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Pakistan to host Blind Cricket Cup

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan will be hosting the Fifth Blind Cricket One Day Cup scheduled to be held in January 2018 and Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Chairman Syed Sultan Shah has flown to Dubai to hold talks for the arrangements of the mega event. Sultan flew to Dubai on December 12 and in his

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PSB releases cash award to snooker player Hamza

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Sports Board has released cash award of  Rs 1.5 million to snooker player Hamza Akbar for winning the Asian Snooker Title for Pakistan in 2015, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “It is a very positive gesture shown by the PSB and it will go  a long way in further development of snooker

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Two Pakistani women cricketers to get married in January

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Star players of Pakistan women cricket team Nain Abidi and Masooma Junaid are all set to tie knots in the first week of January. Stunning batsman Nain Abidi would get married with US resident Asad on January 5. Sources told that Abidi’s Nikkah has already held while her Rasm-e-Hina has been scheduled

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Pakistan face big task to win in Australia

BRISBANE (AFP) – Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc says Australia plan to inflict a psychological blow on vulnerable Pakistan in Thursday s day-night first Test in Brisbane to set up their three-match series. The left-armer said Australia, who lost Test series against Sri Lanka and South Africa recently, sense an opportunity to strike with Pakistan struggling for

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India crush England to clinch Test series

MUMBAI (AFP) – India beat England by an innings and 36 runs in the fourth Test in Mumbai on Monday, clinching the five-match series 3-0 with a game to spare. England were all out for 195 in their second innings, with Ravichandran Ashwin taking six wickets for 55 runs, after India made a massive 631

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Pakistan Netball team wins Silver Medal

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Netball team got Silver Medal in 1st Asian Men’s Netball Championship 2016 at Kaula Lumpur, Dewan Serbaguna Complex Kuarters KLIA. Malaysia got gold medal after beating Pakistan by 34-35 goals in the final match, said a press release on Sunday. Pakistan led the 1st quarter 11-6 goals, after that in

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Pakistani student wins bronze medal in Indonesia

JAKARTA (Sarzameen News) – Pakistani student Yusra Nadir has won a Bronze Medal at the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) being held in Bali, Indonesia. This was confirmed by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Aqeel Nadeem on Saturday. Six students from Pakistan took part in the event held in the resort island from 2-11 December. IJSO

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Pakistan set target of 311 runs against CA XI

CAIRNS ( AFP) – Pakistan set a target of 311 runs against Cricket Australia XI in only practice match being played at Cazaly s Stadium in Cairns. On the last day of a three-day Test, Pakistan declared innings at 216 runs for the loss of six wickets. Earlier, Pakistan held a lead of 218 runs over

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Dhaka Dynamites thrash Rajshahi Kings, claim BPL 2016 title

MIRPUR (Web Desk) – Dhaka Dynamites (DD) put up a wonderful show in the final of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016-17 and beaten Rajshahi Kings (RK) convincingly. Earlier, Rajshahi Kings had won the toss and elected to bowl first. Batting first, Dhaka Dynamites succeeded in achieving an above average score of 159 for the loss

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Disappointed Kamran Akmal seeks PM’s help over selection in team

HYDERABAD (Web Desk) – Kamran Akmal has requested the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, who is also the Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to consider his name for the national team. Kamran Akmal said that he has played outstandingly in domestic cricket and deserves a chance to comeback in Pakistan team. Those players

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