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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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Amir, Imad announce donations for Shahid Afridi Foundation

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir and all-rounder Imad Wasim have stepped forward to help former captain Shahid Afridi, whose foundation is making a hospital in Thar. A fund raising event was held in London which was attended by Amir and Imad, and both announced 10,000 euros apiece for the Shahid Afridi

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Pakistani boxer Muhammad Wasim wins int’l fight in Panama

PANAMA CITY (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s top professional boxer and two-time World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem has won International Ranking fight after knocking out Panama’s Ivan Trejos in Panama City. Known as ‘Falcon Khan’, 29-year-old Waseem, knocked out his opponent in the third round. Waseem, who hails from Quetta, has been preparing in Panama since June 29 with Las

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Najam Sethi’s nomination for PCB chairman challenged in IHC

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- After the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, it has become difficult for Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi to become Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief despite years of efforts, as his nomination in the role of a member of governing board has been challenged in the

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Sarfraz Ahmed gets luxury car as gift

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Following the mind-blowing win against old-rival India in the ICC Champions Trophy final, skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has been handed over the keys of BMW XI by a private bank and motor company. The car was announced in a show in Ramazan. Talking to media, Sarfraz Ahmed thanked the nation for appreciations and

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Naseem disappointed for not given proper recognition

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s ace junior cueist Naseem Akhtar has expressed disappointment for not being given proper recognition by authorities concerned on achieving such a feat. It may be mentioned here that Sahiwal’s Naseem won the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) Under-18 Snooker World Championship beating China’s Peifan Lei in Beijing recently. Talking to

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Amir dismisses possibility of retiring from Test cricket

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir has said that he never considered to take retirement from Test cricket, and will continue to represent Pakistan in the longer format of the game as he is still young and fit. The 25-year-old told in an interview that he has no idea how these baseless

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Pak Army Rugby Team arrives in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (Sarzameen News)- As part of the ongoing Army-to-Army Sports Exchange Programme between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, a 17-Member Pakistan Army Rugby Team has arrived in Colombo, said a press release issued here on Tuesday. The Pakistan Army Rugby team, led by Brigadier Ghulam Jilani, will play a bilateral series with SLA Rugby Team till

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