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Hamilton win takes F1 title battle down to last race

Sarzameen (Web Desk) – Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton won a stop-start, wet and chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to take the Formula One title battle with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg down to the wire in Abu Dhabi. The Briton’s third win in a row from pole position and first in Brazil left

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Pakistan Test to go ahead after N.Zealand quake

CHRISTCHURCH (AFP) – The first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan is set to go ahead in Christchurch this week, despite a massive earthquake which killed at least two people and caused major infrastructure damage. A New Zealand cricket spokesman confirmed Monday that the Test would begin at Hagley Oval on Thursday as planned after

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Miesha Tate announces retirement after UFC 205 defeat

Web Desk – Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate shocked the MMA world when she announced her retirement from the sport after losing to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden. “It’s not my time right now, I’ve been doing this for over a decade,” the 30-year-old Tate said. “Thank you so

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Third ODI: New Zealand Women beat Pakistan by 8 wickets

Lincoln  (Web Desk) – New Zealand beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the third One Day International atLincoln on Sunday. Pakistan women team had set a target of 264 which was achieved by New Zealand in 44.2 over for the loss of two wickets. A century from New Zealand all-rounder Amy Satterthwaite and a half-century

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England qualifies for ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

COLOMBO (WebDesk) –  England became the second team to qualify for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with a 122-run victory over Sri Lanka in the first match of their ICC Women’s Championship series in Colombo on Saturday. According to a press release issued here, the win took next year’s ICC Women’s World Cup host

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West Indies gets opportunity to overtake Pakistan in ODI rankings

DUBAI (Web Desk) –  The West Indies will be eyeing the opportunity to wrest back the lead against Pakistan in the ICC ODI team rankings table when it plays in a tri-series featuring Sri Lanka and host Zimbabwe from November 14 to 27. According to a press release issued on Saturday, Pakistan had overtaken the

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Starc gives Aussies hope after innings collapse

HOBART (AFP) – Mitchell Starc offered Australia a lifeline with an inspired spell after a record low home total against South Africa on an opening day of carnage in the second Test in Hobart on Saturday. The left-arm pace spearhead put the brakes on the Proteas with three wickets in 10 balls post-tea after the

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Not speed but swing coming down in Amir’s bowling: Wasim Akram

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Former captain Wasim Akram has expressed satisfaction over the performance of Mohammad Amir and said that not speed but the swing in his bowling has reduced. In a statement, the legend said that Amir will soon regain his form when he will be getting chances to play on different wickets. “However,

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Pakistani seam bowlers can trouble NZ batsmen: Mickey Arthur

NELSON (Web Desk) – Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur said on Friday that his team’s seam bowlers had what it takes to trouble the Kiwi batsmen. Speaking to local media in Nelson, where rain washed away the first day of the warm-up match against New Zealand ‘A’, Mickey Arthur was all praise for

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Shoaib Akhtar has named his son Mikaeel

LAHORE (Web Desk) –  Shoaib Akhtar and his wife Rubab have announced the name of their bundle of joy. They have named their son Muhammad Mikaeel Ali. The couple welcome the their son into this world on Monday and the Rawalpindi Express announced the baby’s name on to his fans on Twitter.

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