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Azhar Ali leads good batting show for Pakistan

(Web Desk) – It’s the last outing for the visiting Pakistanis before the two-Test series in England, and they went quite well on the first day of the two-day fixture against Leicestershire at Grace Road, scoring 321/9 by close of play. Stumps were called when No.10 batsman Mohammad Abbas fell to Aadil Ali, the off-spinner,

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Pakistan to host international hockey tournament in September

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Pakistan will host a six-nation international hockey tournament in the first week of September. The tournament will be held from September 2 to 10. The event has been included in the International Hockey Federation’s calendar. Foreign teams which are participating in the tournament include Pakistan, Oman, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Sri

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Ronaldo ‘120 percent’ fit for Champions League final – Zidane

MADRID (AFP) – Zinedine Zidane has declared Cristiano Ronaldo “120 percent” fit ahead of the Champions League final and says Real Madrid s star player is available to face Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday. Ronaldo sprained his ankle against Barcelona earlier this month, prompting fears the Portugese might not make the clash against Liverpool on

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PCB serves show-cause notice to Muhammad Hafeez

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday issued show-cause notice to all-tounder Muhammad Hafeez after he declared International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rules and regulations pertaining to bowling action. The show-cause notice was sent to Muhammad Hafeez for violating code of conduct. The PCB directed former cricket team captain to submit his reply

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Nadal eases past Shapovalov, Djokovic back challenging in Rome

ROME (AFP) – Rafael Nadal brushed aside Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov with a 6-4, 6-1 victory at the Italian Open as Novak Djokovic showed he is on the comeback trail by reaching his first quarter-final of 2018 on Thursday. The 31-year-old Nadal will face Italian Fabio Fognini in the last eight as he looks to

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Pak team to participate in World Jr Squash Championship

ISLAMABAD (APP) – A six-member Pakistan’s team will feature in the World Junior Squash Championship to take place in India from July 18 to 29. According to the Game Development Officer of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF), Flight Lt. Aamir Iqbal, 6 junior players including Abbas Zeb, Aziz Rashid, Harris Qasim, Aziz Shaukat, Asadullah and Farqan

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Shahid Afridi likely to miss World XI match against Windies

Web News – Shahid Afridi is likely to miss the charity match between ICC World XI and the West Indies, that will be played at Lord’s on May 31. The 38-year-old took to Twitter saying he will be needing another three to four weeks to recover completely from his knee injury. Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik

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Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Former world number one Tiger Woods has committed to play in Jack Nicklaus s Memorial Tournament later this month as he ramps up his preparations for the US Open, tournament organisers confirmed Wednesday. A statement said Woods, a five-time winner at Memorial, had added the May 31-June 3 tournament to his schedule

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Pakistan move into final of Asian Div III Rugby in Kazakhstan

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan thrashed Kirgizstan 82-0 to roar into the final of Asian Div III Rugby Championship on Wednesday at Almaty, Kazakhstan. With a thumping win in a one sided semi final, Pakistan set a show down in the final with hosts Kazakhstan which beat Magnolia 55-6. The final will be played on May

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Faheem, Imam enter into ICC test player rankings

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Pakistan’s debutants, all-rounder Faheem Ashraf and left-handed opener Imam-Ul-Haq have entered into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Player Rankings in the list for batsmen at 81st and 113th positions, respectively. Faheem scored 83 in the first innings against Ireland at Malahide while Imam had scores of seven and 74 not out,

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