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Umar Akmal Reveals Whether He is Permanently Moving to the US

October 20, 2021 |

Pakistan’s middle-order batter, Umar Akmal, has squashed away the rumors of him moving to the US to resume his international career by claiming that he is determined to make his comeback to Pakistan’s international team.Earlier, Akmal had hinted that h…

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Naseem Shah Close to Signing A County Deal: Reports

October 20, 2021 |

Young Pakistani paceman Naseem Shah may be likely to sign a County deal for the 2022 season.Famous sports journalist and owner of PakPassion.net, Sajid Sadiq, revealed on Twitter that the fast bowler is close to signing a deal with a county cricket clu…

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Indian Minister Calls for Cancelation of Pakistan-India T20 World Cup Match

October 18, 2021 |

The call for the cancelation of the iconic T20 World Cup match between Pakistan and India gains momentum as India’s Minister for Rural Development joins the saffron fanatics in the demand.Talking to the media on Sunday, Minister Giriraj Singh urged his…

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Shakib Al Hasan Breaks Lasith Malinga’s T20I Bowling Record

October 18, 2021 |

Bangladesh all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, has surpassed former Sri Lankan pacer, Lasith Malinga, to become the all-time leading wicket-taker in T20 Internationals (T20I). The left-arm spinner achieved the feat during Bangladesh’s match against Scotland …

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Pakistan Finally Launch Their T20 World Cup Kit

October 16, 2021 |

Much to the excitement of the fans, Pakistan has finally launched its kit for the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup. Pakistan is the third team in the Super 12s stage of the tournament to officially release the kit, South Africa and India were the other two …

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ICC Announces Star-studded Commentary Panel for T20 World Cup

October 16, 2021 |

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a star-studded commentary and broadcasting line-up for the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup. The panel includes the likes of renowned cricket commentators Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Michael Atherton, Ma…

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Ian Smith Excited About Grudge Match Between Pakistan and New Zealand

October 15, 2021 |

Former New Zealand cricketer, Ian Smith, believes that the upcoming clash between Pakistan and New Zealand in the 2021 T20 World Cup will be a ‘grudge match’ as Pakistan would be hungry to get back at the Kiwis after they pulled out of their limited-ov…

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Lahore Qalandars CEO Promises Next PSL to be the Biggest Ever

October 15, 2021 |

CEO Lahore Qalandars, Atif Rana, is confident that the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will feature top international stars. Rana said that the PSL is getting stronger each year, and more global stars will be attracted to the league …

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Chairman PCB to Ask Other Boards to Host Mega ICC Events

October 14, 2021 |

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Ramiz Raja, is set to meet the chiefs of different cricket boards including the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with the aim to allow Pakistan to organize international tournaments.The PCB Chairman wi…

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Players Asked to Limit Social Media Use During T20 World Cup

October 14, 2021 |

The team management has asked national cricket team players to limit the use of social media during the upcoming T20 World Cup to reduce the possibility of any interactions with bookies.During the ongoing training camp in Lahore ahead of the mega event…

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Javed Miandad Reveals How Pakistan Can Beat India in T20 World Cup

October 13, 2021 |

Former Pakistan captain and head coach, Javed Miandad, has a piece of advice for Green Shirts ahead of their T20 World Cup encounter against their arch-rival India on 24 October at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.Speaking at a news channel, Mia…

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PCB’s Row With PSL Franchises Finally Comes to an End With a New Financial Model

October 12, 2021 |

The uncertainty that loomed over the Pakistan Super League (PSL) due to the financial model has finally come to a close as franchise owners have accepted Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) new financial model.Earlier, PCB had presented a new financial mode…

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