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TOP ORDER DOES THE JOB AS PAKISTAN THRASH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

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In order to get in grove before the England Tour officially kicks off, Pakistan played their second warm up match, this time against Northamptonshire.  The men in green made most of this opportunity and completely dismantled the English side. On a bright sunny day at County ground Northampton, the home side won the toss and chose to bat first. The idea behind was to make most of the good batting conditions early on and put pressure on Pakistan while they chase, but things did not go well as planned by the skipper Josh Cobb. The hosts came to bat and their opener Richard Levi was bowled by pacer Muhammad Amir on the very first delivery of the match. Next in came Captain Cobb to partner with Ben Curran. The pair added good few runs before Mohammad Hasnain bowled Ben Curran with the...

PAKISTAN CRICKET TEAM FLUTTERS OFF FOR WORLD CUP 2019

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On Monday night, Pakistan cricket team took their flight for England where they will play a series consisting of 5 One Day Internationals before the World Cup. On 18th of April, Chief Selector Inzamam ul Haq announced the15 men squad that will represent Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after the fitness camp session ended in Lahore. Sarfaraz Ahmed was announced Captain for the World Cup and Shoaib Malik as his deputy. Pakistan Cricket Board has provided a provisional squad for World Cup which may see changes depending upon the performance of the squad members in the England series. The squad announced consisted Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq and the newbie Abid Ali for the opening slots. The obvious Babar Azam, Mohammed Hafeez and Shoaib Malik were included whereas Harris Soh...

FANTASTIC FOGNINI CONQUERS MOENTE CARLO TITLE

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2019 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters came to conclusion announcing Fabio Fognini from Italy as the Champion this weekend spreading smiles all over. The Italian had a wonderful tournament and richly deserved the accolade for his performance, persistence, hardwork and dedication. Fabio became the oldest player ever to win the Monte-Carlo Masters title in the open era when the 31 year old lifted the trophy in France on Sunday. He entered into the tournament as the 13th seeded player with salvaging only one win in his last eight games. The journey of Monte Carlo Masters 2019 was also pretty arduous for Fabio and was crammed with drama throughout. In the qualifying round the Italian was struggling after losing the 1st set 4-6, and trailing the second 1-4, but came back from behind and eventu...
Pakistan Prepares For Cricket World Cup 2019

Pakistan Prepares For Cricket World Cup 2019

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Once again this summer the stage is set for ICC World Cup 2019. The teams are pumped and the cities of England and Wales keep the excitement high as they prepare to host the biggest Cricket event of the year. Here we take a glance at how the Pakistan Squad for cricket world cup 2019 shape up After a successful PSL 4, Pakistan team flew to UAE in a week's time to play a 5 match ODI series against the mighty Aussies prior to ICC World Cup 2019. The key players of the Pakistan team were rested while players like Harris Sohail, Shan Masood, Usman Shinwari, Junaid Khan, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Umer Akmal and Muhammad Rizwan were all given a chance to prove their worth if they want to make it to ICC World Cup 2019 squad. Youngsters Saad Ali and Muhammad Hasnain were also given the green ...
THE PREPARATION FOR WORLD CUP 2019

THE PREPARATION FOR WORLD CUP 2019

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is nearing and all the teams are gearing up for the mega event. With the last day of squad announcement approaching fast, the teams have started revealing their squad that will fight for the Champions’ podium in England and Wales. Most recently the 5 times World Champions and the defending champions, Australia announced their squad for World Cup 2019. David Warner has made his comeback to Kangaroos team. He is currently the top scorer of IPL season 12 with 400 runs scoring 4 half centuries and 1 century in his last 7 games and will now fly to England for the World Cup. Similarly, Steve Smith is also called up for the World Cup after being banned for the ball tampering scandal last year. Aaron Finch will remain the Captain of the side for World Cup as well, a
The Race for Semis in UCL

The Race for Semis in UCL

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The stage for UEFA Champions League quarter finals first leg was set on the fine evenings of the midweek across Europe and the fans enjoyed it thoroughly. The first contest was an all English Quarter Final where Tottenham Spurs took on Manchester City. The match between the two top English sides lived up to its expectations, and was one of the best UCL games this season. Early on in the game an opening allowed City to attack, Aguero took a shot which hit Dany Rose on his hand inside the box. A penalty was awarded to Manchester City for this offense and Aguero stepped up to take the penalty but Lloris on the other hand saved it. Later on in the second half a brilliant run of play saw Son Heung Min score an amazing goal and give the home side a one goal lead which remained till the final w...
RAIN WASHED OUT PAKISTAN CUP THRILLER

RAIN WASHED OUT PAKISTAN CUP THRILLER

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Last Sunday evening ended up giving a bittersweet taste to the cricket fans in Pakistan especially in Rawalpindi where rain showed up as an uninvited guest and spoiled the party for the spectators on the weekend's eve. An important fixture of Pakistan Cup 2019, between the top sides of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the attraction of the crowd in the Pindi Cricket Stadium on Sunday and a good number of people showed up to the stadium. Balochistan won the toss and asked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to bat first. Salman Butt started off well and played a blistering knock of 133 with 16 fours and one six. His opening partner Abid Ali was equally good and contributed 95 runs off mere 77 balls with 14 boundaries and 4 sky touching sixes before he was dismissed by Haris Rauf on an amazing d...
PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE SEASON 4 : THE CAST OF AND THE STORY SO FAR

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE SEASON 4 : THE CAST OF AND THE STORY SO FAR

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PSL over the years have gained huge popularity as a cricket festival in Pakistan and is now gradually become the face of Pakistani Cricket. The PSL competition has already made his mark on Pakistan Cricket with giving birth to stars and continues to hone crafts of emerging players. In PSL 4 once again we have 6 PSL Teams. Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Multan Sultans, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators have decided to go on a hunt for the elite trophy. Let’s have a look at how these PSL 4 Teams pan out for a battle in this year’s PSL. Islamabad United, the most successful team in the PSL history have so far lifted the PSL Trophy twice, once each in Dubai and Karachi in season 1 and season 3 respectively. The team retained their key players from last season wh
PSL:THE EVENT THAT UNITES THE NATION

PSL:THE EVENT THAT UNITES THE NATION

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The PSL mega event has now started and it has taken Pakistanis by the storm. After the doors of International cricket closed for Pakistan since 2009, the PCB event has been a fresh air for the entire nation. The Pakistan Super League has not only revived the cricket charisma but the tournament has also brought unity among the nation. The fans have come close since ever and have staged a beautiful picture of Pakistan which depicts love and peace. PSL 4 Ceremony This year's PSL will be inaugurated in UAE on 14th February's eve and will conclude on 17th March at the National Stadium Karachi where 6 teams will compete to get their hands on the coveted trophy of PSL. The start studded opening ceremony will be held in Dubai International Stadium. The PSL lead singer of s...