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Khalid Latif: Pakistan batsman banned for five years after spot-fixing inquiry

Khalid Latif has played five one-day internationals and 13 Twenty20 internationals for Pakistan. Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been banned from cricket for five years for his part in a spot-fixing ring. A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) tribunal handed down the punishment after finding Latif guilty of all charges at a hearing on Wednesday, The PCB has been conducting a long-running investigation into corruption in the Twenty20 Pakistan Super League. Latif, 31, has played five one-day internationals and 13 Twenty20 internationals for Pakistan. He was fined one million Pakistan rupees…

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Scotland to host Pakistan in two T20 internationals in June 2018

Scotland lost an ODI to Pakistan in Edinburgh four years ago Scotland’s cricketers will host Pakistan in two Twenty20 internationals at the Grange in Edinburgh next June. They will take place on 12 and 13 June, after the Scots have entertained England in a one-day international at the same venue on 10 June. It will be the first time Scotland have hosted an International Cricket Council full member in a T20 international. Pakistan last faced Scotland in a T20 match at the World T20 in South Africa in 2007, winning…

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Sri Lanka set for return to Pakistan for first time since 2009 attack

There was a heavy security presence when a Pakistan Super League match was held in Lahore this year Sri Lanka are set to play in Pakistan for the first time since their team bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009. Subject to security clearance, the teams will play a Twenty20 in Lahore on 29 October. The match will be the last of a tour that begins on 28 September and includes two Tests, five one-day internationals and three T20s. Other than the Lahore match, the games will be played in…

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Paul Collingwood seeks safety assurances over T20 series in Pakistan

Paul Collingwood guided England to victory at the T20 World Cup in 2010 Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood said he would be willing to play for a World XI T20 side in Pakistan next month provided adequate security measures were in place. The 41-year-old is in the squad for the three-match series against the hosts. The Independence Cup in Lahore will see international cricket played in the country for the first time since the attack on Sri Lanka’s team in 2009. “Until you hear the security details you can’t really…

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ICC Women’s World Cup: Australia ease to victory against Pakistan at Leicester

Australia eased to victory by 159 runs against Pakistan at Leicester, thanks to fine middle-order batting from Elyse Villani and Alyssa Healy. Three wickets apiece for Ashleigh Gardner and Kristen Beams restricted Pakistan to 131 all out from their 50 overs. WATCH MORE: Big-hitting Taylor inspires England to victory Available to UK users only. Source link

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Women’s World Cup highlights: India beat rivals Pakistan by 95 runs

Ekta Bisht took five wickets as India beat arch-rivals Pakistan by 95 runs in a low-scoring encounter in Derby to record a third successive victory at the Women’s World Cup. READ MORE: India, Australia and South Africa win on ‘Super Sunday’ Available to UK users only. Source link

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Women’s World Cup 2017: South Africa secure tense win over Pakistan

Highlights: South Africa beat Pakistan by three wickets ICC Women’s World Cup, Leicester Pakistan 206-8 (50 overs): Nahida 79, Daniels 2-21 South Africa 207-7 (49 overs): Lee 60, Wolvaardt 51, Yousuf 2-30 South Africa won by three wickets Scorecard; Group table South Africa pulled off a dramatic three wicket victory in their opening Women’s World Cup match against Pakistan at Leicester. Pakistan posted their highest World Cup score with opener Nahida Khan (79) helping them to 206-8. The Proteas reached 113-0 before losing five wickets for 34 runs in a…

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Sarfraz Ahmed: Pakistan captain mobbed at home by jubilant fans

Pakistan were the lowest-ranked team at the Champions Trophy Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been mobbed at his home by fans celebrating the country’s surprise victory in the Champions Trophy. Pakistan beat fierce rivals India by 180 runs on Sunday to win the Champions Trophy for the first time. The squad was greeted by jubilant fans at the airport after arriving back from London following their triumph. And supporters then gathered in the street outside the home of Sarfraz, who held aloft the trophy from his balcony. Pakistan’s players were…

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Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan dominate pundits’ picks

Bangladesh, inspired by Mahmudullah, caused a major upset by knocking out New Zealand Pakistan won the Champions Trophy in thrilling style, beating India by 180 runs in the final at The Oval on Sunday. It has been a memorable tournament for Bangladesh and Pakistan, but less so for Australia and New Zealand. But what were the moments of the tournament? BBC Sport’s Stephan Shemilt asked the Test Match Special team, who have commentated on every single ball delivered in the competition. Sri Lanka beat India, The Oval, 8 June by…

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Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan

Watch the moment Pakistan won the Champions Trophy Pakistan’s Champions Trophy victory could encourage the world’s top cricket nations to resume touring the country, captain Sarfraz Ahmed says. There has not been an international match in Pakistan since a 2009 attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus killed six policemen and injured seven cricketers. “Hopefully this win will boost Pakistan cricket and all playing nations will come and play us,” said Sarfraz, 30. Pakistan beat India by 180 runs at The Oval on Sunday. The United Arab Emirates has become Pakistan’s…

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