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Ireland v Pakistan one-day match abandoned MALAHIDE: The second of two one-day international matches between Ireland and Pakistan failed to see a ball bowled on Saturday, with bad weather forcing a total abandonment at Malahide.Pakistan thrashed Ireland by 255 runs in the first ODI at Malahide on Thursday -- their biggest victory in terms of runs in the format.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Rain delays 2nd Ireland-Pakistan ODI MALAHIDE: Rain delayed the scheduled 10:45am local time (0945 GMT) start in the second one-day international between Ireland and Pakistan at Malahide on Saturday.With heavy rain continuing to lash the ground, prospects for a full 50-over per side match were bleak.Pakistan lead the two-match series 1-0 after thrashing Ireland by 255 runs in the first ODI at Malahide on Thursday – their biggest victory in terms of runs in the format.Sharjeel Khan made a blistering ...

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Will Misbah be able to play till the age of 50? Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq ha revealed his future plans regarding his career as a cricketer, saying he is ready to play for the country till the age of 50. In an interview, the 42-year-old was asked about his expectations for the future, to which Misbah jokingly answered that he needs another record to his name by turning into the oldest Test player. “Probably I am ready to make another world record, playing till ...

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Afridi, Ajmal fail to get PCB’s central contract for 2017 The Pakistan cricket board (PCB) has finalized players for central contract for the next year, but Boom Boom Afridi and Saeed Ajmal are not part of the contract this time around.According to local media, the PCB has shortlisted players for the central contract which will be announced before the tour of West Indies. Struggling off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has also been dropped, while Muhammad Amir has made a return after six years.This is the first time ...

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New Zealand bowlers take control in first Test DURBAN: New Zealand's bowlers held the advantage on the first day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead on Friday.South Africa struggled to 236 for eight at the close of play after deciding to bat in overcast conditions, with the floodlights on for most of the day.Left-arm opening bowler Trent Boult struck two telling blows, making the first breakthrough when he had Stephen Cook caught behind for 20, then dismissing top-scorer Hashim Amla ...

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Imad’s 5 for 14 best by any Pakistani left-armer including Akram Pakistan thrashed Ireland by a mammoth 255 runs in the first one-day international at Malahide on Thursday.Ireland was chasing 338 for victory, were skittle out for just 82 inside 24 overs. This was the seventh largest victory, in terms of runs, in the history of one-day internationals.Sharjeel Khan did not only make his maiden century but also marked the third quickest 150 in the format in terms of balls faced, and Imad Wasim took five ...

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Doctor advises complete bed rest to Afridi Pakistan star player Shahid Afridi has been a fantastic player for Pakistan for many years, but nowadays he has been surrounded by controversies due to his controversial statements on social media. All-rounder Shahid Khan right knee MRI report is out; doctor have advised ‘Boom Boom’ Afridi to take complete bed rest for few days.According to local media reports; Pakistan’s all-rounder and former captain Shahid Afridi underwent precautionary MRI scans in Lahore after feeling pain ...