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Australia beat Pakistan by 9 wickets in second match of T20 tri-series

HARARE: Australia beat Pakistan by 9 wickets in the second T20 match of the tri-series underway in Zimbabwe on Monday, ending the Green Shirts’ eight-match winning streak in the shortest format of the game. Fast bowler Billy Stanlake demolished Pakistan’s top order with four quick wickets as they were held to 116 all out. Australia chased […]

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DDC Budgam inaugurates under-19 Girls inter-school Sports Tournament

BUDGAM,: District Development Commissioner Budgam, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today asserted that equal participation of girls in all sports related activities at schools and other institution is imperative for their overall personality development. These remarks were made by the DDC who was the chief guest at the inaugural function of District Level Inter-School Tournament of Under 19 Girls Kho-Kho, […]

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Irfan Pathan kick starts JKCA talent hunt in Srinagar

Ace cricketer Irfan Pathan started his stint with cricket in Jammu and Kashmir with a mega talent hunt organized by the state’s cricket association at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium Srinagar on Thursday. Pathan, who was roped in by JKCA as mentor-cum-coach, arrived in Srinagar on June 22 and directed the association to conduct selection processes at […]

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On the brink, Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation

SAINT PETERSBURG: Held by Iceland and humiliated by Croatia, Argentina’s World Cup could already have been all but over, but Lionel Messi and the rest of Jorge Sampaoli’s troubled squad have one final shot at redemption against Nigeria on Tuesday. Victory against the Africans, who Argentina have beaten in all four previous World Cup meetings, […]

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Babar Azam moves to the 2nd spot in ICC ODI ranking for batsmen

LAHORE:-Pakistan’s top order batsman, Babar Azam has moved to the second spot in the ICC ODI ranking for the batsmen, just behind India’s captain, Virat Kohli. Babar got the major jump in ODI ranking due to Joe Root’s failure in the five-match series against Australia, where he could only manage 104 runs with only one […]

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Tourism dept organizes 200 mtr freestyle swimming competition at Nigeen

Srinagar:  After successfully organizing swimming camp during the month of Ramadan, the department of tourism Kashmir organized a swimming competition among the participants on Wednesday. Fifty students of different schools who successfully underwent training in swimming participated in the 200-meter freestyle event at Water Sports Center, Nigeen Club. Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah flagged […]

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Australia slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings

Melbourne, Australia slipped to a 34-year low, dropping to the sixth position on the ICC’s latest ODI rankings table after losing the opening two fixtures of the ongoing five-match rubber against England. The Kangaroos will need to win at least one of the three remaining games in the series to climb back above Pakistan to […]

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US, Canada and Mexico win joint bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be played in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the President of the global football association announced here on Wednesday. The so-called United Bid representing North America received the backing of 134 votes from affiliate associations at the FIFA Congress, while rival candidate Morocco received less than half of […]

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Will keep wickets in Afghanistan Test if team demands: Rahul

New Delhi, : With India Test wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha struggling with a thumb injury, opener Lokesh Rahul said he is ready to take on the role of the glovesman in the one-off Test against Afghanistan if the team demands. Saha remains unsure of his participation in the Test starting from June 14 in Bengaluru because […]

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ICC warns Pakistan players over smart watches

LONDON: An anti-corruption official of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has ordered Pakistan players to stop wearing smart watches during play as controversy returned to Lord’s. Bowler Hasan Ali confirmed that an ICC representative had visited the Pakistan dressing room at the close of play on day one of the first Test on Thursday. “An ICC […]

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