Saturday , August 24 2019

Sports

Shoaib Akhtar wants Amir to reconsider retirement from Tests

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(Web Desk): Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants fast-bowler Mohammad Amir to think again his choice of retirement from Tests cricket and give his best for Pakistan as he performed for English County side Essex. Muhammad Amir, who was playing his final first-class game, finished with figures of 6 for 64 in …

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Misbah on PCB’s panel to finalise cricket association sides for 2019-20

LAHORE (Web Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), as part of an agreed procedure, has established a three-member independent panel of professionals to review and finalize the six cricket suggestion sides that will participate in the upcoming national cricket season 2019-20. The three-member panel includes Misbah-ul-Haq, Nadeem Khan and Rashid …

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Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test: Cricket Australia

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LONDON (Web Desk): Cricket Australia announced on Thursday, Australia’s batsman Steve Smith has been administrated out of the third Ashes Test opening. On Saturday, The 30-year-old Steve Smith who has scored two centuries and 92 in his three innings in the first two Test matches, suffered a concussion when he …

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Misbah-ul-Haq to perform dual role of chief selector, head coach

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LAHORE (Web Desk) – Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is likely to be appointed as the chief selector and head coach of the Pakistan cricket team. Sources privy to Dunya News have revealed that things have been finalized between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Misbah-ul-Haq, and a formal announcement will …

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PCB invites 20 cricketers for pre-season camp at NCA

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LAHORE (APP) – Fourteen centrally contracted and six additional men cricketers have been invited to attend a pre-season camp, which will commence here from August 19 at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). After two days of fitness testing, the 17-day conditioning camp will begin on August 22 and run until …

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India want Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan:

(Web Desk): India have asked the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift their future Davis Cup bond from Pakistan to a neutral site due to escalating political tensions between the two states. The Indian team are planned to tour Pakistan’s capital Islamabad for the Asia Group 1 tie to be …

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Liverpool thump promoted Norwich in Premier League opener

LIVERPOOL (Web Desk): European champions Liverpool made a forceful start to the new Premier League season by scoring 3 times in the opening thirty minutes as they taught promoted Norwich City a tough lesson with a 4-1 thrashing at Anfield on Friday. Juergen Klopp’s said that runners-up to Manchester City …

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Pakistan’s Mahoor Shahzad eyes Tokyo 2020

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KARACHI (Web Desk): Treasured national badminton champion, Mahoor Shahzad, is now eyeing Tokyo 2020 games next year after she became Pakistan’s first woman to be ranked among the world’s top 150 players. Mahoor spoke about her goals for the future, as well as her thankfulness to God for “the skill …

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Chandimal back in Sri Lanka squad for New Zealand Tests

(Web Desk): On Friday, Sri-Lanka reviewed the previous captain Dinesh Chandimal to the 15-members squad for the 1st Test against New Zealand, finishing a 6-month banish for the wicketkeeper-batsman. The 29-year-old was dropped after a poor series against Australia and missed the South African voyage to Sri Lanka which the …

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Serena again tops Forbes list of highest-paid sports women:

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(Web Desk): US tennis superstar Serena Williams has beaten Forbes magazine’s list of the top paid women in sports for the fourth straight year on Tuesday. The business magazine intended that the 23-time Grand Slam singles winner earned $29.2 million in the 12-month period wind-up June 1 — with just …

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‘Disappointed and hurt’: Arthur hits out after Pakistan axe:

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KARACHI (Web Desk): Mickey Arthur aforesaid he was “disappointed associate degreed hurt” on Wed as he was axed as West Pakistan coach following an underwhelming World Cup. Arthur, UN agency has been connected with a move to the European nation, aforesaid he had done his best with West Pakistan UN agency narrowly didn’t reach the globe Cup semi-finals. “I am …

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PCB decides not to renew contracts of Mickey Arthur, Azhar Mahmood, Grant Flower:

LAHORE (Web Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday announced it’s determined to not renew contracts of head coach Mickey Arthur, bowling Coach Azhar Mahmood, batting Coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden. The PCB Cricket Committee that met on Friday was unanimous in its recommendations for a revamp of the employment setup. The recommendations were forwarded and mentioned with PCB …

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