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PSL 7 Mini-draft To Take Place Today

January 8, 2022 |

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2022 supplementary and replacement draft will take place on Saturday evening through a virtual session.Fourteen cricketers, who will not be available for the first few matches due to their other international commitments…

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Will PSL 7 Be Played Without Crowds?

January 8, 2022 |

The provincial governments across the country are considering implementing restrictions as the Omicron variant rapidly spreads across the country. An alleged notification by Sindh Health Department was circulated around social media which stated a numb…

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Hong Kong bans some inbound flights, tightens domestic COVID-19 restrictions

January 5, 2022 |

Published by Reuters By Twinnie Siu and Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) -Hong Kong announced a two-week ban on incoming flights from eight countries on Wednesday and tightened local COVID-19 restrictions as authorities feared a fifth wave of coronavirus in the city. The latest restrictions were announced as health authorities scoured the city for the […]

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Fakhar Responds After Hafeez’s Retirement Speech Turns Into a Meme

January 5, 2022 |

Mohammad Hafeez received a lot of love from the cricketing fraternity on social media after his decision to retire from international cricket. While the cricketing faithful lauded the veteran all-rounder for his contributions to Pakistan cricket, there…

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Shahid Afridi Raises Question Marks on Why Mohammad Hafeez Really Retired

January 5, 2022 |

No one had anticipated Mohammad Hafeez’s ‘sudden’ retirement from international cricket earlier this week. It was so unexpected that media representatives were expecting routine coverage when they were called to cover the press conference of The Profes…

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Here are PCB’s Nominees for Most Valuable Player of the Year Award

January 4, 2022 |

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed the four nominees for the Most Valuable Cricket of 2021 to reward the players for their exceptional contribution to the national team over the past year.Pakistan had a formidable year in all three formats in th…

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Ramiz Raja Acknowledges Mohammad Hafeez’s Tireless Efforts After His Retirement

January 4, 2022 |

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman, Ramiz Raja, was all praise for the outgoing seasoned all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez.In an official statement, Ramiz said that Hafeez has been “a wholehearted cricketer who worked tirelessly at his game to have a lon…

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Sarfaraz Lashes Out After Ex-Cricketer Blames Him for Wasting Fawad Alam’s Career

January 4, 2022 |

Former Pakistan captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed lashed out at the former member of the selection committee, Tauseef Ahmed. Tauseef had earlier stated that Sarfaraz Ahmed was the reason why veteran middle-order batter, Fawad Alam, could not return to Pakistan’s…

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Saqlain Mushtaq Turns Down Offer for Pakistan’s Head Coach Position: Reports

January 4, 2022 |

Former Test cricketer, Saqlain Mushtaq, has reportedly turned down Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) offer to join the national cricket team as the permanent head coach.The PCB roped in Saqlain as Pakistan’s interim head coach for the T20 World Cup 2021 a…

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Shahid Afridi Reveals Sarfaraz Ahmed’s Weakness as a Captain Ahead of PSL 2022

January 3, 2022 |

Veteran all-rounder, Shahid Afridi is confident of a good showing with Quetta Gladiators ahead of the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) 7. Afridi was full of praises for Quetta’s captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed and said that he is a fighter and has been a g…

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Renowned Fast Bowling Coach Says Hasnain’s Action Can Cause Him a Serious Injury

January 3, 2022 |

Renowned fast bowling coach, Ian Pont has pointed out some serious flaws in young Pakistani pacer, Mohammad Hasnain’s action.Pont believes that Hasnain’s action should be rectified immediately otherwise the 21-year old can suffer a serious injury. Pont…

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Ex Indian Cricketer Compares Indian Pace Attack With Pakistan’s Deadly Trio

January 3, 2022 |

Former Indian cricketer turned commentator, Sanjay Manjrekar, has drawn parallels between India’s current bowling line-up of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, and Mohammed Shami and Pakistan’s devastating pace trio of Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram, and Shoai…

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