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Warner’s century takes Australia to victory against New Zealand

CANBERRA: (AFP) – David Warner slammed his sixth one-day century of the year to lead Australia to a crushing 116-run victory and reclaim the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series off New Zealand on Tuesday. Warner smashed 119 off 115 balls to propel the Australians to an imposing 378 for five after being sent into bat. They then

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Shahid Afridi praises Bangladesh’s ‘strength’

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –Shahid Afridi praised Bangladesh cricket team’s strength and said that they are now one of the strongest teams of the world. Shahid Afridi represented Rangpur Riders who got eliminated in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Talking to media in Dhaka, he said Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur

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Pakistan born American wrestler Mustafa Ali joins WWE

STAMFORD (Web Desk) – Pakistan born American Mustafa Ali has on Monday joined professional WWE as a wrestler. He said that he was a proud Muslim and Pakistani. It is a dream of every wrestler to become part of WWE wrestling and it is the first time that a Pakistani wrestler has joined WWE. The

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Govt establishing separate Youth affairs dept in GB: Hafeez

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman on Monday said, “The government was establishing a separate Youth Affairs Department to facilitate youth in Gilgit-Baltistan.” In an interview, he said, “The government was determined to enhance skill development of youth and provide jobs.” Hafiz-Ur-Rahman said, “Education department Baltistan has set up an endowment

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Mohammad Asif finding ways for inclusion in national cricket team

HYDERABAD (Web Desk) – Tainted Mohammad Asif is considering to write letter to International Cricket Council (ICC) to get information if they have barred Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) from including him in the national team. He also advised PCB chief Shaharyar Khan to leave the matter of his and Salman Butt’s inclusion in the  team

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Will represent Pakistan till last breath, says Waseem

QUETTA (Sarzameen News) – World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Flyweight Champion, Muhammad Waseem arrived in Quetta on Sunday amid cheers and applause. Speaking to media, Waseem said, “I am a Pakistani and I have rejected all the offers. I will only represent my country till last breath.” The Quetta-born boxer successfully defended his World Boxing

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India defeat Pakistan in Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup final

BANGKOK (Sarzameen News) – Indian bowlers stifled Pakistan to clinch victory in the final of the Asia Cup World T20 in Bangkok today (Sunday). Indian Women have defeated Pakistan by 17 runs in the final matct. It is their fourth win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup. Ekta Bisht claimed two wickets while Anuja Patil, Jhulan

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Chelsea keep flying as Man City lose their cool

MANCHESTER: (AFP, Web Desk) – Diego Costa starred as Premier League leaders Chelsea roared back to win 3-1 on Saturday in an ill-tempered game at Manchester City, who had Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho dismissed. Gary Cahill s own goal gave City the lead, but Costa equalised and teed up substitute Willian before Eden Hazard struck to

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Pakistan Cricket Board honors disabled, wheelchair cricket teams

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan had hosted and honored Pakistan Disabled Cricket team and Wheel Chair Cricket Association (WCA) in a ceremony at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Subhan Ahmad, COO and Shafiq Ahmad, GM Domestic Cricket was also present in the ceremony, a press release issued here on Friday said. Addressing the

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PHF refuses participation in sports events in India

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has refused on Thursday to participate in all sports tournaments held in India. After a briefing was given to the government officials in the issue, International Hockey Federation (IHF) was urged by Pakistan body to bar Indian from hosting any sports event. However, the government is yet to

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