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Pakistan to host 5th BCWC ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday was awarded the hospitality to host the 5th edition of the Cricket World Cup for the Blind to take place in 2018.This was decided in the 17th AGM of World Blind Cricket Council (WBCC) that took place in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday. Syed Sultan Shah President World Blind Cricket presided over the meeting.Delegates from Australia, England, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and West Indies participated in the event, says a press release issued here.WBC discussed and decided over various matters in the meeting. Some important decisions taken include Pakistan was awarded the hospitality of 5 th edition of Cricket World Cup for the Blind that will take place in 2018. A total of ten WBCC full member countries will take part in the event.India will host the 2nd edition of Twenty-20 Blind Cricket World Cup in November 2016. World Blind Cricket also ...

"We lifted the Cup at the same venue 22 years ago" Pakistan’s former fast bowler Wasim Akram hopes that World Cup final on March 29, 2015 will become memorable for every Pakistani as they lifted the same cup 22 years back on the same venue. According to ICC-Cricket, Wasim Akram said, “I am anxiously waiting for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to start, and, throughout the event, I will be itching to go out and bowl myself. It will be tough for me not to ...
Ajmal confused over ICC technology to assess bowling actions ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ace-bowler Saeed Ajmal while confused over the technology being used to assess bowling actions said he hopes the technology is 100% accurate as careers are at stake and any slight error could be catastrophic for a cricketer.Ajmal said he is confused by the results and only an expert can answer how accurate the technology used by the ICC is. "What is baffling me though are the differing results from every test that I ...
ICC World Cup 2015; Pakistan to face India in its opening match Defending champion India will clash with Pakistan on their opening match on February 15, 2015. Hosted by Australia and New Zealand ICC World Cup 2015 will start from February 14, 2015. Placed in the relatively easy Group B, India, who won the 2011 event after defeating Sri Lanka in the final in Mumbai, will start their title defense on February 15. India has never lost to Pakistan in any of their five World Cup clashes ...
Revenge-seeking England take on Sri Lanka COLOMBO: England will look to settle scores against Sri Lanka after their bad-tempered clash earlier this year when the two sides meet in a pre-World Cup one-day series from Wednesday.The seven-match tour has been spiced up by comments from England captain Alastair Cook that his team will try to exact revenge for the Test and one-day defeats at home.Cook's status as captain came under heavy pressure after the 1-0 Test defeat, and tempers frayed in ...
Bouncer knocks out Australia's Hughes SYDNEY: Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes was stretchered off after being hit on the head by a vicious bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match Tuesday, with reports saying he collapsed face-first.Looking to press his case for a recall to the Test side, the South Australian opener, who was wearing a helmet, had scored a composed 63 when he was hit by a ball from Sean Abbott."After appearing to be struck in the head Hughes stood, ...
New Zealand coach wary of Sharjah conditions SHARJAH: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson warned his team needed to be at their best to compete on a flat Sharjah pitch where they meet Pakistan in the third and final Test from Wednesday.New Zealand seek a series-levelling win after losing the first Test in Abu Dhabi by 248 runs and drawing the second in Dubai.Hesson said a flat and grass-less Sharjah pitch will be tough."In the other two pitches we could see grass but ...


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