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Flooded with female fans’ messages after debut century: Imam-ul-Haq

Pakistan’s latest batting sensation Imam-ul-Haq, is enjoying the newly found fame after impressive showing in the debut match. The youngster aims to follow Pakistan legendary batsman Inzamam, who is also Imam’s uncle in his cricketing career. While talking to a private news channel, he said that he enjoys great understanding with all the players but he is especially impressed by Shoaib Malik. “I’m also inspired by Younis Khan’s work ethic and mental toughness”, he added. The youngster became an overnight sensation, after he posted a century on debut against Sri Lanka, in the ongoing series becoming only the second...

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Football: Ronaldo leads Real Madrid’s FIFA awards triumph

Cristiano Ronaldo s stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best FIFA men s player of the year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday. The Portuguese ace, who has scored 44 goals in just 48 games for club and country so far this calendar year, played a major role in Real winning both La Liga and the Champions League. He scored twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus in the continental final at Cardiff s Millennium Stadium on June 3. Ronaldo saw off competition from longstanding Barcelona rival Lionel Messi and...

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ICC security consultant visits Karachi Stadium

KARACHI: A security consultant who works with the ICC, FICA and various international cricket boards reached the National Stadium on Monday to review and discuss security arrangements for proposed PSL matches next year. Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International, a security firm that advises security on ICC, FICA and various boards, arrived in Karachi over the weekend and was received by Pakistan Cricket Board’s head of security Colonel Azam. He is also scheduled to meet Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and IG Sindh A.D. Khawaja later in the day. Heavy contingents of police and commandos were deployed...

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Pakistan Whitewash Sri Lanka in ODI series

Sri Lanka faced a rampant Usman Shinwari on Monday as they were able to score only 103 runs in Sharjah in the fifth ODI. Pakistan, missing Mohammad Amir as their first-choice new-ball bowler, were helped by Shinwari, who dismissed the first-five Sri Lanka batsmen in his initial spell of five over.After the damage was done, Sri Lanka never looked like coming back in the match with Thisara Perera the only batsman to show some resilience with 25 runs courtesy three boundaries and a six. Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan bagged two wickets apiece for Pakistan later. Pakistan need only...

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5th ODI: Shinwari jolts Sri Lanka top order

Usman Shinwari has on Monday jolted Sri Lanka top order with an astonishing opening bowling spell by claiming five wickets in 3.3 overs. The Islanders, who were 8 for 4 in three overs at one stage, are now 20/5 in 6.3. Earlier, Sri Lankan captain Upul Tharanga won the toss and opted to bat as Pakistan looked for a whitewash of the series with a win in the fifth and final match in Sharjah. Pakistan, who lead the series 4-0, brought in Faheem Ashraf in place of Junaid Khan while Sri Lanka made three changes from the line up...

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