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Sports - Cricket

Wasim, Ali Zafar and Sean Paul come up with an interesting Dubsmash Pakistani legend cricketer Wasim Akram’s latest Dubsmash video shows off the dancing with Jamaican singer Sean Paul and Pakistani actor-cum-singer Ali Zafar.PSL, the first ever international T20 league of Pakistan, is all set to begin in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from today February 4 and will last till February 23. Wasim Akram performed on Sean Paul’s rape song along with Ali Zafar.The five teams in the event have been led by Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Shahid Afridi and Sarfraz Ahmad respectively while international T20 stars Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson and many others will also shine in the Pakistani league.The PSL will kick off today with its first match between ‘Islamabad United’ vs ‘Quetta Gladiators’.Copyright Business Recorder, 2016


Sports - Cricket

Wahab needs to perform well: Wasim ISLAMABAD: Former Captain Wasim Akram said that fast bowler Wahab Riaz has got speed but needed some time to get into his groove to be among first choices for Pakistan.Talking to Khaleej Times, he said that there were some flaws in Pakistan's batting during New Zealand's series and it was the best chance for them to hone their skills and impress selectors ahead of the T20 World Cup.Wasim advised that the coaching staff should corporate ...

Sports - Other Sports

Pakistan tennis squad leaves for SAG ISLAMABAD: A 10-member Pakistan tennis squad flew to India on Thursday to feature in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG), to be held from Friday in Guwahati and Shillong.The Pakistani men tennis team also features tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and the country's top tennis player Aqeel Khan, while Yasir Khan and Mohammad Abid are two other players.The four-member women team is comprised of tennis star Sara Mansoor, Sarah Mehboob Khan, Ushna Sohail and Eman Qureshi. ...

Sports - Cricket

PSL going to be more like IPL than other leagues: Sethi ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Super League (PSL) Governing Council Najam Sethi has said that the PSL is going to be more like the Indian Premier League IPL than the other leagues."I say that because there are 200 million Pakistanis at home and abroad. This is by far the single biggest eyeball market in the cricketing world outside of India," he said in an interview with prominent cricket website ESPNcricinfo.Sethi expressed the desire to hold to the ...

Sports - Football

Cut Costa some slack, says Chelsea boss Hiddink WATFORD: Guus Hiddink accused Watford of trying to provoke Diego Costa after the Chelsea striker was involved in a series of clashes during a feisty 0-0 draw at Vicarage Road. Costa appeared fortunate to avoid a red card after he pushed over Watford defender Sebastian Prodl and then shoved Juan Carlos Paredes later in the first half. But Chelsea interim manager Hiddink felt Costa was more sinned against than sinner on this occasion. "It was ...

Sports - Cricket

Lehmann back to boost Test team in New Zealand SYDNEY: Coach Darren Lehmann has been cleared to join Australia's Test team in New Zealand after suffering from deep vein thrombosis, Cricket Australia said Thursday.Lehmann has been sidelined since January 23 after he was admitted to a Sydney hospital with a swollen calf.Batting coach Michael Di Venuto replaced him for Australia's Twenty20 series against India and the one-day international tour of New Zealand, which started in Auckland on Wednesday.All the games have been lost."Darren has ...

Sports - Other Sports

Sharpshooter Curry nets 51 as Warriors beat Wizards WASHINGTON: Stephen Curry scored 51 points, including an NBA season-high 11 3-pointers, to power the defending league champion Golden State Warriors past host Washington 134-121 on Wednesday.Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Curry scored 25 points in the first quarter as the Warriors improved to 45-4 with their eighth consecutive victory.Curry went 11-of-16 from beyond the arc, finishing one 3-pointer shy of matching the one-game NBA record of 12 3-pointers shared by Los Angeles Lakers guard ...