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Pakistan Test Team Squad announced for New Zealand Tour 2016-17

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Selector Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Inzamam ul Haq on Monday finalized the 16-member Test squad for New Zealand tour. The Team was finalized by Chief Selector Mr. Inzamam ul Haq and the National Selection Committee after consultations with the team Head Coach and the Test captain. Pakistan Team will play

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Mehedi vaults into 33rd position after Mirpur heroics

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Teenager Mehedi Hasan has rocketed into 33rd position in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after bowling Bangladesh to its first-ever Test victory over England which earned the home side a 1-1 series draw in Mirpur. Mehedi, who won the player of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

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Chairman PCB meets Women’s National Team at NCA

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shaharyar Mohammad Khan visited NCA on Monday to meet Women’s National Team before their departure to New Zealand. Sana Mir, Captain ODI team introduced players to the Chairman PCB, a statement said. Chairman PCB while addressing the players told them to focus on playing hard cricket

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Pakistan in command as WI slump to 141-4 at Tea

SHARJAH (Monitoring Desk) – Half-century from opener Kraigg Brathwaite and a sensible knock from Roston Chase helped West Indies recovered and finish the second session of the third and final Test against Pakistan at 141-4 in Sharjah on Monday. The visitors were reduced to 68 for four when pacer Mohammad Amir removed Jermaine Blackwood, who

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Misbah disappointed at West Indian downfall

Pakistan thumped West Indies by 133 runs on the fifth and final day to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The defeat is West Indies´ 19th in their last 29 Tests since November 2013, having won only four and drawn the remaining six. It is in total contrast to the West Indies

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No ban on push-ups, clarifies Najam Sethi

“In fact I think players should do 100 push-ups when they score a century!” Sethi tweeted.  In earlier tweets, Sethi said celebrations of Pakistan cricket team players were at their discretion. Sethi in his tweet said PCB high appreciated fitness training facilities of Pakistan Army and they had been utilised thrice in six years.The PCB Executive

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Pakistan cricket team’s push-up celebration questioned in NA committee

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) –  The matter of cricketers’ victory push-ups has been echoed in the session of Senate Standing Committee on Sports after which the players have been barred from carrying out the move further. Rana Afzal, a member of National Assembly, raised question that why players remain silent over defeat and do push-ups on

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Younis Khan climbs to second place in ICC Test player rankings

Lahore – Younis had missed the day-night test in Dubai due to illness, but performed well in the second test with a century in the first innings. The Pakistani batsman passed New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, England batsman Joe Root and South Africa’s Hashim Amla to get to the number two spot. Younis is 46

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Pakistan beat WI to clinch test series as Yasir stuns with 10 wickets

The wily spinner finished with 6-124 to secure his second ten-wicket haul in Test cricket after claiming four wickets in the first innings as West Indies were bowled out for 322 before tea on a weary fifth and final day pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Shah had deprived West Indian batsman Jermaine Blackwood his second

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