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Salman Butt Apologizes to Afridi

Pakistan's disgraced cricketer Salman Butt has apologized to the current ‘Twenty20’ captain Shahid Afridi at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore.According to media reports, Butt approached Afridi at the NCA where the Pakistani team is getting ready for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour which is scheduled to start on September 27. Butt told Afridi he was sorry for what had ... Read More »

Younis Khan Betrayed By PCB

Former captain and veteran batsman Younis Khan has claimed that the Board did not invite him for the launch of ‘Pakistan Super League T20’ event in Lahore.According to local media reports, Khan complained and said, “I was not invited for the ceremony. They ignored my accomplishments for Pakistan and my achievements in T20 cricket. But in a way it is ... Read More »

Who Made Ahmad Shahzad Angry On His Wedding?

Pakistan cricket team opener Ahmad Shahzad tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony in Lahore on Saturday. He was accompanied by his ‘best friend’ Shahid Afridi, throughout the ceremony. He however doesn’t seem happy when surrounded by media person. According to local media reports, He asked the hotel management to close the doors for media. He was not in ... Read More »

Dream comes true for new number one Day

CHICAGO: Jason Day has been making golf look simple lately but, after claiming the world number one ranking he had long coveted, revealed that it had been anything but easy."It's been very, very difficult for me to try and downplay getting to number one, because I've really wanted to reach this goal for a long time now," the 27-year-old Australian ... Read More »

Indian cricket chief Jagmohan Dalmiya dies: board

NEW DELHI: Jagmohan Dalmiya, the president of India's powerful cricket board, died Sunday at a hospital in Kolkata where he was being treated for a heart condition, a top cricket official said. He was 75."The greatest sports administrator of India has passed away, an era ends," Anurag Thakur, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said ... Read More »

Waqar upbeat ahead of England series

LAHORE: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis on Sunday said his side was "settled" and confident ahead of their upcoming series against a buoyant Ashes-winning England team. Pakistan will face England in the first of three Tests in Abu Dhabi from October 13 with Pakistani hopes high after their 3-0 rout against the same opponents three years ago.Then, as now, England entered ... Read More »

Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix

SINGAPORE: Sebastian Vettel recovered from a heart-stopping track invasion by an unidentified fan on Sunday as he convincingly won the Singapore Grand Prix and closed the gap on Mercedes.Ferrari's Vettel led wire-to-wire for his third win this year, ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes forced out with mechanical problems.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 Read More »

Top seeds Czech storm past India into World Group

NEW DELHI: The Czech Republic stormed into the elite World Group on Sunday after Jiri Vesely thrashed India's Yuki Bhambri in the deciding reverse singles for a 3-1 victory in the Davis Cup playoff.Vesely, the world number 40, kept his cool in the sweltering heat for an emphatic 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over India's number one player at New Delhi's ... Read More »

Dhoni returns to captain India for SAfrica series

NEW DELHI: India named Sunday uncapped all-rounder Gurkeerat Singh in the one-day squad for the first three matches against South Africa which will also see veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni return to captain the side.Singh, 25, who has impressed with both the bat and the ball in the Indian junior side, replaced Ravindra Jadeja while leg spinner Amit Mishra came in ... Read More »

Belgian Wickmayer takes Tokyo title

TOKYO: Former US Open semi-finalist Yanina Wickmayer produced a superb fightback to beat Poland's Magda Linette 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 and win the Japan Women's Open on Sunday.The Belgian dug herself out of a hole in Tokyo as she claimed her first title of the year and fourth of her career, closing out the final in a shade under two hours ... Read More »