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Facing music: Captain Sana Mir may be dropped from team

ISLAMABAD: Sana Mir is likely to lose captaincy as well as her place in the team after Pakistan’s pathetic performance in the ICC Women World Cup in England. “She (Sana) failed to lead Pakistan in a proper way. Her own performance too was not satisfactory. The board is likely to take a decision next week…

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Amir promoted 19 months after ban lifted

Pakistan’s star fast bowler Mohammad Amir was promoted into the country’s top category Wednesday following his brilliant Champions Trophy performance, just 19 months since returning to international cricket after a five-year spot-fixing ban. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shuffled several players while issuing new lists of contracts for national duty, given on the basis of…

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Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali included, Umar Akmal dropped as PCB announces contracts

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the central contract for players, Samaa reported. According to details, the contract will be effective from 1st July 2017 till 30th June 2018. Thirty five players have been placed into four categories. Azhar Ali, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Amir and Babar Azam…

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Naval Chief lauds Pakistan team over winning ICC Champions Trophy

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Navy hosted a reception dinner today in a bid to acknowledge and pay homage to Pakistan Cricket Team on the historic win of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Minister for Inter-Provisional Coordination Riaz Pirzada, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan, PCB officials, team management and…

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Video: When PM Nawaz smashed 5 sixes in 2 overs…

ISLAMABAD: PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan disclosed on Tuesday that in the 1993 Commonwealth Conference, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had smashed five sixes in two overs.  Addressing the participants of an event held to honour the national cricket team, Shaharyar Khan said that in 1993 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had participated in the Commonwealth Conference where it…

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Video: PM Nawaz cracks hilarious joke on Panama Leaks, JIT

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a first, admitted that the Panama Leaks case and the JIT was giving him trouble in a witty joke, on Monday.  Addressing participants of a gathering held at the Prime Minister House to honour the national cricket team, Nawaz recounted how once he had felt hurt when some elder…

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Video: Sethi heaps praise on PM Nawaz for taking bold initiative on PSL final

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and ex PCB chief Najam Sethi heaped praise on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for taking the bold initiative of staging the PSL final in Lahore.   

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Sarfaraz appointed Pakistan’s Test skipper

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed as the skipper of the national squad in the Test format as well, on Tuesday.  According to details, after his successful stint as Pakistan’s One Day International and Twenty-20 captain, Sarfaraz has been chosen to fill in the shoes of former Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq. Sarfaraz…

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Pakistan welcomes ICC decision on ‘Big Three’

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan and Chairman Executive Committee (ECC) Najam Sethi have warmly welcomed ICC unanimously adopting its revised constitution which ends the Big Three concept and gives it a more democratic and egalitarian model. Chairman PCB and Executive Committee Chairman stated that the PCB has worked assiduously for this change…

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PCB welcomes ICC adopting its revised constitution

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar M Khan and Chairman Executive Committee PCB Najam Sethi have warmly welcomed the ICC unanimously adopting its revised constitution which ends the Big Three concept and gives it a more democratic and egalitarian model. Chairman PCB and Executive Committee Chairman stated that the PCB has worked assiduously for this…

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PCB announces 10-week high performance camp

ISLAMABAD: The National Selection Committee of Pakistan Cricket Board Wednesday announced 27 players for a 10-week High Performance Camp at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore. The camp will take place from July 3 to September 9, a PCB press release said. The camp is being organized keeping in view the future commitments of Pakistan cricket…

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Video: India’s top five become flop five

In yesterday’s final showdown of Champions Trophy 2017, the Indian top order miserably flopped vis-à-vis Pakistan’s bowling attack. Watch how the top five batsmen collapsed.

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Pakistani media widely hails Champions Trophy victory

ISLAMABAD: Jubilant photographs of Pakistan cricket fans dancing in the streets were plastered all over national newspapers Monday after their eighth-ranked team produced a thrilling win against arch-rivals India in the Champions Trophy final. Pakistan inflicted a massive 180-run defeat upon title-holders and favourites India at the Oval in London on Sunday to win the…

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PTI supporters manhandled me, claims Najam Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairperson Najam Sethi has claimed he was ‘manhandled, pushed and shoved’ by a group of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters at The Oval after the thrilling Champions Trophy final between Pakistan and India. Pakistan routed their arch-rivals by 180 runs in an astonishing match on Sunday. Title-holders India, set 339…

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Virat Kohli should to be put behind bars: Indian actor

NEW DELHI: Known for his controversial statements and remarks on the micro-blogging website, Indian actor and critic Kamaal Rashid Khan demanded that Indian skipper Virat Kohli should be put behind bars. 2)Virat Kohli should be banned from playing cricket for lifetime for selling pride of 130Cr Indians to Pakistan. He shud be behind the bars….

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Highlights of Fakhar Zaman’s batting

Mardan’s Fakhar Zaman has emerged as the backbone of Pakistan’s batting lineup as he hit 114 in final of Champions Trophy 2017. Watch some of  his excellent shots here.

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Video: Indians at Indian TV screens traumatized

Indian are in mourning as Pakistanis are celebrating the epic victory over the archrivals in final of Champions Trophy 2017. Even at the television screens, Indian commentators, former cricketers and actors were seen fighting each other. Watch the state of chaos and confusion in Indians.

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Video: Girls rejoice win on Karachi roads

Every citizens expressed joy over the great of Pakistan versus Indian in the final of Champions Trophy 2017 on Sunday. Some girls of Karachi took to roads in Karachi on motorbikes. Watch their merriment here.

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Rishi Kapoor accepts defeat

Bollywood legendary actor Rishi Kapoor accepted defeat of India at the hands of Green Shirts in final of Champions Trophy 2017 using micro-blogging website. Look at the tweet by the actor.

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Video: Najam Sethi unable to control his joy

Entire Pakistan is overjoyed at the landmark victory of national team, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi voiced intense joy. Samaa reporter Abbas Shabbir talked to him and asked him about his famous ‘chirrya’.

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Video: Imran Khan congratulates nation over win

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan congratulated nation, team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and especially Fakhar Zaman. He reached Karachi yesterday and talked to media. Watch what he said.

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