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ICC shifts India-Pakistan World T20 venue to Kolkata

KARACHI: Owing to security concerns, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday moved the venue for India-Pakistan World T20 match to Kolkata from Dharamsala, which is scheduled to take place on March 19. The ICC made a formal announcement at a hurriedly convened press conference in New Delhi. “The decision ...

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More injury worries for Wenger and Arsenal

KINGSTON UPON HULL (AFP) – Arsene Wenger will take stock of Arsenal s mounting injury problems after the FA Cup holders  progress to the quarter-finals came at a cost. Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista were all substituted during the comfortable 4-0 victory at Championship side Hull City that stretched ...

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PCB announces final squad for World T20

LAHORE – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday has announced final squad for upcoming World Twenty20 to be played in India from March 8 to April 3. A meeting was held between Chairman PCB Shahryar Khan, Head Coach Waqar Younas and Chief Selector Haroon Rasheed pertaining to the changes in ...

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Team management advises Afridi to ‘take rest’: sources

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Two days after humiliating defeat by Bangladesh in Asia Cup, the teammanagement has advised Pakistan’s T20 skipper Shahid Afridi to take rest, sources told Dunya News reported. The green shirts will play their last match against Sri Lanka at 6:30am today (Friday) at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, although ...

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Dhoni, Waqar, Malinga unhappy with pitches in Asia Cup

DHAKA: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sri Lankan skipper Lasith Malinga and Pakistan’s head coach Waqar Younis feel that green top pitches in Bangladesh are hardly ideal preparation for the upcoming World T20 since most of the batsmen are struggling in the on-going Asia Cup. The round-robin clashes in the ...

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