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Four Balochistan Players Test Positive for COVID-19

October 6, 2021 |

Four Balochistan players participating in the National T20 Cup have tested positive for COVID-19 and they have been placed in a 10-day quarantine. All the other players participating in the tournament were asymptomatic and tested negative, and will con…

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Babar Azam Remembers ‘One of the Most Crucial Figures’ of His Cricketing Journey

October 6, 2021 |

Pakistan’s all-format captain Babar Azam paid tribute to ‘Mama jee’ – one of the most critical figures of his cricketing journey – on World Teachers Day.Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, the staller batsman said his teacher’s principle of ‘no compromise on…

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Here’s a Breakdown of Babar’s Milestones in T20 Cricket

October 5, 2021 |

Pakistan’s all-format captain, Babar Azam recently became the youngest and fastest batter in the world to reach 7,000 T20 runs. He achieved the milestone in only 187 T20 innings as he surpassed West Indian batter, Chris Gayle, who had reached the landm…

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PCB to Get A New Local CEO: Report

October 4, 2021 |

According to various reports, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is on the hunt for a new Chief Executive Officer after the resignation of Wasim Khan. Wasim stepped down from his post recently after serving as CEO of the board for almost three years.Accordin…

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Has Umar Akmal Left Pakistan Cricket for Good?

October 4, 2021 |

Umar Akmal has signed for California Zalmi to play in the US-based cricket league called Northern California Cricket Association.The 31-year left for the US on 1 October. He took to Twitter to reveal that he was traveling to the US for some personal re…

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Here’s the Pakistan Shaheens Squad for Sri Lanka Tour

October 2, 2021 |

Left-handed top-order batter Saud Shakeel will captain future Pakistan hopefuls on the tour of Sri Lanka, which will comprise two four-day fixtures and three 50-over matches in Kandy and Colombo from 28 October to 14 November.Saud played in three One-D…

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Quetta Gladiators Owner Opens Up on Rumors of Clash With PCB Chairman

October 1, 2021 |

Quetta Gladiators owner, Nadeem Omar, has denied reports suggesting that he had a verbal spat with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Ramiz Raja, during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) governing council meeting last Friday.He said that the franchis…

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Azhar Ali’s Father Wins Marathon Race in Sheikhupura At the Age of 76

October 1, 2021 |

Pakistan’s test batsman Azhar Ali’s 76-year old father, Mohammad Rafiq won the gold medal in Sheikhupura’s 21 km marathon race. Mohammad Rafiq is a renowned marathon runner and has participated in various marathons across the country and internationall…

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Saqlain Mushtaq Likely to be Appointed as Head Coach for T20 World Cup

September 30, 2021 |

Pakistan’s former off-spinner Saqlian Mushtaq is likely to be announced as the national team’s head coach for the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup. Saqlain was previously announced as the interim head coach for the now-canceled series against New Zealand an…

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Rohit Sharma’s Doppelganger in Pakistan Goes Viral

September 30, 2021 |

An image of Indian opener Rohit Sharma’s doppelganger has been circulating on various social media platforms. The image was uploaded to the popular social media platform, Twitter, and it has since gone viral on other platforms and has even been reporte…

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Saqlain Mushtaq Likely to be Appointed as Head Coach for T20 World Cup

September 30, 2021 |

Pakistan’s former off-spinner Saqlian Mushtaq is likely to be announced as the national team’s head coach for the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup. Saqlain was previously announced as the interim head coach for the now-canceled series against New Zealand an…

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Rohit Sharma’s Doppelganger in Pakistan Goes Viral

September 30, 2021 |

An image of Indian opener Rohit Sharma’s doppelganger has been circulating on various social media platforms. The image was uploaded to the popular social media platform, Twitter, and it has since gone viral on other platforms and has even been reporte…

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