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Kamran Akmal becomes first Pakistani to score four consecutive T20 fifties

Wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has become first ever Pakistani to score four consecutive Twenty20 fifties. The right-hand batsman achieved this feat in the ongoing National T20 Cup by scoring 63, 65, 52 and 52 runs in four successive games. It is worth mentioning here that Zimbabwe’s Hamilton Masakadza and India’s Virender Sehwag share the record of scoring most T20 consecutive fifties, which is five. Furthermore, Australia’s Usman Khawaja, Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza and UAE’s Shaiman Anwar have also registered four successive T20...

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Always want to perform my best against India, Australia: Aamir

Fast bowler Muhammad Aamir said that he always wants to perform his best against India and Australia. In an interview with ESPN Cricinfo, the left-arm fast bowler said: “I think I get extra energy when I play against Australia and India. Whether or not I perform against the other teams but I always want to perform against these two teams.” The speedstar added that while playing with India, the body language is different for the players because performance against each other makes a mark in the world. “The stardom increases, your value as a player increase, performing against India is...

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Hasan Ali Penalized, Fined 25pc of Match Fees

Pakistan cricket team’s fast bowler Hasan Ali has been penalized for breaching the players’ code of conduct during the Bangladesh Premier League match between Comilla Victorians and Dhaka Dynamites. A statement from Bangladesh Cricket Board said that Comilla Victorians’ Pakistani recruit Hassan Ali was penalized for breaching Level 1 of the BCB Code of Conduct during their Bangladesh Premier League match on November 20. “Ali was fined 25 percent of his match fees after he was found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the BCB Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to using language,...

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Maria Sharapova booked by Indian police on cheating charges

International tennis star Maria Sharapova was booked on cheating charges by Indian police in regards to a luxury housing project, reported China Daily. Sharapova, in 2013, had endorsed the housing project in Gurgaon, which lies on the outskirts of New Delhi.  The project was named ‘Ballet by Sharapova’, never was constructed. “The tennis star has now been booked for cheating and criminal conspiracy by Delhi Police, following a local court’s order. An aggrieved homebuyer had approached the court,” said an Indian police official.  He added that the developers of the project had also been booked under similar charges, however, no...

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Disheartened Mohammad Waseem says, may no longer represent Pakistan

Boxer Mohammad Waseem on Monday expressed that he might not fight for Pakistan in future as he has not received any sponsorship offers. “I have an upcoming world title fight and before that I have a fight in Colombia, it is quite worrying for me as I do not have any sponsors,” said the boxer. He added that he would like to represent Pakistan but will not be able to do so without sponsors. Waseem also said this might be the last time he represents Pakistan as and he will decide whether to opt for a Korean or American...

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