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Celebrities react on Wasim Akram’s attack Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram is safe after being involved in a road-rage shooting incident in Karachi. He was on his way to the National Stadium for a fast-bowling camp when the attack occurred. Different sports personalities have condemned attack on legendary Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram. According to media reports, Deputy Inspector General of Karachi East, Munir Sheikh, said it was a case of road rage. “According to preliminary investigation, the incident appears to be a case of road rage. But we cannot say clearly what the motive behind the attack on Wasim Akram was,” Sheikh told reporters outside the National Stadium. “We have identified the car from CCTV footage and will have the suspect in custody in a couple of hours.” Copyright Business Recorder, 2015 ...

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Haroon Rasheed downplays controversy about Sarfaraz's exclusion ISLAMABAD: Chief Selector Haroon Rasheed said on Wednesday downplayed the controversy surrounding exclusion of Sarfaraz Ahmed in the recently concluded T20 series against Sri Lanka saying that there was nothing wrong if the wicketkeeper batsmen was given rest because of team requirements."Sarfaraz was part of the national team in Test and ODI series against Sri Lanka and if the management decided to give him rest in the T20 series it should not be made a ...

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Wasim Akram Replies Back To Ganguly's Controversial Comment Former captain and fast bowler Wasim Akram has said that he is in favour of resuming bilateral cricket ties with India.According to local media reports former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, who had said that India should not play cricket with Pakistan until the situation improves between the two countries, Akram said he thought differently.“I believe that sports and politics should be kept apart and no matter what happens on the political fronts between India and ...

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See-saw Ashes baffles skippers NOTTINGHAM: Australia captain Michael Clarke and England counterpart Alastair Cook have played more than 200 Tests between them but both are perplexed by the to-and-fro nature of this season's Ashes series. England won the first Test in Cardiff by 169 runs only for Australia to bounce back with a mammoth 405-run victory in the second Test at Lord's.Then England responded with an eight-wicket win inside three days in the third Test at Birmingham's Edgbaston ground ...

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Afridi reaches another milestone ‘Boom Boom’ Afridi has reached another milestone in his cricketing career. With Pakistan securing top position in T20 ranking, Afridi has showed his phenomenal potential again. Shahid Afridi has been declared man of the match in 8 matches in his T20 career. Shahid Afridi so far scored 1218 runs and took 83 wickets in 82 matches. Shahid Afridi is followed by West Indies opener Chris Gayle. He was declared man of the match for eight ...

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I won't quit, says defiant Australian skipper Clarke SYDNEY: Defiant and angry Australian captain Michael Clarke Wednesday vowed to keep playing on after the Ashes series with England, with those suggesting he was finished talking "a complete load of rubbish".Pressure has been building on Clarke, who has a meagre Ashes series total of 94 runs in six innings at an average of under 19, with Australian media Tuesday saying he looked "lost" and knew the end was near.But the 34-year-old, who has scored ...

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Australia's dropped Watson vows to play on SYDNEY: Dropped Australian all-rounder Shane Watson says he has no plans to walk away from cricket and hasn't given up on a Test recall.The 34-year-old was axed after just one Test of the Ashes campaign against England in favour of young gun Mitchell Marsh after he was twice out lbw cheaply in the opening defeat at Cardiff.Despite his Test career seemingly over, Watson said he has no plans to retire from international cricket."I still feel ...