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Tape-balls and their love affair with Pakistan’s streets

Tape-balls and their love affair with Pakistan’s streets

Every year, the month of Ramazan brings out hordes of young boys for night cricket tournaments on streets across the country. As the lights turn on, the makeshift wickets are arranged and the frenzy begins, bowlers are seen running in and once again rekindling an old national romance that keeps on giving: Pakistanis and fast

Ajmal not a spent force, Worcestershire tell Pakistan

Worcestershire’s bowling coach Matt Mason issued a warning to batsmen around the world, proclaiming that spin wizard Saeed Ajmal was back to his best with a remodelled action. Ajmal returned figures of 8/100 in Worcestershire’s innings defeat of Hampshire on Thursday, picking up his first five-wicket haul since returning to competitive cricket with a new

I have not resigned: Shahnaz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey team’s head coach Shahnaz Sheikh has flatly refuted the claim made in a section of media that he has resigned. “There is no truth in some media reports, which claimed that I have resigned from my position,” Shahnaz told Dawn on Wednesday. He, however, said the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) had hired

Federer, Murray overshadow Djokovic in Wimbledon duel

LONDON: Sentimental favourite Roger Federer faces home star Andy Murray for the 24th time Friday hoping his near perfect Grand Slam grip on the Scot will steer him into a 10th Wimbledon final. Such is the anticipation that Friday’s other semi-final between defending champion Novak Djokovic and Richard Gasquet is in danger of becoming a

Pakistan jump to No. 3 in ICC rankings after epic win

Pakistan created history by chasing down their highest total in Test cricket to win the third Test and the series against Sri Lanka on Tuesday with seven wickets to spare. Chasing the stiff target of 377, former captain Younis Khan starred for the tourists with an unbeaten 171 as Pakistan reached the target after lunch