newscricket12 days ago

WATCH | Darren Sammy shows great sportsmanship after being knocked down by Hasan Ali's yorker

Darren Sammy has won the hearts of fans all around the world for his sportsmanship during the first T20 match of the Independence Cup, yesterday, between Pakistan and World XI. Even though Hasan Ali’s yorker left the Windies star on his back, Sammy appreciated his delivery by applauding it.
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featurecricketa month ago

World XI's visit to Pakistan - the dawn of a new era in Pakistan cricket

Despite certain players' involvement in match fixing and occasional terrorist attacks, Pakistan was still one of the favourites for teams to visit during the early 2000's. India was the first country to boycott visits to Pakistan but other countries continued to tour the terrorism-hit nation.
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newscricket3 months ago

India are scared of Pakistan, claims PCB chief Shaharyar Khan

PCB Chief Shaharyar Khan has taken a dig at the BCCI saying they are scared of Pakistan whilst issuing an open challenge to his Indian counterparts to play a bilateral series against Pakistan. Pakistan had earlier beaten India by 180 runs to claim the Champions Trophy last month.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sarfraz Ahmed named Pakistan's Test captain

Sarfraz Ahmed will take over the responsibility of leading the Pakistan’s Test side after the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Tuesday. PCB’s chairman Shahryar Khan gave the confirmation at a function that was organized for the Champions Trophy winning team.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC confirms support for World XI team’s tour of Pakistan

The International Cricket Council has reiterated its support for the Pakistan vs World XI match, in a bid to bring back international cricket in Pakistan. The ICC has announced that it is contemplating plans of a three-match Twenty20 series in Pakistan, which will be accorded international status.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sarfraz Ahmed likely to be handed Pakistan’s Test captaincy

Pakistan's limited over skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed, who led Pakistan to the Champions Trophy glory recently, is all set to be appointed as the skipper of the Test team as well. The position has still been vacant since the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq after the victorious tour to West Indies in May.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar make team of the tournament

Indian skipper Virat Kohli bagged the fourth spot in the batting line up of the ICC Champions Trophy team of the tournament while Shikhar Dhawan was picked to open the innings. Bhuvneshwar Kumar led the pace attack, while Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was named the captain of the team.
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newscricket3 months ago

"Come and play in Pakistan": Sarfraz Ahmed welcomes cricketing nations

Sarfraz Ahmed, the captain of the ICC Champions Trophy-winning Pakistan side, has invited other cricketing nations to come and play in his country. Cricketing sides have shunned the nation due to security issues after the visiting Sri Lankan side were attacked by gunmen in 2009 at Lahore.
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newscricket3 months ago

Shahid Afridi: Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez need to step up against India

Former Pakistani skipper Shahid Afridi expects the experienced duo of Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez to come to the fore in today’s Champions Trophy final against India. Afridi also had a word of praise for Pakistan’s opening duo of Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman for their performances so far.
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newscricket3 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | India vs Pakistan attracts bets worth Rs 2,000 crore

Not only are the fans eagerly awaiting the India-Pakistan battle, but this encounter is also a favourite for the bookies. According to estimates by the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), around Rs 2,000 crore will be gambled on Sunday’s Champion's Trophy final between India and Pakistan.
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