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The under-19 cricket hasn’t been paid for playing in the world cup yet

Pakistan Cricket Board has not paid salaries to the players who participated in the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

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First 3D colour X-ray performed on a human

New Zealand scientists have performed the first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human, using a technique that promises to improve the field of medical diagnostics, said Europe’s CERN physics lab which contributed imaging technology. The new device, based on the traditional black-and-white X-ray, incorporates particle-tracking technology developed for CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, which in 2012…

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Bates, Devine see New Zealand into women’s tri-series final against England

New Zealand captain Suzie Bates hit a fifty as the White Ferns beat South Africa by eight wickets in their women’s Twenty20 tri-series clash at Bristol on Thursday to seal a place in the final against England. South Africa’s 148 for six, with Chloe Tryon top-scoring with 35, never looked like being enough to trouble…

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Pakistan to kick off Women’s World T20 2018 campaign against Australia

Pakistan will kick off its Women’s World Twenty20 2018 campaign against Australia on November 9, 2018 at Guyana. International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the schedule for the tournament on Friday afternoon. The 10-team tournament, featuring three-time champions Australia, reigning ICC Women’s World Cup winners England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and defending…

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New Zealand PM hopes for new world for daughter Neve

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed her newborn daughter would be called Neve as she left an Auckland hospital Sunday, and expressed hope that one day a woman giving birth in office would no longer be a “novelty”. Speaking publicly for the first time since her delivery on Thursday — which made waves around…

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England and New Zealand shatter women’s T20 record against luckless South Africa

England posted a new women’s Twenty20 international record of 250 for three against South Africa at Taunton on Wednesday — just hours after New Zealand had done the same thing to the Proteas at the same ground. The three sides are taking part in a triangular tournament where teams will play ‘double-headers’. It was South…

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New Zealand prime minister gives birth to healthy baby girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital on Thursday, becoming the second world leader to do so while in office. It was the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilogrammes (7.3 pounds). “I’m…

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New Zealand’s Kerr hits world record 232 not out against Ireland

New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr hit a world record 232 not out in the third one-day international against Ireland on Wednesday and then took five wickets to complete a remarkable day for the 17-year-old. Kerr batted through the innings and surpassed the 229 not out set by Australia’s Belinda Clark against Denmark in 1997 with a…

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Cricket legend Hadlee undergoes bowel cancer surgery

Cricketing great Richard Hadlee has undergone surgery for bowel cancer but is expected to make a full recovery, his wife Dianne said Wednesday. “Last month, Richard had a routine three-year colonoscopy and we discovered that he has bowel cancer,” she said in a statement. “He has since had an operation to remove the tumour. This…

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New Zealand women footballers get same pay as men

New Zealand’s football body announced a new deal Tuesday that gives the national women’s team the same pay and conditions as the men’s side, becoming one of the world’s first countries to do so. Providing equality between the male All Whites and female Football Ferns was “a landmark moment for football in this country”, New…

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New Zealand sinkhole reveals glimpse into 60,000-year-old volcano

A new sinkhole on a North Island farm as deep as four double-decker buses and almost the length of two football fields has grabbed the attention of New Zealand volcanologists. The chasm appeared after heavy rainfall near the town of Rotorua and left a jagged scar on the landscape, exposing rock deposits from 60,000 years…

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Pakistan may host New Zealand for T20 series this year

Pakistan has invited New Zealand to play a three-match Twenty20 series this year. Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi sent a letter to New Zealand Cricket, inviting the team to play a three-match T20 series in the country. The three matches are likely to be played in October or November. The venue has not been…

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ICC test rankings: India stay at no.1, Bangladesh go above the Windies

India continued to sit atop the tree in the ICC Test Team Rankings following the latest update on Tuesday 1 May, with South Africa at No.2 and Australia at No.3. Not only that, with the results from 2014-15 being removed from the equation and those from 2015-16 and 2016-17 being weighted at 50 per cent,…

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New Zealand win series as second test drawn vs England

CHRISTCHURCH: Gritty tailenders Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner held out for a dramatic draw in the second Test on Tuesday to give New Zealand the series 1-0 and extend England’s dismal away record. England were just four wickets from victory when the second new ball was taken before tea but they could only prise out…

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Williamson named Sunrisers captain after Warner exit

New Delhi: Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday named New Zealand’s Kane Williamson as captain after scandal-tainted Australian David Warner withdrew. “I have accepted the role to stand in as captain for this season. It’s an exciting opportunity with a talented group of players,” the 27-year-old Kiwi skipper said in a statement released…

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March 25: The day Pakistan won cricket world cup in 1992

KARACHI: Twenty six years ago today, Imran Khan’s cornered tigers had defeated team England to win Pakistan’s first World Cup in 1992. One of the members of 1992 World Cup winning squad Javed Miandad said they didn’t even dream of winning the world cup as his team was consecutively losing matches in the start of…

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Williamson hits tons record in rain-hit England Test

Auckland: Kane Williamson’s New Zealand-record 18th Test century brightened an otherwise wet and gloomy day two as the hosts tightened their grip on the first Test against England on Friday. Williamson’s 102 provided a rare moment of cheer on a truncated day when play was restricted to 23.1 overs with only 54 runs scored. The…

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England coach ’embarrassed’ at shocking collapse

Auckland: England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted he was “embarrassed” on Thursday after a collapse to 58 all out against New Zealand which left him struggling for answers. “It was a very poor effort today, it just simply wasn’t good enough,” Bayliss said, at the end of one of the worst days in England Test history….

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S.Africa’s Rabada to learn ban appeal result by Wednesday

Cape Town: Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will learn the result of his appeal against a ban for the remaining two Tests against Australia within 48 hours following a hearing on Monday, Cricket South Africa said. The hearing, via teleconference with judicial commissioner Michael Heron of New Zealand, lasted for more than five hours. Cricket South…

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Ross Taylor’s heroic 181 helps New Zealand defeat England

DUNEDIN: Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor smashed an unbeaten 181 runs on Wednesday during the fourth ODI between New Zealand and England, levelling the series 2-2.  New Zealand were chasing a formidable 336-run target by England and all seemed lost as the home side were reeling at 2/2. In came Ross Taylor and a plethora of…

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Ali, Rashid spin England to dramatic win over New Zealand

Wellington: Moeen Ali was as surprised as anyone as he combined with Adil Rashid to plunder New Zealand’s batting stocks in England’s dramatic four-run victory in the third one-day international in Wellington on Saturday. Not even an unbeaten 112 by Kane Williamson could save New Zealand after their top order disappeared in Ali and Rashid’s…

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