Sri Lanka decides Playing ODI matches in Pakistan

Sri Lanka’s much-awaited tour of Pakistan, for a two-match Test series in October, is likely to be called off. According to details, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is not keen on playing Test cricket in Pakistan, in the near future, but it is instead considering playing three-match ODI series there. When the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) […]

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Lifestyle changes at the top of Misbah’s priorities ahead of 17-day training camp

ISLAMABAD, (Barwaqt News):Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is set to bring in some changes, especially on the dietary and training front, as he takes charge of the 17-day Pakistan training camp which got underway in Lahore on Thursday. Misbah, who led Pakistan into his early forties, is well aware of the tricks to staying fit. He […]

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Olympian Zakir Hussain passes away

Islamabad,(Barwaqt News): Olympian and the man entitled as the Great Wall of China Zakir Hussain passed away on Monday. He was 85. Former goalkeeper for Pakistan’s national hockey team’s funeral prayer will be held at his native town Gulshen Anwar Masjid, Jinnah Colony, Wah Cantt. Zakir represented the country in 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico […]

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Mickey Arthur, Ottis Gibson & Gary Kirsten in frame for coach’s role

London, (Barwaqt News): Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur is one of the names being considered as a replacement for England coach Trevor Bayliss when he leaves at the end of the summer. On Monday, England director of cricket Ashley Giles said he had informally sounded out candidates. South African Arthur, who has also coached his home […]

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Lionel Messi banned from international football for three months

Buenos Aires, (Barwaqt News): Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was “corrupt”. Barcelona forward Messi, 32, was sent off in Argentina’s 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile and later said the “cup was fixed for Brazil”. He has also been fined $50,000 (£41,121) […]

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Sri Lankan Cricket Board security delegation to arrive in Karachi on August 06

Lahore, (Barwaqt News): Sri Lankan Cricket Board security delegation will arrive at Karachi on August 6 to review security arrangements in connection with test series to be played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in September and October this year. According to media reports Sri Lankan cricket board security delegation will arrive in Karachi on August […]

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England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand

London (Barwaqt News): England have won the Cricket World Cup for the first time after a thrilling victory over New Zealand at Lord’s in a match that had to be settled by a super over. After winning the toss and opting to bat Kane Williamson’s New Zealand side yet England a victory total of 242, […]

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New Zealand stun India to win thrilling Cricket World Cup semi-final – as it happened

Islamabad: (Barwaqt News) The book will always say that New Zealand beat India by 18 runs in the first semi-final of the 2019 World Cup. But you’d need thousands and thousands of words to tell the full story of a marvellous, nuanced match. It placed unreasonable demands on the brain, gut, heart, nerves, eyes and […]

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Pakistan Record Thrilling Win Over Afghanistan

LEEDS (Barwaqt News): Pakistan have recorded a thrilling victory over Afghanistan in the 36th match of the ICC World Cup at Headingley on Saturday. They avoided a huge shock to keep their chances of reaching the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup alive. Chasing 228, they have completed the three-wicket win with two balls remaining. […]

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