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Australia target first Asia series win since 2011:  Paine

Australia target first Asia series win since 2011:  Paine

Abu Dhabi –Australian skipper Tim Paine vowed his team would do its utmost to win the second Test against Pakistan starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday for a first series win in Asia since 2011. The trying conditions of the pitches and hot weather have stopped Australia from winning a series since they beat Sri […]

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Afghanistan’s Hazratullah smashes six sixes in an over

Afghanistan’s Hazratullah smashes six sixes in an over

Sharjah: Afghanistan batsman Hazratullah Zazai smashed six sixes in an over during an Aghanistan Premier League (APL) T20 match on Sunday. He became only the third batsman to hit six sixes in an over in a Twenty20 match. Playing for Kabul Zwanan, the 20-year-old smashed a 12-ball 50 against the Balkh Legends. It is the […]

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ICC charges Jayasuriya under anti-corruption code

ICC charges Jayasuriya under anti-corruption code

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Monday. The former captain and explosive opening batsman has refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by the ICC’s anti-corruption unit (ACU), the ICC said in a statement. […]

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India complete Windies rout as Umesh takes maiden 10-wicket haul

India complete Windies rout as Umesh takes maiden 10-wicket haul

Hyderabad: India registered their tenth consecutive Test series win at home as Virat Kohli’s men crushed the West Indies by 10 wickets in the second and final cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. Once again, it was a cakewalk for India in the second innings after being handed a paltry […]

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Hamid Ansari questions administration failure during 2002 Gujarat riots

Hamid Ansari questions administration failure during 2002 Gujarat riots

New Delhi, Oct 14: Former Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday raised questions about the civil and police administration’s failure during the 2002 Gujarat riots and the role of the Parliamentary system in such a situation. Releasing Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah’s (retd) memoir, ‘The Sarkari Mussalman’, Ansari said, “The book is silent about the […]

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  PCB considering Wasim, Misbah for cricket committee

   PCB considering Wasim, Misbah for cricket committee

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Sunday said they are considering the names of former captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Wasim Akram for the cricket committee. According to sources, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani consulted with patron Prime Minister Imran Khan for the inclusion of Misbah and Wasim into the committee. Sources further said, there is complete confidence […]

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US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran, says President Hassan Rouhani

US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran, says President Hassan Rouhani

Tehran, Oct 14: The United States is seeking “regime change” in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current US administration is the most hostile that the Islamic Republic has faced in its four decades. Tensions have increased between Iran and America after US President Donald Trump withdrew from a multi-lateral agreement […]

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Messi is not a leader for Argentina: Maradona

Messi is not a leader for Argentina: Maradona

PARIS: Lionel Messi “is not a leader,” said Diego Maradona of the current Argentina talisman in an interview in Mexico. “It’s useless to try and make a leader out of someone who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a game,” Maradona said on Fox Sports. “Before speaking to the coach and players he will […]

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Imran Khan inaugurates Clean and Green Pakistan campaign

Imran Khan inaugurates Clean and Green Pakistan campaign

ISLAMABAD, Oct 13: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the Clean and Green Pakistan Drive Action Day campaign by planting a tree at a local college here on Saturday. Interacting with the college students, PM Imran said, “Everybody knows how trees   keep temperature in control. Hence, the significance of planting trees in the country is […]

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Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying

Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying

Istanbul, Oct 13 (AP) Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security […]

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