Playing Umar Akmal as a keeper was a mistake: Imran Khan

Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Imran Khan on Sunday said the move to play part-time wicketkeeper Umar Akmal in their cricket World Cup match against India was a mistake. The cricketer-turned politician said that Pakistan had blundered by going for Akmal. “I always believed in having specialist players and I think playing Umar as a keeper was a More...

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By admin On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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ICC accepts umpiring error on Anderson run-out

James Taylor was denied a maiden international century by an umpiring error as Australia opened their World Cup campaign with a crushing defeat of England. “Following Australia’s 111-run win over England More...

By admin On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Daredevils likely to top auction spending

It is unlike the IPL to play second fiddle to international cricket. Yet, the World Cup has overshadowed this year’s IPL player auction, in Bangalore on February 16, a day after what is being touted as the More...

By admin On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Allrounder dilemma looming for Australia

There seems little doubt that George Bailey will make way for Michael Clarke in Australia’s second World Cup match, despite Bailey scoring 55 in the opening game against England on Saturday. But another selection More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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World Cup 1992 remains the most memorable one for me

By Javed Miandad The International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup has over the years become ICC’s pinnacle tournament, an event which is eagerly-awaited by the fans and players alike. I was very lucky More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Blind T20 Cup from today to pay homage to Peshawar tragedy victims

Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Vice Chairman Imran Sheikh and Media Manager Asif Azeem on Friday announced that a National Solidarity T20 Cup for Blind will be organized from January 19 to pay tribute to More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Split from Mcllroy a thing of the past: Wozniacki

World No.8 women’s tennis player Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday said her split from her former golfer beau Rory Mcllroy is a thing of the past. Denmark’s Wozniacki, in the city to play the Sydney International More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Muhammad Ali out of hospital in time for 73rd birthday

LOUISVILLE: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was released from hospital on Friday after receiving treatment for a severe urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said. Bob Gunnell of Louisville-based Boxcar PR said More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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National Karate Coaches Course commences

LAHORE: National Karate Coaches Course started at Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Coaching Centre here on Friday. The course is being organised by the Pakistan Karate Federation (PKF). 64 coaches from all the affiliated More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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I’m not from another planet, says Ronaldo after Cup loss

Cristiano Ronaldo apologised to Real Madrid fans after his miraculous powers deserted him as the holders were knocked out of the King’s Cup by city rivals Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Ronaldo showed off the More...