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Wasim Akram stars as Multan Sultans unveil logo in Karachi

Cricketing greats converged in Karachi to add excitement to the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as its sixth franchise — Multan Sultans — cruised into PSL circuit in style, unveiling its kit and logo on Friday in a ceremony. The Sultan of Swing, Wasim Akram, will serve as the director of cricket operations of the new franchise, which aims to light up the cricket circuit in Pakistan with more untapped talent. Akram, who has been an integral part of various T20 cricket franchises around the world, including past PSL champions Islamabad United, is excited on joining...

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Cricket for peace: UK Media XI win toss, field against Pakistan XI in North Waziristan

UK Media XI won the toss and opted to field against Pakistan XI in Miranshah, a town in the North Waziristan Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The match, being held at the picturesque Younis Khan Stadium in Miranshah, is part of a series titled Peace Cup, organised by the Pakistan Army, Pakistan Cricket Board and PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi. Prominent players in action include Inzamam ul Haq, Shahid Afridi, Younis Khan, Kamran Akmal, Junaid Khan, Umer Gul, Mushtaq Ahmed, Riaz Afridi and Wajhatullah Wasti, according to a press release from Peshawar Zalmi. The UK team, on the...

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Sri Lanka announce Test team against Pakistan

Sri Lanka on Wednesday announced Test Squad against Pakistan for upcoming two Test matches series commencing from September 28 in Abu Dhabi. The first will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on September 28. The second Test, which is Sri Lanka’s first pink-ball outing, starts on October 6 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, followed by five ODIs and three T20Is. Sri Lanka squad: Dinesh Chandimal (c), Lahiru Thirimanne (vc), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Sadheera Samarawickrema, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Rangana Herath, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando,...

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Pakistan XI play UK Media XI in Miranshah on Sep 21: DG ISPR

A cricket match will be held between Pakistan XI and UK Media XI in Miranshah, a town in the North Waziristan Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, on Thursday, September 21, DG ISPR said. In a tweet posted today, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said the match will be telecast live from Miranshah. Cricket in NWA. Pak XI plays UK Media XI on 21 Sep 17. Live telecast from Miranshah. Peace & prosperity is our destiny. #PeacefulPakistan?? pic.twitter.com/inPVojxaYw — Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) September 20, 2017 “Cricket in NWA. Pak XI plays UK Media XI on...

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PSL spot-fixing case: PCB tribunal places 5-year ban, Rs1m fine on Khalid Latif

The Pakistan Cricket Board’s anti-corruption tribunal, while announcing its short verdict on Wednesday, awarded batsman Khalid Latif a five-year ban and Rs1 million fine in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case. Earlier, sources had told that the tribunal would announce strict punishment for 31-year-old Khalid because he is being considered as one of the main culprits in the case by the Board’s anti-corruption department. The right-handed top-order batsman was facing six charges including that of persuading three other cricketers — Mohammad Irfan, Shahzaib Hasan and Sharjeel Khan — to get involved in spot-fixing, which surfaced on the opening day...

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