mahboob on Monday won the final match of the Serena Hotels-Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship, 2016 played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The final was a thrilling contest between two Pakistanis Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob, a press release said. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the

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Misbah suspended for one Test

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday was suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during New Zealand’s eight-wicket victory in the Christchurch Test, which ended on Sunday. Richie

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Imperious Murray eyes long reign at the top

LONDON (AFP) – Andy Murray has warned Novak Djokovic he is ready to embark on a sustained period of dominance after the Scot crowned a golden season by finishing on top of the world. Murray produced an imperious display to defeat Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 and win the ATP Tour Finals at London’s O2 Arena on

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Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob to vie for CAS Squash Championship

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob on Sunday reached the final of Serena Hotels – Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship being played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The 1st Semi Final was a thrilling match between Farhan Zaman and Leo Au. Farhan Zaman dominated in the first game and easily

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New Zealand beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in first Test

CHRISTCHURCH (Sarzameen News) –  New Zealand have won the first Test match against Pakistan cricket team by eight wickets at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. New Zealand led the 2-match series by 1-0. New Zealand’s skipper Kane Williamson played brilliant innings and made 61 runs. Opener Jeet Raval was not out for 36 runs. NZ need 105 runs to

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New Zealand in charge as Pakistan struggles ahead

CHRISTCHURCH(AFP) – Neil Wagner and Trent Boult left Pakistan’s second innings in tatters Saturday to put New Zealand in sight of a comprehensive first Test victory at the end of the third day in Christchurch. The tourists lost six wickets in the final session at Hagley Oval to be 129-7 at stumps, ahead by only

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Pacers give Pakistan early breakthrough after batting collapse

CHRISTCHURCH (AFP) – CHRISTCHURCH: Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan and Rahat Ali struck early to reduce New Zealand to 40-3, after Pakistan were bowled out for 133 in their first innings of the first Test. Colin de Grandhomme became New Zealand´s most successful debutant bowler Friday, taking six for 41 as Pakistan folded for 133. The 30-year-old

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Hafeez undergoes bio-mechanics test to regain “automatic choice” status

KARACHI: In an attempt to regain the “automatic choice” status for Pakistan’s selection, all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez underwent bio-mechanics test of his bowling action in Australia on Thursday. Hafeez was suspended from bowling in international cricket last year after being reported twice for suspected illegal bowling action in span of less than 12 months. Although, he

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Rain washes out Pakistan-New Zealand first day’s play

CHRISTCHURCH (Web Desk) –  Persistent rain forced the abandonment of the first day´s play of the first cricket Test between New Zealand and Pakistan at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Thursday. Play had been expected to begin at 1100 local time (2200 GMT), but heavy rain overnight ensured it did not begin as scheduled. While

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