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  • Mike Hesson turns down Pakistan coaching job
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    Mike Hesson turns down Pakistan coaching job Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has reportedly turned down an offer by the Pakistan Cricket Board to take over from Mickey Arthur as the head coach. Hesson, who enjoyed a successful stint as Black Caps head coach from 2012 to 2018, declined the offer... Read more »
  • Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Ashes Test
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    Australia's Steve Smith returned to make 92 after a sickening blow to the neck before England captain Joe Root fell for the first golden duck of his Test career as Pat Cummins took two wickets in two balls on a dramatic fourth day of the second Ashes clash at Lord's. England... Read more »
  • Umar Akmal reports fixing approach
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    Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal has reported a fixing approach made to him during his ongoing stint at the Global T20 Canada league by a former Pakistan Test cricketer, suggest reports. The former international has reported the approach to the Pakistan Cricket Board and the matter is being looked into by the... Read more »
  • Ton-up Smith turns tide for Australia in Ashes opener
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    Steve Smith marked his first Test since completing a 12-month ban for his role in a ball-tampering scandal with a superb century to rescue Australia on the opening day of the Ashes series on Thursday. Australia were in dire straits against England in Birmingham at 122-8 but their last two wickets... Read more »
  • Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali to marry Indian girl
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    Pakistani fast bowler Hasan Ali will marry an India girl - Shamia Arzoo, family sources close to the cricketer said. Hasan Ali met his wife to be Shamia through a close friend in Dubai. Sources further said, the nikkah ceremony will be held on August 20 in Dubai. The wedding will... Read more »
  • New PCB constitution receives approval
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    KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received notification from the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC), confirming the cabinet division’s approval of the new PCB Constitution 2019 which comes into effect on August 19, 2019, the PCB said on Wednesday.As per Clause 49 (1), the existing BoG shall continue for... Read more »
  • Zimbabwe Cricket and SRC settle issues
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    HARARE: Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) have agreed terms on a settlement, and the dust is starting to clear in what has been one of the deepest crises in the country’s cricketing history. But the resolution has come too late considering Zimbabwe’s men’s and women’s... Read more »
  • Kiwis look to level Test series against Sri Lanka
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    COLOMBO: New Zealand will be hoping to add to Sri Lanka’s poor record at their own Oval Ground and level the series in the second and final Test starting today (Thursday).Unlike the spinner’s paradise at Galle and the batting haven that is the SSC, the Oval — the only ground... Read more »
  • High performance camp for juniors
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    LAHORE: Twelve budding players from across the country have been invited for the Emerging Players High Performance Skill and Training Programme, which commences from tomorrow (Friday) at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, says a PCB release.The two-week camp goes down as the third and final phase of the NCA’s... Read more »
  • Liu, 12, set to become youngest Women?s Open starter
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    LOS ANGELES: Amateur golfer Michelle Liu hasn’t yet hit her teens, and says it’s “crazy” to think she’ll be teeing it up on Thursday in the Canadian Women’s Open.Liu, 12, was the low Canadian at the 2019 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship to earn an exemption into the field at this... Read more »