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Pakistan face India in high octane Under-19 World Cup semifinal

CHRISTCHURCH (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan and India will square off in the high octane second semifinal of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Christchurch on Tuesday. The winner of the match will take on Australia in the final whereas the losing team will play the third place match against Afghanistan. Pakistan lost their opening match to

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Pakistan on top of the world with New Zealand T20 series win

MOUNT MAUNGANUI (Web Desk) – Pakistan laid claim to being the best Twenty20 side in the world Sunday after beating New Zealand in the series-deciding third Twenty20 match in Mount Maunganui. The 18-run victory gave Pakistan a come-from-behind 2-1 series win that will see them overtake New Zealand at the top of the world rankings.

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No danger to PSL, tournament will take place at any cost: Sethi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi said on Thursday that there was no danger to the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) tournament and that it would take place at all cost. Speaking to media personnel outside the PCB head office, Sethi rebuffed reports that the tournament was in danger

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PCB appoints Jalaluddin as Chief Selector Women’s Cricket, Mark Coles as Head Coach

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Cricket Board has announced three-member Women’s Selection Committee headed by former Test Cricketer Jalaluddin. Mr. Akhtar Sarfraz and Ms. Asmavia Iqbal are the members of the selection committee. The selection committee will further be working for the development of women’s cricket in addition to their selection duties. Women’s Selection Committee: Mr. Jalaluddin

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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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