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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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Root and Ali star take command of India Test

RAJKOT (Web Desk) – Moeen Ali completed his fourth Test century as a relentless England piled on the runs on the second day of the series opener against India in Rajkot on Thursday. Ali´s 117, his first ton against India, took the visitors to a strong 450 for 6 at lunch at the Saurashtra Cricket

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Guptill dropped against Pakistan Test series

KARACHI (Monitoring desk) – The Black Caps squad for the ANZ Test series against Pakistan features uncapped Auckland players, Jeet Raval and Colin de Grandhomme, while Canterbury’s Todd Astle has earned a recall. The squad will assemble in Christchurch on Monday, with the two match Test series beginning three days later. Martin Guptill, Doug Bracewell,

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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medals to be made of recycled metals

TOKYO (AFP) – Medals for the Tokyo Olympics will be made from old smartphones and other electronic products, organisers said Wednesday, as they look to give the Games an environmentally friendly hue. “Medals made with recycled metals from discarded mobile phones and other gadgets can be a symbol of sustainability and public participation,” spokeswoman Hikariko

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Indian spinners deal early blows to England

RAJKOT, India (Web Desk ) –  Indian spinners tasted early success including the scalp of teenage debutant Haseeb Hameed on the opening day of the first Test against England in Rajkot on Wednesday. At lunch, England were 102-3 with Joe Root batting on 35 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association ground, hosting a Test for the

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Cook hints at quitting England captaincy after India series

RAJKOT (Web Desk) – Alastair Cook tried to dampen speculation Tuesday about his future as England´s Test skipper after admitting that he could quit following the current tour of India. In a press conference on the eve of the first Test, Cook was questioned about his comments in this month´s Cricketer magazine in which he

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Meet Pakistan’s weightlifting champion Saima Manzoor

(Sarzameen News) – Weightlifter. Housewife. Mom. This wonder woman from Lahore has just raised the bar for awesomeness. Saima Manzoor is a national weightlifting champion who already has her eyes set on representing her country in international competitions. And while she’s at it, she also juggles the responsibilities that come with being a housewife and

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Shoaib Akhtar and wife Blessed with a Baby Boy

Shoaib Akhtar and his wife Rubab have welcomed a baby boy into the world. The Rawalpindi Express tweeted the good news. Shoaib Akhtar@shoaib100mph  Guys, am ecstatic to share that me & Begum have been blessed with a healthy baby boy just now. Oh what a feeling! Thank u Allah Pak. 6:41 AM – 7 Nov

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