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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 […]

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 […]

‘Twerk’ request doesn’t eclipse Ballon d’Or win, says Norwegian striker Hegerberg

‘Twerk’ request doesn’t eclipse Ballon d’Or win, says Norwegian striker Hegerberg

PARIS:Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg said the introduction of a women’s Ballon d’Or was a “big step forward” for the game, playing down suggestions her historic victory was overshadowed after being asked to perform a ‘twerk’ live on stage.The Lyon star — whose prolific form in front of goal helped the French club secure a third successive […]

Bangladesh eye rare Test series win

Bangladesh eye rare Test series win

DHAKA (AFP) – Bangladesh will be looking for a rare Test series win when they take on the West Indies in the second and final Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday.The home side lead the two-match series 1-0 thanks to their 64-run win the first Test in Chittagong when their spinners […]

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

DUBAI (AFP) – Persistent rain forced the third and final one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand to be abandoned Sunday, extending the Asian side s seven-year wait for a series win over the Black Caps.New Zealand, set a daunting 280-run target against a potent Pakistan bowling attack were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when rain halted […]

Showbiz celebs hopeful of Pakistan’s win against India in Asia Cup

Showbiz celebs hopeful of Pakistan’s win against India in Asia Cup

LAHORE  – Lollywood veteran actress Meera, while showing her excitement, conveyed best wishes for Pakistan’s victory in ongoing Asia Cup 2018.Taking to Twitter, Meera urged national cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and star players Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir to perform well.”I am praying for Pakistan. The team is very good and motivated. My best […]

Hamilton equals Schumacher’s record with Italian Grand Prix win

Hamilton equals Schumacher’s record with Italian Grand Prix win

MONZA: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of five Italian Grand Prix wins on Sunday (September 2) and left Ferrari feeling the pain once again in their own backyard in Monza. The Briton and Sebastian Vettel, his closest title rival now 30 points behind, collided on the opening lap with the German […]

India eager to cement No 1 status with series win in England

India eager to cement No 1 status with series win in England

India may be the world’s top-ranked Test side but they still face accusations they are lions at home and lambs abroad. But a series win in England, where Virat Kohli’s men begin a five-Test campaign at Edgbaston on Wednesday, would go some way to ridding India of that unwanted tag. In the past five years, […]

Election 2018 survey: Who will win? Will it be fair?

Election 2018 survey: Who will win? Will it be fair?

With the 2018 general elections around the corner, we invite our readers to share their thoughts and predictions through this non-scientific snapshot survey.Results will be published on Dawn.com * Required Age * Choose Sex * Choose Location * Choose Q1) Do you believe the upcoming elections will be free and fair? * Yes No Not sure Q2) Do you […]

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes WASHINGTON — Republicans released a modified health care bill Monday in an attempt to shore up support among both conservatives and moderates for their legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act before the House votes Thursday — seven years to the day after President Obama signed […]