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Imran Khan enters self-isolation after testing COVID-19 positive

Pakistan's World Cup-winning skipper and Prime Minister Imran Khan tested positive for Coronavirus after experiencing mild symptoms, as confirmed by Dr Faisal Sultan, an infectious diseases expert. Khan was given his first dose of a vaccine two days earlier but the immunity was yet to be built.
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newscricket9 months ago

Imran Khan consumed ‘charas’ at my house, claims Sarfraz Nawaz 

Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has accused country's PM Imran Khan of consuming cannabis at his house in 1987 in London. He also added that Khan would not be able to deny this if he is made to face him in person besides claiming that there are many eyewitnesses of the same in London.
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newscricket10 months ago

Convinced Misbah, Hafeez and Azhar that new structure must be allowed to grow, reveals Imran Khan

Imran Khan has revealed that he has convinced Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, and Azhar Ali about the new structure before admitting that it must be allowed to grow and become strong. He also was hopeful that the system will strengthen their squad for the next World Cup to win the tournament.
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newscricketa year ago

I Was a better athlete than Hadlee, Imran Khan and Ian Botham combined, opines Kapil Dev

Recalling his playing days, Kapil Dev has opined that he was a fitter athlete than Richard Hadlee, Imran Khan and Ian Botham combined in world cricket. However, at the same time, he credited all the three of them for being outrageous talents, appreciating their hard work and skills.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli is the right guy to take Indian team forward, states Ian Botham

Ian Botham has stated that Virat Kohli is the right person to take the Indian team forward, admitting that he takes the game to the opposition while also being a support to the team. The all-rounder also recollected his cricketing days, glorifying the all-rounder quartet of the early 80s.
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newscricketa year ago

My task is to bring Pakistan into top-3 of ODI rankings, claims Babar Azam

Babar Azam has revealed that his primary aim is to make Pakistan a better ODI outfit and bring them into the top three of the ODI rankings. The No.1 T20 batsman in the World has also admitted that he wants to become a skipper like Imran Khan, widely admired as the best that Pakistan produced.
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newscricketa year ago

Rameez Raja leaves out Rohit Sharma, Shahid Afridi from India-Pakistan combined ODI XI

In his choice of a combined India-Pakistan ODI XI, Rameez Raja has left out Rohit Sharma and Shahid Afridi while picking Imran Khan as the captain of the side. The former Pakistan cricketer also named the likes of Virender Sehwag, MS Dhoni, Anil Kumble, and Virat Kohli in the aforementioned XI. 
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli only Indian in Shahid Afridi’s all-time World Cup XI; Sachin Tendulkar omitted

Shahid Afridi, on Thursday, picked his ‘All-time World Cup XI’ and decided to controversially leave out Sachin Tendulkar, picking Virat Kohli as the lone Indian in his XI. Afridi’s XI featured five Pakistan players, including Inzamam-ul-Haq, Wasim Akram, Saeed Anwar and Shoaib Akhtar.
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newscricketa year ago

Lakshmipathy Balaji was more famous than Imran Khan in 2003, claims Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has claimed that in the 2003 series against Pakistan, Lakshmipathy Balaji was more famous in Pakistan than the great Imran Khan. Nehra also recalled the series where Balaji was hitting sixes left right centre, despite the presence of superstars such as Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid.
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newscricketa year ago

Don’t see anything wrong with Shoaib Akhtar’s suggestion, feels Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi stated that he doesn't see anything wrong with Shoaib Akhtar’s suggestion for Indo-Pak matches, adding that Kapil Dev's reaction surprised him. Afridi also urged Imran Khan to order the PCB to restore departmental cricket in the country to save the livelihood of domestic players.
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