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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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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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