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Arsenal close in on bottle throwing spectator

Arsenal close in on bottle throwing spectator

LONDON: Arsenal say they have identified an “image” of the spectator who threw a bottle that hit Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli in Spurs’ 2-0 League Cup quarter-final victory over their bitter North London rivals on Wednesday.The England midfielder –  who scored a delightful goal to put Spurs 2-0 up – was hit on the head as […]

New Zealand opt to bowl in first Sri Lanka Test

New Zealand opt to bowl in first Sri Lanka Test

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl on a green wicket in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Wellington s Basin Reserve on Saturday.Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson said he expected the pitch would suit his three-pronged pace attack, comprising Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner.”There s obviously a bit […]

PCB announces schedule of PSL 2019

PCB announces schedule of PSL 2019

The countdown to the start of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 has officially begun as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule of the event.The tournament will kick-off with the opener between defending champions Islamabad United and the Sixth Team in Dubai on February 14, 2019 and culminate with the final in […]

Australia look for quick fix ahead of second India Test

Australia look for quick fix ahead of second India Test

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Australia skipper Tim Paine admitted there was little time to regroup after the first Test defeat to India, but said he had no doubt under-fire fast bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc would bounce back in Perth.The second Test starts on Friday with India full of confidence after their tense, 31-run win in Adelaide […]

Pant ‘happy’ to help India win with world record 11 catches

Pant ‘happy’ to help India win with world record 11 catches

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant said Monday he was “very happy” to have helped India win the first Test in Adelaide after equalling the world record of 11 catches in a match.The 21-year-old, playing in only his sixth Test, matched the record held by England s Jack Russell and South Africa s AB de Villiers when […]

Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

PESHAWAR:In what can best be described as an honour for the country, a junior squash player Laiba Ijaz Ahmad hailing from Peshawar will represent Pakistan in the US Junior Open Squash Championship to be held from December 15 to 18 in Boston, Massachusetts.At least 9,000 players from all over the world compete to qualify for […]

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

DHAKA (AFP) – Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with an unbeaten 55 as Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday.Set a modest target after three wickets each from Mashrafe Mortaza and Mustafizur Rahman helped Bangladesh restrict West Indies to 195-9, the hosts sailed to 196-5 in 35.1 […]

HBL beat SNGPL in test match at UBL SPORTS COMPLEX, KARACHI

HBL beat SNGPL in test match at UBL SPORTS COMPLEX, KARACHI

HBL beat SNGPL in test match at UBL SPORTS COMPLEX, KARACHI SNGPL: (First innings) 304 all out in 110.2 overs(Misbah-ul-Haq 91, 184 balls, 11x4s, 1×6, Khurram Shahzad 47, 118 balls, 8x4s, Muhammad Imran 40, 88 balls, 4x4s, Ali Waqas 38, 82 balls, 6x4s, Bilawal Bhatti 25*, 31 balls, 5x4s, Adnan Akmal 22, 25 balls, 4x4s, […]

Pakistan cricket team returns home after defeat in NZ Test series

Pakistan cricket team returns home after defeat in NZ Test series

KARACHI– Several players of Pakistan cricket team including skipper Sarfraz Ahmed ‎have returned home after facing defeat in Test series against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. ‎ According to details, Asad Shafiq and Mir Hamza landed at Karachi airport. ‎ The cricket fans expressed resentment over Pakistan’s poor performance and said that the players ‎have […]

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