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Sri Lanka victory romp levels Pakistan series

Colombo – Dimuth Karunaratne hit 50 off 56 balls as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Test in Colombo on Monday to square the three-match series. Chasing 153 to win, the hosts made light of a delayed start of 30 minutes due to a wet outfield and raced to victory in

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Prasad gives Sri Lanka 153-run target to level series

Colombo – Seamer Dhammika Prasad skittled Pakistan with a four-wicket haul to put Sri Lanka on top in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday despite a defiant century from Azhar Ali. Pakistan, who trailed by 177 runs in the first innings, were bowled out for 329 in their second knock by tea on the

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Batting great Sangakkara to retire during India series in August

Colombo – Sri Lanka’s batting great Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday ended speculation about his future, saying he will retire during the home series against India in August. “This is my time to call it a day,” Sangakkara, 37, told reporters on the sidelines of the second Test against Pakistan at the P. Sara O...

All Pakistan Ramzan T20 cricket Tournament 2015 begins

All Paksitan Ramzan T20 cricket tournament 2015 got underway at Nawb Bugti cricket stadium here Friday night. Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai who was the chief guest the inaugural ceremony declared the tournament open. Opening ceremony was also attended by Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, ...

Five-wicket Yasir slows Sri Lanka’s charge against Pakistan

Colombo – Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed five for 95 as Pakistan halted Sri Lanka’s march towards a big first innings lead in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Friday. Shah made up for the absence of injured pace spearhead Wahab Riaz to keep Sri Lanka down to 304-9 by stumps

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Zaheer Abbas confirmed as ICC President

Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas assumed the role of the ICC President on day three of the ICC Annual Conference week in Barbados on Wednesday. Zaheer began his one-year term and thanked the ICC Board and the Full Council for confirming his nomination. He said: “I feel truly honoured and humbled to be ...

Pakistan eager to mark Khan’s 100th Test with victory

Colombo – Pakistan are eager to celebrate senior batsman Younis Khan’s 100th Test appearance with a series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka in the match starting Thursday in Colombo. Misbah-ul Haq’s tourists are riding high after a 10-wicket triumph in the opening Test in Galle even though the first fou...

Pakistan recall Haris Sohail from Sri Lanka tour

Karachi – Pakistan Wednesday recalled batsman Haris Sohail from the tour of Sri Lanka after he sustained a knee injury in practice, putting his participation in the one-day series that follows the Tests in doubt. The 26-year-old has yet to play a Test but has been a regular part of the one-day squad since ...

PCB invites Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for Pakistan tour

After conducting the successful tour of Zimbabwean team, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is now in talks with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh cricket boards to tour Pakistan. According to a PCB official, PCB has invited Sri Lanka and Bangladesh teams to tour Pakistan. He said “After the successful tour of the Zimbab...

Zimbabwe ‘vindicated’ after Pakistan tour

Harare – Zimbabwe cricket officials said Tuesday they were vindicated after the national team returned from a high-security tour of Pakistan. “We went to Pakistan, we are back and we are safe,” Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Wilson Manase told reporters in Harare. “Nothing happened to say our lives were threate...

Shastri to coach India in Bangladesh

New Delhi – Former captain Ravi Shastri was on Tuesday named India’s interim coach for next week’s tour of Bangladesh after officials failed to appoint a full-time successor to Duncan Fletcher. Zimbabwean Fletcher’s four-year term ended after the recent World Cup in Australia and New Zealand where Mahendra...

Pakistan celebrate Zimbabwe tour but challenges remain

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan gave a huge sigh of relief Monday after Zimbabwe’s high-stakes, high-security tour ended without major incident, the first top-level international cricket in the insurgency-hit country in six years. Cricket-mad Pakistani fans, starved of action at home since gunmen attacked the...

Zimbabwe team happy for reviving international cricket in Pakistan

The Zimbabwean Skipper; Hamilton Masakadza appreciated the fool proof security plans that were arranged for them by the Pakistani Government. He also said that he wish to participate in different events in Pakistan later on. He talked to media on the departure from Pakistan at allama Iqbal International Ai...

Pakistan’s Sethi withdraws candidature for ICC president

According to reports, Najam Sethi withdrew his nomination as Pakistan’s candidate for IIC presidency. Najam Sethi has been the president of PCB after the 2013 elections and has seen a tough turmoil spell as the head of the cricket board. “Since the ICC announcement that from next year the post of ICC Presi...

Rain denies Pakistan chance of Zimbabwe whitewash

The third and final day-night international between Pakistan and Zimbabwe ended as a no result in Lahore on Sunday after play was ended by a sandstorm followed by rain. Zimbabwe, chasing a target of 297 to win, were 60-0 before a power failure in a floodlight tower and a heavy sandstorm forced the players ...

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