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Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob to vie for CAS Squash Championship

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob on Sunday reached the final of Serena Hotels – Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship being played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The 1st Semi Final was a thrilling match between Farhan Zaman and Leo Au. Farhan Zaman dominated in the first game and easily

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New Zealand beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in first Test

CHRISTCHURCH (Sarzameen News) –  New Zealand have won the first Test match against Pakistan cricket team by eight wickets at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. New Zealand led the 2-match series by 1-0. New Zealand’s skipper Kane Williamson played brilliant innings and made 61 runs. Opener Jeet Raval was not out for 36 runs. NZ need 105 runs to

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New Zealand in charge as Pakistan struggles ahead

CHRISTCHURCH(AFP) – Neil Wagner and Trent Boult left Pakistan’s second innings in tatters Saturday to put New Zealand in sight of a comprehensive first Test victory at the end of the third day in Christchurch. The tourists lost six wickets in the final session at Hagley Oval to be 129-7 at stumps, ahead by only

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Pacers give Pakistan early breakthrough after batting collapse

CHRISTCHURCH (AFP) – CHRISTCHURCH: Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan and Rahat Ali struck early to reduce New Zealand to 40-3, after Pakistan were bowled out for 133 in their first innings of the first Test. Colin de Grandhomme became New Zealand´s most successful debutant bowler Friday, taking six for 41 as Pakistan folded for 133. The 30-year-old

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Hafeez undergoes bio-mechanics test to regain “automatic choice” status

KARACHI: In an attempt to regain the “automatic choice” status for Pakistan’s selection, all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez underwent bio-mechanics test of his bowling action in Australia on Thursday. Hafeez was suspended from bowling in international cricket last year after being reported twice for suspected illegal bowling action in span of less than 12 months. Although, he

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Rain washes out Pakistan-New Zealand first day’s play

CHRISTCHURCH (Web Desk) –  Persistent rain forced the abandonment of the first day´s play of the first cricket Test between New Zealand and Pakistan at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Thursday. Play had been expected to begin at 1100 local time (2200 GMT), but heavy rain overnight ensured it did not begin as scheduled. While

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De Kock, Rabada continue to charge up the ICC Test player rankings

DUBAI (Web Desk) – South Africa players Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada have continued to move up the rankings after impressive performances in the second Test in Hobart which helped their side take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series against Australia. Wicketkeeper-batsman de Kock and pace bowler Kagiso Rabada, both stars of

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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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