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Sana Mir praises IWC, looks forward to qualify for ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Captain, Sana Mir Friday praised the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Championship for the exposure it provided to her team, which finished seventh in the tournament. According to a statement issued by ICC, the 30-year-old indicated that the tournament had given the team confidence as it not only won some

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ICC statement on Faf du Plessis appeal

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) is disappointed that Faf du Plessis has chosen not to accept the findings of Match Referee Andy Pycroft and will instead exercise his right to appeal. According to a statement issued by the ICC on Friday, a Judicial Commissioner will now be appointed to hear the

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Pakistan strike twice due to rain with New Zealand at 77-2

HAMILTON (AFP) – New Zealand reached 77-2 against Pakistan before rain forced day one of the second and final Test to be abandoned after just 21 overs in Hamilton on Friday. The players took lunch 15 minutes early as the skies opened, with Jeet Raval on 35 and Ross Taylor on 29 after the early

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Karen Rolton inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

DUBAI (sarzameen News) – Former Australia women’s captain Karen Rolton on Thursday was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson at a ceremony during the tea break on the opening day of the Third Test between Australia and South Africa in Adelaide. According to a press release,

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Brazil close in on Argentina as race for Team of Year heats up

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (Sarzameen News) – There is plenty of movement in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking thanks largely to the 63 World Cup qualifiers recently played, but also due to the 71 other qualifiers and international friendlies that have taken place over the past few weeks. According to a press release issued

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6th CNS Golf Championship begins Nov 25

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The 6th Chief of the Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship will be held at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, Lahore from November 25 to 27. According to a press release, amateur golfers with handicap 12 and below can participate in the Championship. While addressing the media, Commodore Sajid Mehmood Shahzad,

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Indian Captain Virat Kohli ‘tampered’ with ball in 1st Test against England

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – Footage that has surfaced on Tuesday exposed Indian Test skipper, Virat Kohli’s attempts to tamper with the ball using chewing gum in first Test match against England. It the match that India won with the huge margin of 246 runs. In the first innings of the match, India had scored

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Faf du Plessis found guilty of breaching ICC Code of Conduct

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct following a hearing before Andy Pycroft of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees in Adelaide. Du Plessis was charged by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson after television footage appeared

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Farhan Mahboob clinches CAS Int’l Squash Championship Trophy

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Farhan Mahboob on Monday won the final match of the Serena Hotels-Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship, 2016 played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The final was a thrilling contest between two Pakistanis Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob, a press release said. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the

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Misbah suspended for one Test

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday was suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during New Zealand’s eight-wicket victory in the Christchurch Test, which ended on Sunday. Richie

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