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Pakistan team will register more victories under Sarfraz: Ghumman

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- National cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that Sports Board Punjab (SBP) has taken remarkable measures for the promotion of sports in the province. “The establishment of cricket coaching academies under the supervision of legend cricketer Zaheer Abbas is a wonderful feat on the part of Sports Board Punjab,” he expressed these views

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Pakistan unveils 16-man squad for Sri Lanka test series

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Ahmad Shehzad and Mohammad Rizwan have been dropped as Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday unveiled 16-man squad for two-match test series against Sri Lanka. Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq made the announcement here at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Sarfraz Ahmad would lead the test team whereas Asad Shafique would assist him. Against the backdrop of conditions

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Imad Wasim retains top spot in ICC T20I ranking

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- All rounder Imad Wasim retained top spot among bowlers, while Team Pakistan ranked second in the latest ICC rankings issued for T20I. Meanwhile, Middle order batsman Babar Azam moves up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings. The 22-year-old has risen 21 spots after his player of the series performance helped complete a 2-1 victory over

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

LAHORE: (Web Desk) – Pakistan has defeated the World-XI in the first match of the three-T20 series. Pakistan was put to bat by the World-XI captain Faf du Plesis after winning the toss. Pakistan scored 197 runs with some brilliant contributions by Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik. Ahmed Shahzad also chipped in and the World-XI

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Pakistan to face World XI in first T20 today

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The first Twenty20 International of the three-match Independence Cup between Pakistan and World XI will be played here at the Gaddafi Stadium today (Tuesday). After a gap of eight years, top international cricketers are touring Pakistan in the form of World XI squad. The World XI squad comprising 13 players from

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PCB refuses to allot special grant to PBCC for WC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has regretted to allot special grant to Pakistan Blind Cricket Blind Council (PBCC) for the fifth edition of the World Cup Cricket of the Blind 2018 scheduled to be held in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Talking to state-run media, PBCC Chairman Syed Sultan Shah said they had asked

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ICC Chairman welcomes return of international cricket to Pakistan

DUBAI (Sarzameen News)- The ICC Chairman has Monday welcomed the return of international cricket to Pakistan ahead of the Independence Cup taking place in Lahore this week. Shashank Manohar said: “This is a good day for world cricket as the PCB hosts a World XI in Lahore for three T20 International games. It has been a long and tough journey as the PCB, Pakistan players

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Int’l cricket coming back to Pakistan due to PCB’s efforts: Najam Sethi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Calling the World XI cricket series a historic feat for Pakistan, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairperson Najam Sethi lauded the efforts of the board as well as International Cricket Council (ICC) Task Force Chairperson Giles Clarke. “Players know this is not just a visit,” said Sethi while addressing a press conference in Lahoreon Monday alongside Clarke.

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All set for Pakistan XI, World XI clash on Tuesday

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- All necessary administrative and security measures have been finalized to hold Azadi Cup at Qaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday. The cricket clash will take place between Pakistan Eleven and World XI in the three-match series. Traffic Police has issued a plan to ensure smooth flow of traffic. Long queues are seen outside the designated bank

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Sri Lanka tour to Pakistan Tour Itinerary announced

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The Pakistan Cricket Board announced the schedule of the Sri Lanka Tour to Pakistan 2017 (played at the neutral venue in UAE) Saturday. The series comprises of 2 Test Matches, 5 One Day Internationals, and 3 T-20I matches with last T-20I to be played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore (subject to security clearance) on October 29, 2017. The

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