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Thank you Younis Khan

By: Muhammad Saim Khan Pakistan produced a lot of brilliant cricketers like Hanif Mohammad, Javed Miandad, Imran Khan,Zaheer Abbas and many more. These all players have played in the nineties. Now if we come to 2000 onwards the greats are Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Inzeman-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousaf, Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan. All of these…

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Pakistani man pardons 10 Indians for killing his son

ABU DHABI: A Pakistani man has pardoned ten Indians who were convicted for killing his son in Abu Dhabi in 2015, in exchange for blood money. According to details, ten Indians were convicted by a UAE court for killing a Pakistani man named Muhammad Farhan after an altercation. However, his father Muhammad Riaz has agreed…

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Chechnya’s first daughter shows off fashion collection

In a former czar’s palace in Moscow, models display a fashion collection designed by the 18-year-old daughter of Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia’s mainly Muslim region of Chechnya. The designer, Aishat Kadyrova, showcased a collection of outfits in sumptuous fabrics that conform to the norms of dress in Chechnya’s traditional society, with only the face…

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Rafael Nadal wins fourth UAE title

ABU DHABI: Rafael Nadal ended an injury-plagued 2016 on a high by lifting the Mubadala World Tennis Championship title for a fourth time on Saturday. The 30-year-old Spaniard defeated 11th-ranked Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) after world number one Andy Murray earlier ousted Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to take third place. “I’m…

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Fog causes 25 car pile-up

DUBAI: The Abu Dhabi-Al Ain highway witnessed two major traffic accidents on Monday morning, leaving a 25 car pile-up and six motorists with moderate injuries. According to Gulf News, Abu Dhabi Police said the accidents were caused by heavy fog that not only blanketed the busy highway, but that also affected visibility levels in other…

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PIA plane escapes disaster after bird strike

LAHORE: A  passenger aircraft was grounded at Lahore Airport on Saturday for inspection after being struck by a bird. According to Aviation sources, said the bird strike was on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-295 on Saturday afternoon. The plane carrying 130 passengers and crew members was flying to Abu Dhabi via Rahimyar Khan. Sources…

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Yasir five-for floors West Indies; Pakistan close on win

ABU DHABI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah deprived West Indian batsman Jermaine Blackwood of a fighting hundred by just five runs as Pakistan closed on a series-clinching victory in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Shah, who has figures of 5-105 for his eighth five-wicket haul, bowled Blackwood for 95 before West Indies reached 272-7…

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Saudi movies bag four awards at film festival

Out of five movies, Saudi Arabia bagged four awards at the Gulf Film Festival 2016 held at Abu Dhabi in different categories including short films, short and long documentaries, and animation movies, the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat reported. The five movies were nominated by the Committee of Saudi Film Festival to partake in the event. ‘Basta’…

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Brathwaite hits fifty after West Indies set 456

ABU DHABI: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite defied Pakistan’s bowling with a fighting half century to take West Indies to 86-2 at tea on the fourth day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Brathwaite was 55 not out and with him Marlon Samuels on nine not out as West Indies — set a mammoth…

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Pakistan build commanding lead over West Indies

ABU DHABI: Openers Azhar Ali and Sami Aslam hit half-centuries to help Pakistan strengthen their grip on the third day of the second Test against West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Ali was unbeaten on 52 and Asad Shafiq five not out as Pakistan reached 114-1 at stumps, increasing their lead to 342 after…

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Younis wants Pakistan, India to resume Tests

Senior batsman Younis Khan wants India and Pakistan to set aside their strained relations and resume five-day matches as both are giants of the game.

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Land allotted for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will come up on 20,000 square metre of land in Al Wathba. “We took delivery of the land on Monday. Within one year the temple will be built,” businessman BR Shetty, who heads the temple coordination committee, said on Monday night. “Al Wathba is just 30 minutes from…

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Pakistan to qualify directly for 2019 World Cup: Azhar

  ABU DHABI: Pakistan’s one-day skipper Azhar Ali insisted Thursday that his fast developing team is well set to qualify directly for the 2019 World Cup. Pakistan whitewashed the West Indies 3-0 with a convincing 136-run win in the third and final one-dayer in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The series win lifted Pakistan one place…

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MATCH SUMMARY: Pakistan vs West Indies 3rd ODI

Pakistan thrash West Indies by 136 runs 43.1 overs Riaz to Alzarri Joseph, OUT, caught by Shoaib Malik End of over 43 (4 runs) West Indies 170/8 End of over 42 (5 runs) West Indies 166/8 End of over 41 (2 runs) West Indies 161/8 40.6 overs Mohammad Nawaz to Benn, OUT, caught by Sohail Khan 40.2 overs Mohammad…

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Azam in record books as Pakistan dominate

ABU DHABI: Red-hot Babar Azam hit his third consecutive hundred while skipper Azhar Ali returned to form with a century as Pakistan punished West Indies in the third day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Azam became just the seventh batsman in one-day cricket to smash hundreds in three consecutive matches with a superb 106-ball 117…

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Pakistan’s Amir flies home to sick mother

ABU DHABI: Mohammad Amir quit Pakistan’s one-day series against the West Indies and flew home on Tuesday after his mother was taken seriously ill, the Pakistan Cricket Board said. The 24-year-old left for Lahore and will miss the third and final one-day international against West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. “The team management has…

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47 children hurt in Abu Dhabi school bus accident

ABU DHABI: At least 47 children were injured Thursday when a public transport bus and two school buses collided in United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi, police said. Most of the children suffered only minor injuries though two were in serious but stable condition after the accident near one of the bridges connecting the island…

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Etihad plane engine fails during flight

ABU DHABI: An engine failure forced an Etihad Boeing 777 airliner to make an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi shortly after taking off for Sydney, the airline said Wednesday. Flight EY450 was forced to return to the United Arab Emirates capital on Tuesday morning following a malfunction with one of the engines, according to the…

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Former captains find words to express joy

KARACHI: First ever whitewash by Green Shirts in the shortest format of the game left former captains feeling on top of the world and overly gleeful as Pakistan outperformed West Indies with convincing win in all three matches against them. Former ace batsman Javed Miandad, who looked elated by the win, voiced his happiness saying it…

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Fall of West Indies wickets

Green Shirts outclassed world Twenty20 champions in Abu Dhabi’s last face-off of three-match series. Watch here short clip of dismissals of Wes Indies at the hand of Pakistani bowlers who guided them to whitewash series.

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Hilarious dance by WI player

West Indies players are renowned for their fun and frolicking. The debutant, Kesrick Williams, when dismissed Khalid Latif, was in full mood to celebrate his maiden wicket in international cricket. Watch his hilarious dance.

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