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MUMBAI: England´s Alastair Cook and India´s Mahendra Singh Dhoni have been named captains of this year´s test and one-day international teams announced by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday.
KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) issued its new rankings on Sunday, establishing Pakistan’s spin-maestro Saeed Ajmal as the top bowler in One day International (ODI) rankings, DawnNews reported.
LAHORE: Sixteen young Pakistani women will make history this weekend as they compete in the 2013 Kabaddi World Cup — the first time the country has ever fielded an international women’s team in the sport.
LAHORE: Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq lost his passport, gold and cash when burglars broke into his house in the eastern city of Lahore early Tuesday, the player said.
BRISBANE: Mitchell Johnson took five for 42 as Australia dismissed England for 179 in the Brisbane twilight to comprehensively win the first Ashes Test by 381 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the series on Sunday.
LAHORE, Nov 18: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt slammed incumbent Najam Sethi’s grilling of Pakistan’s Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq on his own television show.
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors Monday named Pakistan Under 19 teams for the upcoming Tri Nation Tournament and Under 19 Asia Cup being played in United Arab Emirates.
MUMBAI: Sachin Tendulkar will become the first sportsperson to receive a Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, the country’s government announced hours after the batting great’s 200th and final test ended on Saturday.
MUMBAI: Newly-retired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday that it was the “perfect time” for him to leave the game after his body began to struggle with the physical pressure.
DUBAI: South Africa sparked another Pakistan batting collapse to win the second Twenty20 international by six runs in Dubai on Friday, taking the two-match series 2-0.
By Kiran Bokhari
Islamabad, Nov 14 (Pak Destiny) Geo News is trying hard to blame Misbah-ul-Haq to save the skin of acting PCB chairman Najam Sethi.
India will have a lump in the throat as its favourite son, Sachin Tendulkar, walks out for one last time this week to play the game he has dominated for nearly a quarter of a century.
LAHORE: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore will leave his job at the end of February, the country’s cricket board said Tuesday, saying a mutual agreement had been reached not to extend his contract.
OSLO: The Norwegian capital Oslo will bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Oslo2022 committee said Thursday.