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Kamran Akmal becomes first Pakistani to score 150 in T20

After back to back scores of double digits in the ongoing national T20 Cup, the Pakistan’s former wicket keeper batsman Kamran Akmal smashed unbeaten 150 runs against Islamabad and broke another record in domestic circuit. Akmal just took 71 balls to register the highest ever T20 score by a Pakistan batsman. He hammered 14 boundaries and a dozen sixes during the entertaining knock. Earlier, the record was held by Mukhtar Ahmed who scored 123 against Karachi Whites in 2015. The 35-year-old also became the third batsman in T20 history after Virender Sehwag and Hamilton Masakadza to score five 50-plus...

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Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan ties the knot with Bollywood actress Sagarika

Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan has tied the knot with Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatgae. Zaheer and Sagarika got married in court on November 23 and are all set to have a grand reception in Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace and Tower on November 27. According to reports, the reception is expected to be attended by several Bollywood celebrities and members of the Indian cricket team. Sagarika looked radiant in an orange sari with a maroon embroidered blouse. She pulled off the simple yet elegant look with her tied in a bun. Zaheer’s soft pink kurta complimented the glow on his...

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Australia rally to restrict England in Ashes opener

Australia fought back with two late wickets to restrict England to 196 for four and leave the Ashes series-opener delicately poised on Thursday after the tourists´ unheralded batsmen threatened to dominate an intriguing first day. Ashes debutants Mark Stoneman and James Vince had frustrated Australia´s vaunted pace attack with a 125-run partnership on a surprisingly slow Gabba wicket but seamer Pat Cummins hauled the home side back into the game. The young paceman broke the stand by bowling Stoneman for 53 in the last over before tea, then returned to capture England captain Joe Root lbw for 15 in...

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Ronaldo Sets 18 Goals Record in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo set another Champions League record as the holders Real Madrid sealed their place in the knockout stages with a 6-0 win at Apoel Nicosia. Ronaldo got his goals early in the second half, and his two strikes saw him reach 18 goals in the competition in 2017- more than any single player in a calendar year. He added his 18th of the year four minutes later, firing into the unguarded net on the turn after Karim Benzema pounced on a defensive error. The Portugal star’s previous best of 16 came in 2015, but he has managed to surpass that thanks to...

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Test championship: Play Pakistan or lose points, Sethi tells BCCI

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has told Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI that either they will have to let their team play against Pakistan or forfeit in case the teams are drawn against each other in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship. There were reports in Indian media on Wednesday that BCCI representatives met Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to discuss the possibility of resuming cricketing ties with Pakistan. While talking to the media at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore after a six-hour meeting with the Board of Governors (BoG), Sethi said he...

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